There are 4 ways to get from Guatemala City to Santa Elena (Station) by plane, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to Flores (FRS) GUA - FRS

$95 - $320

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Guatemala City to Flores - Santa Elena Zona 1 / ...

$17 - $60

2 alternative options

Bus via Guatemala Zona 1  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Guatemala Zona 1 to Santa Elena Zona 1

$24 - $60

Drive  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Guatemala City to Santa Elena (Station) 315.8 miles

$35 - $55

What companies run services between Guatemala City, Guatemala and Santa Elena (Station), Petén, Guatemala?

TAG Airlines and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. fly from Guatemala City to Santa Elena (Station) 4 times a day. Alternatively, Linea Dorada operates a bus from Guatemala City to Santa Elena (Station) 4 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $60 and the journey takes 8 h 30 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
TAG Airlines
Website
tag.com.gt
Flights from Guatemala City to Flores
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Flores
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Bus operators
Linea Dorada
Phone
+502 2415-8900 / 8901 / 8902 / 8911
Website
lineadorada.com.gt
Bus from Guatemala City to Flores - Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Bus from Guatemala Zona 1 to Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Schedules at
lineadorada.com.gt
Autobuses del Norte S.A.
Phone
+502 2251 0050 / +502 2251 0079 / +502 2251 0610
Email
guate@adn.gt
Website
adn.gt
Bus from Guatemala Zona 1 to Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
facebook.com
Autobuses FDN
Phone
79477070 - 22513817
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Guatemala Zona 1 to Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Economy
$18
Economy A/C
$25
Luxury
$27

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Guatemala City to Santa Elena (Station)?

The distance between Guatemala City and Santa Elena (Station) is 261 km. The road distance is 505 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Guatemala City to Santa Elena (Station)?

The cheapest way to get from Guatemala City to Santa Elena (Station) is to bus which costs $17 - $60 and takes 8 h 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Guatemala City to Santa Elena (Station)?

The quickest way to get from Guatemala City to Santa Elena (Station) is to fly which takes 2 h 36 min and costs $95 - $320.

Is there a direct bus between Guatemala City and Santa Elena (Station)?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Guatemala City and arriving at Flores - Santa Elena. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Guatemala City to Santa Elena (Station)?

It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Guatemala City to Santa Elena (Station), including transfers.