International Bus Services in Costa Rica

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Within the international bus services that exist in Costa Rica are:

Tica Bus

3rd Avenue, 24th and 28th St., in San José. Phone: 2221-0006 / 2223-8680. www.ticabus.com. Departs daily from San José for all Central America. Tica Bus destinations are:
* Panama, Economy ($52) leaves at 12 pm, Executive ($74) leaves at 11 pm.
* Nicaragua, Economy ($42) starting at 6 a.m., 7:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Executive ($64) leaves at 3 a.m.
* El Salvador, Economic ($106) starting at 6 a.m., 7:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Executive ($116) leaves at 3 a.m. overnight in Managua, Nicaragua.
* San Pedro de Sula, Honduras, Economic ($110) starting at 6 a.m., 7:30 a.m. and 10:30 p.m.
* Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Economic ($84) starting at 6 a.m., 7:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
* Guatemala, Economic ($136) starting at 6 a.m., 7:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Executive ($ 148) leaves at 3 a.m. overnight in Nicaragua and in El Salvador
* Tapachula, Mexico, Economic ($168) starting at 6 a.m., 7:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Executive ($178) leaves at 3 a.m. overnight in Nicaragua, in El Salvador and in Guatemala.

TransNica

3rd and 5th Avenue, 22nd St., in San José. Phone: 2223-4123. Departs daily from San José to Nicaragua. Among destinations are covered by Transnica are:

* Nicaragua, Economy ($20) starting at 4 a.m., 5:30 a.m., 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. Executive ($40) with output at 12 p.m.
* El Salvador, Direct ($80) leaving at 4 am
* Honduras, ($40) starting at 4 a.m., 5:30 a.m., 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. Making connections in Nicaragua.

Quality King

3rd and 5th Avenue, 12th St., in San José. Phone: 2258-8190. The stops are also in La Uruca, in the General Canas Highway and at the south side of the Best Western Irazú Hotel. All buses depart from Costa Rica at 3 p.m. for:

* Managua, Nicaragua ($36)
* San Salvador, El Salvador ($88)
* San Pedro de Sula, Honduras ($140)
* Tegucigalpa, Honduras ($77)

Other bus services:

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To learn about the services of buses and private bus (shuttle) is in Costa Rica click here.