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There are 4 ways to get from Playa Santa Teresa to Managua by car, bus or taxi

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Drive, bus  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Playa Santa Teresa to Cañas
  2. Take the bus from Cañas to Liberia - Terminal de Buses Municipal
  3. Take the bus from Bomba Liberia to Managua

$38 - $53

3 alternative options

Taxi, bus  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Playa Santa Teresa to Nicoya
  2. Take the bus from Nicoya to Liberia
  3. Take the bus from Bomba Liberia to Managua

$155 - $188

Bus  •  15 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Teresa to San José Santa Teresa
  2. Take the bus from San José to Managua Por Costanera

$39 - $61

Drive  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Playa Santa Teresa to Managua 246.2 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Playa Santa Teresa to Managua is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Playa Santa Teresa to Managua is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Playa Santa Teresa to Managua. However, there are services departing from Santa Teresa and arriving at Managua via San José. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 40 min.

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The distance between Playa Santa Teresa and Managua is 301 km. The road distance is 394 km.

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The best way to get from Playa Santa Teresa to Managua without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 10 h 4 min and costs $150 - $190.

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It takes approximately 9 h 48 min to get from Playa Santa Teresa to Managua, including transfers.

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Playa Santa Teresa to Managua bus services, operated by Transportes Cóbano, depart from Santa Teresa station.

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Playa Santa Teresa to Managua bus services, operated by Trans Nica, arrive at Managua station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Playa Santa Teresa to Managua is 394 km. It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to drive from Playa Santa Teresa to Managua.

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There are 150+ hotels available in Managua. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 188.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 48 min

What companies run services between Playa Santa Teresa, Costa Rica and Managua, Nicaragua?

You can take a bus from Playa Santa Teresa to Managua via San José and San José in around 15 h 40 min.

Bus operators
Reyna del Campo
Bus from Cañas to Liberia - Terminal de Buses Municipal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
reinadelcampo.com
Trans Nica
Phone
Costa Rica: +506 – 4404-0500 / +506 – 2223 4242, Nicaragua: +505 8287-1188, Honduras: +504 2239-7933
Email
info@transnica.com
Website
transnica.com
Bus from Bomba Liberia to Managua
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
transnica.com
Bus from San José to Managua
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Schedules at
transnica.com
Transportes La Pampa
Transportes Cóbano
Phone
+506 2642 1112
Email
usuariotranscobano@gmail.com
Bus from Santa Teresa to San José
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
facebook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Playa Santa Teresa to Nicoya
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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