While driving in direction to Corinto from the city of Chinandega, you will find a road (1 kilometer) just before getting to the community of Paso Caballos, heading to El Realejo. It is also possible to get to Corinto through the estuary of Doña Paula. Also, there are buses traveling to El Realejo from the cities of Corinto and Chinandega, but these are less frequent. Another option is to take a bus heading either to Chinandega or Corinto, getting off and walking to the urban center.
Since Managua is 140 kilometers away, you first have to get to Chinandega. Once there, take the roundabout and turn left in direction to Corinto. There is a sign indicating the road to El Realejo. It is also possible to take a bus at the Israel Lewites Market or making a stopover in Chinandega.