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

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Fly  •  4 h 8 min

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

$80 - $215

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Bus Tica Bus  •  24 h 30 min

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

$60 - $89

3 alternative options

Bus Platinum Centro America  •  17 h 8 min

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

$87 - $142

Bus Pullmantur  •  18 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Managua to Tegucigalpa Hotel Alameda
  2. Take the bus from Tegucigalpa Marriott Hotel to Guatemala City Holiday Inn

$96 - $137

Drive  •  10 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Managua to Guatemala City 457.5 miles

$60 - $90

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

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The quickest way to get from Managua to Guatemala City is to fly which costs $80 - $220 and takes 4 h 8 min.

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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.

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

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The best way to get from Managua to Guatemala City without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 8 min and costs $85 - $150.

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

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Managua to Guatemala City bus services, operated by COTRAN R.L., depart from Managua station.

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The best way to get from Managua to Guatemala City is to fly which takes 4 h 8 min and costs $80 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $150 and takes 17 h 8 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 Guatemala City bus services, operated by Platinum Centro America, arrive at Guatemala City station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Managua to Guatemala City is 732 km. It takes approximately 10 h 22 min to drive from Managua to Guatemala City.

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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 Guatemala City.
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  • Distance: 336.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 8 min

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

Copa Airlines, TACA and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. fly from Managua to Guatemala City 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Managua to Guatemala City via Sébaco in around 17 h 8 min.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Managua to Guatemala City via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Managua to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 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
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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ticabus.com

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