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There are 6 ways to get from Puerto Vallarta to Managua by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Managua (MGA) PVR - MGA

$150 - $702

5 alternative options

Bus, drive  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City North Bus
  2. Take the bus from México Central Norte to Huixtla ADO Ado
  3. Drive from Huixtla ADO to Coatepeque
  4. Take the bus from Coatepeque to San Salvador
  5. Take the bus from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos to Managua Tica Bus

$161 - $285

Bus  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Puebla
  2. Take the bus from Puebla CAPU to Tapachula
  3. Take the bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Retalhuleu
  4. Take the bus from Retalhuleu to San Salvador
  5. Take the bus from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos to Managua Tica Bus

$209 - $341

Bus via Tica Bus Guatemala  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Puebla
  2. Take the bus from Puebla CAPU to Tapachula
  3. Take the bus from Tica Bus Tapachula to Tica Bus Guatemala
  4. Take the bus from Tica Bus Guatemala to San Salvador Tica Bus Terminal San Benito
  5. Take the bus from San Salvador to Managua

$191 - $342

Bus #2  •  2 days 15 h

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Puebla
  2. Take the bus from Puebla CAPU to Tapachula
  3. Take the bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Guatemala City Terminal Transgalgos Internacional
  4. Take the bus from Guatemala City Crowne Plaza to Managua Terminal Transporte del SOL

$197 - $312

Drive  •  36 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Vallarta to Managua 1869.7 miles

$250 - $370

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The cheapest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Managua is to bus and drive which costs $3100 - $5500 and takes 2 days 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Managua is to fly which costs $2900 - $14000 and takes 9 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puerto Vallarta to Managua. However, there are services departing from Ley and arriving at Managua via Puerto Vallarta, Puebla CAPU, Tica Bus Tapachula, Tica Bus Guatemala and San Salvador. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 13 h.

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The distance between Puerto Vallarta and Managua is 2231 km. The road distance is 2991.5 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Managua without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 13 h and costs $3600 - $7000.

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It takes approximately 9 h 26 min to get from Puerto Vallarta to Managua, including transfers.

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Puerto Vallarta to Managua bus services, operated by ETN, depart from Puerto Vallarta station.

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The best way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Managua is to fly which takes 9 h 26 min and costs $2900 - $14000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $4000 - $7000 and takes 2 days 8 h.

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There is no direct flight from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Managua Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Puerto Vallarta to Managua bus services, operated by Platinum Centro America, arrive at Managua station.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Vallarta to Managua.
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  • Distance: 1394.4 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 26 min

What companies run services between Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and Managua, Nicaragua?

Aeroméxico, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and TACA fly from Puerto Vallarta to Managua once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Puerto Vallarta to Managua via Palmas, Puerto Vallarta, Puebla CAPU, Tapachula, Tapachula, Mexico, Retalhuleu, San Salvador, and San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos in around 2 days 8 h.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Managua via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Managua via Mexico City, San Salvador
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Bus operators
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City North Bus
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
ventas.primeraplus.com.mx
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
12 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$35 - $55
Primera Select
$60 - $80
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from México Central Norte to Huixtla ADO
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$50 - $75
Economy
$45 - $70
Bus from Puebla CAPU to Tapachula
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$50 - $70
Economy
$40 - $65
Trans Galgos Inter
Phone
2232-3661
Email
transgalgosinter@hotmail.com
Website
transgalgosintergt.com
Bus from Coatepeque to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
transgalgosintergt.com
Bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Retalhuleu
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$43
Schedules at
transgalgosintergt.com
Bus from Retalhuleu to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
transgalgosintergt.com
Bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Guatemala City Terminal Transgalgos Internacional
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
transgalgosintergt.com
Tica Bus
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos to Managua Tica Bus
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com
Bus from Tica Bus Tapachula to Tica Bus Guatemala
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com
Bus from Tica Bus Guatemala to San Salvador Tica Bus Terminal San Benito
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Puebla
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$60 - $90
Full Fare
$80 - $110
Regular Price
$109
Internet Discount
$98
Transporte del SOL
Website
transportedelsol.com
Bus from Guatemala City Crowne Plaza to Managua Terminal Transporte del SOL
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
transportedelsol.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Vallarta to Managua is 2991 km. It takes approximately 36 h 24 min to drive from Puerto Vallarta to Managua.

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Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., TACA and Aeroméxico offer flights from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Managua Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Puerto Vallarta Airport is to bus which takes 16 min and costs $7 - $45.

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