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There are 3 ways to get from León to Somoto by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from León to Estelí Esteli

$7 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take a taxi from León to Somoto 139.9 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from León to Somoto 139.9 miles

$18 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from León to Somoto is to bus which costs $6 - $10 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from León to Somoto is to taxi which costs $35 - $45 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The distance between León and Somoto is 120 km. The road distance is 223.9 km.

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The best way to get from León to Somoto without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 15 min and costs $6 - $10.

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It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from León to Somoto, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between León to Somoto is 224 km. It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to drive from León to Somoto.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Somoto. Prices start at $7 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from León to Somoto.
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  • Distance: 75.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 15 min

What companies run services between León, Nicaragua and Somoto, Nicaragua?

COTRAN R.L. operates a bus from León to Somoto 3 times a day. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.

Bus operators
+505 2263 0288
Bus from León to Estelí
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
Other operators
Taxi from León to Somoto
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Radio Taxi León
+505 3111043

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