• From Europe There are a number of airlines that fly to Central America. You can choose between direct flights or stops in the... VIEW

    There are a number of airlines that fly to Central America. You can choose between direct flights or stops in the United States, Mexico or South America.

     

    Direct flights:

     

    Iberia Airlines flies to the following four Central American countries:

     

    - Costa Rica: daily.

     

    - Panamá: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

     

    - Guatemala and El Salvador: triangular flights on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

     

    To consult prices and schedules, visit www.iberia.com.

     

    KLM: flies from Amsterdam to Panama City daily.

     

    To consult prices and schedules, visit www.klm.com.

     

    Condor: flights from Frankfurt to Costa Rica on Mondays and Thursdays.

     

    To consult prices and schedules, visit www.condor.com

     

    Stop in the United States, Mexico or South America: This stop will only be an average of two hours from your destination, due to the short distance to the region. The main airlines serving Central America include Delta, United Airlines, Martin Air, Continental Airlines, Cubana, Avianca, Sol Air, and Lloyds Aereo Boliviano.

  • From CentroAmerica There are a variety of ways to travel around Central America. For example, you can fly, travel by road or even by ship... VIEW

    There are a variety of ways to travel around Central America. For example, you can fly, travel by road or even by ship. Find out and decide which means of transportation best suits your needs.

     

     

    By Air:

     

    If what you want is to visit more than one country, this is your best choice, especially, if they do not share borders. Central America has 20 modern international airports.

     

    Avianca Taca Airlines: has daily flights with frequent departures connecting the seven countries of the region and offering great service.

     

    To consult prices and schedules, visit www.aviancataca.com

     

    Copa Airlines: has a daily flight to all Central American countries except Belize.

     

    To consult prices and schedules, visit: www.copaair.com

     

    Nature Air: this Costa Rican company offers flights connecting Costa Rica and Nicaragua and panama.

     

    To consult prices and schedules, visit www.natureair.es

     

    Tropic Air: this company offers flights connecting Belize and Guatemala.

     

    To consult prices and schedules, visit www.tropicair.es

     

     

    By ship:

     

    The region has a wide coastline with more than 40 seaports, where some 100 cruise lined make ports of call.

     

    There are also small boats or feries that connect some of the countries.

     

    If youw ant to go from Belize or Guatemala, there is a small ferry (Requena's charter taxi: www.belizenet.com/requena/) leaving daily from the Costumbrews docs at 9am bound from Punta Gorda (Belize) to Puerto Barrios (Guatemala).

     

    To travel from Belize to Honduras, you have the option of ferry D- express, which sails every Friday from Placencia (Belize) to Puerto Cortes (Honduras).

     

    To consult schedules and prices, visit their website at: www.belizeferry.com

     

    If you are leaving from Belize City, there is a ferry leaving every Saturday to Puerto Cortes (Honduras).

     

    To consult schedules and prices, visit their website at: www.prideofbelize.com

     

    A small ferry ("Nesymain Neydy") sails daily from Dagringa for Puerto Cortes (Honduras). To consult schedules and prices, visit their website at: www.belizetohonduraswatertaxi.com

     

    To travel by boat from Costa Rica to Nicaragua, there is a boat that travels from the river port, Los Chiles (Costa Rica), up to Rio Frito to San Carlos (Nicaragua).

     

    To travel by boat from Guatemala to Honduras there is a boat whose route foes from Livingston Port (Guatemala) to the port of Omoa (Honduras).

     

    To travel by boat from El Salvador to Nicaragua, the Company Cruce del Golfo connects the ports of La Union (El Salvador) and Potosi (Nicaragua).

     

    To consult chedules and prices, visit www.crucedelgolfo.com

     

    To travel by boat from Honduras to Belize, the ferry D- express, sails every monday from Puerto Cortes (Honduras) to Big Creek, Mango Creek and Placencia (Belize).

     

    To consult prices and schedules, visit www.belizeferry.com

     

    Another option is to take the ferry from Puerto Cortes (Honduras) to Belize City, which also sails on Mondays.

     

    To consult prices and schedules, visit www.prideofbelizze.com

     

    By land:

    Centro America has a highway system of around 110.000 kilometres. The Pan American Highway is the principal link for the region, going through Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panamá, making it possible to travel by road between all of the countries.

     

    Motor coach: One possibility is to move about the region by motor coach. There are bus companies that connect all of the Central American countries and offer excellent service:

     

    Fuente del Norte: This company offers the route from Flores (Guatemala) to the cities of Belize, San Salvador (El Salvador) and San Pedro Sula (Honduras).

     

    To consult prices and schedules, visit http://grupofuentedelnorte.com/

     

    Hedmanalas: This Company connects several points of Honduras, to Guatemala City and Antigua (Guatemala).

     

    To consult prices and schedules, visit: www.hedmanalas.com

     

    Línea Dorada: This company offers service between Belize and Flores (Guatemala) and from Antigua (Guatemala) to San Salvador (El Salvador).

     

    To consult prices and schedules, visit: http://lineadorada.info/

     

    Ticabus: This Company consolidated since 1963, provides service from Costa Rica to El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panamá.

     

    To consult prices and schedules, visit: http://www.ticabus.com/

     

    Transnica: This bus company offers service between Costa Rica, Honduras and Nicaragua.

     

    To consult prices and schedules, visit, www.transnica.com.

     

    Buses del sol: This bus company offers service between El Salvador, Guatemala and Nicaragua.

     

    To consult prices and schedules, visit, http://www.busesdelsol.com/

     

    King Quality: This bus company offers service between Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras y Nicaragua.

     

    To consult prices and schedules, visit www.king-qualityca.com

     

    Panaline: This bus company offers service between Panamá y Costa Rica.    

     

    To consult prices and schedules, visit  (Gran Terminal Nacional de Transporte en Albrook, Panamá) http://www.grantnt.com

     

    Pullmantur: This bus company offers service between Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.    

     

    To consult prices and schedules, visit http://www.pullmantur.com/

     

     

    Automobile rental:
    There are numerous rent-a-car companies in each of the region’s countries. No obstante, you must take into account that these companies de not have agreements between them. Therefore, the contract that you sign in one country is only valid for that country and you are not allowed to cross the border in that car. (Link to the section of notes on auto rental in “your trip”.)

       

     

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