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There are 4 ways to get from Manuel Antonio Ay to San Blas Islands by bus, plane, ferry, 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  •  13 h 6 min

  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

$611 - $1,046

Cheapest option

Bus, drive, car ferry, ferry  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the bus from Tulúm to Belize City
  2. Drive from Belize City to Bluefields
  3. Take the car ferry from Bluefields to Bluff
  4. Take the car ferry from Bluff to Bluefields
  5. Drive from Bluefields to Cartí
  6. Take the ferry from Cartí to San Blas Islands

$577 - $731

2 alternative options

Bus, drive, car ferry, ferry via Playa Huerta  •  6 days 8 h

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

Bus, drive, ferry  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from Tulúm to Belize City
  2. Drive from Belize City to Potosi
  3. Take the bus from Potosi to Chinandega
  4. Take the bus from Chinandega to Managua Mercado Israel Lewites Oeste
  5. Take the bus from Managua Mercado Mayoreo to San Carlos
  6. Drive from San Carlos to Cartí
  7. Take the ferry from Cartí 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 car ferry and ferry which costs $11000 - $15000 and takes 2 days 14 h.

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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 13 h 6 min.

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

It takes approximately 13 h 6 min 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 2 h 38 min.

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American Airlines and Copa Airlines offer flights from Cancun Airport to Panama City Airport.

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There are 16+ 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: 13 h 6 min

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 Francisco Uh May, take the bus to Tulum Terminal ADO, take the walk 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 Francisco Uh May, take the bus to Tulum Terminal ADO, take the walk to Tulúm, take the bus to Belize City, take the drive to El Rama, take the car ferry to Bluefields, take the drive to Playa Huerta, take the ferry to Portobelo, take the walk to Portobelo, then take the ferry to San Blas Islands.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Cancun to Panama City
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cancun to Panama City via Miami
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
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
1 h 15 min
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
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$27 - $40
Economy
$18 - $26
Horario De Buses
Website
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Potosi to Chinandega
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Chinandega to Managua Mercado Israel Lewites Oeste
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Managua Mercado Mayoreo to San Carlos
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Ferry operators
San Blas Adventures
Email
contact@sanblasadventures.com
Website
sanblasadventures.com
Ferry from Cartí to San Blas Islands
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
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
8 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
vianica.com
Car ferry from Bluefields to Bluff
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
vianica.com
Car ferry from Bluff to Bluefields
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once 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
20 min
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 19 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
bluesailing.net

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