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There are 5 ways to get from Manuel Antonio Ay to San Blas Islands by bus, plane, ferry, shuttle, car or car ferry

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, fly, ferry  •  11h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Cancún International Airport
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Panama City (PTY) CUN - PTY
  3. Take the ferry from Cartí to San Blas Islands

$615 - $1,049

Cheapest option

Bus, drive, ferry  •  2 days 10h

  1. Take the bus from Cobá to Tulúm
  2. Take the bus from Tulúm to Belize City
  3. Drive from Belize City to Potosi
  4. Take the bus from Potosi to Chinandega
  5. Take the bus from Chinandega to Managua Mercado Israel Lewites Oeste
  6. Take the bus from Managua Mercado Mayoreo to San Carlos
  7. Drive from San Carlos to Cartí
  8. Take the ferry from Cartí to San Blas Islands

$532 - $685

3 alternative options

Bus, shuttle, drive, ferry  •  2 days 22h

  1. Take the bus from Tulúm to Belize City
  2. Take the bus from Belize City to Guatemala Centra Norte
  3. Take the bus from Guatemala City Crowne Plaza to San Salvador Hotel Sheraton Presidente
  4. Take the bus from San Salvador Hotel Sheraton Presidente to San José Terminal 7-10
  5. Take a shuttle bus from San José to La Pavona
  6. Drive from La Pavona to Cartí
  7. Take the ferry from Cartí to San Blas Islands

$595 - $686

Bus, drive, car ferry, ferry  •  6 days 8h

  1. Take the bus from Cobá to Tulúm
  2. Take the bus from Tulúm to Belize City
  3. Drive from Belize City to El Rama
  4. Take the car ferry from El Rama to Bluefields
  5. Drive from Bluefields to Playa Huerta
  6. Take the ferry from Playa Huerta to Portobelo
  7. Take the ferry from Portobelo to San Blas Islands

Bus, ferry, drive, car ferry  •  6 days 5h

  1. Take the bus from Tulúm to Belize City
  2. Take the ferry from Belize City to Puerto Cortés
  3. Drive from Puerto Cortés to El Rama
  4. Take the car ferry from El Rama to Bluefields
  5. Drive from Bluefields to Playa Huerta
  6. Take the ferry from Playa Huerta to Portobelo
  7. Take the ferry from Portobelo to San Blas Islands

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manuel Antonio Ay to San Blas Islands is to bus and drive and ferry which costs $10000 - $14000 and takes 2 days 10h.

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The quickest way to get from Manuel Antonio Ay to San Blas Islands is to bus and fly and ferry which costs $11000 - $21000 and takes 11h 59m.

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The distance between Manuel Antonio Ay and San Blas Islands is 1535 km.

It takes approximately 11h 59m to get from Manuel Antonio Ay to San Blas Islands, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Cancun Airport to Panama City Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 42m.

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American Airlines, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and Copa Airlines offer flights from Cancun Airport to Panama City Airport.

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There are 23+ hotels available in San Blas Islands. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manuel Antonio Ay to San Blas Islands.
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  • Distance: 959.2 miles
  • Duration: 11h 59m

What companies run services between Manuel Antonio Ay, Quintana Roo, Mexico and San Blas Islands, Panama?

There is no direct connection from Manuel Antonio Ay to San Blas Islands. However, you can take the taxi to Tulum, take the bus to Cancún International Airport, take the walk to Cancun airport, fly to Panama City, take the walk to Panama Airport, take the shuttle to Chepo, take the taxi to Cartí, then take the ferry to San Blas Islands. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Tulúm, take the bus to Belize City, take the bus to Guatemala Centra Norte, take the taxi to Guatemala City Crowne Plaza, take the bus to San Salvador Hotel Sheraton Presidente, take the bus to San José Terminal 7-10, take the walk to San José, take the shuttle to La Pavona, take the drive to Cartí, then take the ferry to San Blas Islands.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Cancun to Panama City
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,600
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Cancun to Panama City via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Cancun to Panama City via Bogota
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cancun to Panama City via Miami
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tulum to Cancún International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $26
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$18 - $26
Economy
$7 - $11
Bus from Tulúm to Belize City
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$27 - $40
Economy
$18 - $26
Bus from Cobá to Tulúm
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $22
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Book at
ado.com.mx
First
$15 - $22
Economy
$4 - $7
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Belize City to Guatemala Centra Norte
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Transporte del SOL
Website
transportedelsol.com
Bus from Guatemala City Crowne Plaza to San Salvador Hotel Sheraton Presidente
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
transportedelsol.com
Bus from San Salvador Hotel Sheraton Presidente to San José Terminal 7-10
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
transportedelsol.com
Jungle Tom Safaris Shuttle
Phone
(506) 2221 7878
Email
jungletomsafaris@gmail.com
Shuttle from San José to La Pavona
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
jungletomsafaris.com
Horario de Buses Honduras
Website
horariodebuses.com
Bus from Potosi to Chinandega
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
horariodebuses.com
Horario De Buses Nicaragua
Website
horariodebuses.com
Bus from Chinandega to Managua Mercado Israel Lewites Oeste
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
horariodebuses.com
Bus from Managua Mercado Mayoreo to San Carlos
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
horariodebuses.com
Ferry operators
San Blas Adventures
Email
contact@sanblasadventures.com
Website
sanblasadventures.com
Ferry from Cartí to San Blas Islands
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$302
Schedules at
sanblasadventures.com
Vianica
Phone
(505) 2264-6608
Email
info@vianica.com
Website
vianica.com
Car ferry from El Rama to Bluefields
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
vianica.com
Turismo Portobelo
Phone
+507 6794-3872 // +507 6983-2883
Email
turismoportobello@gmail.com
Website
turismoportobelo.wixsite.com
Ferry from Playa Huerta to Portobelo
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
turismoportobelo.wixsite.com
Blue Sailing
Phone
(57) 310 704 0425
Email
bluesailinginfo@gmail.com
Website
bluesailing.net
Ferry from Portobelo to San Blas Islands
Ave. Duration
3 days 19h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
bluesailing.net
Starla International
Phone
+504 9545-9322
Email
starlaferry@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Belize City to Puerto Cortés
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$150
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
travelmundomaya.com

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