There are 5 ways to get from Nicaragua to Tulum 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, bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Managua (MGA) to Cancun (CUN) MGA - CUN
  2. Take the bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
  3. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum

$291 - $473

Cheapest option

Bus  •  32 h 20 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
  4. Take the bus from Belize City to Tulum

$136 - $230

3 alternative options

Bus, taxi, ferry  •  22 h 55 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
  4. Take the bus from Belize City to Tulum

$335 - $430

Bus, ferry  •  25 h 52 min

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

$175 - $249

Drive  •  26 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Managua to Tulum 1014.8 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nicaragua to Tulum is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 26 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nicaragua to Tulum is to fly and bus which costs $290 - $480 and takes 6 h 50 min.

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The distance between Nicaragua and Tulum is 914 km. The road distance is 1623.6 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 50 min to get from Nicaragua to Tulum, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Nicaragua to Tulum.
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  • Distance: 571.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 50 min

What companies run services between Nicaragua and Tulum, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Managua to Tulum via Managua, San Pedro Sula, Flores - Santa Elena, and Belize City in around 32 h 20 min.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Managua to Cancun via Panama City
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Managua to Cancun via Miami
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Flights from Managua to Cancun via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Managua to Cancun via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $650
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Managua to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Managua to Cancun via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Managua to Cancun via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Skytrans
Website
skytrans.com.au
Flights from Managua to Cancun via San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $23
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $23
Economy
$5 - $8
Bus from Belize City to Tulum
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $60
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $45
Economy
$22 - $35
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.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
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San Pedro Sula to Flores - Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Bus from Flores - Santa Elena to Belize City
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $25
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Book at
facebook.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
$85
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 - $180
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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