Public buses in Central America

The main international destinations in Central America by bus are: Panama City in Panama. San Jose in Costa Rica. Managua, Jinotepe and Granada in Nicaragua. San Salvador in El Salvador. San Pedro de Sula and Tegucigalpa in Honduras. Guatemala City in Guatemala. Tapachula in México

In order to reserve tickets in companies such as Tica Bus, Trans Nica and King Quality you must present an ID card or the respective passport. The passenger has the freedom to stop and stay in each country as long as he or she wishes. Equally, you are free to continue your trip whenever you wish as long as you have a prior and confirmed booking. You can reserve bus tickets no more than 6 months in advance. The border crossing paperwork differs from border to border and depends on the nationality of the passengers. On average you will need between $5 to $7 per crossed border. 

 Reserve international bus tickets in Central America with Pay Pal.

Important note: reservations within 48 hours, please call us or email us first to check availability.

Bus tickets from Costa Rica.

Departure times:
Travel Date? Month/Day/Year


Bus tickets from Panama. 

Departure times:
Travel Date? Month/Day/Year


Bus tickets from Nicaragua. 

Departure times:
Travel Date? Month/Day/Year


Bus tickets from El Salvador. 

Departure times:
Travel Date? Month/Day/Year


Bus tickets from Honduras. 

Departure times:
Travel Date? Month/Day/Year


Bus tickets from Guatemala. 

Departure times:
Travel Date? Month/Day/Year


Bus tickets from México. 

Departure times:
Travel Date? Month/Day/Year



What is the difference between tourist and executive class?
Executive class includes on board service of meals and non-alcoholic beverages, as well as the use of pillow and blanket during the trip.  As a result, the bus does not make stops for the passengers to get off and eat, saving one to two hours of time.

How do I book my bus ticket?
You must send us scanned copy of your passport by email and make payment with your credit card through website.

How the payment is made?
You can pay using PayPal payment system, which accepts all credit cards. Amount may be made in dollars or in your local currency.

How long do I receive my ticket?
We will send your bus ticket within 48 hours after receiving your payment and passport copy.

I need bus ticket urgently
Please call us or email us to check if we can do it. It may apply extra charges for express service.

How many days in advance may I purchase the bus tickets?
You can buy international bus tickets 6 months prior to the date of the travel.

How do I receive my bus ticket?
We will send you scanned copy your bus ticket by email.

Can I travel with a scanned bus ticket? 
Yes, you can. You need only reservation number and your passport to travel.

Is it possible to change the day and time of the purchased ticket?
You can change date, route and schedule. You must do in person in any office of the bus company.

Is the ticket refundable?
If the passenger does not use the ticket to travel the ticket is not refundable, but the ticket is valid for travel up to one year from the date of purchase.

How many pieces of luggage are allowed?
Each passenger is allowed to take two pieces of luggage with a maximum combined weight of 30 kilos (66 lbs) per passenger.

Do I need a visa to travel?
It depends on the nationality of the passenger and the country you are going to visit.  Since, the requirements for each country are different and are constantly changing; the best option is to get in touch with the corresponding consulate or embassy.  They will be more than glad to inform the traveler what steps to follow.

What age do children need a ticket?
Starting at three years of age any child will need a ticket.  Before reaching the age of three, the parent or guardian can carry the child on his/her lap.  If a seat is desired, then a ticket must be purchased.

Migration issues:

Your passport must be valid for at least six months.

To cross Central American borders you must show a bus ticket or airline ticket with departure of that country within next three months. 

For entry into Panama, it is required to show financial solvency. Show $ 400 in cash.