There are 4 ways to get from Managua to San Salvador 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Managua (MGA) to San Salvador (SAL) MGA - SAL

$62 - $351

Cheapest option

Bus Tica Bus  •  12 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Managua to San Salvador

$35 - $55

2 alternative options

Bus Platinum Centro America  •  14 h 8 min

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

$62 - $112

Drive  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Managua to San Salvador 310.2 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Managua to San Salvador is to bus which costs $35 - $55 and takes 12 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Managua to San Salvador is to fly which costs $60 - $360 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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The distance between Managua and San Salvador is 362 km. The road distance is 496.2 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Managua to San Salvador, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Managua and arriving at San Salvador. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 12 h 59 min.

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

TACA flies from Managua to San Salvador twice daily. Alternatively, Tica Bus operates a bus from Managua to San Salvador once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 12 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
Bus operators
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
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

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