Nicoya Ferry Fees Raised Again

March 10, 2015

Coonatramar, the company that operates the ferry between the Central Pacific port city of Puntarenas and Playa Naranjo on the Nicoya Peninsula, will increase its rates this week by an average of 28 percent, a Transportation Ministry statement said.

The cost for a one-way trip will increase from ₡1,850 to ₡2,200 ($3.66 to $4.35) for motorcycles; from ₡6,050 to ₡7,500 ($12 to $15) for cars; from ₡8,950 to ₡11,500 ($17.70 to $22.70) for light-duty vehicles; and from ₡11,950 to ₡15,500 ($24 to $31) for four-axle vehicles.

Passenger rates will remain the same for adults and children (₡860 and ₡515, or $1.70 and $1, respectively).

Ferries depart Puntarenas for Playa Naranjo daily at 6:30 a.m, 10 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and make the return trip at 8 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Type of Vehicle

Current

Tariff

(¢)

Approved

Tariff

 (¢)

  % CHANGE
Bicycle 1.150 1.500   30,4%
Motorcycle 1.850 2.200   18,9%
Tricycles or Quadricycle 3.600 4.500   25,0%
Automobile 6.050 7.500   24,0%
Automobile with Cargo 8.950 11.500   28,5%
Microbus 9.650 12.500   29,5%
Bus 11.950 15.500   29,7%
Veh. with Two Axels 11.950 15.500   29,7%
Veh.  with Three Axels 15.100 19.500   29,1%
Veh.  with Four Axels 24.050 31.500   31,0%
Veh.  with Five Axels 24.050 31.500   31,0%
SOURCE: Transportation Ministry        

 

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