Costa Rica Distances

Official list of cantons and its districts of each province in Costa Rica.

Find here distances in minutes and kilometers between main Cities, Beaches and Towns of Costa Rica. This chart shows an estimated time for driving distances by car from San Jose city to the main cities, districts, towns, beaches, volcanoes and tourism places of interest for each canton of Costa Rica. The distance information listed on this page it is estimated and was calculated based in our recent experience made by our chauffeurs staff driving by car around Costa Rica's territory. In addition you have to consider some areas with off roads, local weather and traffic conditions for each place to visit in Costa Rica. In Costa Rica Service Car Rental Team supports the Ecotourism.

San José Province and its cantons Main cities, districts, towns and places of interest in San Jose Driving time from San José  
Acosta:
Cangregal, Guatil, Palmichal, Sabanillas, San Ignacio de Acosta
San Ignacio de Acosta 1.55 hrs  
Alajuelita:
Alajuelita, Concepción, San Antonio, San Felipe, San Josecito
Alajuelita 25 m  
Aserrí:
Aserrí, Legua, Monterrey, Salitrillos, San Gabriel, Tarbaca, Vuelta de Jorco
Aserrí 1.25 hrs  
Curridabat:
Curridabat, Granadilla, Sánchez, Tirrases
Curridabat 30 m  
Desamparados:
Damas, Desamparados, Frailes, Gravilias, Patarrá, Rosario, San Antonio, San Cristóbal, San Juan de Dios, San Miguel, San Rafael Abajo, San Rafael Arriba
Desamparados 35 m  
Patarrá 1.15 hrs
Dota:
Copey, Jardín, Santa María
Santa Maria de Dota 1.50 hrs  
San Gerardo de Dota, road map 2.15 hrs
San Gerardo de Dota, road map
Savegre River, Cuenca 2.45 hrs  
Escazú:
(Escazú), San Antonio, San Rafael
Escazu 40 m  
San Rafael 30 m
Goicoechea:
Calle Blancos, Guadalupe, Ipís, Mata de Plátano, Purral, Rancho Redondo, San Francisco
Guadalupe 45 m  
Rancho Redondo 1.15 hrs
León Cortes:
Llano Bonito, San Andrés San Antonio, San Isidro, San Pablo, Santa Cruz
San Pablo 1.30 hrs  
San Antonio 1.50 hrs
Montes de Oca:
Mercedes, Sabanilla, San Rafael, San Pedro
San Pedro 25 m  
Sabanilla 45 m
Mora:
Colón ciudad, Guayabo, Picagres, Piedras Negras, Tabarcia
Ciudad Colon 50 m  
Moravia:
La Trinidad, San Jerónimo, San Vicente
Moravia 35 m  
La Trinidad 45 m
Pérez Zeledón:
Barú, Cajón, Daniel Flores, General, Páramo, Pejiballes, Platanares, Río Nuevo, Rivas, San Isidro de El General, San Pedro
San Isidro del General 3.30 hrs  
Puriscal:
Barbacoas, Candelaria, Chirres, Desamparados, Grifo Alto, Mercedes Sur, San Antonio, San Rafael, Santiago
Puriscal city 1.50 hrs  
San José (Capital):
Carmen, Catedral, Hatillo, Hospital, Mata Redonda, Merced, Pavas, San Francisco de Dos Ríos, San Jose, San Sebastián, Uruca, Zapote
San Jose city downtown, National Theater, Museo Nacional 0 m  
Tobias Bolanos Local Airport 20 m
Tobias Bolanos Local Airport
Santa Ana:
Brasil, Piedades, Pozos, Salitral, Santa Ana, Uruca
Santa Ana 35 m  
Piedades 50 m
Tarrazú:
San Carlos, San Lorenzo, San Marcos
San Marcos 1.45 m  
Tibás:
Anselmo Llorente, Cinco Esquinas, Colima, León XIII, San Juan
Tibas 25 m  
Turrubares:
San Juan de Mata, San Luis, San Pablo, San Pedro
San Pablo 1.30 hrs  
Vázquez de Coronado:
Cascajal, Dulce Nombre de Jesús, Patalillo, San Isidro, San Rafael
Coronado town 1.15 hrs
Coronado town
San Isidro 1.25 hrs  
Basilica de Coronado (Church) 1.15 hrs
Basilica de Coronado (Church)
Alajuela Province and its cantons Main districts, cities, towns, volcanoes and places of interest in Alajuela. Driving time from San Jose  
Alajuela (Main city):
Alajuela, Carrizal, Desamparados, Guácima, La Garita, Río Segundo, Sabanilla, San Antonio, San Isidro, San José, San Rafael, Sarapiquí, Tambor, Turrúcares
Alajuela city 45 m  
Juan Santamaria International Airport 25 m
Rio Segundo 25 m
La Garita 1.15 hrs
Alforo Ruiz:
Brisas, Guadalupe, Laguna, Palmira, Tapezco, Zapote, Zarcero
Zarcero 2.25 hrs  
Atenas:
Atenas, Concepción, Jesús, Mercedes, San Isidro, San José, Santa Eulalia
Atenas city 1.45 hrs
Atenas city

Atenas House

Atenas Monumento Boyeros

Atenas Road
Grecia:
Bolívar, Grecia, Puente de Piedra, Río Cuarto, San Isidro, San José, San Roque, Tacares
Grecia city 1.25 hrs  
Guatuso:
Buenavista, Cote, San Rafael
San Rafael 5 hrs  
Los Chiles:
Caño Negro, El Amparo, Los Chiles, San Jorge
Los Chiles 6 hrs  
Naranjo:
Cirrí Sur, Naranjo, Rosario, San Jerónimo, San José, San Juan, San Miguel
Naranjo city 1.30 hrs  
Orotina:
Ceiba, Coyolar, Hacienda Vieja, Mastate, Orotina
Orotina city 2 hrs
Orotina city
Palmares:
Buenos Aires, Candelaria, Esquipulas Granja, Palmares, Santiago, Zaragoza
Palmares 1.45 hrs  
Peñas Blancas: Costa Rica's borber line with Nicaragua 6.45 hrs  
Poas:
Carrillos, Sabana Redonda, San Juan, San Pedro del volcan Poas , San Rafael
Carillos de Poas 1.35 hrs  
Poas Volcano 1.55 hrs
Poas Volcano

Poas Volcano
San Carlos:
Aguas Zarcas, Buenavista, Cutris, Florencia, La Fortuna, Monterrey, Palmera, Pital, Pocosol, Ciudad Quesada, Tigra, Venado, Venecia
Ciudad Quesada city 2.45 hrs  
La Fortuna city 3.30 hrs  
Arenal Volcano 3.45 hrs
Arenal Volcano

Arenal Volcano Route
Arenal Lake 4.15 hrs  
San Mateo:
Desmonte, Jesús María, San Mateo
San Mateo 4.15 hrs
San Mateo Road

San Mateo
San Ramón:
Alfaro, Angeles, Concepción, Peñas Blancas, Piedades Norte, Piedades Sur, San Isidro, San Juan, San Rafael, San Ramón, Santiago, Volio, Zapotal
San Ramon city 1.45 hrs
Bella Vista Hotel

Cataratas River San Ramon

San Ramon
Upala:
Aguas Claras, Bijagua, Delicias, Dos Ríos, San José (Pizote), Upala, Yolillal
Upala 6 hrs  
Aguas Claras 6.30 hrs
Tenorio Volcano and National Park 6.30 hrs
Valverde Vega:
Rodríguez, San Pedro, Sarchí Norte, Sarchí Sur, Toro Amarrillo
Sarchi 1.50 hrs  
Cartago Province and its cantons Main districts, cities, towns, volcanoes and places of interest in Cartago. Driving time from San Jose  
Alvarado:
Capellades, Cervantes, Pacayas
Pacayas 2.15 hrs  
Cartago (Main city):
Aguacaliente (San Francisco), Carmen, Corralillo, Dulce Nombre, Granadilla, Guadalupe (Arenilla), Llano Grande, Occidental, Oriental,San Nicolás, Tierra Blanca
Cartago city 1.30 hrs
Las Ruinas Cartago
Irazu Volcano National Park 2.35 hrs
Irazu Volcano National Park

Irazu Volcano Route
Basilica nuestra Señora de Los Angeles 1.45 hrs
Basilica

Basilica
Tobosi Eco Museum 1.45 hrs  
El Guarco:
Patio de Agua, San Isidro, Tejar, Tobosi
Tejar del Guarco 1.45 hrs  
Kurieti Idian's History Museum 2.15 hrs
Jiménez:
Juan Viñas, Pejibaye, Tucurrique
Juan Viñas 2.20 hrs  
Tucurrique 3.15 hrs
La Unión:
Concepción, ,Dulce Nombre, Río Azul, San Diego, San Juan, San Rafael, San Ramón, Tres Ríos
Tres Rios 1 hrs  
San Ramon de Tres Rios 1.30 hrs
Oreamuno:
Cipreses, Cot, Potrero Cerrado, San Rafael, Santa Rosa
San Rafael 2.15 hrs  
Paraiso:
Cachí, Orosi, Paraíso, Santiago
Paraiso 2.35 hrs  
Valle de Orosi 2.50 hrs
Cachi 3 hrs
Cachí
Tapanti National Park 3.15 hrs  
Turrialba:
La Suiza, Pavones, Peralta, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, Santa Teresita, Tayutic, Tres Equis, Tuis, Turrialba
Turrialba Volcano 3.50 hrs
Turrialba Volcano
Heredia Province and its cantons Main cities, towns, districts, volcanoes and places of interest in Heredia. Driving time from San Jose  
Barva:
Barva, San José de la Montaña, San Pablo, San Pedro, San Roque, Santa Lucía
Barba city 1.40 hrs  
San Jose de la Montaña 2 hrs
Barva volcano 2.25 hrs
Belén:
La Asunción, , La Ribera, San Antonio de Belen
Belen city 25 m  
Flores:
Asunción, Ribera, San Joaquín de Flores
San Joaquin de Flores 30 m  
Heredia (Main city):
Heredia, Mercedes, San Francisco, , Ulloa, Vara Blanca
Heredia city 50 m  
San Isidro:
Concepción, San Francisco, San Isidro, San José
San Isidro 35 m  
San Pablo:
San Pablo de Heredia
San Pablo 45 m  
San Rafael:
Angeles, Concepción, San Josecito, San Rafael, Santiago
San Rafael 1.15 hrs  
Santa Bárbara:
Jesús, Purabá, San Juan, San Pedro, Santa Bárbara, Santo Domingo
Santa Barbara 1.40 hrs  
Santo Domingo:
Pará, Paracito, San Miguel, San Vicente, Santa Rosa, Santo Domingo, Santo Tomás, Tures
Santo Domingo 45 m  
Sarapiquí:
Cureña, Horquetas, La Virgen, Llanuras de Gaspar, Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui
Puerto Viejo 2.50 hrs  
Guanacaste Province and its cantons Main beaches, cities, districts, towns and volcanoes in Guanacaste. Driving time from San Jose  
Abangares:
Colorado, Juntas de Abangares, San Juan Sierra
Abangares city 2.50 hrs  
Bagaces:
Bagaces, La Fortuna, Mogote, Río Narando
Bagaces city 3.30 hrs  
Cañas:
Bebedero, Cañas, Palmira, Porozal, San Miguel
Cañas city 3 hrs  
Carrillo:
Belén, Filadelfia, Palmira, Sardinal
Filadelfia 5.50 hrs  
Hojancha:
Hojancha, Huacas, Monte Romo, Puerto Carrillo
Hojancha 5 hrs  
La Cruz:
Garita, La Cruz, Santa Cecilia, Santa Elena
La Cruz 5.45 hrs  
Santa Rosa National Park 6.30 hrs
Liberia (Main City):
Liberia, Cañas Dulces, Curubandé, Mayorga, Nacascolo
Liberia city 4.15 hrs  
Daniel Oduber International Airport 4.40 hrs
Rincon de La Vieja Volcano and National Park 5.45 hrs
Nandayure:
Bejuco, Carmona, Porvenir, San Pablo, Santa Rita, Zapotal
Carmona 4.30 hrs  
Nicoya:
Belén de Nosarita, Mansión, Nicoya, Nosara, Quebrada Honda, Sámara, San Antonio
Nicoya city
It is part of Guanacate Province located on the route to Samara and Nosara beach. If you are going from San Jose by the international route 1, continue driving straight ahead (2.25 hrs approximated). When you pass the intersection to Las Juntas Town, drive around 15 minutes more, then you must turn left and continue to the Friendship Bridge "Puente de La Amistad", it is an obligatory route over the Tempisque River.
4 hrs
Nicoya

Nicoya Green Mountains

Monument Colonial Church

Tempisque River
Samara beach 4.30 hrs  
Nosara beach 5.15 hrs
Nosara Local Airport 5.30 hrs
Santa Cruz:
Bolsón, Cabo de Velas, Cartagena, Cuajiniquil, Diriá, Santa Cruz, Tamarindo, Tempate, Veintisiete de Abril
Santa Cruz city 4.30 hrs  
Tamarindo local Airport 5.35 hrs
Tamarindo beach and city 5.50 hrs
Las Baulas National Park 5.45 hrs
Cabo Velas 5.45 hrs
Las Baulas beach 6 hrs
Playa Grande 6 hrs
Avellas beach 5.50 hrs
Tilarán:
Arenal, Libano, Quebrada Grande, Santa Rosa, Tierras Morenas, Tilarán, Tronadora
Tilaran 5 hrs  
Arenal lake 5.45 hrs
Puntarenas Province and its cantons Main districts, cities, beaches, towns and places of interest in Puntarenas. Driving time from San Jose  
Aguirre:
Naranjito, Quepos, Savegre
Quepos city 4.35 hrs  
Quepos Local Airport 5 hrs
Manuel Antonio beach 5.20 hrs
Manuel Antonio National Park 5.45 hrs
Buenos Aires:
Biolley, Boruca, Buenos Aires, Chánguena, Colinas, Pilas, Potrero Grande, Volcán,
Buenos Aires ---  
Cóbano Cobano 5 hrs  
Lepanto --- 5.30 hrs  
Corredores:
Canoas, Corredor, La Cuesta, Laurel
Paso Canoas Costa Rica's border line with Panamá 7.50 hrs  
Coto Brus:
Agua Buena, Limoncito, Pittier, Sabalito, San Vito
San Vito 6 hrs  
Esparza:
Espíritu Santo, Macacona, San Jerónimo, San Juan Grande, San Rafael
Esparza city 1.50 hrs  
Garabito:
Jacó, Tárcoles
Jaco beach 2.50 hrs
Jaco beach
Herradura beach 2.20 hrs  
Rio Tarcoles 2.20 hrs
Carara National Park 2.45 hrs
Playa Hermosa 3.15 hrs
Golfito:
Golfito, Guycará, Pavón, Puerto Jiménez
Golfito city 8.45 hrs  
Golfito Local Airport 8.55 hrs
Puerto Jimenez 9 hrs
Montes de Oro:
Miramar, San Isidro, Unión
Miramar ---  
Osa, Peninzula de Osa:
Bahía Ballena, Palmar, Piedras Blancas, Puerto Cortés, Sierpe,
Puerto Cortes 6.50  
Dominical beach 6 hrs
Palmar Sur Local Airport 7.15 hrs
Sierpe 8 hrs
Drake Bay 9.15 hrs
Parrita:
Parrita
Parrita town 3 hrs  
Puntarenas (Main city):
Acapulco, Barranca, Chacarita, Chira, Chomes, Cóbano, Guacinal, Lepanto, Manzanillo, Monteverde, Paquera, Pitahaya, Puntarenas
Puntarenas city 2.35 hrs  
Ferry Station in Puntarenas city to Playa Naranjo and Paquera 2.45 hrs
Puerto Caldera 2.50 hrs
Barranca 2.15 hrs
Monteverde 4 hrs
Chomes 2.55 hrs
Paquera 4.30 hrs
Tambor local airport 5 hrs
Tambor beach 5.15 hrs
Cobano 5.25 hrs
Montezuma beach 5.45 hrs
Mal Pais beach 6.40 hrs
Limón Province and its cantons Main cities, beaches, districts, towns and places of interest in Limón. Driving time from San Jose  
Guácimo:
Duacarí, Guácimo, Mercedes, Pocora, Río Jiménez
Guacimo city 2.20 hrs  
Limón (Main city):
Limón, Matama, Río Blanco, Valle La Estrella
Limon city 4.25 hrs  
Puerto Moin 3.45 hrs
In Puerto Moín is located the "Embarcadero" is a boat service station in Puerto Moin of Limon. From here many tourisms visit and return by boat from Tortuguero National Park. Also this embarcadero is a rental car point used by Service Car Rental. 4.50 hr
Moin Atracadero Tortuguero

Moin_Tourism

Puerto Moin
Matina:
Batán, Carrandí, Matina
Matina city 3.10 hrs  
Pococí:
Cariari, Colorado, Guápiles, Jiménez, Rita, Roxana
Guapiles city

On the road 32 from San Jose city to the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica you will see the Mountains of Braulio Carrillo National Park.

Rio Danta is a restaurant located in Guapiles city. This is a rent a car point used to drop off and pick up vehicles for customers of Service Car Rental.

1.30 hrs
Braulio Carrillo National Park

Rio Danta Restaurant

Braulio Carrillo Road
Siquirres:
Alegría, Cairo, Florida, Germania, Pacuarito, Siquirres
Siquirres city 2.45 hrs  
Talamanaca:
Bratsi, Cahuita, Sixaola
Cahuita beach 5.30 hrs
Cahuita beach

Cahuita Route
Puerto Viejo de Limon 6 hrs  
Mansanillo 6.45 hrs
Sixaola 8 hrs



Costa Rica Map, Main Cities and Towns:

Jaco, Quepos, Liberia, Nicoya, Arenal, Guapiles, Limon, Golfito, Puerto Viejo, Puntarenas, San Jose, Alajuela etc.

 

Costa Rica Beaches and Cities Map.

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