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Only for the brave

We had reservations on the tica bus and bought and paid for the tickets. We were told to be at the... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2018
Moose Jaw, Canada
Best I can say is it got us there...

We bought tickets on-line for 2 people from Liberia to Grenada. When boarding the bus in Liberia... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2017
Bainbridge Island, Washington
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31 Jan 2018
“Only for the brave”
26 Dec 2017
“Best I can say is it got us there...”
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We used them twice, the first time from Santiago in Panama to Jaco in Costa Rica. We bought the tickets online and were a bit worried in Santiago because we didn't know exactly when the bus would arrive or where it would stop and it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bernieclown
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went Liberia to Managua, Managua to San Salvador, San Salvador to Guatemala City all with Ticabus. All tickets were bought in Panama City because it can't be done online and there's no info about stops other than the capital cities. We thought and its...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Blair C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Travel from Panama to San José. The bus broke down at uvita, 3hours away from san José. Apparently the bus had already broke down for the same reason one day ago. A second bus was supposed to arrive at 4:30pm,it did arrive at 7:30pm without...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Oliver T
Reviewed 29 August 2018

I purchased a return ticket from San Salvador to Managua in Nicaragua in March 2018. the departure is from 14th of October and return on the 19th. I paid 90 US Dollars on line. Given the tragic situation in Nicaragua and given that most governments...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank JuanRafaelSalinas
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Fellow tourist If your plannig a trip around Central America, think twice before buying your tickets in tica bus. They will charge you an extra fee in every border, “to avoid making lines”, just to delay the process. People that came on their own made...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank mariaxavierat
Reviewed 31 January 2018

We had reservations on the tica bus and bought and paid for the tickets. We were told to be at the bus depot one hour before departure time. The bus never showed until an hour and fifteen minutes after departure time and drove by the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank frannie1155040
Reviewed 26 December 2017

We bought tickets on-line for 2 people from Liberia to Grenada. When boarding the bus in Liberia they said one of our tickets was from San José to Grenada so they resold the ticket in San José when one of us did not board. We...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank FrankandAmy
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

We used tica bus between granada in Nicargua to San jose Costa rica. The bus was comftarble with clean toilet. They helped us in the border. It cost 29$ per person.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Leehisabag
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Buses are quite recent with WIFI and assigned seating. More importantly, they are air conditioned. The company has considerable experience crossing borders and aids the passenger in the Costa Rixa/Nicaragua border crossing. Security of baggage in the bins seems higher than typically encountered in Latin...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank SkepticNTX
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Bus drivers charging fake fees for border crossings. We traveled from Honduras to Guatemala where you are supposed to pay 2$ at the boarder. The scam that Tica Bus drivers do is they ask for $15 before you get to the border. REFUSE to pay...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank Elita M
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17 July 2018|
Response from Blair C | Reviewed this property |
We were told to be at Liberia bus terminal at about 8:30am as the bus from SJO would arrive approx 9:30am, it arrived by 10am. This is at the Pulmitan Terminal. We were told there was only one bus from SJO