There are 8 ways to get from Mérida to Antigua Guatemala by bus, shuttle, car or plane

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Bus  •  22 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Mérida to Palenque
  2. Take the bus from Palenque to San Cristóbal de las Casas
  3. Take the bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Antigua Guatemala

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Bus #2  •  29 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal ADO Mérida CAME to Tapachula Adogl/Occ
  2. Take the bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Guatemala City Terminal Transgalgos Internacional

$71 - $137

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Bus via Escárcega  •  22 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal ADO Mérida CAME to Escárcega
  2. Take the bus from Escárcega to Palenque
  3. Take the bus from Palenque to Altamirano
  4. Take the bus from Altamirano to San Cristóbal de las Casas
  5. Take the bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Antigua Guatemala

Bus, shuttle  •  26 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Mérida to Chetumal
  2. Take the bus from Chetumal to Flores
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Flores to Cobán
  4. Take the bus from Cobán to Antigua Guatemala

$129 - $309

Drive  •  17 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Mérida to Antigua Guatemala 725.4 miles

$95 - $140

Fly Merida to Guatemala City  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Merida (MID) to Guatemala City (GUA) MID - GUA

$164 - $462

Bus to Cancun, fly to Guatemala City  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Mérida Fiesta Americana to Cancun Airport
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Guatemala City (GUA) CUN - GUA

$137 - $438

Fly Merida to Tapachula, bus  •  14 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Merida (MID) to Tapachula (TAP) MID - TAP
  2. Take the bus from Tecun Uman/Ayutla to Guatemala City

$82 - $283

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The cheapest way to get from Mérida to Antigua Guatemala is to bus which costs $1300 - $2600 and takes 29 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mérida to Antigua Guatemala is to bus and fly which costs $2600 - $8500 and takes 8 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mérida to Antigua Guatemala. However, there are services departing from Mérida and arriving at Antigua Guatemala via Palenque and San Cristóbal de las Casas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 35 min.

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The distance between Mérida and Antigua Guatemala is 723 km. The road distance is 1160.6 km.

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The best way to get from Mérida to Antigua Guatemala without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 22 h 35 min to get from Mérida to Antigua Guatemala, including transfers.

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Mérida to Antigua Guatemala bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Mérida station.

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The best way to get from Mérida to Antigua Guatemala is to bus which takes 22 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $3100 - $9000 and takes 9 h 21 min.

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There is no direct flight from Merida Airport to Guatemala City Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 22 min and has one stopover.

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Mérida to Antigua Guatemala bus services, operated by Transport Guatemala, arrive at Antigua Guatemala station.

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Map of how to get from Mérida to Antigua Guatemala.
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  • Distance: 451.9 miles
  • Duration: 22 h 35 min

What companies run services between Mérida, Mexico and Antigua Guatemala?

You can take a bus from Mérida to Antigua Guatemala via Palenque, San Cristóbal de las Casas, and San Cristóbal de las Casas in around 22 h 35 min. Alternatively, Aeroméxico, Interjet and four other airlines fly from Mérida to Antigua Guatemala hourly.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Merida to Guatemala City via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Merida to Guatemala City via Monterrey, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Merida to Tapachula via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Merida to Tapachula via Monterrey, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Merida to Guatemala City via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Cancun to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Merida to Tapachula via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Merida to Guatemala City via Miami
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Cancun to Guatemala City via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Mérida to Palenque
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $50
Economy
$23 - $35
Bus from Terminal ADO Mérida CAME to Escárcega
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$25 - $35
Economy
$15 - $22
Bus from Escárcega to Palenque
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$22 - $30
Economy
$11 - $17
Bus from Terminal ADO Mérida CAME to Tapachula
Ave. Duration
19 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$50 - $70
Economy
$40 - $60
Bus from Mérida Fiesta Americana to Cancun Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Book at
ado.com.mx
First
$25 - $35
Economy
$15 - $22
Viajes de Lujo
Phone
+52 9831340796
Bus from Palenque to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Transportes Caballero S.A de C.V
Phone
+52 998 122 3684
Email
sergiocaballero-06@hotmail.com
Bus from Palenque to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
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Bus from Palenque to Altamirano
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Altamirano to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Turismo Alianza
Phone
+52 9211677641
Bus from Palenque to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Palenque to Altamirano
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Altamirano to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transport Guatemala
Website
transportguatemala.com
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Antigua Guatemala
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Schedules at
transportguatemala.com
Book at
transportguatemala.com
Clase Europea
Phone
+52 (999) 924 - 42 - 75
Email
gerenciaturismo@claseeuropea.com, contacto@claseeuropea.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Mérida to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
viajeros.com
San Juan Travel
Phone
+502 7926 0042 / 79248018 / 55542218 / 55541719
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Chetumal to Flores
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
Guatemala Transportation
Phone
+5027762-2496
Website
guatemalatransportation.com
Shuttle from Flores to Cobán
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
guatemalatransportation.com
Book at
guatemalatransportation.com
Turansa
Website
turansa.com
Bus from Cobán to Antigua Guatemala
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Schedules at
turansa.com
Trans Galgos Inter
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tecun Uman/Ayutla to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
lineadorada.info

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Yes, the driving distance between Mérida to Antigua Guatemala is 1161 km. It takes approximately 17 h 30 min to drive from Mérida to Antigua Guatemala.

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Viva Aerobus, American Airlines, Interjet and Aeroméxico offer flights from Merida Airport to Guatemala City Airport.

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The nearest airport to Antigua Guatemala is Guatemala City (GUA) Airport which is 22 km away. Other nearby airports include .

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There are 436+ hotels available in Antigua Guatemala. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mérida to Merida Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs $40 - $390.

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