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There are 2 ways to get from Guatemala City to Rio Dulce by bus or car

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  1. Take the bus from Guatemala City to Río Dulce

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  1. Drive from Guatemala City to Rio Dulce

Guatemala City to Rio Dulce by bus and walk

The journey time between Guatemala City and Rio Dulce is around 4h and covers a distance of around 276 km. Services are operated by Autobuses FDN, Litegua and Linea Dorada - Autobuses Cristobal Colon. Typically 154 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

154 Weekly Services
4h Average Duration
$5 Cheapest Price
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Domestic travel is restricted within Guatemala due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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International flights leaving Guatemala are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Guatemala

Last updated: January 16 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

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The cheapest way to get from Guatemala City to Rio Dulce is to bus which costs $5 - $40 and takes 4h.

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The quickest way to get from Guatemala City to Rio Dulce is to bus which costs $5 - $40 and takes 4h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Guatemala City and arriving at Río Dulce. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h.

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It is 198 km from Guatemala City to Rio Dulce. It is approximately 275.3 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Guatemala City to Rio Dulce without a car is to bus which takes 4h and costs $5 - $40.

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The bus from Guatemala City to Río Dulce takes 4h including transfers and departs hourly.

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Guatemala City to Rio Dulce bus services, operated by Autobuses FDN, depart from Guatemala City station.

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Guatemala City to Rio Dulce bus services, operated by Autobuses FDN, arrive at Río Dulce station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Guatemala City to Rio Dulce is 275 km. It takes approximately 4h 3m to drive from Guatemala City to Rio Dulce.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Rio Dulce. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Guatemala City to Rio Dulce.
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  • Distance: 197.7 km
  • Duration: 4h

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

Autobuses FDN operates a bus from Guatemala City to Río Dulce every 4 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $30 and the journey takes 4h. Two other operators also service this route.

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 - $30
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 Río Dulce
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $22
Schedules at
liteguaexpress.com
Especial
$6
Linea Dorada - Autobuses Cristobal Colon
Phone
Whatsapp: +50254385262, +502 77645775
Website
lineadorada.com.gt
Bus from Guatemala Zona 1 to Río Dulce
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
lineadorada.com.gt

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