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How to Get Here

Travel Aid for traveling from and to the Quepos - Manuel Antonio Area. Air and Ground transportation are widely available to and from this amazing destination.

Ground Travel

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From Public to private charter bus and shuttle services to rental cars and taxis this area is very accessible from and to anywhere around. The many of the roads leasing to Manuel Antonio are major highways and smaller roads into Manuel Antonio are paved and in relatively good conditions.

compass.jpg Driving Directions: From San Jose take the Highway from San Jose to Caldera, Take the Jaco exit to get on the Costanera Highway, follow this to Quepos. Once in Quepos after crossing the last bridge, take the 2nd left to get to the road to Manuel Anotnio. The trip from San Jose to Manuel Antonio normally takes around 3 1/2 hours.

From Quepos-
Manuel Antonio to:
Approx. Duration
Arenal (Fortuna-San Carlos) 5 - 6 hours
Monteverde 4 - 5 hours
Liberia 5 - 6 hours
Tamarindo / Flamingo / Nosara 6 - 7 hours
Jaco / Herradura 1 ½ hours
Puntarenas 2 ½ hours
San Jose 4 hours


Transportation Services

Rental Car companies are located in the town of Manuel Antonio.  Additionally, ATVs and Scooter Rentals are also available.
Taxis are widely available especially in the town of Quepos and Manuel Antonio.  
The Public Bus Transportation network is reliable and allows you to travel from almost any location in Costa Rica to Manuel Antonio and vice versa. There are many buses between Quepos and Manuel Antonio.
  • Charter Shuttle Services
There are plenty of charter and limousine services from all major cities throughout Costa Rica, in Manuel Antonio one can find several such services, as well.

Air Travel


Quepos has its own little domestic airport with flights from Pavas and other selected destinations throughout Costa Rica.

Domestic airlines that fly into Quepos:

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