There are 7 ways to get from Managua to Antigua Guatemala by plane, bus, shuttle or car

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Fly to Guatemala City  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Managua (MGA) to Guatemala City (GUA) MGA - GUA

$91 - $226

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Bus Tica Bus  •  25 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Managua to Guatemala City Tica Bus Calzada Raul Aguilar Batres

$62 - $91

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Fly to San Salvador, bus, shuttle  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Managua (MGA) to San Salvador (SAL) MGA - SAL
  2. Take the bus from Zacatecoluca to El Tunco
  3. Take a shuttle bus from El Tunco Beach to Antigua Guatemala

$91 - $379

Bus Platinum Centro America  •  17 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Managua to Guatemala City

$99 - $149

Bus Hedman Alas  •  18 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Managua to Tegucigalpa Hotel Alameda
  2. Take the bus from Tegucigalpa to Antigua Guatemala

$95 - $136

Bus via Sébaco  •  18 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Managua to Sébaco
  2. Take the bus from Sébaco to Guatemala City

$106 - $161

Drive  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Managua to Antigua Guatemala 463.4 miles

$60 - $95

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No, there is no direct bus from Managua to Antigua Guatemala. However, there are services departing from Managua and arriving at Antigua Guatemala via Tegucigalpa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 29 min.

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The distance between Managua and Antigua Guatemala is 555 km. The road distance is 741.4 km.

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The best way to get from Managua to Antigua Guatemala without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Managua to Antigua Guatemala, including transfers.

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Managua to Antigua Guatemala bus services, operated by Trans Nica, depart from Managua station.

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The best way to get from Managua to Antigua Guatemala is to fly which takes 5 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17 h 43 min.

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The quickest flight from Managua Airport to Guatemala City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 14 min.

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Managua to Antigua Guatemala bus services, operated by Hedman Alas, arrive at Antigua Guatemala station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Managua to Antigua Guatemala is 741 km. It takes approximately 10 h 43 min to drive from Managua to Antigua Guatemala.

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Copa Airlines, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and TACA offer flights from Managua Airport to Guatemala City Airport.

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Map of how to get from Managua to Antigua Guatemala.
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  • Distance: 347 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 35 min

What companies run services between Managua, Nicaragua and Antigua Guatemala?

Copa Airlines, TACA and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. fly from Managua to Antigua Guatemala twice daily. Alternatively, Platinum Centro America operates a bus from Managua to Antigua Guatemala once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $110 and the journey takes 17 h.

Airlines
TACA
Website
taca.alternativeairlines.com
Flights from Managua to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Managua to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $700
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Managua to Guatemala City via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Managua to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $700
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Managua to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $320
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Zacatecoluca to El Tunco
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Platinum Centro America
Website
platinumcentroamerica.com
Bus from Managua to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
platinumcentroamerica.com
Bus from Sébaco to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Schedules at
platinumcentroamerica.com
COTRAN R.L.
Phone
+505 2263 0288
Bus from Managua to Sébaco
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
facebook.com
Tica Bus
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from Managua to Guatemala City Tica Bus Calzada Raul Aguilar Batres
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com

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There are 460+ hotels available in Antigua Guatemala. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Managua to Managua Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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