• From Europe There are no direct flights from Europe; however thanks to Avianca-TACA Airlines, you can connect with Iberia, Condor... VIEW

    There are no direct flights from Europe; however thanks to Avianca-TACA Airlines, you can connect with Iberia, Condor and KLM flights to Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala and Panamá.

     

    Flights from Europe:

     

    Iberia Airlines fly to the following 4 Central American countries:

     

    - To Costa Rica: every day.

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

    - To Guatemala and El Salvador: Triangular flight Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

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

     

    KLM: flies from Amsterdam to Panama City daily.

     

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

     

    Condor: flies from Frankfurt to Costa Rica Mondays and Thursdays.

     

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

     

    Avianca Taca Airlines has daily flights connecting the 7 Central American countries and offering excellent service.

     

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

    Stopover in USA:

     

    A good option for travelling to Honduras is to stopover in USA. Several companies fly to Central America from a number of points:

     

    From Miami or Nueva Orleans by American Airlines (www.americanairlines.es), Delta (www.delta.com) or United (www.united.com).

     

    From Houston by United Airlines (www.united.com).

     

  • From CentroAmerica You can travel from Honduras to all other Central American countries (Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala,... VIEW

    You can travel from Honduras to all other Central American countries (Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Panamá).

     

     

    By Air:

     

    There are daily flights with frequent departures connecting the 7 countries of the region and offering excellent service.

     

    Copa Airlines: has flights connecting Honduras with Costa Rica and Panamá.

     

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

     

    Avianca Taca Airlines: daily flights with frequent departures connecting the 7 countries of the region and offering excellent service.

     

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

     

     

    By Sea:

     

    Another option is to travel to the neighbouring countries by sea:

     

    Toward Belize: The D-express ferry sails every Monday from Puerto Cortés (Honduras) to Big Creek, Mango Creek and Placencia (Belize). To consult schedules and prices, visit their website at: www.belizeferry.com. Another option is to take the ferry from  Puerto Cortés (Honduras) to the City of Belie, also sailing on Mondays. To consult schedules and prices, visit their website at: www.prideofbelize.com/

     

    Toward Honduras: from Port Omoa you can take a boat to Port Livingston, in Guatemala.

     

    By Land:

     

    You can also travel to the neighbouring countries by bus. Several companies offer these services:

     

    Pullmantur: connects Tegucigalpa with San Salvador (El Salvador) and Guatemala. To consult schedules and prices, visit their website at:  www.pullmantur.com

     

    King Quality: offers daily service from Tegucigalpa to El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. To consult schedules and prices, visit their website at:  www.king-qualityca.com/main_itinerarios.html

     

    Tica Bus: connects the country with Panamá, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Guatemala. To consult schedules and prices, visit their website at: www.ticabus.com

     

    Transnica: travels from Tegucigalpa to Managua (Nicaragua) and from there to several points in Costa Rica. To consult schedules and prices, visit their website at:  www.nuevo.transnica.com

     

    Hedman Alas: connects the country with Guatemala City and Antigua Guatemala. To consult schedules and prices, visit their website at:  www.hedmanalas.com.

     

  • Inside Honduras By air:   Honduras has a number of International Airports, the Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport (... VIEW

    By air:

     

    Honduras has a number of International Airports, the Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport (SAP), in San Pedro Sula, being the most important. Others include Tocontín International Airport (TGU) in Tegucigalpa, the Golosón International Airport (LCB) in La Ceiba and the Juan Manuel Gálvez International Airport (RTB) in Roatán.

     

    The country also has numerous domestic airports:

     

    - El Aguacate (CAA),

     

    - Cauquira (CDD),

     

    - Gracias (GAC),

     

    - Guanaja (GJA),

     

    - La Esperanza (LEZ),

     

    - La Unión (LUI),

     

    - Puerto Lempira (PEU),

     

    - Ruinas de Copán (RUY),

     

    - San Esteban (SET),

     

    - Trujillo (TJI) and

     

    - Útila (UII), and others.

     

    The national local airline, Sosa (www.aerolineasosahn.com), the regional TACA airlines (www.flyislena.com), CM Airlines (www.cmairlines.com) and Lanha (www.lanhsa.com) facilitate the connections between different national airports and will help you discover the country.

     

    If you want, you can also hire the services of an air-taxi or private jet from Privé Jets (www.privejets.com/aviones_privados).

     

    By water:

     

    Honduras has two cruise ship ports: Roatán and Puerto Cortés (on the Caribbean), where a number of cruise ships and cruise companies make calls, like MSC Cruceros (www.msccruises.com), Royal Caribbean (www.royalcaribbean.es) and Carnival Cruises (www.carnival.com) .

     

    The country also has ports for other types of vessels like: La Ceiba, Tela, Omoa, Guanaja and Utila and more ports dedicated to trade, like  Puerto Castilla on the Caribbean or San Lorenzo, on the Pacific.

     

    You can connect some of the major tourist attractions of the country by ferry, such as Galaxy Wave (www.roatanferry.com), with departures from La Ceiba to Roatán, Utila Princess II (www.UtilaPrincess.com), daily between la Ceiba and Utila or Island Tours (telephone: (+504) 434 - 3421) with the route between Trujillo and Guanaja on Thursdays and Sundays and between  Guanaja and Trujillo on Mondays and Fridays.

     

    Some catamaran companies also connect destinations like the Catamaran Nina Elisabeth II offering daily service between Roatán and Utila (www.utilacat.co).

     

    By land:

     

    Highway CA-5 North the main highway of the country runs from Puerto Cortés on the Caribbean to Choluteca in the south. The Inter-American Highway crosses the south Honduras, joining Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua.

     

    Several bus companies communicate the main cities of Honduras and can help you see the country better. These include:

     

    - Transportes Viana (www.vianatransportes.com)

    - Hedman Alas (www.hedmanalas.com)

     

    If you prefer renting a vehicle there are several companies, especially international, that offer this service:

     

    - Advance (www.advencerentacar.com)

    - Avis (www.avis.com.hn)

    - Budget (www.budget.hn)

    - Eurorent (www.eurorent.info)

     

    Details to consider when renting a vehicle:

     

    - Minimum age for renting a vehicle in Honduras is 21 years, although some companies require 25 years.

     

    - You must present a passport, a valid driver’s license from your country of origin and a credit card, in order to pick up and use the rented vehicle..

     

    - When picking up the vehicle they will require you to make a deposit of around $1,500 depending on the company and type of vehicle. This deposit must be paid by credit card; it cannot be made in cash.

     

    - The fees include unlimited mileage, an insurance policy for collision and 24-hour highway assistance plus tax (10%) and rates.

     

    - Additional drivers have to deposit a daily quota of $4, depending on the company and they have to comply with the same requisites as the renter.

     

    - In order to leave the country with the vehicle you must request a permit, which costs US$150.00.

     

    If you decide to take a taxi, remember that Honduran taxis do not have meters, since the centre of the cities have a fixed rate and for other trips you should negotiate the rate with the driver before starting.

     

    How to travel between the principal tourist attractions:

    San Pedro Sula -Ruins of Copán: there are several options for travelling to the Ruins of Copán from the Honduran capital. If you are travelling by road, take highway CA-4 west; it takes about 2.5 hours. You can also take a bus (www.hedmanalas.com) that will take you right to the ruins.

    San Pedro Sula - Puerto Cortés: two key points in Honduras, connected by highway CA13 at about an hour’s distance. Bus companies like Impala or Citul offer this route.

    San Pedro Sula - Lago de Yojoa: Take the northern highway CA5. Another choice is to hire a tour operator offering tours to this zone so you can also enjoy this precious trip.

    San Pedro Sula - Tela: You can take highway CA-13 to this beautiful city. The trip takes about 1.5 hours. If you prefer travelling by public conveyance you can take one of the Transportes Mirna buses(www.transportesmirna.hn). To visit the Garífuna communities you can hire a tour from the city.

    San Pedro Sula - La Ceiba: La Ceiba is one of the most important places, from which you have access to Pico Bonito, the Bay Islands, the Cochinos Keys... If you decide to drive, take highway CA-13 and you will get to La Ceiba in around 2.5 hours

    La Ceiba – Bay Islands: You can chose to go by ferry (www.roatanferry.com) or airplane, on one of the daily flights of Sosa Airlines (www.aerolineasosahn.com) or TACA regional Airlines (www.flyislena.com).

    Santa Rosa de Copán – Gracias - La Esperanza: You can drive Av- 9 or take one of the bus companies like Toritos and Copanecos (telephone: (+504) 553 - 4930).
     

     

  • Local Tours

    Information about companies that offer local tours in Honduras:

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