Shuttle Tamarindo to San Juan del Sur

Effortlessly journey from Tamarindo to San Juan del Sur with air conditioning and border assistance. Enjoy a hassle-free, shared shuttle ride. Book now!


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About this activity

Travel seamlessly between Tamarindo, Costa Rica, and San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua with this International Shared Shuttle service. Operating every day, the service ensures reliable transportation for travelers. It offers door-to-door pickup from hotels and hostels in downtown Tamarindo at 7:30 AM, with the drop-off at downtown San Juan del Sur at 1:00 PM.

This journey is efficient, including features such as air conditioning and border assistance for a stress-free experience. The shuttle makes a brief 15-minute stop in Liberia for a bathroom break and bus switch, adding convenience to your travel.

Travelers are advised to carry valid passports, complete the online pre-verification form for Nicaraguan entry, and heed restrictions on items such as drones and certain camera equipment. The luggage allowance includes one large bag and a carry-on, with additional fees for extra or oversized items.

With a total estimated duration of 6 hours, including border crossing facilitation, this service ensures an organized transfer experience. Passengers must also pay exit and entrance fees when crossing borders. Bring water and small snacks to stay refreshed during the journey.

Activity highlights
Type of activity

International Shared Shuttle


Every day

Start time

7:30 AM

Estimated duration (hrs.)

6.0 Hours

Door to door service?

Door to door

Departure locations

Tamarindo Costa Rica

Arrival locations

San Juan del Sur Nicaragua


Air conditioning


Border Assistance



What to bring

small snacks



Luggage allowance

You are allowed 1 large bag or backpack and 1 carry on size (computer bag) per person.

Extra luggage policy

There is a $15 fee for each extra piece of luggage, odd or over size/weight luggage, surfboard bag. (Surf boards up to 6 ft 5 in)

Pet policy

Not allowed

Cancellation policy

Changes or cancellations can be made up to 24 hours before departure

Required travel documents

Online pre-verification form to enter Nicaragua


Valid Passport

Estimated border fees (Not included)

There is a $8 exit fee to leave Costa Rica and a $14 entrance fee to enter Nicaragua.

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