There are 4 ways to get from Managua to Bluefields by plane, bus, taxi, car ferry or car

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Fly  •  2 h 6 min

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

$29 - $240

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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

2 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  9 h 4 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

$8 - $10

Drive  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Managua to Bluefields 228.4 miles

$30 - $45

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

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The best way to get from Managua to Bluefields without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 9 h 4 min and costs .

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

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The quickest flight from Managua Airport to Bluefields Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Managua to Bluefields is 366 km. It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to drive from Managua to Bluefields.

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Nicaragüense de Aviación offers flights from Managua Airport to Bluefields Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Bluefields. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Managua to Managua Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Managua to Bluefields.
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  • Distance: 169.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 6 min

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
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 44 min
Estimated price
$8 - $10

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