Travel from Managua to Tamarindo

Bus or fly from Managua to Tamarindo?

Horario De Buses operates a bus from Managua to Tamarindo hourly, and the journey takes 2 h 24 min. 5 other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Nature Air, Avianca Costa Rica and 2 other airlines fly from Managua to Tamarindo 4 times a day.

How to get from Managua to Tamarindo

From Managua bus to Rivas, bus to Peñas Blancas, bus to Liberia, then bus to Tamarindo. 8 h 14 min $5. From Managua bus to San Juan del Sur, shuttle to Liberia, then bus to Tamarindo. 9 h $30. From Managua drive to Tamarindo. 4 h 39 min $33. From Managua Bus Station bus to Managua airport, fly to Tamarindo airport, then taxi to Tamarindo. 9 h 22 min $191. From Managua Bus Station bus to Managua airport, fly to Nosara Beach airport, then taxi to Tamarindo. 11 h 7 min $323.
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    Managua to Tamarindo:

    1. Trip:
      1 Bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $6
      • Duration: 8 h 14 min
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        • One-Way approx: USD $6
        • Duration: 8 h 14 min
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      2 Bus, shuttle
      • One-Way approx: USD $30
      • Duration: 9 h
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        2 Bus, shuttle
        • One-Way approx: USD $30
        • Duration: 9 h
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      3 Drive
      • One-Way approx: USD $27 - $40
      • Duration: 4 h 39 min
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        3 Drive
        • One-Way approx: USD $27 - $40
        • Duration: 4 h 39 min
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      4 Fly to Tamarindo
      • One-Way approx: USD $140 - $240
      • Duration: 9 h 22 min
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        4 Fly to Tamarindo
        • One-Way approx: USD $140 - $240
        • Duration: 9 h 22 min
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      5 Fly to Nosara Beach, taxi
      • One-Way approx: USD $248 - $393
      • Duration: 11 h 7 min
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        5 Fly to Nosara Beach, taxi
        • One-Way approx: USD $248 - $393
        • Duration: 11 h 7 min
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