There are 4 ways to get from León to Liberia Airport (LIR) by bus, car, plane or shuttle

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

Bus  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from León to Managua Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Jinotepe to Rivas
  3. Take the bus from Peñas Blancas to Liberia

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from León to San Juan del Sur
  2. Take a shuttle bus from San Juan del Sur to Liberia

$59

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from León to Liberia Airport (LIR) 194 miles

$29 - $45

Bus, fly  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from León to Managua Airport
  2. Fly from Managua (MGA) to San Jose (SJO) MGA - SJO
  3. Take the bus from San Jose Airport to Liberia Airport

$466 - $551

What companies run services between León, Nicaragua and Liberia Airport (LIR), Costa Rica?

You can take a bus from León to Liberia Airport (LIR) via Managua Bus Station, Managua, Jinotepe, Rivas, Peñas Blancas, and Liberia in around 9 h 57 min.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Managua to San Jose
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $170
Skytrans
Website
skytrans.com.au
Flights from Managua to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$25 - $210
Avianca Costa Rica
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Managua to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Bus operators
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Phone
+502 77620120
Email
marvelustravel@gmail.com
Website
marvelustravel.com
Bus from León to Managua Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
Bus from León to Managua Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
Shuttle from León to San Juan del Sur
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
Shuttle from San Juan del Sur to Liberia
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
Book at
marvelustravel.com
Horario De Buses
Website
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Jinotepe to Rivas
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Grupo Tranbasa
Bus from Peñas Blancas to Liberia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
grupotranbasa.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between León and Liberia Airport (LIR) is 251 km. The road distance is 310 km.

The cheapest way to get from León to Liberia Airport (LIR) is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 4 h 31 min.

The quickest way to get from León to Liberia Airport (LIR) is to drive which takes 4 h 31 min and costs $29 - $45.

It takes approximately 9 h 57 min to get from León to Liberia Airport (LIR), including transfers.