There are 5 ways to get from Managua to Bluefields by plane, bus, taxi, car ferry 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  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Managua (MGA) to Bluefields (BEF) MGA - BEF

$35 - $248

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  16 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Managua to Juigalpa
  2. Take the bus from Juigalpa to El Rama
  3. Take the car ferry from El Rama to Bluefields

$7

3 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Managua to Juigalpa
  2. Take the bus from Juigalpa to El Rama
  3. Take a taxi from El Rama to Bluefields

$140 - $180

Bus, taxi via Empalme de Boaco  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Tipitapa to Empalme de Boaco
  2. Take the bus from Empalme de Boaco to Juigalpa
  3. Take the bus from Juigalpa to El Rama
  4. Take a taxi from El Rama to Bluefields

$140 - $180

Drive  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Managua to Bluefields 228.5 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Managua to Bluefields is to bus and car ferry which costs $7 and takes 16 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Managua to Bluefields is to fly which costs $35 - $250 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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The distance between Managua and Bluefields is 271 km. The road distance is 365.5 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Managua to Bluefields, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Managua, Nicaragua and Bluefields, Nicaragua?

Nicaragüense de Aviación flies from Managua to Bluefields 4 times a day.

Airlines
Nicaragüense de Aviación
Flights from Managua to Bluefields
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Flights from Managua to Bluefields via Corn Island
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Bus operators
Horario De Buses
Website
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Managua to Juigalpa
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Juigalpa to El Rama
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Empalme de Boaco to Juigalpa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
COTRAN R.L.
Phone
+505 2263 0288
Bus from Tipitapa to Empalme de Boaco
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
Vianica
Phone
(505) 2264-6608
Email
info@vianica.com
Website
vianica.com
Car ferry from El Rama to Bluefields
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
vianica.com
Other operators
Taxi from El Rama to Bluefields
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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