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

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

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

Cheapest option

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  •  16 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Managua to San Salvador
  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

The cheapest way to get from Managua to San Miguel is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 11 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Managua to San Miguel is to fly and drive which costs $35 - $230 and takes 4 h 47 min.

More details

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

Get driving directions

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

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Managua to San Miguel. However, there are services departing from Managua and arriving at San Miguel via San Salvador. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 59 min.

More details

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 in around 16 h 59 min.

Airlines
TACA
Website
taca.alternativeairlines.com
Flights from Managua to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
1 h
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 to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
12 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
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

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Heading to Europe? Read this before you buy a Eurail Pass, Train travel in Spain: A guide to Renfe and How do I get from Sydney to Melbourne - to help you get the most out of your next trip.