There are 5 ways to get from Guatemala City to Tikal by bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus Linea Dorada  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Guatemala City to Flores - Santa Elena
  2. Take the bus from Santa Elena - Mercado to Parque Nacional Tikal Santa Elena

$34 - $63

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Bus Autobuses FDN  •  13 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Guatemala City to Flores - Santa Elena Especial Guatemala City / ...
  2. Take the bus from Santa Elena - Mercado to Parque Nacional Tikal Santa Elena

$30 - $67

3 alternative options

Drive  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Guatemala City to Tikal 345 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to Flores  •  5 h 17 min

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

$132 - $357

Fly to Belmopan, drive  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to Belmopan (BCV) GUA - BCV
  2. Drive from Belmopan to Tikal

$421 - $966

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Guatemala City to Tikal is to bus which costs $30 - $70 and takes 13 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Guatemala City to Tikal is to fly which costs $130 - $360 and takes 5 h 17 min.

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The distance between Guatemala City and Tikal is 302 km. The road distance is 551.9 km.

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It takes approximately 11 h 56 min to get from Guatemala City to Tikal, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Guatemala City to Tikal. However, there are services departing from Guatemala City and arriving at Parque Nacional Tikal via Santa Elena - Mercado. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 56 min.

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What companies run services between Guatemala City, Guatemala and Tikal, Guatemala?

You can take a bus from Guatemala City to Tikal via Flores - Santa Elena, Santa Elena - Mercado, and Parque Nacional Tikal in around 11 h 56 min. Alternatively, TAG Airlines and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. fly from Guatemala City to Tikal every 4 hours.

Airlines
TAG Airlines
Website
tag.com.gt
Flights from Guatemala City to Flores
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Flores
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Guatemala City to Belmopan via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $950
Flights from Guatemala City to Belmopan via Flores, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
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
Horario De Buses
Website
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Santa Elena - Mercado to Parque Nacional Tikal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Guatemala City to Flores - Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $29
Schedules at
lineadorada.info

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