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  •  5 h 10 min

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

$75 - $220

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Bus Tica Bus  •  20 h 3 min

  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  •  8 h 9 min

  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  •  16 h 17 min

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

$91 - $140

Bus Transporte del SOL  •  19 h 30 min

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

$70

Drive  •  10 h 14 min

  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 20 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Guatemala City to Managua is to fly which costs $75 - $220 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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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. The journey takes approximately 19 h 30 min.

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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 16 h 17 min and costs $90 - $140.

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min 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 5 h 10 min and costs $75 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $140 and takes 16 h 17 min.

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The quickest flight from Guatemala City Airport to Managua Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 19 min.

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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: 5 h 10 min

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

Copa Airlines, Iberia and two other airlines fly from Guatemala City to Managua 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Guatemala City to Managua via Sébaco in around 16 h 17 min.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Managua via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from San Salvador to Managua
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $700
TACA
Website
taca.alternativeairlines.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Managua
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from San Salvador to Managua
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Managua
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from San Salvador to Managua
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $700
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Managua
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $320
Bus operators
Guatemala Transportation
Phone
+5027762-2496
Website
guatemalatransportation.com
Shuttle from Guatemala City to La Libertad
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
guatemalatransportation.com
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guatemalatransportation.com
COTRAN R.L.
Phone
+505 2263 0288
Bus from Sébaco to Managua
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transporte del SOL
Website
transportedelsol.com
Bus from Guatemala City Crowne Plaza to Managua Terminal Transporte del SOL
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
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
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
11 h 30 min
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 10 h 14 min to drive from Guatemala City to Managua.

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

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There are 162+ hotels available in Managua. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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

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