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There are 6 ways to get from Mérida to Guatemala City by plane, bus or car

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Fly from Merida  •  8 h 4 min

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

$153 - $451

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Bus ADO  •  25 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal ADO Mérida CAME to Tapachula Adogl/Occ
  2. Take the bus from Malacatán to Guatemala City

$58 - $106

4 alternative options

Bus to Cancun, fly  •  7 h 29 min

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

$126 - $426

Bus via Chetumal  •  27 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Mérida to Chetumal
  2. Take the bus from Chetumal to Flores
  3. Take the bus from Santa Elena to Guatemala Zona 1

$81 - $118

Bus  •  27 h 41 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

$66 - $132

Drive  •  17 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Mérida to Guatemala City 745.2 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Mérida to Guatemala City is to bus which costs $1100 - $2100 and takes 25 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mérida to Guatemala City is to bus and fly which costs $2400 - $8500 and takes 7 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mérida to Guatemala City. However, there are services departing from Mérida and arriving at Guatemala Zona 1 via Chetumal and Santa Elena. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 13 min.

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The distance between Mérida and Guatemala City is 711 km. The road distance is 1192.3 km.

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The best way to get from Mérida to Guatemala City without a car is to bus which takes 27 h 13 min and costs $1500 - $2300.

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It takes approximately 8 h 4 min to get from Mérida to Guatemala City, including transfers.

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Mérida to Guatemala City bus services, operated by Clase Europea, depart from Mérida station.

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The best way to get from Mérida to Guatemala City is to fly which takes 8 h 4 min and costs $2900 - $9000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1100 - $2100 and takes 25 h 39 min.

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There is no direct flight from Merida Airport to Guatemala City Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Mérida to Guatemala City bus services, operated by Linea Dorada, arrive at Guatemala Zona 1 station.

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Map of how to get from Mérida to Guatemala City.
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  • Distance: 444.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 4 min

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

Aeroméxico, Interjet and five other airlines fly from Mérida to Guatemala City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mérida to Guatemala City via Tapachula and Malacatán in around 25 h 39 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Merida to Guatemala City via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Merida to Guatemala City via Monterrey, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Cancun to Guatemala City via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Merida to Guatemala City via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Merida to Guatemala City via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Merida to Guatemala City via Miami
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Cancun to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Mérida Fiesta Americana to Cancun Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Book at
ado.com.mx
First
$25 - $35
Economy
$14 - $22
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
$45 - $70
Economy
$40 - $60
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
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
3 times a day
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
Trans Galgos Inter

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Yes, the driving distance between Mérida to Guatemala City is 1192 km. It takes approximately 17 h 10 min to drive from Mérida to Guatemala City.

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

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There are 228+ hotels available in Guatemala City. Prices start at $19 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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