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There are 6 ways to get from Managua to Xcalak by bus, ferry, car, plane or taxi

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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Bus, ferry, drive  •  23 h 19 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. Drive from Belize City to Xcalak

Cheapest option

Fly to Flores, bus  •  19 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Managua (MGA) to Flores (FRS) MGA - FRS
  2. Take the bus from Flores - Santa Elena to Belize City
  3. Take the bus from Belize City to Bacalar
  4. Take the bus from Bacalar to Xcalak

$159 - $775

4 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  25 h 7 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 Bacalar
  5. Take the bus from Bacalar to Xcalak

$247 - $284

Drive  •  23 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Managua to Xcalak 921.3 miles

$120 - $180

Fly to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, bus  •  13 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Managua (MGA) to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) MGA - BZE
  2. Take the bus from Belize City to Bacalar
  3. Take the bus from Bacalar to Xcalak

$271 - $562

Fly to Chetumal, taxi  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Managua (MGA) to Chetumal (CTM) MGA - CTM
  2. Take a taxi from Chetumal to Xcalak

$274 - $1,076

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The cheapest way to get from Managua to Xcalak is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 23 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Managua to Xcalak is to fly and taxi which costs $270 - $1,100 and takes 11 h 15 min.

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The distance between Managua and Xcalak is 703 km. The road distance is 1474 km.

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The best way to get from Managua to Xcalak without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 25 h 7 min and costs $240 - $290.

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It takes approximately 23 h 19 min to get from Managua to Xcalak, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Managua Airport to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 37 min and has one stopover.

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Xcalak is 1 h ahead of Managua. It is currently 2:00 AM in Managua and 3:00 AM in Xcalak.

Yes, the driving distance between Managua to Xcalak is 1474 km. It takes approximately 23 h 53 min to drive from Managua to Xcalak.

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TACA and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offer flights from Managua Airport to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Xcalak. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Managua to Xcalak.
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  • Distance: 439.4 miles
  • Duration: 23 h 19 min

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

There is no direct connection from Managua to Xcalak. However, you can take the bus to San Pedro Sula, take the bus to Puerto Cortés, take the walk to Puerto Cortés, take the ferry to Belize City, then take the drive to Xcalak. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Managua to Xcalak via San Pedro Sula, Puerto Cortés, Puerto Cortés, Belize City, Belize City, and Bacalar in around 25 h 7 min.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Managua to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Managua to Flores via San Salvador, Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
TAG Airlines
Website
tag.com.gt
Flights from Managua to Flores via Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Managua to Flores via San Salvador, Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Managua to Chetumal via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Managua to Chetumal via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Bus operators
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 Flores - Santa Elena to Belize City
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
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ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Belize City to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $29
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$20 - $29
Economy
$10 - $15
Autobuses Caribe
Phone
+52 0155 5784 46 52, (809) 221-4422 x 2000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Bacalar to Xcalak
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Ferry operators
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
Other operators
Taxi from Chetumal to Xcalak
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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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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