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There are 4 ways to get from San Juan del Sur to Juigalpa by bus, taxi or car

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Bus via Rivas  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Rivas to Managua San José
  2. Take the bus from Managua to Juigalpa San José

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  3h 32m

  1. Take a taxi from San Juan del Sur to Juigalpa 190.8 km

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from San Juan del Sur to Managua San Juan del Sur
  2. Take the bus from Managua to Juigalpa Managua

Drive  •  3h 32m

  1. Drive from San Juan del Sur to Juigalpa 190.8 km

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from San Juan del Sur to Juigalpa is to drive, which costs $23 - $35 and takes 3h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from San Juan del Sur to Juigalpa is to taxi which costs $30 - $40 and takes 3h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Juan del Sur to Juigalpa. However, there are services departing from San Juan del Sur and arriving at Juigalpa via Rivas and Managua. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 40m.

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The distance between San Juan del Sur and Juigalpa is 110 km. The road distance is 190.8 km.

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The best way to get from San Juan del Sur to Juigalpa without a car is to bus via Rivas which takes 6h 40m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 40m to get from San Juan del Sur to Juigalpa, including transfers.

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San Juan del Sur to Juigalpa bus services, operated by Trans Nica, depart from Rivas station.

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San Juan del Sur to Juigalpa bus services, operated by Trans Nica, arrive at Juigalpa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Juan del Sur to Juigalpa is 191 km. It takes approximately 3h 32m to drive from San Juan del Sur to Juigalpa.

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  • Distance: 109.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 40m

What companies run services between San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua and Juigalpa, Nicaragua?

You can take a bus from San Juan del Sur to Juigalpa via Rivas and Managua in around 6h 40m.

Bus operators
Trans Nica
Phone
+505 8286 3176
Email
info@transnica.com
Website
transnica.com
Bus from Rivas to Managua
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
transnica.com
Bus from Managua to Juigalpa
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
transnica.com
Buses Públicos Nicaragua
Bus from San Juan del Sur to Managua
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
horariodebuses.com
Bus from Managua to Juigalpa
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
horariodebuses.com
Other operators
Taxi from San Juan del Sur to Juigalpa
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Unión de Cooperativas de Taxis del Sur

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