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There are 6 ways to get from Houston to Guatemala City by plane, night bus, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Guatemala City (GUA) IAH - GUA

$112 - $274

5 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the night bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  2. Take the night bus from San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Matamoros to Tapachula
  4. Take the bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Guatemala City Terminal Transgalgos Internacional

$158 - $382

Bus via Brownsville, Tx  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 897 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Matamoros to Tapachula
  4. Take the bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Guatemala City Terminal Transgalgos Internacional

$158 - $382

Train, bus  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 897 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Matamoros to Tapachula
  4. Take the bus from Malacatán to Guatemala City

$171 - $404

Bus  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Houston Downtown Greyhound to San Antonio
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Matamoros
  3. Take the bus from Matamoros to Tapachula
  4. Take the bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Guatemala City Terminal Transgalgos Internacional

$147 - $270

Drive  •  35 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Guatemala City 1678.4 miles

$190 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Houston to Guatemala City is to fly which costs $110 - $280 and takes 6 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Houston to Guatemala City is to fly which costs $110 - $280 and takes 6 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Houston to Guatemala City. However, there are services departing from Houston, Tx and arriving at Guatemala City Terminal Transgalgos Internacional via San Antonio, Tx, Brownsville, TX, Matamoros and Tapachula, Mexico. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3 h.

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The distance between Houston and Guatemala City is 1096 miles. The road distance is 1678.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston to Guatemala City without a car is to night bus and bus which takes 2 days 3 h and costs $150 - $390.

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It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Houston to Guatemala City, including transfers.

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Houston to Guatemala City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Houston, Tx station.

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The best way to get from Houston to Guatemala City is to fly which takes 6 h 12 min and costs $110 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $390 and takes 2 days 3 h.

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The quickest flight from Houston Airport to Guatemala City Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 37 min.

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Houston to Guatemala City bus services, operated by Trans Galgos Inter, arrive at Guatemala City Terminal Transgalgos Internacional station.

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Map of how to get from Houston to Guatemala City.
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  • Distance: 1095.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 12 min

What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and Guatemala City, Guatemala?

Spirit Airlines, United Airlines and four other airlines fly from Houston to Guatemala City every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Guatemala City via San Antonio, Tx, Brownsville, Tx, Brownsville, TX, Matamoros, Tapachula, and Tapachula, Mexico in around 2 days 3 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,100
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Houston to Guatemala City via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,000
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Houston to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Houston to Guatemala City via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston to Guatemala City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $950
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Houston to Guatemala City via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $500
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Houston to Guatemala City via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Houston Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
Bus operators
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
Night bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Night bus from San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Matamoros to Tapachula
Ave. Duration
30 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $150
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$75 - $110
Economy
$70 - $110
Trans Galgos Inter
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Malacatán to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Turimex Internacional
Website
turimex.com
Bus from Houston Downtown Greyhound to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
turimex.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Matamoros
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston to Guatemala City is 1678 miles. It takes approximately 35 h 8 min to drive from Houston to Guatemala City.

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Aeroméxico, Interjet, Spirit Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Houston Airport to Guatemala City Airport.

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There are 227+ hotels available in Guatemala City. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Houston to Houston Airport is to line 102 bus which takes 50 min and costs $1 - $4.

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