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There are 6 ways to get from Guatemala City to Managua by plane, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly from Guatemala City  •  5h 1m

  1. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to Managua (MGA) GUA - MGA

$75 - $220

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Bus Tica Bus  •  20h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Tica Bus Guatemala to San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos Tica Bus Guatemala
  2. Take the bus from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos to Managua Tica Bus Tourist San Salvador / ...

$54 - $81

4 alternative options

Shuttle to San Salvador, fly  •  8h 14m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Guatemala City to La Libertad
  2. Fly from San Salvador (SAL) to Managua (MGA) SAL - MGA

$102 - $394

Bus Platinum Centro America  •  16h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Guatemala City to Sébaco
  2. Take the bus from Sébaco to Managua Managua

$90 - $141

Bus Transporte del SOL  •  19h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Guatemala City Crowne Plaza to Managua Terminal Transporte del SOL

$70

Drive  •  10h 14m

  1. Drive from Guatemala City to Managua 458.6 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Guatemala City to Managua is to bus which costs $50 - $85 and takes 20h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Guatemala City to Managua is to fly which costs $75 - $220 and takes 5h 1m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Guatemala City Crowne Plaza and arriving at Managua Terminal Transporte del SOL. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19h 30m.

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The distance between Guatemala City and Managua is 539 km. The road distance is 733.7 km.

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The best way to get from Guatemala City to Managua without a car is to bus which takes 16h 18m and costs $90 - $150.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m to get from Guatemala City to Managua, including transfers.

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Guatemala City to Managua bus services, operated by Platinum Centro America, depart from Guatemala City station.

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The best way to get from Guatemala City to Managua is to fly which takes 5h 1m and costs $75 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $150 and takes 16h 18m.

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The quickest flight from Guatemala City Airport to Managua Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Guatemala City to Managua bus services, operated by COTRAN R.L., arrive at Managua station.

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Map of how to get from Guatemala City to Managua.
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  • Distance: 336.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 1m

What companies run services between Guatemala City, Guatemala and Managua, Nicaragua?

TACA, Copa Airlines and two other airlines fly from Guatemala City to Managua 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Guatemala City to Managua via Sébaco in around 16h 18m.

Airlines
TACA
Website
taca.alternativeairlines.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Managua
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from San Salvador to Managua
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $700
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Managua via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from San Salvador to Managua
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Managua via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from San Salvador to Managua
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $700
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Managua
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $320
Bus operators
Guatemala Transportation
Phone
+5027762-2496
Website
guatemalatransportation.com
Shuttle from Guatemala City to La Libertad
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
guatemalatransportation.com
Book at
guatemalatransportation.com
COTRAN R.L.
Phone
+505 2263 0288
Bus from Sébaco to Managua
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transporte del SOL
Website
transportedelsol.com
Bus from Guatemala City Crowne Plaza to Managua Terminal Transporte del SOL
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
transportedelsol.com
Tica Bus
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from Tica Bus Guatemala to San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
ticabus.com
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ticabus.com
Bus from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos to Managua Tica Bus
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Guatemala City to Managua is 734 km. It takes approximately 10h 14m to drive from Guatemala City to Managua.

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Copa Airlines, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., Iberia and TACA offer flights from Guatemala City Airport to Managua Airport.

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There are 144+ hotels available in Managua. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Guatemala City to Guatemala City Airport is to bus which takes 24m and costs $1.

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