The Adventure of Transportation in Costa Rica


The Adventure of Transportation in Costa Rica

What if you could pull over in the middle of your journey to watch a new exotic animal cross through the trees by the side of the road? Or, make a quick pit stop if you crave a hot Costa Rican coffee and a delicious gallo pinto? Or go see the sunset from the beach? You can experience all of these adventures in Costa Rica when traveling by car.

Whether traveling alone, with friends, with your partner, or with your family, you can find many options for rental cars in Costa Rica at 

Where should you start with planning your adventure trip to Costa Rica?

The first thing to think about is: what do you want to do? Do you want a beach vacation, a mountain trip, or a holiday where you can do adventure sports and enjoy nature?

Once you know what your vacation plan for Costa Rica is, you should learn about your transportation options when arriving in the country.

Transportation Tips for Arriving in Costa Rica

  1. Take a bus: Before you take a bus, you should consider the amount of luggage you bring with you. You also should know if the bus route goes to your destination: a hotel or Rent a Car agency.
  2. Take a taxi: This is one way to get to your city hotel destination quicker or to your Rent a Car agency.
  3. Car rental upon arrival: We recommend considering that if you are traveling together with several people, renting a car directly from the airport is your best option. You will be able to manage your luggage and travel safely and comfortably.

In Costa Rica, you have 7 options for renting a car that will fit your needs and preferences: Adobe Rent a Car, Alamo, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt Rent a Car, Thrifty Car Rental, and Toyota Rent a Car.


These car rental agencies can cover all of your needs, including:

  • 24-hour roadside assistance
  • Online car rental reservations
  • GPS
  • National coverage
  • Hotel delivery and pick-up service
  • Agency representation throughout the country
  • Private transfers
  • Chauffeur services
  • Full insurance program, with and without deductibles


Rent a Car locations

Adobe Rent a Car

Adobe Rent a Car

Contact: Paula Villegas


Phone number:(506) 2542-48-00


Europcar Costa Rica

Europcar Costa Rica

Contact: Roberto González


Phone number:(506) 2440-99-90


Hertz Rent a car

Hertz Rent a Car

Contact: Greivin


Phone number:(506) 2221-18-18


Sixt Rent a Car

Sixt Rent A Car

Contact: Gabriela Zavaleta

Phone number:(506) 2431-38-06