There are 4 ways to get from San Carlos to Bluefields by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus, taxi  •  13 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from San Carlos to Managua Mercado Mayoreo
  2. Take the bus from Managua to El Rama
  3. Take a taxi from El Rama to Bluefields

$18 - $21

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Carlos to Bluefields 178 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Drive from San Carlos to Bluefields 178 miles

$24 - $35

Bus, fly  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from San Carlos to Managua Mercado Mayoreo
  2. Fly from Managua (MGA) to Bluefields (BEF) MGA - BEF

$42 - $258

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The cheapest way to get from San Carlos to Bluefields is to bus and taxi which costs $17 - $21 and takes 13 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Carlos to Bluefields is to taxi which costs $30 - $40 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The distance between San Carlos and Bluefields is 148 km. The road distance is 284.8 km.

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The best way to get from San Carlos to Bluefields without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 13 h 35 min and costs $17 - $21.

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It takes approximately 13 h 35 min to get from San Carlos to Bluefields, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Managua Airport to Bluefields Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Carlos to Bluefields is 285 km. It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to drive from San Carlos to Bluefields.

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Nicaragüense de Aviación offers flights from Managua Airport to Bluefields Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Bluefields. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Carlos to Bluefields.
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  • Distance: 92.7 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 35 min

What companies run services between San Carlos, Río San Juan, Nicaragua and Bluefields, Nicaragua?

There is no direct connection from San Carlos to Bluefields. However, you can take the bus to Managua Mercado Mayoreo, take the walk to Managua, take the bus to El Rama, then take the taxi to Bluefields. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Bluefields.

Airlines
Nicaragüense de Aviación
Flights from Managua to Bluefields
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Flights from Managua to Bluefields via Corn Island
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Bus operators
Horario De Buses
Website
thebusschedule.com
Bus from San Carlos to Managua Mercado Mayoreo
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Managua to El Rama
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Other operators
Taxi from El Rama to Bluefields
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Estimated price
$8 - $11

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