There are 7 ways to get from Nicaragua to Belize City by bus, ferry, car or plane

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, ferry  •  18 h 2 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

$232 - $259

Cheapest option

Bus  •  26 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Managua to San Pedro Sula
  2. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to Flores - Santa Elena
  3. Take the bus from Flores - Santa Elena to Belize City

$112 - $170

5 alternative options

Bus, ferry via Independence  •  18 h 25 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 Cortes to Big Creek
  4. Take the bus from Independence to Dangriga
  5. Take the ferry from Dangriga to Belize City

Bus, ferry via Tegucigalpa  •  20 h 11 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 Puerto Cortés
  4. Take the ferry from Puerto Cortés to Belize City

$208 - $270

Bus, ferry via Tegucigalpa #2  •  23 h 6 min

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

$222 - $245

Drive  •  18 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Managua to Belize City 723 miles

$95 - $150

Fly  •  7 h 58 min

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

$273 - $597

Questions & Answers

The distance between Nicaragua and Belize City is 673 km. The road distance is 1156.7 km.

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The best way to get from Nicaragua to Belize City without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 18 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 18 h 2 min to get from Nicaragua to Belize City, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Nicaragua to Belize City is to bus which takes 26 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 7 h 58 min.

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There is no direct flight from Managua Airport to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt Airport. The quickest flight takes 12 h 46 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nicaragua to Belize City is 1157 km. It takes approximately 18 h 55 min to drive from Nicaragua to Belize City.

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Nicaragüense de Aviación, Skytrans, Tropic Air and four other airlines offer flights from Managua Airport to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt Airport.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Belize City. Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nicaragua to Managua Airport is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Nicaragua to Belize City.
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  • Distance: 420.5 miles
  • Duration: 18 h 2 min

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

You can take a bus from Managua to Belize City via Managua, San Pedro Sula, and Flores - Santa Elena in around 26 h 5 min. Alternatively, TACA, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and five other airlines fly from Managua to Belize City 4 times a day.

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
9 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Managua to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via San Jose, San Salvador
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Managua to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Tegucigalpa, San Salvador
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Maya Island Air
Website
mayaislandair.com
Flights from Managua to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via San Jose, Cancun
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Managua to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via San Salvador, Cancun
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Managua to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via San Salvador, Cancun
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
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 San Pedro Sula to Flores - Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
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
Book at
facebook.com
James Bus Company
Website
d02044893.brinkster.net
Bus from Independence to Dangriga
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
d02044893.brinkster.net
bus
Bus from Independence to Dangriga
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
belmopanonline.com
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
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
Ferry from Dangriga to Belize City
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
travelmundomaya.com
D-Express
Phone
+504 9991-0778
Email
belizeferry@hotmail.com
Website
belizeferry.com
Ferry from Puerto Cortes to Big Creek
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
facebook.com

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