There are 4 ways to get from Guatemala City to Acapulco by plane, bus or car

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  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to Acapulco (ACA) GUA - ACA

$270 - $913

Cheapest option

Bus  •  31 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Tica Bus Guatemala to Tica Bus Tapachula
  2. Take the bus from Tapachula Terminal OCC to Puerto Escondido Occ
  3. Take the bus from Puerto Escondido to Acapulco Centro

$68 - $120

2 alternative options

Bus, drive  •  27 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Guatemala City Terminal Galgos Internacional to Quetzaltenango
  2. Drive from Quetzaltenango to Tapachula
  3. Take the bus from Tapachula to México TAPO
  4. Take the bus from México City TAPO Bus to Acapulco

$73 - $167

Drive  •  20 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Guatemala City to Acapulco 875.6 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Guatemala City to Acapulco is to bus which costs $65 - $120 and takes 31 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Guatemala City to Acapulco is to fly which takes 7 h 1 min and costs $270 - $950.

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The distance between Guatemala City and Acapulco is 1033 km. The road distance is 1401 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 1 min to get from Guatemala City to Acapulco, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Guatemala City to Acapulco. However, there are services departing from Plaza Barrios and arriving at Acapulco Centro via Tica Bus Guatemala, Tapachula Terminal OCC and Puerto Escondido. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 54 min.

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What companies run services between Guatemala City, Guatemala and Acapulco, Mexico?

Interjet, Aeroméxico and United Airlines fly from Guatemala City to Acapulco 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Guatemala City to Acapulco via Reformita, Tica Bus Guatemala, Tica Bus Tapachula, Tapachula Terminal OCC, and Puerto Escondido in around 31 h 54 min.

Airlines
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Acapulco via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Acapulco via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Acapulco via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,300
Bus operators
Trans Galgos Inter
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tapachula to México TAPO
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$50 - $70
Economy
$40 - $65
Bus from México City TAPO Bus to Acapulco
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$25 - $35
Economy
$15 - $23
Bus from Tapachula Terminal OCC to Puerto Escondido
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$35 - $50
Economy
$27 - $40
Tica Bus
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from Tica Bus Guatemala to Tica Bus Tapachula
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com

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