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How to get from
San Jose to Managua

San Jose to Managua Trip Overview

Distance343 km (214.4 miles)
Price range$31-$867
Ride Duration Range1h 6m-8h 50m
Earliest Departure10:30
Latest Departure15:14

Unless you want to save some time and pay a good amount of money to fly, taking a bus or shuttle is the most affordable and convenient way to travel from San Jose to Managua. There are two daily bus departures and the drive typically takes around six hours. The National Palace of Culture, Plaza of the Revolution, and Managua Cathedral are three destinations you will definitely want to visit. It’s recommended to visit between December and April when the weather is most perfect.

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Taking a bus from San Jose to Managua

Fastest bus: 7h 45m

Cheapest bus: $31

The fastest: 7h 45m

The cheapest: $31

POSSIBLE AMENITIES:

A/C

WC

Reclining Seats

TV

Food

The fastest: 1h 6m

The cheapest: $864

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A beautiful view from within central Managua

About the ride from San Jose to Managua

San Jose to Managua Route Information

The distance between San Jose and Managua is 214 miles, or approximately 343 kilometers.

There are 2 ways to get from San Jose to Managua, including bus,flight.

The earliest departure leaves at 10:30 and has a duration of 8 hours.

The fastest way to travel is by flight, which takes approximately 1 hour 6 minutes.

Depending on how you choose to travel, the following amenities are available: .

San Jose to Managua by bus

  • Starting Price: $30
  • 5 departures a day, or 35 departures a week

There are 3 travel classes for this journey, including: Standard, Business and Tourist.

Each bus ticket offers an individual seat with basic passenger necessities. Conditions and amenities vary by provider. For more detailed information and availability see all options.

San Jose to Managua by flight

  • Starting Price: $863
  • 2 departures a day, or 14 departures a week

The only travel class available is Economy.

Each flight ticket offers an individual seat with basic passenger necessities. Conditions and amenities vary by provider. For more detailed information and availability see all options.

Companies Operating from San Jose to Managua

Average time

7h 45m

Average price

$31

(55)

Average time

8h

Average price

$31

(27)

Average time

8h 50m

Average price

$35

(17)

Average time

1h 6m

Average price

$864 - $867

Popular stations and stops in San Jose and Managua

Departure stations in San Jose

Terminal central CR

Terminal 7-10

Terminal 7-10

Arrival stations in Managua

Central Line Managua

Transporte del Sol Nicaragua

Transportes Nica Expreso

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