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There are 11 ways to get from Guatemala City to Guanajuato by plane, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly Guatemala City to Leon/Guanajuato

  1. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX)

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Bus via Dolores Hidalgo #2

  1. Take the bus from Guatemala Zona 1 to Tapachula
  2. Take the bus from Tapachula to México Terminal Central Norte
  3. Take the bus from México Central Norte to Dolores Hidalgo

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Fly Guatemala City to Aguascalientes, shuttle

  1. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to Aguascalientes (AGU)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Aguascalientes to Guanajuato

Bus to Tapachula, fly to Leon/Guanajuato

  1. Take the bus from Guatemala Zona 1 to Tapachula
  2. Fly from Tapachula (TAP) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX)

Fly Guatemala City to Queretaro, shuttle, bus

  1. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to Queretaro (QRO)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Queretaro Airport to San Miguel de Allende
  3. Take the bus from San Miguel de Allende to Guanajuato

Fly Guatemala City to Mexico City, bus

  1. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to Mexico City (MEX)
  2. Take the bus from Mexico to Guanajuato

Fly Guatemala City to San Luis Potosi, bus

  1. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to San Luis Potosi (SLP)
  2. Take the bus from San Luis Potosí to León
  3. Take the bus from León to Guanajuato

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Guatemala Zona 1 to Tapachula
  2. Take the bus from Tapachula to México City
  3. Take the bus from Mexico to Guanajuato

Bus via León

  1. Take the bus from Guatemala Zona 1 to Tapachula
  2. Take the bus from Tapachula to México City
  3. Take the bus from Mexico Central Norte to Leon
  4. Take the bus from León to Guanajuato

Bus via Dolores Hidalgo

  1. Take the bus from Guatemala Zona 1 to Tapachula
  2. Take the bus from Tapachula to México Central Norte
  3. Take the bus from México Central Norte to Dolores Hidalgo

Drive

  1. Drive from Guatemala City to Guanajuato

Guatemala City (GUA) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) flights

86 Weekly Planes
6h 36m Average Duration
$1211 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Guatemala City to Guanajuato is to bus via Dolores Hidalgo which costs $85 - $120 and takes 38h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Guatemala City to Guanajuato is to fly which costs $140 - $300 and takes 8h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Guatemala City to Guanajuato. However, there are services departing from Guatemala Zona 1 and arriving at Guanajuato via Tapachula, República de Argentina, Bellas Artes, Mexico Central Norte and León. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 35m.

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It is 1340 km from Guatemala City to Guanajuato. It is approximately 1708.9 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Guatemala City to Guanajuato without a car is to bus which takes 29h 7m and costs $95 - $130.

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It takes approximately 8h 35m to get from Guatemala City to Guanajuato, including transfers.

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Guatemala City to Guanajuato bus services, operated by Cristóbal Colón Autobuses (Línea Dorada y Trans Galgos Inter), depart from Guatemala Zona 1 station.

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The best way to get from Guatemala City to Guanajuato is to fly which takes 8h 35m and costs $140 - $300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $95 - $130 and takes 29h 7m.

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There is no direct flight from Guatemala City Airport to Leon/Guanajuato Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 31m and has one stopover.

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Guatemala City to Guanajuato bus services, operated by Unebus, arrive at Guanajuato station.

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Map of how to get from Guatemala City to Guanajuato.
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  • Distance: 1339.7 km
  • Duration: 8h 35m

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

Aeroméxico, Volaris and four other airlines fly from Guatemala City to Guanajuato every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Guatemala City to Guanajuato via Tapachula, México City, Zócalo, Bellas Artes, Bellas Artes, Central del Norte, and Mexico in around 29h 7m.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
aeromexico.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4000 - $7000
Flights from Guatemala City to Aguascalientes via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3200 - $13000
Flights from Tapachula to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1800 - $7000
Flights from Guatemala City to Queretaro via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3100 - $12000
Flights from Guatemala City to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2900 - $9000
Flights from Guatemala City to San Luis Potosi via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2600 - $11000
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4000 - $7000
Flights from Guatemala City to Leon/Guanajuato via San Salvador, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$5000 - $13000
Flights from Guatemala City to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2900 - $9000
Flights from Guatemala City to Mexico City via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2800 - $12000
Flights from Guatemala City to San Luis Potosi via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2100 - $10000
Flights from Guatemala City to San Luis Potosi via San Salvador, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2600 - $12000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Leon/Guanajuato via Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$8500 - $14000
Flights from Guatemala City to Aguascalientes via Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5000 - $19000
Flights from Guatemala City to Queretaro via Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5000 - $18000
Flights from Guatemala City to San Luis Potosi via Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4500 - $16000
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Leon/Guanajuato via Cancun
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2800 - $8500
Flights from Guatemala City to Aguascalientes via Cancun
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$3700 - $12000
Flights from Guatemala City to Queretaro via Cancun
Ave. Duration
8h 44m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$3300 - $11000
Flights from Guatemala City to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1800 - $8500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Queretaro via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5500 - $21000
Flights from Guatemala City to San Luis Potosi via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5000 - $19000
Volaris Costa Rica
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $6500
Volaris El Salvador
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Mexico City via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$2600 - $5500
Bus operators
Cristóbal Colón Autobuses (Línea Dorada y Trans Galgos Inter)
BajioGo
Phone
+52 415 185 8665
Email
info@bajiogo.com
Website
bajiogo.com
Shuttle from Queretaro Airport to San Miguel de Allende
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$497
Schedules at
bajiogo.com
ETN
Phone
+52 800 800 0386
Email
atn_clientes@etn.com.mx
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from San Miguel de Allende to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Online discount
$110 - $160
Regular price at station
$130 - $180
Bus from Mexico Norte to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$500 - $800
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Online discount
$500 - $700
Regular price at station
$550 - $800
Bus from México Central Norte to León
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$500 - $800
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Online discount
$500 - $750
Regular price at station
$600 - $800
Primera Plus
Phone
+52 477 710 0060
Website
wl.primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from San Miguel de Allende to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Book at
cotizador.conectagfa.com.mx
Bus from Mexico to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$550 - $750
Book at
cotizador.conectagfa.com.mx
Bus from San Luis Potosí to León
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$300 - $400
Book at
cotizador.conectagfa.com.mx
Bus from Mexico Central Norte to Leon
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$550 - $750
Book at
cotizador.conectagfa.com.mx
Omnibus de Mexico
Phone
+52 800 765 6636
Email
contacto@odm.com.mx
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from San Luis Potosí to León
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Child & Senior discount
$160 - $240
Regular
$330 - $480
Ómnibus Cristóbal Colón (OCC)
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tapachula to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1300 - $1450
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
ADO

Autobuses de Oriente (ADO) is one of Mexico’s largest bus companies, mainly operating south of Mexico City and into the Yucatan Peninsula. Choose from three bus classes: ADO (first class), ADO GL (luxury class) and ADO Platino (platinum class and the most expensive). All buses are comfortable, with reclining seats, blackout curtains, air conditioning and a toilet; ADO Platino offers additional amenities such as extra legroom, onboard Wi-Fi and individual screens.

Contact Details
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tapachula to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1200 - $2400
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
ADO
$1200 - $1900
ADO GL
$1400 - $2400
Autotravel
Phone
+52 55 2886 8728
Email
ventas@autotravel.mx
Website
autotravel.mx
Bus from Tapachula to México Terminal Central Norte
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$750 - $1000
Schedules at
autotravelventa.azurewebsites.net

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Guanajuato is 1h ahead of Guatemala City. It is currently 6:24 AM in Guatemala City and 7:24 AM in Guanajuato.

Yes, the driving distance between Guatemala City to Guanajuato is 1709 km. It takes approximately 20h 44m to drive from Guatemala City to Guanajuato.

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Volaris, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., United Airlines and Aeroméxico offer flights from Guatemala City Airport to Leon/Guanajuato Airport.

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There are 100+ hotels available in Guanajuato. Prices start at $2000 MXN per night.

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The best way to get from Guatemala City to Guatemala City Airport is to bus which takes 12 min and costs $1 - $75.

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