There are 7 ways to get from San Salvador to La Ceiba by bus, car or plane

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Bus Platinum Centro America  •  12 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from San Salvador to San Pedro Sula
  2. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to La Ceiba

$71 - $101

Cheapest option

Bus Hedman Alas  •  15 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from San Salvador Hotel Sheraton Presidente to Tegucigalpa Hotel Marriott Hotel Sheraton Presidente
  2. Take the bus from Tegucigalpa to La Ceiba

$55 - $136

5 alternative options

Drive  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Drive from San Salvador to La Ceiba 336.3 miles

$45 - $70

Fly San Salvador to Tegucigalpa, bus  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from San Salvador (SAL) to Tegucigalpa (TGU) SAL - TGU
  2. Take the bus from Tegucigalpa to La Ceiba

$228 - $841

Fly San Salvador to La Ceiba  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from San Salvador (SAL) to La Ceiba (LCE) SAL - LCE

$137 - $533

Fly San Salvador to San Pedro Sula, bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from San Salvador (SAL) to San Pedro Sula (SAP) SAL - SAP
  2. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to La Ceiba

$205 - $699

Bus to Tegucigalpa, fly to La Ceiba  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from San Salvador Hotel Sheraton Presidente to Tegucigalpa Hotel Marriott
  2. Fly from Tegucigalpa (TGU) to La Ceiba (LCE) TGU - LCE

$128 - $322

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from San Salvador to La Ceiba. However, there are services departing from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos and arriving at La Ceiba via San Salvador and San Pedro Sula. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 37 min.

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The distance between San Salvador and La Ceiba is 346 km. The road distance is 538.1 km.

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The best way to get from San Salvador to La Ceiba without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 12 h 37 min to get from San Salvador to La Ceiba, including transfers.

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San Salvador to La Ceiba bus services, operated by Platinum Centro America, depart from San Salvador station.

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The best way to get from San Salvador to La Ceiba is to bus which takes 12 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from San Salvador Airport to Tegucigalpa Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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San Salvador to La Ceiba bus services, operated by Marvelus Bus & Shuttle, arrive at La Ceiba station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Salvador to La Ceiba is 538 km. It takes approximately 8 h 9 min to drive from San Salvador to La Ceiba.

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Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offers flights from San Salvador Airport to Tegucigalpa Airport.

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Map of how to get from San Salvador to La Ceiba.
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  • Distance: 216.4 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 37 min

What companies run services between San Salvador, El Salvador and La Ceiba, Honduras?

You can take a bus from San Salvador to La Ceiba via San Salvador Tica Bus San Benito, San Salvador, and San Pedro Sula in around 12 h 37 min. Alternatively, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., Aerolineas and TAG Airlines fly from San Salvador to La Ceiba every 4 hours.

Airlines
Aerolineas
Website
als.aerocrs.net
Flights from San Salvador to La Ceiba via Roatan
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from San Salvador to La Ceiba via San Pedro Sula
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from San Salvador to La Ceiba via Tegucigalpa
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from San Salvador to La Ceiba via Guatemala City, Roatan
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from San Salvador to La Ceiba via Roatan, Tegucigalpa
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Tegucigalpa to La Ceiba
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $320
Flights from Tegucigalpa to La Ceiba via Roatan
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from San Salvador to Tegucigalpa
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from San Salvador to San Pedro Sula
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
CM Airlines
Website
cmairlines.com
Flights from Tegucigalpa to La Ceiba
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $330
Bus operators
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Phone
+502 77620120
Email
marvelustravel@gmail.com
Website
marvelustravel.com
Bus from San Pedro Sula to La Ceiba
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
Bus from Tegucigalpa to La Ceiba
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
Pullmantur
Phone
(502) 2495-7000, (504) 2232-0216 / 2232-0194 / 2232-0197
Email
informacion@pullmantur.com
Website
pullmantur.com
Bus from San Salvador Hotel Sheraton Presidente to Tegucigalpa Hotel Marriott
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
pullmantur.com
Book at
pullmantur.com
Economy
$27
Tourist
$34
First Class
$49

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There are 45+ hotels available in La Ceiba. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Salvador to San Salvador Airport is to drive which takes 41 min and costs .

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