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There are 4 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.

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Bus, ferry via Tegucigalpa  •  19h 57m

  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

$141 - $190

Cheapest option

Drive, fly  •  18h 39m

  1. Drive from Estelí to Tegucigalpa
  2. Fly from Tegucigalpa (TGU) to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) TGU - BZE

$120 - $849

2 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  21h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Managua Tica Bus to San Pedro Sula Tourist Managua
  2. Take the ferry from Puerto Cortés to Belize City Puerto Cortés

$250 - $305

Drive  •  19h 32m

  1. Drive from Managua to Belize City 1232.5 km

$100 - $160

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Belize due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Belize

Domestic travel is restricted within Belize due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Belize

International flights leaving Nicaragua are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Last updated: August 12 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

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The cheapest way to get from Nicaragua to Belize City is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 19h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Nicaragua to Belize City is to drive and fly which costs $120 - $850 and takes 18h 39m.

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The distance between Nicaragua and Belize City is 627 km. The road distance is 1232.5 km.

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The best way to get from Nicaragua to Belize City without a car is to bus and ferry via Tegucigalpa which takes 19h 57m and costs $140 - $190.

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It takes approximately 19h 57m to get from Nicaragua to Belize City, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Tegucigalpa Airport to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt Airport. The quickest flight takes 19h 23m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nicaragua to Belize City is 1233 km. It takes approximately 19h 32m to drive from Nicaragua to Belize City.

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CM Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Tegucigalpa Airport to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt Airport.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Belize City. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nicaragua to Belize City.
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  • Distance: 626.8 km
  • Duration: 19h 57m

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

There is no direct connection from Nicaragua to Belize City. However, you can take the bus to Tegucigalpa Hotel Alameda, take the walk to Tegucigalpa, take the bus to San Pedro Sula, take the bus to Puerto Cortés, take the walk to Puerto Cortés, then take the ferry to Belize City. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Managua to Belize City via El Panal, Managua Tica Bus, San Pedro Sula, and Puerto Cortés in around 21h 45m.

Airlines
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Tegucigalpa to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
19h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Flights from Tegucigalpa to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Roatan
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $800
Flights from Tegucigalpa to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Guatemala City, Flores
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
TAG Airlines
Website
tag.com.gt
Flights from Tegucigalpa to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
19h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Tegucigalpa to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
19h 23m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Tegucigalpa to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Houston
Ave. Duration
20h 37m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tegucigalpa to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Miami
Ave. Duration
22h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Tegucigalpa to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Panama City
Ave. Duration
23h 28m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Tegucigalpa to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
23h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
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
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
facebook.com
Tica Bus
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from Managua Tica Bus to San Pedro Sula
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.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
5h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
travelmundomaya.com

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