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There are 7 ways to get from Belize City to Quetzaltenango by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  16 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Belize City to Guatemala Centra Norte Belice
  2. Take the bus from Guatemala City Terminal Galgos Internacional to Quetzaltenango

$54 - $102

Cheapest option

Bus via Flores - Santa Elena #2  •  21 h

  1. Take the bus from Belize City to Flores - Santa Elena
  2. Take the bus from Santa Elena to Guatemala Zona 1
  3. Take the bus from Guatemala Zona 1 to Quetzaltenango

$42 - $63

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Bus via Flores - Santa Elena  •  18 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Belize City to Flores - Santa Elena
  2. Take the bus from Santa Elena to Guatemala Zona 1
  3. Take the bus from Guatemala City Terminal Galgos Internacional to Quetzaltenango

$43 - $97

Bus Linea Dorada  •  21 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Belize City to Flores - Santa Elena
  2. Take the bus from Santa Elena to Guatemala Zona 1
  3. Take the bus from Guatemala City to Quetzaltenango Xela

$57 - $109

Drive  •  13 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Belize City to Quetzaltenango 517.1 miles

$55 - $90

Fly from Belize City Municipal, bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Belize City Municipal (TZA) to Guatemala City (GUA) TZA - GUA
  2. Take the bus from Guatemala City Terminal Galgos Internacional to Quetzaltenango

$67 - $492

Fly from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, bus  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) to Guatemala City (GUA) BZE - GUA
  2. Take the bus from Guatemala City Terminal Galgos Internacional to Quetzaltenango

$189 - $666

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The cheapest way to get from Belize City to Quetzaltenango is to bus which costs $40 - $100 and takes 18 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belize City to Quetzaltenango is to fly and bus which costs $65 - $500 and takes 6 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belize City to Quetzaltenango. However, there are services departing from Belize City and arriving at Quetzaltenango via Santa Elena and Guatemala City Terminal Galgos Internacional. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 30 min.

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The distance between Belize City and Quetzaltenango is 462 km. The road distance is 827.3 km.

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The best way to get from Belize City to Quetzaltenango without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 41 min and costs $50 - $110.

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It takes approximately 16 h 41 min to get from Belize City to Quetzaltenango, including transfers.

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Belize City to Quetzaltenango bus services, operated by Autobuses FDN, depart from Belize City station.

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There is no direct flight from Belize City Municipal Airport to Guatemala City Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h and has one stopover.

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Belize City to Quetzaltenango bus services, operated by Trans Galgos Inter, arrive at Quetzaltenango station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Belize City to Quetzaltenango is 827 km. It takes approximately 13 h 18 min to drive from Belize City to Quetzaltenango.

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  • Distance: 288.8 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 41 min

What companies run services between Belize City, Belize and Quetzaltenango, Guatemala?

You can take a bus from Belize City to Quetzaltenango via Guatemala Centra Norte and Guatemala City Terminal Galgos Internacional in around 16 h 41 min.

Airlines
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Belize City Municipal to Guatemala City via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,200
Flights from Belize City Municipal to Guatemala City via San Pedro, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Flights from Belize City Municipal to Guatemala City via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, Flores
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to Guatemala City via Flores
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Maya Island Air
Website
mayaislandair.com
Flights from Belize City Municipal to Guatemala City via San Pedro, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $470
Flights from Belize City Municipal to Guatemala City via Dangriga, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Flights from Belize City Municipal to Guatemala City via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $450
Flights from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
TAG Airlines
Website
tag.com.gt
Flights from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to Guatemala City via Flores
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Bus operators
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Belize City to Guatemala Centra Norte
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Bus from Belize City to Flores - Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
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Bus from Santa Elena to Guatemala Zona 1
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Bus from Guatemala Zona 1 to Quetzaltenango
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Trans Galgos Inter
Autobuses del Norte S.A.
Phone
+502 2251 0050 / +502 2251 0079 / +502 2251 0610
Email
guate@adn.gt
Website
adn.gt
Bus from Guatemala Zona 1 to Quetzaltenango
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com
Travel Mundo Maya
Phone
+501.2231200
Email
mundomayatravels@yahoo.com
Website
travelmundomaya.com
Bus from Belize City to Flores - Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
travelmundomaya.com
Book at
travelmundomaya.com
Linea Dorada
Phone
+502 2415-8900 / 8901 / 8902 / 8911
Website
lineadorada.com.gt
Bus from Santa Elena to Guatemala Zona 1
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Schedules at
lineadorada.com.gt
Bus from Guatemala City to Quetzaltenango Xela
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Schedules at
lineadorada.com.gt

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TAG Airlines, Tropic Air and Maya Island Air offer flights from Belize City Municipal Airport to Guatemala City Airport.

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There are 60+ hotels available in Quetzaltenango. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Belize City to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt Airport is to shuttle which takes 30 min and costs $20.

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