Driving directions from Liberia
Driving from the Daniel Oduber International Airport (LIR) to down town Liberia takes around 10 minutes and if you are driving to the beach areas there are many different driving times. At the moment there are no tolls on any of these routes. For information on renting a car please call 1-877 281-8515. Parking for long periods in this airport is not a common practice. Most of the routes in Guanacaste are very well marked but if you prefer to get a GPS, most car rental companies offer them as an option.
Taxis into the city of Liberia take anywhere from 10 to 15 minutes. They cost between $16-$26 Taxis are cash only and can be paid either in colones or U.S. dollars. Make sure to hail a cab in the designated areas or ask a uniformed airport employee to help you since you do not want to end up in the hands of informal taxi drivers. It´s a nice practice to tip at least a dollar per bag if the taxi driver assists you.
Car Services and private Vans and buses.
For a little more than a taxi, you can have excellent service in a mini van or a sedan. Services such as helping with luggage, airport baggage claim greeting, and advance reservations are all standard and if requested you may have an English speaking driver or guide assisting you at the airport. For mini vans reservations please contact Expediciones Tropicales at 1-877-281-8515. If you are arriving at night this could be the best option for your arrival to Liberia, Costa Rica.
Public Transportation from and to Liberia airport.
The public bus from the Liberia International airport to down town Liberia leaves at the following times: 6 a.m., 8 a.m., 9 a.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. The same bus returns 30 minutes after arriving the city back to the airport.