The South Pacific is a unique region with some of the most impressive natural wonders that Costa Rica has to offer, here is the Manuel Antonio and Marine Ballena National Parks, Chirripo, sites in indigenous areas, the Terraba-Sierpe mangroves, the Piedras Blancas National Park, Golfo Dulce, Osa Peninsula and Corcovado National Park. The South Pacific of Costa Rica offers fantastic opportunities for adventure, whale watching tour, sports fishing, diving, surfing, rafting, paragliding, mountain climbing, bird watching, excellent beaches and natural attractions to enjoy.

Su guía esencial. Your Essential Guide about South Pacific Costa Rica - Alma de Ojochal Hotel

Travel and Service Guide Magazine #76, South Pacific Costa Rica

During 2020, Ballena Tales Travel and Service Guide Magazine has published numerous uplifting, constructive, and thought-provoking articles on nature, people’s initiatives, or a healthy lifestyle. Our contributing authors are members of our community, business owners, and individuals with deep knowledge and love of the South Pacific, thus creating an oasis of inspiration and well-being for you to enjoy.

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Manassah

MANASSAH, the need for a change in life

Manassah is from Chicago (Illinois) and has lived in Uvita for five years. She left behind her job as a court reporter, well paid, and no less stressed in the metropolis of Chicago with a population of nearly 3 million people. The need for a change in her life was prevalent. After volunteering at the Hostel Cascada Verde in Uvita in 2009, she decided to focus on moving to Uvita permanently.

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Tuna are biting like crazy

Hello from beautiful Drake Bay, Costa Rica. We are thankful to be back on the water fishing every day. Right now, the Tuna are biting like crazy. There are large schools of Tuna right by Cano Island.

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My Life expectations Sara Serenella Cattani

My Life Expectations

What were my life expectations when I landed into this wild and lush unknown? “Something else.” On the eve of my departure, I look back at these last four and a half years with a heart full of gratitude. Costa Rica has grown under my skin, and I’ll carry it with me for the rest of my life.

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Here you can find contact information and bus schedules to San Isidro de Perez Zeledon, Quepos, Dominical, Uvita, Palmar, Sierpe, Puerto Jimenez at the Osa Peninsula, Golfito, Ciudad Neily, Panamanian border and David (Panama).

The cheapest way to travel is always by bus, in Costa Rica the public bus transport is very good and you can find buses to reach any part of the country.

On almost all bus routes, there is at least one stop along the way where passengers can stretch out, make use of sanitary services and have a snack. Most units traveling to different destinations are modern and offer amenities to travelers.

BUS FROM SAN JOSÉ TO...

QUEPOS

SAN ISIDRO

UVITA

6:00 AM   6:30 AM   10:15 AM   1:05 PM  2:00 PM  3:00 PM   4:30 PM  6:40 PM

AIRPORT - UVITA

6:30 AM   3:30 PM

PALMAR NORTE

6:30 AM   7:30 AM   8:30 AM   10:15 AM   11:00 AM   12:00 MD   12:15 PM   1:05 PM   2:00 PM   3:30 PM   4:30 PM   6:40 PM

SIERPE

8:30 AM

PUERTO JIMÉNEZ

8:00 AM  12:00 PM

GOLFITO

6:30 AM  3:30 PM

CIUDAD NEILLY

10:15 AM   11:00 AM   1:05 PM   2:00 PM   4:30 PM   6:40 PM

PASO CANOAS

7:30 AM   10:15 AM   11:00 AM   12:00 MD   1:05 PM   2:00 PM   4:30 PM   6:40 PM

DAVID PANAMA

7:30 AM  12:00 PM

BUS FROM QUEPOS TO...

SAN JOSÉ

SAN ISIDRO

5: 00 AM   8: 00 AM  1:30 AM   3:30 PM

DOMINICAL

5:00 AM   5:30 AM   6:30 AM   9:30 AM   11:30 AM   3:30 PM   5:30 PM

UVITA

6:30 AM   9:30 AM   5:30 PM

OJOCHAL

PALMAR NORTE

BUS FROM SAN ISIDRO TO...

SAN JOSÉ

4:45 AM  7:00 AM   12:30 PM   3:30 PM

CIUDAD NEILLY

QUEPOS

5:00 AM   7:00 AM   8:00 AM   11:30 AM   3:30 PM

DOMINICAL

5:00 AM   8:00 AM   9:00 AM   11:30 AM   3:30 PM   4:00 PM

UVITA

5:00 AM   8:00 AM   9:00 AM   11:30 AM   3:30 PM   4:00 PM

PALMAR NORTE

6:30 AM   11:00 PM   3:00 PM

PUERTO JIMÉNEZ

6:30 AM  11:00 PM   3:00 PM

GOLFITO

10:00 AM

BUS FROM DOMINICAL TO...

SAN JOSÉ

5:30  AM   1:00 PM

SAN ISIDRO

6:30 AM   1:00 PM   2:00 PM   4:30 PM

QUEPOS

5:30 AM   8:30 AM   11:30 AM   1:00 PM   5:00 PM

UVITA

4:45 AM   7:30 AM   10:30 AM   12:30 PM   4:00 PM   5:30 PM

PALMAR NORTE

4:45 AM   8:00 AM   11:00 AM   12:30 PM   4:00 PM

CIUDAD NEILLY

4:45 AM   11:00 AM   4:00 PM 

BUS FROM UVITA TO ...

AIRPORT SAN JOSÉ

5:30 AM  1:00 PM

SAN JOSÉ

5:30 AM   11:40 AM   1:00 PM   4:00 PM

SAN ISIDRO

5:45 AM   1:45 PM

DOMINICAL

8:30 AM   1:00 PM

QUEPOS

5:30 AM   11:40 AM   1:00 PM   4:00 PM

PALMAR NORTE

8:30 AM   1:00 PM

GOLFITO

10:30 AM   7:00 PM

CIUDAD NEILLY

8:30 AM   1:00 PM

DAVID PANAMA

11:30 AM   4:30 PM

BUS FROM PALMAR TO...

SAN JOSÉ

5:00 AM  5:21 AM 6:05 AM  6:16 AM  8:00 AM  9:50 AM 10:15 AM  12:15 PM  3:01 PM  6:30PM

SAN ISIDRO

8:30 AM   12:00 MD   2:45 PM   5:00 PM

UVITA

6:30 AM   7:45 AM   9:45 AM  12:45 PM   4:15 PM

DOMINICAL

6:30 AM   7:45 AM   9:45 AM   12:45 PM   4:15 PM

SIERPE

5:00 AM    6:30 AM   8:00 AM   9:30 AM   11:30 AM   2:30 PM

PUERTO JIMENEZ

8:30 AM   1:00 PM   5:00 PM

GOLFITO

7:45 AM   11:15 AM

CIUDAD NEILLY

5:10 AM   5:50 AM  6:30 AM   7:30 AM   9:50 AM   11:30 AM   12:30 PM   1:00 PM   2:20 PM  3:30 PM  5:00 PM  6:00 PM

DAVID PANAMA

12:15 PM   5:15 PM

BUS FROM SIERPE TO...

PALMAR NORTE

5:30 AM   7:15 AM   10:30 AM   1:30 PM   4:00 PM   6:00 PM

UVITA

7:30 AM

SAN JOSÉ

7:30 AM

BUS FROM PUERTO JIMÉNEZ TO...

CIUDAD NEILLY

5:30 AM   2:00 PM

GOLFITO

5:30 AM   2:00 PM

SAN ISIDRO

1:00 PM

PALMAR NORTE

5:00 AM   9:00 AM  1:00 PM

SAN JOSÉ

5:00 AM   9:00 AM

BUS FROM GOLFITO TO...

CIUDAD NEILLY

4:45 AM   5:30 AM   8:00 PM   2783-4293

PALMAR NORTE

5:00 AM   1:30 PM   2:00 PM

SAN ISIDRO

5:00 AM   1:30 PM

UVITA

5:00 AM   2:00 PM

DOMINICAL

5:00 AM   2:00 PM

SAN JOSÉ

5:00 AM   2:00 PM

BUS FROM CIUDAD NEILLY TO...

PALMAR NORTE

4:20 AM   7:00 AM   8:30 AM  10:30 AM  11:30  1:15 PM  3:30 PM  5:00 PM    2786-4293

SAN ISIDRO

4:00 AM   4:10 AM   4:20 AM   4:50 AM   8:15 AM   8:30 AM   9:00 AM   11:30 AM   1:45 PM   5:00 PM   5:10 PM

UVITA

4:45AM   6:00 AM   8:00 AM   11:00 AM  2:30 PM

DOMINICAL

4:45AM   6:00 AM   8:00 AM   11:00 AM   2:30 PM

SAN JOSÉ

4:00 AM   4:10 AM   4:20 AM   4:50 AM   8:15 AM   8:30 AM   9:00 AM   11:30 AM   1:45 PM   5:00 PM   5:10 PM

BUS FROM PANAMA BORDER TO..

SAN JOSÉ

4:00 AM  8:00 AM  8:30 AM  9:00 AM  11:00 AM   1:00 PM   1:20 PM   4:30 PM   4:40 PM

PALMAR NORTE

4:00 AM   7:30 AM   8:30 AM   9:30 AM   1:20 PM  4:30PM

SAN ISIDRO

4:00 AM   8:00 AM   4:30 PM

UVITA

4:00 AM   7:30 AM   8:30 AM   9:30 AM   1:20 PM   4:30 PM

Download South Pacific Bus Schedules >>>

Transportes Blanco bus schedules >>>

Bus going to Puerto Jiménez Tel. +506 2783 4293 

Bus transportation services

TRACOPA

Transportes Costarricenses Panameños (TRACOPA)
2221-4214 | 2258-8939 | 2290-1308 o al fax 2232-7702

For bus schedule, visit Tracopa Website

Need help planning your Costa Rica vacations? We look forward to helping you!

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +(506) 8946 7134

Empresarios Unidos: 2222-0064
Ersa Vans: 2294-5806/8302-6802
Fantasy Bus: 2232-3681
Interbus: 2283-5573
Musoc: 2771-0414/2222-2422
Transportes Blanco: 2771-2550
Transportes Jaco: 2233-1109
Transportes Morales: 2777-0263
Transportes Quepos: 2777-0743

South Pacific Routes:

Quepos-Dominical 2771-4744
Quepos-San Jose 2777-0263
San Jose-Palmar Norte: 2222-2666
San Jose-Puerto Jimenez: 2771-4744 / +506 2783 4293 
San Jose-Quepos: 2223-5567
San Jose-San Isidro: 2771-3829