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There are 6 ways to get from Antigua Guatemala to León by bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  17h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Guatemala City Crowne Plaza to Leon Terminal de Buses Managua

$106 - $112

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  18h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Antigua Guatemala to León Antigua

$65 - $90

4 alternative options

Drive  •  10h 3m

  1. Drive from Antigua Guatemala to León 662.7 km

$45 - $70

Bus to Guatemala City, fly to Managua, bus  •  7h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Antigua Guatemala to Guatemala City
  2. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to Managua (MGA) GUA - MGA
  3. Take the bus from Managua Airport to León

$177 - $854

Shuttle to San Salvador, fly to Managua, bus  •  10h 12m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Antigua Guatemala to La Libertad
  2. Fly from San Salvador (SAL) to Managua (MGA) SAL - MGA
  3. Take the bus from Managua Airport to León

$262 - $1,381

Fly Guatemala City to Tegucigalpa, bus, drive  •  10h 38m

  1. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to Tegucigalpa (TGU) GUA - TGU
  2. Take the bus from Tegucigalpa to Choluteca
  3. Drive from Choluteca to Chinandega

$263 - $630

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International flights leaving Guatemala are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Guatemala

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The cost-effective way to get from Antigua Guatemala to León is to drive, which costs $45 - $70 and takes 10h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Antigua Guatemala to León is to bus and fly which costs $170 - $900 and takes 7h 48m.

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The distance between Antigua Guatemala and León is 479 km. The road distance is 662.7 km.

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The best way to get from Antigua Guatemala to León without a car is to bus which takes 17h 32m and costs $105 - $115.

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It takes approximately 17h 32m to get from Antigua Guatemala to León, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Guatemala City Airport to Managua Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 24m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Antigua Guatemala to León is 663 km. It takes approximately 10h 3m to drive from Antigua Guatemala to León.

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Copa Airlines offers flights from Guatemala City Airport to Managua Airport.

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There are 121+ hotels available in León. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Antigua Guatemala to León.
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  • Distance: 479.1 km
  • Duration: 17h 32m

What companies run services between Antigua Guatemala and León, Nicaragua?

Transporte del SOL operates a bus from Guatemala City Crowne Plaza to Leon Terminal de Buses twice daily. Tickets cost $75 and the journey takes 16h 52m.

Airlines
Avianca El Salvador
Website
avianca.com
Flights from San Salvador to Managua
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $700
CM Airlines
Website
cmairlines.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Tegucigalpa via San Pedro Sula
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $500
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Managua
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $410
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Tegucigalpa
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Bus operators
Transporte del SOL
Website
transportedelsol.com
Bus from Guatemala City Crowne Plaza to Leon Terminal de Buses
Ave. Duration
16h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
transportedelsol.com
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Phone
502 5922 7717
Email
info@marvelustravel.com
Website
marvelustravel.com
Bus from Managua Airport to León
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
Book at
marvelustravel.com
Travel To Guatemala Shuttle
Phone
(502) 78329207, (502) 41458492, whatsapp: 00(502)30057775
Email
aviajarguatemala@gmail.com
Shuttle from Antigua Guatemala to La Libertad
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
traveltogt.com
Shuttle from Antigua Guatemala to León
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
traveltogt.com
Honduras Local Buses
Bus from Tegucigalpa to Choluteca
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com

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