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There are 7 ways to get from Managua to Playa El Coco 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.

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Fly

  1. Fly from Managua (MGA) to Manzanillo (ZLO)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Managua to San Salvador Hotel Sheraton Presidente
  2. Take the bus from San Salvador to Tapachula
  3. Take the bus from Tapachula to Balbuena
  4. Take the bus from México Central Norte to Barra de Navidad

Bus via Manzanillo

  1. Take the bus from Managua to San Salvador Hotel Sheraton Presidente
  2. Take the bus from San Salvador to Tapachula
  3. Take the bus from Tapachula to Balbuena
  4. Take the bus from México Terminal Norte to Manzanillo

Bus #2

  1. Take the bus from Managua to San Salvador Hotel Sheraton Presidente
  2. Take the bus from San Salvador to Tapachula
  3. Take the bus from Tapachula to Puebla
  4. Take the bus from México Central Norte to Barra de Navidad

Bus #3

  1. Take the bus from Managua Terminal Transporte del SOL to Guatemala City Crowne Plaza
  2. Take the bus from Guatemala to Tapachula
  3. Take the bus from Tapachula to Escuintla
  4. Take the bus from Escuintla to México Central Norte
  5. Take the bus from Mexico City North to Colima
  6. Take the bus from Colima to Barra de Navidad

Bus via Guatemala City

  1. Take the bus from Managua Tica Bus to San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos
  2. Take the bus from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos to Tica Bus Guatemala
  3. Take the bus from Guatemala City to Tapachula
  4. Take the bus from Tapachula to México Central Norte
  5. Take the bus from México Central Norte to Barra de Navidad

Drive

  1. Drive from Managua to Playa El Coco

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Managua to Playa El Coco is to bus via Manzanillo which costs $190 - $240 and takes 2 days 1h.

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The quickest way to get from Managua to Playa El Coco is to fly which costs $270 - $1,500 and takes 8h 29m.

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The distance between Managua and Playa El Coco is 2116 km. The road distance is 2978.7 km.

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The best way to get from Managua to Playa El Coco without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 16h and costs .

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It takes approximately 8h 29m to get from Managua to Playa El Coco, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Managua to Playa El Coco is to fly which takes 8h 29m and costs $270 - $1,500. Alternatively, you can bus via Manzanillo, which costs $190 - $240 and takes 2 days 1h.

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There is no direct flight from Managua Airport to Manzanillo Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 21m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Managua to Playa El Coco is 2979 km. It takes approximately 36h 20m to drive from Managua to Playa El Coco.

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Aeroméxico offers flights from Managua Airport to Manzanillo Airport.

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There are 23+ hotels available in Playa El Coco. Prices start at $2000 MXN per night.

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Map of how to get from Managua to Playa El Coco.
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  • Distance: 2116.4 km
  • Duration: 8h 29m

What companies run services between Managua, Nicaragua and Playa El Coco, Mexico?

Aeroméxico flies from Managua to Playa El Coco 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Managua to Playa El Coco via San Salvador Hotel Sheraton Presidente, San Salvador, Tapachula, Balbuena, Balbuena, Pantitlán_1_2, Pantitlán, Autobuses Del Norte, México Terminal Norte, and Manzanillo in around 2 days 1h.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
aeromexico.com
Flights from Managua to Manzanillo via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$5500 - $29000
Bus operators
Transporte del SOL
Website
transportedelsol.com
Bus from Managua to San Salvador Hotel Sheraton Presidente
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1025
Schedules at
transportedelsol.com
Bus from Managua Terminal Transporte del SOL to Guatemala City Crowne Plaza
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1538
Schedules at
transportedelsol.com
Trans Galgos Inter
Phone
+502 2220 6018
Email
transgalgosinter@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San Salvador to Tapachula
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$882
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Guatemala to Tapachula
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$500
Schedules at
facebook.com
Autobuses Titanium
Phone
+52 961 638 5018
Email
info@autobusestitanium.com
Website
autobusestitanium.com
Bus from Tapachula to Balbuena
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$750
Schedules at
autobusestitanium.com
Bus from Tapachula to Puebla
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$750
Schedules at
autobusestitanium.com
Primera Plus
Phone
+52 477 710 0060
Website
wl.primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from México Terminal Norte to Manzanillo
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1200 - $1700
Book at
cotizador.conectagfa.com.mx
ETN
Phone
800 800 0386
Email
atn_clientes@etn.com.mx
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from México Central Norte to Barra de Navidad
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1300 - $2100
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Online discount
$1300 - $1900
Regular price at station
$1500 - $2100
Bus from Colima to Barra de Navidad
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$230 - $350
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Online discount
$230 - $320
Regular price at station
$270 - $350
Ómnibus Cristóbal Colón (OCC)
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Escuintla to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1200 - $1350
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tapachula to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1300 - $1500
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Omnibus de Mexico
Phone
800 765 6636
Email
contacto@odm.com.mx
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City North to Colima
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$460 - $1400
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Child & Senior discount
$460 - $700
Regular
$900 - $1400
Tica Bus
Phone
+52 962 625 2435
Email
info@ticabus.com
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from Managua Tica Bus to San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$700 - $1100
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com
Bus from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos to Tica Bus Guatemala
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$440 - $650
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com
Bus from Guatemala City to Tapachula
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$490 - $650
Schedules at
ticabus.com
ADO

Autobuses de Oriente (ADO) is one of Mexico’s largest bus companies, mainly operating south of Mexico City and into the Yucatan Peninsula. Choose from three bus classes: ADO (first class), ADO GL (luxury class) and ADO Platino (platinum class and the most expensive). All buses are comfortable, with reclining seats, blackout curtains, air conditioning and a toilet; ADO Platino offers additional amenities such as extra legroom, onboard Wi-Fi and individual screens.

Contact Details
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tapachula to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1200 - $2300
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
ADO
$1200 - $1900
ADO GL
$1400 - $2300

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The best way to get from Managua to Managua Airport is to bus which takes 40 min and costs $1 - $50.

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