There are 7 ways to get from Guatemala City to Los Angeles by plane, bus, shuttle, train or car

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Fly Guatemala City to Los Angeles  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to Los Angeles (LAX) GUA - LAX

$186 - $388

6 alternative options

Fly Guatemala City to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus  •  13 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) GUA - ONT
  2. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St

$213 - $607

Shuttle to San Salvador, fly to Los Angeles  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Guatemala City to La Libertad
  2. Fly from San Salvador (SAL) to Los Angeles (LAX) SAL - LAX

$268 - $602

Fly Guatemala City to Santa Ana, train  •  14 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to Santa Ana (SNA) GUA - SNA
  2. Take the train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station

$220 - $765

Bus, drive, train  •  2 days 23 h

  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 Matamoros
  4. Drive from Matamoros to Edinburg, Tx
  5. Take the bus from Edinburg, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 836 / ...
  6. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak

$301 - $847

Bus  •  3 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Tica Bus Guatemala to Tica Bus Tapachula
  2. Take the bus from Tapachula to Matamoros
  3. Take the bus from Matamoros to Los Angeles

$222 - $415

Drive  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Drive from Guatemala City to Los Angeles 2836.6 miles

$320 - $480

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The cheapest way to get from Guatemala City to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $180 - $390 and takes 8 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Guatemala City to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $180 - $390 and takes 8 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Guatemala City to Los Angeles. However, there are services departing from El Amante and arriving at Los Angeles via Tica Bus Guatemala, Tapachula and Matamoros. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 7 h.

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The distance between Guatemala City and Los Angeles is 3522 km. The road distance is 4538.5 km.

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The best way to get from Guatemala City to Los Angeles without a car is to bus which takes 3 days 7 h and costs $220 - $420.

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It takes approximately 8 h 43 min to get from Guatemala City to Los Angeles, including transfers.

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Guatemala City to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Tica Bus, depart from Tica Bus Guatemala station.

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The best way to get from Guatemala City to Los Angeles is to fly which takes 8 h 43 min and costs $180 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $220 - $420 and takes 3 days 7 h.

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  • Distance: 2201 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 43 min

What companies run services between Guatemala City, Guatemala and Los Angeles, CA, USA?

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., Delta and seven other airlines fly from Guatemala City to Los Angeles hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Guatemala City to Los Angeles via Reformita, Tica Bus Guatemala, Tica Bus Tapachula, Tapachula, and Matamoros in around 3 days 7 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Flights from Guatemala City to Los Angeles via Miami
Ave. Duration
9 h 34 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Flights from Guatemala City to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $850
Flights from Guatemala City to Ontario/San Bernardino via Miami, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
12 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $850
Flights from Guatemala City to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
12 h 29 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $850
Flights from Guatemala City to Ontario/San Bernardino via Miami, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
12 h 39 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $850
Flights from San Salvador to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $850
Flights from San Salvador to Los Angeles via Miami
Ave. Duration
10 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $850
Flights from Guatemala City to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $850
Flights from Guatemala City to Santa Ana via Miami, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
12 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $850
Flights from Guatemala City to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
12 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $850
Flights from Guatemala City to Santa Ana via Miami, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
12 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $850
Flights from Guatemala City to Los Angeles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $850
Flights from San Salvador to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $850
Flights from San Salvador to Los Angeles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $850
Flights from Guatemala City to Santa Ana via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10 h 53 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $850
Flights from Guatemala City to Santa Ana via Los Angeles, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $850
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Flights from Guatemala City to Los Angeles via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Flights from San Salvador to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Flights from San Salvador to Los Angeles via Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Los Angeles via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,100
Flights from San Salvador to Los Angeles via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,000
Flights from Guatemala City to Santa Ana via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $850
Flights from Guatemala City to Santa Ana via Houston, Denver
Ave. Duration
12 h 4 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $850
Skytrans
Website
skytrans.com.au
Flights from Guatemala City to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from San Salvador to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from San Salvador to Los Angeles via Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Los Angeles via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Guatemala City to Ontario/San Bernardino via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Los Angeles via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Flights from San Salvador to Los Angeles via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $800
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Los Angeles via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Antonio Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$320 - $460
Business Coach Seat
$380 - $550
Room
$700 - $1,000
Bus operators
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Guatemala Transportation
Phone
+5027762-2496
Website
guatemalatransportation.com
Shuttle from Guatemala City to La Libertad
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
guatemalatransportation.com
Book at
guatemalatransportation.com
Trans Galgos Inter
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tapachula to Matamoros
Ave. Duration
30 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $160
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$75 - $110
Economy
$70 - $110
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Edinburg, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
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
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Matamoros to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
38 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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