There are 4 ways to get from Honduras to Costa Rica by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  1h 29m

  1. Fly from Tegucigalpa (TGU) to San Jose (SJO) TGU - SJO

$181 - $341

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Bus  •  14h

  1. Take the bus from Tegucigalpa Hotel Alameda to San José Tegucigalpa

$55 - $90

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Bus via Managua  •  18h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Tegucigalpa to Managua Tegucigalpa
  2. Take the bus from Managua to San José Managua / ...

$71

Drive  •  11h 59m

  1. Drive from Tegucigalpa to San José 782.9 km

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Honduras to Costa Rica is to bus which costs $55 - $90 and takes 14h.

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The quickest way to get from Honduras to Costa Rica is to fly which costs $180 - $350 and takes 1h 29m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tegucigalpa Hotel Alameda and arriving at San José. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14h.

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The distance between Honduras and Costa Rica is 535 km. The road distance is 782.9 km.

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The best way to get from Honduras to Costa Rica without a car is to bus which takes 14h and costs $55 - $90.

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It takes approximately 1h 29m to get from Honduras to Costa Rica, including transfers.

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Honduras to Costa Rica bus services, operated by Trans Nica, depart from Tegucigalpa Hotel Alameda station.

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The best way to get from Honduras to Costa Rica is to fly which takes 1h 29m and costs $180 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $90 and takes 14h.

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The quickest flight from Tegucigalpa Airport to San Jose Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 19m.

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Honduras to Costa Rica bus services, operated by Trans Nica, arrive at San José station.

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Map of how to get from Honduras to Costa Rica.
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  • Distance: 535.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 29m

What companies run services between Honduras and Costa Rica?

Copa Airlines and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. fly from Tegucigalpa to Alajuela twice daily. Alternatively, Trans Nica operates a bus from Tegucigalpa to San José once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $90 and the journey takes 14h.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Tegucigalpa to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Tegucigalpa to San Jose via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $500
Bus operators
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Nica Bus
Phone
(506) 2221-2679, (506) 2221-2581
Bus from Managua to San José
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
nicabus.com.ni

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Yes, the driving distance between Honduras to Costa Rica is 783 km. It takes approximately 11h 59m to drive from Honduras to Costa Rica.

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Copa Airlines and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offer flights from Tegucigalpa Airport to San Jose Airport.

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There are 56+ hotels available in Costa Rica. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Honduras to Tegucigalpa Airport is to taxi which takes 3 min and costs $1 - $2.

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