There are 6 ways to get from El Salvador to Guatemala City by plane, bus, car or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Fly from San Salvador (SAL) to Guatemala City (GUA) SAL - GUA

$84 - $186

Cheapest option

Bus Autobuses FDN  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from San Salvador to Guatemala City

$12 - $22

4 alternative options

Bus Tica Bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos to Tica Bus Guatemala Tica Bus San Carlos

$20 - $27

Bus via La Libertad  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from San Salvador to Guatemala City

$14 - $24

Drive  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Drive from San Salvador to Guatemala City 151.8 miles

$17 - $26

Shuttle  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from La Libertad to Guatemala City

$42

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from El Salvador to Guatemala City is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from El Salvador to Guatemala City is to fly which takes 2 h 17 min and costs $80 - $190.

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The distance between El Salvador and Guatemala City is 196 km. The road distance is 243 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to get from El Salvador to Guatemala City, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from El Salvador to Guatemala City. However, there are services departing from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos and arriving at Plaza Barrios via Reformita. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 36 min.

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What companies run services between El Salvador and Guatemala City, Guatemala?

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and Skytrans fly from Ilopango to Guatemala City 4 times a day. Alternatively, Autobuses FDN operates a bus from San Salvador to Guatemala City once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $22 and the journey takes 4 h.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from San Salvador to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Skytrans
Website
skytrans.com.au
Flights from San Salvador to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$26 - $240
Bus operators
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San Salvador to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Tica Bus
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos to Tica Bus Guatemala
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com
Guatemala Transportation
Phone
+5027762-2496
Website
guatemalatransportation.com
Shuttle from La Libertad to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
guatemalatransportation.com
Book at
guatemalatransportation.com

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