There are 6 ways to get from Guatemala City to San Jose by plane, train, shuttle, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly to San Jose  •  12 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to San Jose (SJC) GUA - SJC

$272 - $1,402

Cheapest option

Fly to San Francisco, Caltrain  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to San Francisco (SFO) GUA - SFO
  2. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain

$211 - $666

4 alternative options

Fly to Oakland  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to Oakland (OAK) GUA - OAK

$232 - $764

Fly to Monterey, shuttle  •  14 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to Monterey (MRY) GUA - MRY
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Monterey to San Jose International Airport

$287 - $1,253

Bus, drive, train  •  3 days 6 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 México Central Norte
  4. Take the bus from Mexico City North Bus Terminal to Guadalajara
  5. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Los Angeles
  6. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak

$241 - $595

Drive  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Drive from Guatemala City to San Jose 3176.8 miles

$360 - $550

What companies run services between Guatemala City, Guatemala and San Jose, CA, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Guatemala City to San Jose hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Guatemala City to San Jose via Houston
Ave. Duration
11 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Guatemala City to San Francisco via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Guatemala City to San Francisco via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
12 h 17 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Flights from Guatemala City to San Francisco via Newark
Ave. Duration
12 h 27 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,900
Flights from Guatemala City to Monterey via Houston, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
12 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,700
Flights from Guatemala City to Monterey via Houston, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
12 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,800
Flights from Guatemala City to Monterey via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Guatemala City to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Guatemala City to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
12 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Guatemala City to Oakland via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
12 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Guatemala City to Oakland via Miami, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
16 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,900
Flights from Guatemala City to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Guatemala City to San Francisco via Miami
Ave. Duration
10 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Guatemala City to Monterey via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,800
Flights from Guatemala City to Monterey via Miami, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
15 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,100
Flights from Guatemala City to Monterey via Guadalajara, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 49 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Guatemala City to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Guatemala City to San Jose via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,900
Flights from Guatemala City to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Guatemala City to Oakland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $2,100
Flights from Guatemala City to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Guatemala City to San Francisco via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,900
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Guatemala City to San Francisco via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Guatemala City to Monterey via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Guatemala City to Monterey via San Salvador, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
11 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Guatemala City to Monterey via San Salvador, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
14 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,500
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Oakland via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Guatemala City to Oakland via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Guatemala City to San Francisco via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Guatemala City to San Francisco via Panama City
Ave. Duration
11 h 58 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Guatemala City to Monterey via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Guatemala City to San Jose via Mexico City, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
11 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Guatemala City to San Francisco via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Oakland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Bus operators
Monterey Bus
Website
montereyairbus.com
Shuttle from Monterey to San Jose International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
montereyairbus.com
Trans Galgos Inter
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City North Bus Terminal to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City North Bus to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
35 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$90 - $130
Platinum
$130 - $170
Ejecutivo
$150 - $220

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Guatemala City to San Jose?

The distance between Guatemala City and San Jose is 3992 km. The road distance is 5083 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Guatemala City to San Jose?

The cheapest way to get from Guatemala City to San Jose is to fly and Caltrain which costs $210 - $700 and takes 12 h 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Guatemala City to San Jose?

The quickest way to get from Guatemala City to San Jose is to fly which takes 12 h 9 min and costs $270 - $1,400.

How long does it take to get from Guatemala City to San Jose?

It takes approximately 12 h 9 min to get from Guatemala City to San Jose, including transfers.