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There are 4 ways to get from Tegucigalpa to San José by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  2h 2m

  1. Fly from Tegucigalpa (TGU) to San Jose (SJO) TGU - SJO

$182 - $342

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Bus Trans Nica  •  14h

  1. Take the bus from Tegucigalpa Hotel Alameda to San José

$55 - $85

2 alternative options

Bus Nica Bus  •  15h

  1. Take the bus from Tegucigalpa to Managua
  2. Take the bus from Managua to San José San José

$69 - $87

Drive  •  11h 49m

  1. Drive from Tegucigalpa to San José 482.7 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Tegucigalpa to San José is to bus which costs $55 - $85 and takes 14h.

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The quickest way to get from Tegucigalpa to San José is to fly which costs $180 - $350 and takes 2h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tegucigalpa Hotel Alameda and arriving at San José. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14h.

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The distance between Tegucigalpa and San José is 573 km. The road distance is 772.3 km.

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The best way to get from Tegucigalpa to San José without a car is to bus which takes 14h and costs $55 - $85.

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It takes approximately 2h 2m to get from Tegucigalpa to San José, including transfers.

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Tegucigalpa to San José bus services, operated by Trans Nica, depart from Tegucigalpa Hotel Alameda station.

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The best way to get from Tegucigalpa to San José is to fly which takes 2h 2m and costs $180 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $85 and takes 14h.

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The quickest flight from Tegucigalpa Airport to San Jose Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 26m.

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Tegucigalpa to San José bus services, operated by Trans Nica, arrive at San José station.

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Map of how to get from Tegucigalpa to San José.
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  • Distance: 358 miles
  • Duration: 2h 2m

What companies run services between Tegucigalpa, Honduras and San José, Costa Rica?

Copa Airlines and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. fly from Tegucigalpa to San José twice daily. Alternatively, Trans Nica operates a bus from Tegucigalpa to San José once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 14h.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Tegucigalpa to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Tegucigalpa to San Jose via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $500
Bus operators
Nica Bus
Phone
(506) 2221-2679, (506) 2221-2581
Bus from Managua to San José
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
nicabus.com.ni

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Yes, the driving distance between Tegucigalpa to San José is 772 km. It takes approximately 11h 49m to drive from Tegucigalpa to San José.

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Copa Airlines and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offer flights from Tegucigalpa Airport to San Jose Airport.

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There are 491+ hotels available in San José. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tegucigalpa to Tegucigalpa Airport is to taxi which takes 3m and costs $1 - $2.

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