Boat plus shuttle from El Salvador to Nicaragua

$60.00 + Shuttle

Seamless boat and shuttle transport from El Salvador to Nicaragua with border assistance and lifejacket included.


This shared boat plus shuttle service offers a comfortable and efficient way to travel from El Salvador to Nicaragua. Border assistance and lifejackets are included, ensuring a smooth journey.

Schedules, Pick up places, Drop off Places:

Departures from various locations in El Salvador, including Santa Ana, San Salvador, La Libertad, San Miguel and La Union, with pickups as early as 1:00 AM. Arrival times in Nicaragua range from 11:00 AM to 3:30 PM, depending on the destination. The service operates on Fridays, Mondays, Tuesdays, and Saturdays. Estimated travel duration includes a 3-4 hour boat ride and additional shuttle times.

What is Included:

Included in the service are border assistance, a lifejacket for the boat trip, and a shared shuttle transport to your Nicaraguan destination.

What to Bring:

Travelers should bring small snacks, water, sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat to stay comfortable and protected throughout the journey.

Luggage Allowance:

Passengers are allowed to bring one backpack and one handbag without incurring additional charges, ensuring a hassle-free travel experience.

Extra Luggage:

For those needing to bring more, extra luggage options are available: surfboards at $5.00, bikes at $20.00, and an additional backpack at $5.00.

Required Travel Documents:

A valid passport with an expiration date greater than 6 months is required. Additionally, passengers must submit an online pre-verification form at least one day before travel.

COVID Restrictions:

As of July 21, Nicaragua has lifted all COVID-19 restrictions for incoming travelers.

Estimated Border Fees:

Passengers should carry approximately $12 – $15 in cash (USD only) to cover any border taxes per person.


Pets are welcome at no extra cost, provided they are in a cage and accompanied by a vaccination card and passport for international services.

Updates and Cancellations:

Changes or cancellations must be made at least 24 hours before the scheduled service.

Weather-Related Cancellations:

This service may be cancelled due to weather conditions for passenger safety. In such cases, departures will be rescheduled for the next day with suitable weather conditions for navigation.


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