There are 9 ways to get from Guatemala City to La Ceiba by bus, shuttle, car or plane

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Bus  •  11h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Guatemala City to San Pedro Sula
  2. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to La Ceiba San Pedro Sula / ...

$57 - $95

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Bus via Guatemala Zona 1  •  12h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Guatemala Zona 1 to San Pedro Sula Guatemala / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to La Ceiba San Pedro Sula / ...

$28 - $44

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Shuttle, bus  •  13h 6m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Guatemala City to Copán Ruinas Antigua
  2. Take the bus from Copan Ruins to La Ceiba Copan Ruins / ...

$50

Drive  •  9h 22m

  1. Drive from Guatemala City to La Ceiba 614.6 km

$50 - $80

Fly Guatemala City to San Pedro Sula, bus  •  8h 6m

  1. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to San Pedro Sula (SAP) GUA - SAP
  2. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to La Ceiba

$201 - $764

Fly Guatemala City to La Ceiba  •  5h 55m

  1. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to La Ceiba (LCE) GUA - LCE

$154 - $629

Fly Guatemala City to Puerto Barrios, bus  •  11h 23m

  1. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to Puerto Barrios (PBR) GUA - PBR
  2. Take the bus from Entre Ríos to San Pedro Sula
  3. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to La Ceiba

$110 - $337

Bus to San Pedro Sula, fly to La Ceiba  •  12h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Guatemala Zona 1 to San Pedro Sula
  2. Fly from San Pedro Sula (SAP) to La Ceiba (LCE) SAP - LCE

$81 - $389

Fly Guatemala City to Tegucigalpa, bus  •  10h 56m

  1. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to Tegucigalpa (TGU) GUA - TGU
  2. Take the bus from Tegucigalpa to La Ceiba

$236 - $457

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Guatemala City to La Ceiba is to bus via Guatemala Zona 1 which costs $28 - $45 and takes 12h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Guatemala City to La Ceiba is to fly which costs $150 - $650 and takes 5h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Guatemala City to La Ceiba. However, there are services departing from Guatemala City and arriving at La Ceiba via San Pedro Sula. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 38m.

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The distance between Guatemala City and La Ceiba is 419 km. The road distance is 614.6 km.

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The best way to get from Guatemala City to La Ceiba without a car is to bus which takes 11h 38m and costs $55 - $100.

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It takes approximately 11h 38m to get from Guatemala City to La Ceiba, including transfers.

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Guatemala City to La Ceiba bus services, operated by Hedman Alas, depart from Guatemala City station.

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The best way to get from Guatemala City to La Ceiba is to bus which takes 11h 38m and costs $55 - $100. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $150 - $650 and takes 5h 55m.

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The quickest flight from Guatemala City Airport to San Pedro Sula Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Guatemala City to La Ceiba bus services, operated by Diana Express, arrive at La Ceiba station.

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Map of how to get from Guatemala City to La Ceiba.
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  • Distance: 419.2 km
  • Duration: 11h 38m

What companies run services between Guatemala City, Guatemala and La Ceiba, Honduras?

You can take a bus from Guatemala City to La Ceiba via San Pedro Sula in around 11h 38m. Alternatively, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., Aerolineas and two other airlines fly from Guatemala City to La Ceiba 5 times a day.

Airlines
Aerolineas
Website
als.aerocrs.net
Flights from Guatemala City to La Ceiba via Tegucigalpa
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Guatemala City to La Ceiba via San Pedro Sula
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Guatemala City to La Ceiba via Roatan
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $950
Flights from Guatemala City to La Ceiba via Roatan, Tegucigalpa
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Guatemala City to La Ceiba via San Salvador, Roatan
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Pedro Sula to La Ceiba
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $270
CM Airlines
Website
cmairlines.com
Flights from Guatemala City to San Pedro Sula
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Guatemala City to Puerto Barrios
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Guatemala City to Tegucigalpa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Guatemala City to Tegucigalpa via San Pedro Sula
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
TAG Airlines
Website
tag.com.gt
Flights from Guatemala City to San Pedro Sula
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Guatemala City to Puerto Barrios
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Guatemala City to Tegucigalpa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Tegucigalpa
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Guatemala City to Tegucigalpa via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Bus operators
Diana Express
Phone
+504 552-8952
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San Pedro Sula to La Ceiba
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
transportedianaexpress.jimdo.com
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Phone
+502 77620120
Email
marvelustravel@gmail.com
Website
marvelustravel.com
Bus from San Pedro Sula to La Ceiba
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
Book at
marvelustravel.com
Bus from Copan Ruins to La Ceiba
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
Book at
marvelustravel.com
Bus from Tegucigalpa to La Ceiba
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
Book at
marvelustravel.com
Transportes Mirna
Phone
+504 2516-2078
Bus from San Pedro Sula to La Ceiba
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transportes Cristina
Phone
+504-2225-0233/1446
Bus from San Pedro Sula to La Ceiba
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
facebook.com
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Guatemala Zona 1 to San Pedro Sula
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Entre Ríos to San Pedro Sula
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
facebook.com
Autobuses Maya de Oro S.A.
Phone
+502 2471 0952
Website
autobusesmayadeoro.com.gt
Bus from Guatemala City to San Pedro Sula
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
facebook.com
Guatemala Transportation
Phone
+5027762-2496
Website
guatemalatransportation.com
Shuttle from Guatemala City to Copán Ruinas
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
guatemalatransportation.com
Book at
guatemalatransportation.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Guatemala City to La Ceiba is 615 km. It takes approximately 9h 22m to drive from Guatemala City to La Ceiba.

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CM Airlines and TAG Airlines offer flights from Guatemala City Airport to San Pedro Sula Airport.

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There are 45+ hotels available in La Ceiba. 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 24 min and costs $1.

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