There are 5 ways to get from Managua to Guatemala City by plane, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 7 min

  1. MGA - GUA

$80 - $215

Cheapest option

Bus Tica Bus  •  24 h 30 min

$60 - $89

3 alternative options

Bus Platinum Centro America  •  17 h 8 min

$87 - $142

Bus Pullmantur  •  18 h 49 min

$96 - $137

Drive  •  10 h 22 min

  1. 457.5 miles

$60 - $90

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

Copa Airlines and TACA fly from Managua to Guatemala City twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Managua to Guatemala City via Sébaco in around 17 h 8 min.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Managua to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $320
TACA
Website
taca.alternativeairlines.com
Flights from Managua to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Bus operators
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
Trans Nica
Pullmantur
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Managua and Guatemala City is 539 km. The road distance is 732 km.

The cheapest way to get from Managua to Guatemala City is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 10 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Managua to Guatemala City is to fly which takes 4 h 7 min and costs $80 - $220.

No, there is no direct bus from Managua to Guatemala City. However, there are services departing from Managua and arriving at Guatemala City via Sébaco. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 8 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Managua to Guatemala City, including transfers.