There are 6 ways to get from Managua to Tulum by plane, ferry, 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 to Cozumel, ferry, bus  •  22 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Managua (MGA) to Cozumel (CZM) MGA - CZM
  2. Take the ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
  3. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Colectivos to Tulum

$266 - $1,155

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Bus  •  32 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Managua to San Pedro Sula
  2. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to Flores - Santa Elena
  3. Take the bus from Flores - Santa Elena to Belize City
  4. Take the bus from Belize City to Tulum

$130 - $217

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Fly to Cancun, bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Managua (MGA) to Cancun (CUN) MGA - CUN
  2. Take the bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
  3. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Colectivos to Tulum

$276 - $466

Fly to Merida, bus  •  15 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Managua (MGA) to Merida (MID) MGA - MID
  2. Take the bus from Mérida CAME to Tulum Terminal ADO

$235 - $997

Bus, ferry  •  24 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Managua to San Pedro Sula
  2. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to Puerto Cortés
  3. Take the ferry from Puerto Cortés to Belize City
  4. Take the bus from Belize City to Tulum

$250 - $306

Drive  •  26 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Managua to Tulum 1014.8 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Managua to Tulum. However, there are services departing from Managua and arriving at Tulum via San Pedro Sula, Flores - Santa Elena and Belize City. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 15 min.

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The distance between Managua and Tulum is 907 km. The road distance is 1623.6 km.

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The best way to get from Managua to Tulum without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 24 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 22 h 4 min to get from Managua to Tulum, including transfers.

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Managua to Tulum bus services, operated by Platinum Centro America, depart from Managua station.

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There is no direct flight from Managua Airport to Cozumel Airport. The quickest flight takes 21 h 36 min and has one stopover.

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Managua to Tulum bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at Tulum station.

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Tulum is 1 h ahead of Managua. It is currently 8:56 AM in Managua and 9:56 AM in Tulum.

Yes, the driving distance between Managua to Tulum is 1624 km. It takes approximately 26 h 16 min to drive from Managua to Tulum.

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Aeroméxico, United Airlines, Interjet and three other airlines offer flights from Managua Airport to Cozumel Airport.

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Map of how to get from Managua to Tulum.
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  • Distance: 567.2 miles
  • Duration: 22 h 4 min

What companies run services between Managua, Nicaragua and Tulum, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Managua to Tulum via San Pedro Sula, Flores - Santa Elena, and Belize City in around 32 h 15 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Managua to Cozumel via Miami
Ave. Duration
21 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Managua to Cozumel via Panama City, Miami
Ave. Duration
17 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Managua to Cozumel via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
29 h 44 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,800
Flights from Managua to Cozumel via Atlanta, Miami
Ave. Duration
20 h 46 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Flights from Managua to Cancun via Miami
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Managua to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $700
Flights from Managua to Merida via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Managua to Cozumel via Panama City, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,500
Flights from Managua to Cozumel via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
23 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Skytrans
Website
skytrans.com.au
Flights from Managua to Cancun via San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from Managua to Cancun via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Managua to Cozumel via Houston
Ave. Duration
21 h 36 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Managua to Cancun via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $650
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Managua to Merida via Panama City, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Bus operators
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Playa del Carmen Colectivos to Tulum
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Tulum Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $24
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $24
Economy
$5 - $8
Bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $23
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $23
Economy
$5 - $8
Bus from Mérida CAME to Tulum Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$23 - $35
Economy
$13 - $19
Bus from Belize City to Tulum
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $60
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $45
Economy
$22 - $35
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San Pedro Sula to Puerto Cortés
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Bus from San Pedro Sula to Flores - Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Bus from Flores - Santa Elena to Belize City
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Book at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
Mexico Waterjets
Phone
9878721588
Email
datos@mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Website
mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $10
Schedules at
winjet.mx
Book at
winjet.mx
Regular
$10
Local
$3
Ultramar Ferry
Phone
01 998 881 5890
Email
info@ultramar.com
Website
ultramarferry.com
Ferry from Cozumel Port to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
ultramarferry.com
Premium Plus
$9
First Class
$12
Plan Peninsular (Residentes en Yucatán, Campeche)
$6
Plan Quintana Roo (Residentes Q.Roo)
$4
Barcos Caribe
Phone
01 987 120 3982
Email
contacto@barcoscaribe.com
Website
barcoscaribe.com
Ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
barcoscaribe.com
Book at
barcoscaribe.com
ADULT
$8
Quintana Roo Residents
$4
Yucatan Peninsula Residents
$6
Starla International
Phone
+504 9545-9322
Email
starlaferry@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Puerto Cortés to Belize City
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$150
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
travelmundomaya.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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