There are 4 ways to get from Honduras to Costa Rica by plane, 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  •  1 h 27 min

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

$181 - $341

Cheapest option

Bus Trans Nica  •  14 h

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

$55 - $85

2 alternative options

Bus Nica Bus  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Tegucigalpa to Managua
  2. Take the bus from Managua, Managua to Cantón San José, Provincia San José, Costa Rica

$69 - $87

Drive  •  11 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Tegucigalpa to San José 482.7 miles

$70 - $110

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 - $85 and the journey takes 14 h.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Tegucigalpa to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Tegucigalpa to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $500
Bus operators
Trans Nica
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Honduras and Costa Rica is 535 km. The road distance is 772 km.

The cheapest way to get from Honduras to Costa Rica is to bus which costs $55 - $85 and takes 14 h.

The quickest way to get from Honduras to Costa Rica is to fly which takes 1 h 27 min and costs $180 - $350.

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

It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Honduras to Costa Rica, including transfers.