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Driving from Liberia to Upala?

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Driving from Liberia to Upala?

How long will it take to drive from Liberia to Upala and what is the quickest route?

Also, is this drive OK in late afternoon/early evening. Thanks

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1. Re: Driving from Liberia to Upala?

It depends on where exactly you are going. To get to Upala is not difficult, but if you are going to a place off the main road after or before Upala, then it may take longer because the paved roads become dirt, wash-board roads and it is slow going.

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i just came back from costa rica and did not have a problem getting around. this was my second time visiting costa rica , we drove along the pacific coast jaco, punta arenas toward liberia and then cut to la fortuna and then upala.. we drove late into the night without problem. it also help having Agustin a local friend who knows all around costa rica . im going to say 5 hours from liberia to upala.If you arrive midday you will be in upala 6-7pm

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3. Re: Driving from Liberia to Upala?

where do u get the bus in liberia to go to upala do you pay for the whole trip or when you transfer in canas

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4. Re: Driving from Liberia to Upala?

Some direct service some with connection...the answer for how to pay...at the bus station in Liberia...by the way the road in great condition...very nice ride!


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5. Re: Driving from Liberia to Upala?

There is a direct bus from Liberia to Upala once a day. It leaves Liberia at 2 pm at the main bus station. You will pay the driver in colones.

If you take the bus from Liberia to Canas and then the bus from Canas to Upala, you will pay the driver for each bus. These buses run quite frequently. www.thebusschedule.com/cr/

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6. Re: Driving from Liberia to Upala?

your crazy it like 120 minns just did it liberia to upala had a driver to see my sponsor child

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