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The one key piece of information you need to know about the buses and the Puntarenas – Paquera Ferry is that if you are headed to Santa Teresa or Montezuma, the 5pm sailing is the last ferry that has a bus connecting all the way to these towns!
For information on how to get to or from Montezuma or Santa Teresa, best to head to those pages for all the details.
The price of the ferry from Puntarenas to Paquera is 810₡. (May 2017).
Puntarenas to Paquera
05:00, 09:00, 11:00, 14:00, 17:00, 20:30*
(*no connecting bus heading all the way to Santa Teresa/Mal Pais, Montezuma)
Paquera to Puntarenas
05:30, 09:00, 11:00, 14:00, 17:00, 20:00
***here is an extremely useful number = call tel: 26612084 (then press 4) and you can get the current ferry schedule.
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Useful link to Government MOTP site for Covid-19 Restricted timetable: https://www.mopt.go.cr/wps/portal/Home/informacionrelevante/maritimoportuaria/cabotajePuntarenasPaquera/!ut/p/z1/04_Sj9CPykssy0xPLMnMz0vMAfIjo8ziPQPcDQy9TQx8LHxDTAwcffwNLFwsgwzcDY31w1EVuJsFuRg4Wvr4mLr5GxhbmBvoRxGj3wAFOBo4BRk5GRsYuPsbkaMf2STC-qNQlaD6wN_ZHL8CsBfBCvD5AYsCFEcW5IaGRhhkeqY7KioCAPQkNtA!/dz/d5/L2dBISEvZ0FBIS9nQSEh/