There are 5 ways to get from Nicaragua to Belize by plane, bus, taxi, ferry 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Managua (MGA) to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) MGA - BZE

$231 - $551

Cheapest option

Bus via Tegucigalpa  •  23 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Managua to Tegucigalpa Hotel Alameda
  2. Take the bus from Tegucigalpa to San Pedro Sula
  3. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to Belize City

$133 - $166

3 alternative options

Bus, taxi, ferry  •  16 h 29 min

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

$300 - $365

Bus  •  27 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Managua Bus Station to León
  2. Take the bus from León to San Pedro Sula
  3. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to Belize City

$150

Drive  •  18 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Managua to Belize City 723 miles

$95 - $150

What companies run services between Nicaragua and Belize?

Copa Airlines and United Airlines fly from Managua to Ladyville once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Managua to Belize City via Tegucigalpa Hotel Alameda, Tegucigalpa, and San Pedro Sula in around 23 h 59 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Managua to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Managua to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Panama City
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Bus operators
Trans Nica
Viana
Phone
(504) 2225-6583 - (504) 2516-1644
Website
vianatransportes.com
Bus from Tegucigalpa to San Pedro Sula
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Schedules at
vianatransportes.com
Economy
$28
Executive
$46
Transportes Manabre
Phone
+501 223 1200 / 663 5957
Email
mundomayatravels@yahoo.com
Bus from San Pedro Sula to Belize City
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
travelmundomaya.com
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Phone
+502 77620120
Email
marvelustravel@gmail.com
Website
marvelustravel.com
Bus from Managua Bus Station to León
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
Bus from León to San Pedro Sula
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
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
$80
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
travelmundomaya.com
Other operators
Taxi from San Pedro Sula to Puerto Cortés
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Radio Taxi Hosanna
Phone
+504 5 2250-1669
Website
facebook.com
Radio Taxis Scooby
Phone
+504 5 2554-5144
Website
facebook.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Nicaragua to Belize?

The distance between Nicaragua and Belize is 648 km. The road distance is 1157 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Nicaragua to Belize?

The cheapest way to get from Nicaragua to Belize is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 18 h 55 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Nicaragua to Belize?

The quickest way to get from Nicaragua to Belize is to fly which takes 6 h and costs $230 - $550.

Is there a direct bus between Nicaragua and Belize?

No, there is no direct bus from Nicaragua to Belize. However, there are services departing from Managua and arriving at Belize City via Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 59 min.

How long does it take to get from Nicaragua to Belize?

It takes approximately 6 h to get from Nicaragua to Belize, including transfers.