The bus stop in Manuel Antonio is at the end of the road into the village that runs along the beach. Buses depart Manuel Antonio beach direct for San José (US$9, 3½ hours) nine times daily between 4am and 5pm. Buy tickets well in advance at the Quepos bus terminal.
Buses for destinations other than San José leave from the main terminal in Quepos.
Local buses (US$0.55, 20 minutes, every 30 minutes) and shared taxis connect Manuel Antonio village with Quepos.
Car & Motorcycle
Driving the winding 7km road between Quepos and Manuel Antonio village on any day but Monday means spending time in traffic jams and potentially exorbitant parking fees.