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There are 5 ways to get from Quesada to Nicaragua by bus, car or plane

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Bus Transportes San Carlos  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Ciudad Quesada Plaza San Carlos to Peñas Blancas, La Cruz
  2. Take the bus from Rivas to Managua

$8 - $10

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Bus Trans Nica  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from San Carlos to San Jose Upala
  2. Take the bus from San José to Managua Por Costanera

$28 - $50

Drive  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Quesada to Managua 220.9 miles

$30 - $50

Bus to San Jose, fly  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from San Carlos to San Jose
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Managua (MGA) SJO - MGA

$98 - $188

Bus to San Carlos, fly  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Ciudad Quesada, Cantón San Carlos, Provincia Alajuela, 21001, Costa Rica to Las Tablillas Border
  2. Fly from San Carlos (NCR) to Managua (MGA) NCR - MGA

$84 - $251

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The cheapest way to get from Quesada to Nicaragua is to bus which costs $8 - $10 and takes 8 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quesada to Nicaragua is to bus and fly which costs $80 - $260 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Quesada to Nicaragua. However, there are services departing from Ciudad Quesada Plaza San Carlos and arriving at Managua via Peñas Blancas and Rivas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 7 min.

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The distance between Quesada and Nicaragua is 233 km. The road distance is 353.5 km.

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The best way to get from Quesada to Nicaragua without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 7 min and costs $8 - $10.

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It takes approximately 8 h 7 min to get from Quesada to Nicaragua, including transfers.

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Quesada to Nicaragua bus services, operated by Transportes San Carlos, depart from Ciudad Quesada Plaza San Carlos station.

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The quickest flight from San Jose Airport to Managua Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Quesada to Nicaragua bus services, operated by Horario De Buses Nicaragua, arrive at Managua station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Quesada to Nicaragua is 354 km. It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to drive from Quesada to Nicaragua.

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Map of how to get from Quesada to Nicaragua.
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  • Distance: 145.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 7 min

What companies run services between Quesada, Costa Rica and Nicaragua?

You can take a bus from Quesada to Managua via Peñas Blancas, La Cruz, Peñas Blancas, and Rivas in around 8 h 7 min.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Managua
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $170
Nicaragüense de Aviación
Flights from San Carlos to Managua
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$18 - $170
Bus operators
Transportes San Carlos
Phone
2460-5064 - 2255-4300
Email
erickamendezcastro@hotmail.com
Website
plazasancarlos.com
Bus from Ciudad Quesada Plaza San Carlos to Peñas Blancas, La Cruz
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
terminal7-10.com
Horario De Buses Nicaragua
Website
horariodebuses.com
Bus from Rivas to Managua
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
horariodebuses.com
Transnorte de Upala
Phone
506- 2221 3318
Email
info@caribeños.com
Bus from San Carlos to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
grupocaribenos.com
Chilsaca S.A.
Phone
(506) 2460-1886
Email
INFO@CHILSACA.COM
Bus from Ciudad Quesada, Cantón San Carlos, Provincia Alajuela, 21001, Costa Rica to Las Tablillas Border
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
chilsaca.com

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Copa Airlines offers flights from San Jose Airport to Managua Airport.

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