There are 7 ways to get from Mexico City to Nicaragua by plane, bus, car or shuttle

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

Fly  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Mexico City (MEX) to Managua (MGA) MEX - MGA

$214 - $367

Cheapest option

Bus, drive  •  36 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from México DF Balbuena to Huixtla ADO Ado
  2. Drive from Huixtla ADO to Coatepeque
  3. Take the bus from Coatepeque to San Salvador
  4. Take the bus from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos to Managua Tica Bus

$123 - $199

5 alternative options

Bus via San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos  •  39 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from México TAPO to Tapachula
  2. Take the bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Retalhuleu
  3. Take the bus from Retalhuleu to San Salvador
  4. Take the bus from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos to Managua Tica Bus

$166 - $236

Bus  •  44 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from México TAPO to Tapachula
  2. Take the bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Guatemala City Terminal Transgalgos Internacional
  3. Take the bus from Guatemala City to Managua

$157 - $252

Bus, shuttle  •  46 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from México TAPO to San Cristóbal de las Casas Gl
  2. Take a shuttle bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Antigua Guatemala
  3. Take the bus from Antigua Guatemala to Tegucigalpa
  4. Take the bus from Tegucigalpa Hotel Alameda to Managua

$178 - $259

Bus via Tegucigalpa  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from México TAPO to Tapachula
  2. Take the bus from Tapachula to San Salvador
  3. Take the bus from San Salvador Hotel Clarion to Tegucigalpa
  4. Take the bus from Tegucigalpa to Managua

$152 - $224

Drive  •  27 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Mexico City to Managua 1326.5 miles

$180 - $260

Questions & Answers

The distance between Mexico City and Nicaragua is 1713 km. The road distance is 2122.3 km.

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The best way to get from Mexico City to Nicaragua without a car is to bus which takes 44 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Mexico City to Nicaragua, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Mexico City to Nicaragua is to fly which takes 5 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 39 h 57 min.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Mexico City Airport to Managua Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mexico City to Nicaragua is 2122 km. It takes approximately 27 h 5 min to drive from Mexico City to Nicaragua.

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Aeroméxico, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and TACA offer flights from Mexico City Airport to Managua Airport.

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The best way to get from Mexico City to Mexico City Airport is to line 4 night bus which takes 17 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Mexico City to Nicaragua.
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  • Distance: 1070.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

What companies run services between Mexico City, Mexico and Nicaragua?

Aeroméxico, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and TACA fly from Mexico City to Managua 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mexico City to Managua via Tapachula, Tapachula, Mexico, Retalhuleu, San Salvador, San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos, and Managua Tica Bus in around 39 h 57 min.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Mexico City to Managua via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Mexico City to Managua
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $650
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from México DF Balbuena to Huixtla ADO
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$50 - $75
Economy
$45 - $70
Bus from México TAPO to Tapachula
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$55 - $80
Economy
$45 - $70
Bus from México TAPO to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$45 - $65
Economy
$35 - $55
Trans Galgos Inter
Phone
2232-3661
Email
transgalgosinter@hotmail.com
Website
transgalgosintergt.com
Bus from Coatepeque to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
transgalgosintergt.com
Bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Retalhuleu
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$43
Schedules at
transgalgosintergt.com
Bus from Retalhuleu to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
transgalgosintergt.com
Bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Guatemala City Terminal Transgalgos Internacional
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Schedules at
transgalgosintergt.com
Bus from Tapachula to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
transgalgosintergt.com
Tica Bus
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos to Managua Tica Bus
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com
Platinum Centro America
Website
platinumcentroamerica.com
Bus from Guatemala City to Managua
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
platinumcentroamerica.com
Bus from San Salvador Hotel Clarion to Tegucigalpa
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
platinumcentroamerica.com
Guatemala Transportation
Phone
+5027762-2496
Website
guatemalatransportation.com
Shuttle from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Antigua Guatemala
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
guatemalatransportation.com
Book at
guatemalatransportation.com

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