Getting there & away
The new Terminal Quesada is about 2km from the center of town. Taxis (US$1) and a twice-hourly bus (US$0.20) make regular runs between town and the terminal. (Walking there is fine if you don’t mind hauling your luggage uphill.) Popular bus routes (and their bus companies) from Ciudad Quesada:
La Fortuna (Coopatrac) US$0.75, 1½ hours, departs 6am, 10:30am, 1pm, 3:30pm, 5:15pm and 6pm.
Los Chiles (Chilsaca) US$3, two hours, 12 times daily from 5am to 7:15pm.
Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí (Empresarios Guapileños) US$1.50, 2½ hours, 4:40am, 6am, 9:15am, 10am, 3pm and 5:30pm.
San José (Autotransportes San Carlos) US$2.50, 2½ hours, hourly from 5am to 6pm.
Tilarán (Transportes Tilarán) US$4, 4½ hours, 6:30am and 4pm.