There are 6 ways to get from Managua to San Miguel by bus, ferry, car or plane

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Bus, ferry, drive  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Managua Bus Station to León
  2. Take the bus from Chinandega to Potosi
  3. Take the ferry from Potosi to La Unión
  4. Drive from La Unión to San Miguel

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Fly to Tegucigalpa, drive  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Managua (MGA) to Tegucigalpa (TGU) MGA - TGU
  2. Drive from Tegucigalpa to San Miguel

$37 - $224

4 alternative options

Bus Tica Bus  •  15 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Managua Tica Bus to San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos Tourist Managua / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Salvador to San Miguel 301-306 & 346

$42 - $56

Bus Platinum Centro America  •  18 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Managua to Sébaco
  2. Take the bus from Sébaco to San Salvador
  3. Take the bus from San Salvador to San Miguel

$65 - $115

Drive  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Managua to San Miguel 227.4 miles

$30 - $45

Fly to San Salvador, bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Managua (MGA) to San Salvador (SAL) MGA - SAL
  2. Take the bus from San Salvador to San Miguel

$66 - $355

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Managua to San Miguel. However, there are services departing from Managua Tica Bus and arriving at San Miguel via San Salvador. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 43 min.

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The distance between Managua and San Miguel is 258 km. The road distance is 363.8 km.

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The best way to get from Managua to San Miguel without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 25 min to get from Managua to San Miguel, including transfers.

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Managua to San Miguel bus services, operated by Tica Bus, depart from Managua Tica Bus station.

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The quickest flight from Managua Airport to San Salvador Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Managua to San Miguel bus services, operated by , arrive at San Miguel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Managua to San Miguel is 364 km. It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to drive from Managua to San Miguel.

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TACA offers flights from Managua Airport to San Salvador Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in San Miguel. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Managua to San Miguel.
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  • Distance: 161.1 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 25 min

What companies run services between Managua, Nicaragua and San Miguel, El Salvador?

You can take a bus from Managua to San Miguel via San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos and San Salvador in around 15 h 43 min.

Airlines
TACA
Website
taca.alternativeairlines.com
Flights from Managua to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $700
Nicaragüense de Aviación
Flights from Managua to Tegucigalpa
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$23 - $210
Bus operators
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Horario De Buses
Website
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Chinandega to Potosi
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Tica Bus
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from Managua Tica Bus to San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com
bus
Bus from San Salvador to San Miguel
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
COTRAN R.L.
Phone
+505 2263 0288
Bus from Managua to Sébaco
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
Ruta del Golfo
Phone
Nicaragua: +(505) 2315 409/ Salvador : +(503)2525-6464 / Whatsapp: +(503)7749-7648
Website
rutadelgolfo.com
Ferry from Potosi to La Unión
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
rutadelgolfo.com
Book at
rutadelgolfo.com

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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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