There are 5 ways to get from Belize City to Costa Rica by plane, ferry, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) to San Jose (SJO) BZE - SJO

$200 - $520

Cheapest option

Bus  •  31 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Belize City to San Pedro Sula
  2. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to Tegucigalpa
  3. Take the bus from Tegucigalpa Hotel Alameda to San José

$158 - $210

3 alternative options

Ferry, bus  •  26 h 17 min

  1. Take the ferry from Belize City to Puerto Cortés
  2. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to Tegucigalpa
  3. Take the bus from Tegucigalpa Hotel Alameda to San José

$293 - $385

Bus via Managua  •  32 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Belize City to San Pedro Sula
  2. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to Managua
  3. Take the bus from Managua, Managua to Cantón San José, Provincia San José, Costa Rica

$171 - $196

Drive  •  24 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Belize City to San José 973 miles

$140 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belize City to Costa Rica is to bus which costs $150 - $210 and takes 31 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belize City to Costa Rica is to fly which costs $200 - $550 and takes 7 h 12 min.

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The distance between Belize City and Costa Rica is 918 km. The road distance is 1556.8 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to get from Belize City to Costa Rica, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belize City to Costa Rica. However, there are services departing from Belize City and arriving at San José via San Pedro Sula and Tegucigalpa Hotel Alameda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 59 min.

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What companies run services between Belize City, Belize and Costa Rica?

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., Copa Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Belize City to Alajuela every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Belize City to San José via San Pedro Sula, Tegucigalpa, and Tegucigalpa Hotel Alameda in around 31 h 59 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to San Jose via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to San Jose via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to San Jose via Panama City
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to San Jose via Miami
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to San Jose via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Bus operators
Viana
Phone
(504) 2225-6583 - (504) 2516-1644
Website
vianatransportes.com
Bus from San Pedro Sula to Tegucigalpa
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Schedules at
vianatransportes.com
Economy
$28
Executive
$46
Transportes Manabre
Phone
+501 223 1200 / 663 5957
Email
mundomayatravels@yahoo.com
Bus from Belize City to San Pedro Sula
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
travelmundomaya.com
Nica Bus
Phone
(506) 2221-2679, (506) 2221-2581
Bus from Managua, Managua to Cantón San José, Provincia San José, Costa Rica
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
nicabus.com.ni
Ferry operators
Starla International
Phone
+504 9545-9322
Email
starlaferry@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Belize City to Puerto Cortés
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
travelmundomaya.com

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