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This is an epic journey and one for the most adventurous traveller! Is this you?
There are a few great travel bloggers out there who have tried and tested a trip to the Corn Islands without flying. Here are a few we have found particularly good!
DIY Travel HQ: Getting to the Corn Islands without flying
Managua to Corn Islands: Along Dusty Roads
more coming soon….
Can you recommend other great Bluefields/Corn Islands travel blog posts?
Managua to Bluefields
The Mercado Ivan Montenegro is home to the Terminal Costa Atlantica. Which exclusively has expreso service every day to Bluefields via El Rama. Talking to the ticket lady we are told that both your bus and panga ticket are bundled together in the price, which is currently 174C$. The trip takes 5hrs and is a bit more comfortable than the buses to El Rama from the Terminal Mayorero. See photo below for the schedule.
We aren’t sure if you need to book your ticket in advance but these are the numbers listed for reservations:
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We do not 100% guarantee that all schedules, times and prices are exact. The information in this website is based on personal experience and by information submitted by other travellers. Information has been gathered from station schedules, station managers, bus drivers and driver helpers. We have done our best to get as much accurate up to date information as possible, but prices and times change. Also, remember that you are responsible for your own health and safety. Travel safe and travel smart - and have fun!
PHOTOS TO SHOW YOU THE WAY
Photo taken in Managua at the Mercado Ivan Montenegro. The Terminal Costa Atlantica provides service from Managua to Bluefields (via El Rama)
Photo taken: May 2017