There are 6 ways to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Antigua Guatemala by plane, car, bus or shuttle

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Fly from Placencia  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Placencia (PLJ) to Guatemala City (GUA) PLJ - GUA

$42 - $227

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Drive to Puerto Barrios, fly  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Puerto Barrios
  2. Fly from Puerto Barrios (PBR) to Guatemala City (GUA) PBR - GUA

$113 - $339

Bus, drive  •  17 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Independence to Punta Gorda
  2. Drive from Punta Gorda to Río Dulce
  3. Take the bus from Río Dulce to Guatemala City

$80 - $118

Bus, drive via El Trebol  •  18 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Independence to Punta Gorda
  2. Drive from Punta Gorda to Río Dulce
  3. Take the bus from Río Dulce to Guatemala City

$56 - $88

Drive  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Antigua Guatemala 461.6 miles

$50 - $80

Bus, shuttle  •  18 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Placencia to Belmopan
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Belmopan to Flores
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Flores to Cobán
  4. Take the bus from Cobán to Antigua Guatemala

$97 - $283

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Antigua Guatemala is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 11 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Antigua Guatemala is to fly which costs $40 - $230 and takes 5 h 51 min.

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The distance between Placencia Airport (PLJ) and Antigua Guatemala is 336 km. The road distance is 738.6 km.

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The best way to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Antigua Guatemala without a car is to bus and shuttle which takes 18 h 28 min and costs $95 - $290.

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Antigua Guatemala, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Placencia Airport to Guatemala City Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Antigua Guatemala is 739 km. It takes approximately 11 h 56 min to drive from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Antigua Guatemala.

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TAG Airlines, Tropic Air and Maya Island Air offer flights from Placencia Airport to Guatemala City Airport.

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There are 465+ hotels available in Antigua Guatemala. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Antigua Guatemala.
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  • Distance: 210 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 51 min

What companies run services between Placencia Airport (PLJ), Belize and Antigua Guatemala?

Maya Island Air, Tropic Air and TAG Airlines fly from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Antigua Guatemala hourly.

Airlines
Maya Island Air
Website
mayaislandair.com
Flights from Placencia to Guatemala City via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $220
Flights from Placencia to Guatemala City via Dangriga, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $220
Flights from Placencia to Guatemala City via Punta Gorda, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Placencia to Guatemala City via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Placencia to Guatemala City via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, Flores
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Puerto Barrios to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
TAG Airlines
Website
tag.com.gt
Flights from Placencia to Guatemala City via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Puerto Barrios to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Bus operators
James Bus Company
Website
d02044893.brinkster.net
Bus from Independence to Punta Gorda
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
d02044893.brinkster.net
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Río Dulce to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Ritchie's Bus Service
Bus from Placencia to Belmopan
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
belmopanonline.com
Marlin Espadas
Phone
+52 983 837 32 29
Email
marlinespadasmexico@gmail.com
Website
marlinespadas.net
Shuttle from Belmopan to Flores
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
marlinespadas.net
Book at
marlinespadas.net
Guatemala Transportation
Phone
+5027762-2496
Website
guatemalatransportation.com
Shuttle from Flores to Cobán
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
guatemalatransportation.com
Book at
guatemalatransportation.com
Turansa
Website
turansa.com
Bus from Cobán to Antigua Guatemala
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Schedules at
turansa.com

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