0 VOTES
86 VIEWS
Corn Islands via bus and ferry
Hola! Has anyone gone to the Corn Islands within the past month via bus and ferry?

I was told that there is a new road opened from Managua to Bluefields and the busses should take less time because of that.

All related info about the ferry and bus are welcome, price time etc!

The flights online seem to start from 160$ return which is a bit too much for our budget. :/ Gracias!
Edited 7/30/2019 4:08:51 PM by redplanettravelboss ...View History
3 VOTES
Answer @ 6/19/2019 1:00:00 PM by rich_Maynooth
Hey! Yes there is a new road all the way to bluefields now, 7 hour ferry from Bluefields to corn after that.

the ferry's are infrequent, I think there are 2 per week. Wednesday and Saturday, possible to time it perfectly but could also require a night in bluefields.
2 VOTES
Answer @ 6/22/2019 5:00:00 AM by Duhamel84
I would do the plane as those buses get overloaded and lots of times break down its so much better to get there and enjoy.

Been there and done both...now I always fly its worth every penny.
0 VOTES
Answer @ 6/29/2019 8:00:00 PM by NMock
It's very easy to go by bus to bluefields and they are not overcrowded.

You get your seat number. I've travelled twice and it's not bad at all.

Buses leave from Mayoreo starting early in the morning, there are also night buses but I prefer to travel by day.

Leaving at 9:15am you arrive in bluefields around 5:30pm, one way cost 320 C$

The buses don't have bathrooms. They stop twice in places where you can eat, drink and take a pee.

Travel Questions

?

Want to ask a question? You need a free account - ask a question takes 5 seconds to join or login if you have account

Want to learn more about the Questions Answers & Solutions on this site?

Most important: Many functions require that you have a certain Reputation Score, as this increases you get to do more on the site, at the same time your understanding of how the site works will have increased too. It also provides a check against spam postings.

Travel Alerts

Important information posted by Red Planetters that might be useful to know.

Hotels & Locations

LocalResource Url from Tags can be linked here e.g. Links to City, Illness, Medical Page or, Hotwheels page or airline etc