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

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Fly, drive

  1. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to San Pedro Sula (SAP)
  2. Drive from San Pedro Sula to Entre Ríos

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Ciudad Guatemala Calle 15 to Puerto Barrios

Bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Guatemala City to Río Dulce
  2. Take a taxi from Río Dulce to Puerto Barrios

Drive

  1. Drive from Guatemala City to Puerto Barrios

Guatemala City to Izabal by bus

The bus journey time between Guatemala City and Izabal is around 6h 40m and covers a distance of around 297 km. Operated by Litegua, the Guatemala City to Izabal bus service departs from Ciudad Guatemala Calle 15 and arrives in Puerto Barrios. Typically 70 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

70 Weekly Buses
6h 40m Average Duration
$9 Cheapest Price
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Last updated: August 7 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

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The cheapest way to get from Guatemala City to Izabal is to bus which costs $9 - $23 and takes 6h 40m.

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The fastest way to get from Guatemala City to Izabal is to drive. Taking this option will cost $35 - $55 and takes 4h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ciudad Guatemala Calle 15 and arriving at Puerto Barrios. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 40m.

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The distance between Guatemala City and Izabal is 240 km. The road distance is 296.3 km.

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The best way to get from Guatemala City to Izabal without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 5h 11m and costs $70 - $110.

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It takes approximately 4h 21m to get from Guatemala City to Izabal, including transfers.

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Guatemala City to Izabal bus services, operated by Litegua, depart from Ciudad Guatemala Calle 15 station.

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The quickest flight from Guatemala City Airport to San Pedro Sula Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Guatemala City to Izabal bus services, operated by Litegua, arrive at Puerto Barrios station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Guatemala City to Izabal is 296 km. It takes approximately 4h 19m to drive from Guatemala City to Izabal.

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  • Distance: 239.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 21m

What companies run services between Guatemala City, Guatemala and Izabal, Guatemala?

Litegua operates a bus from Ciudad Guatemala Calle 15 to Puerto Barrios every 3 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $23 and the journey takes 6h 40m.

Airlines
TAG Airlines
Website
tag.com.gt
Flights from Guatemala City to San Pedro Sula
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $440
Bus operators
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 7947 7070
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Guatemala City to Río Dulce
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Schedules at
facebook.com
Litegua
Phone
+502 2326-9595, 23269400, 24239150, 77229480
Email
reservas@guatemalaexpedition.com
Website
litegua.com
Bus from Ciudad Guatemala Calle 15 to Puerto Barrios
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $23
Schedules at
litegua.com
Especial
$10
Plus
$12
Other operators
Taxi from Río Dulce to Puerto Barrios
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Estimated price
$55 - $75

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TAG Airlines offers flights from Guatemala City Airport to San Pedro Sula Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Izabal. Prices start at $100 USD 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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