There are 6 ways to get from Mexico City to Quetzaltenango (State) by plane, car, bus or shuttle

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, drive  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Mexico City (MEX) to Tapachula (TAP) MEX - TAP
  2. Drive from Tapachula to Coatepeque

$59 - $241

Cheapest option

Bus, drive via Huixtla ADO  •  19 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from México DF Balbuena to Huixtla ADO Ado
  2. Drive from Tapachula to Quetzaltenango

$50 - $74

4 alternative options

Bus, drive  •  19 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from México TAPO to Tapachula Gl/Occ
  2. Drive from Tapachula to Quetzaltenango

$52 - $97

Bus, shuttle  •  27 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from México TAPO to San Cristóbal de las Casas Gl
  2. Take a shuttle bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Panajachel
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Panajachel to Quetzaltenango

$95 - $136

Bus  •  28 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from México TAPO to Tapachula
  2. Take the bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Guatemala City Terminal Transgalgos Internacional
  3. Take the bus from Guatemala City Terminal Galgos Internacional to Quetzaltenango

$78 - $173

Drive  •  15 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Mexico City to Quetzaltenango 812.5 miles

$100 - $160

What companies run services between Mexico City, Mexico and Quetzaltenango (State), Guatemala?

You can take a bus from Mexico City to Quetzaltenango via Tapachula, Tapachula, Mexico, Guatemala City Terminal Transgalgos Internacional, and Guatemala City Terminal Galgos Internacional in around 28 h 20 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Mexico City to Tapachula
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Mexico City to Tapachula
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from México DF Balbuena to Huixtla ADO
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from México TAPO to Tapachula
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from México TAPO to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Phone
+502 77620120
Email
marvelustravel@gmail.com
Website
marvelustravel.com
Shuttle from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Panajachel
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
Shuttle from Panajachel to Quetzaltenango
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
Trans Galgos Inter
Phone
2232-3661
Email
transgalgosinter@hotmail.com
Website
transgalgosintergt.com
Bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Guatemala City Terminal Transgalgos Internacional
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
transgalgosintergt.com
Bus from Guatemala City Terminal Galgos Internacional to Quetzaltenango
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $45
Schedules at
transgalgosintergt.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Mexico City to Quetzaltenango (State)?

The distance between Mexico City and Quetzaltenango (State) is 954 km. The road distance is 1300 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Mexico City to Quetzaltenango (State)?

The cheapest way to get from Mexico City to Quetzaltenango (State) is to bus and drive which costs $900 - $1400 and takes 19 h 9 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Mexico City to Quetzaltenango (State)?

The quickest way to get from Mexico City to Quetzaltenango (State) is to fly and drive which takes 4 h 9 min and costs $1000 - $4400.

Is there a direct bus between Mexico City and Quetzaltenango (State)?

No, there is no direct bus from Mexico City to Quetzaltenango (State). However, there are services departing from México TAPO and arriving at Quetzaltenango via Tapachula, Mexico and Guatemala City Terminal Galgos Internacional. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from Mexico City to Quetzaltenango (State)?

It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Mexico City to Quetzaltenango (State), including transfers.