This is the easiest and most reliable way to reach the Corn Islands as most
major airlines fly into Managua, Nicaragua's capital city. After clearing
customs, immigration, and collecting your luggage, exit the terminal and
head to the left. Here you
will find a separate terminal building for La Costeña, the regional airlines, that provides service to Corn Island, and other locations within Nicaragua. If you arrive to Managua after 2pm, then you will have to spend a night before you can fly out to Corn Island. We recommend staying at either the Camino Real, or Best Western. Both are located close to the airport, and provide complimentary shuttle service to and from the airport.
to Corn Island depart from Managua twice daily at 6:15am and 2pm. Round trip
tickets to Corn Island cost approximately $165 USD, current pricing can be seen on their website. Reservations are required
and can be made online here. Flight
time to Corn Island is approximately 90 minutes, usually with one stop in Bluefields.
Baggage is limited to 30 lbs per person (you will be charged a rate of $1.20/lb
over this limit).
on Corn Island, our dive center can be reached by taxi. Most taxi rides to
anywhere on the island cost around 20 Cordobas per person.
If you have a bit more time, you can always take the more adventurous route by land and sea to Corn Island. More information can be found online here.