There are 2 ways to get from La Ceiba to Tikal by bus or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  17 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from La Ceiba to San Pedro Sula
  2. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to Flores - Santa Elena
  3. Take the bus from Santa Elena - Mercado to Parque Nacional Tikal

$65 - $81

1 alternative option

Drive  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Drive from La Ceiba to Tikal 419.7 miles

$55 - $90

What companies run services between La Ceiba, Honduras and Tikal, Guatemala?

You can take a bus from La Ceiba to Tikal via San Pedro Sula, Flores - Santa Elena, Santa Elena - Mercado, and Parque Nacional Tikal in around 17 h 2 min.

Bus operators
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Phone
+502 77620120
Email
marvelustravel@gmail.com
Website
marvelustravel.com
Bus from La Ceiba to San Pedro Sula
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
Autobuses FDN
Phone
79477070 - 22513817
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San Pedro Sula to Flores - Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
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

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from La Ceiba to Tikal?

The distance between La Ceiba and Tikal is 344 km. The road distance is 671 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from La Ceiba to Tikal?

The cheapest way to get from La Ceiba to Tikal is to drive which costs $55 - $90 and takes 11 h 43 min.

What is the fastest way to get from La Ceiba to Tikal?

The quickest way to get from La Ceiba to Tikal is to drive which takes 11 h 43 min and costs $55 - $90.

Is there a direct bus between La Ceiba and Tikal?

No, there is no direct bus from La Ceiba to Tikal. However, there are services departing from La Ceiba and arriving at Parque Nacional Tikal via San Pedro Sula and Santa Elena - Mercado. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 2 min.

How long does it take to get from La Ceiba to Tikal?

It takes approximately 17 h 2 min to get from La Ceiba to Tikal, including transfers.