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

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 from Placencia  •  4 h 24 min

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

$31 - $216

5 alternative options

Drive to Puerto Barrios, fly  •  8 h 47 min

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

$102 - $328

Fly from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) to Guatemala City (GUA) BZE - GUA

$436 - $876

Bus, drive  •  16 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Independence to Punta Gorda
  2. Drive from Punta Gorda to Gualán
  3. Take the bus from Gualán to Ciudad Guatemala Calle 15

$44 - $73

Bus, ferry  •  12 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Independence to Punta Gorda
  2. Take the ferry from Punta Gorda Municipal Pier to Livingston
  3. Take the ferry from Livingston to Rio Dulce
  4. Take the bus from Gualán to Ciudad Guatemala Calle 15

$47 - $61

Drive  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Guatemala City 438.6 miles

$50 - $75

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

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

Airlines
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Placencia to Guatemala City via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h
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 Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to Guatemala City via Flores
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
TAG Airlines
Website
tag.com.gt
Flights from Placencia to Guatemala City via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
5 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
Flights from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to Guatemala City via Flores
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
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 Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Bus operators
James Bus Company
Website
d02044893.brinkster.net
Bus from Independence to Punta Gorda
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
d02044893.brinkster.net
Litegua
Phone
+502 2326-9595
Website
litegua.com
Bus from Gualán to Ciudad Guatemala Calle 15
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Schedules at
litegua.com
Plus
$9
Especial
$7
Ferry operators
Memo's Boat Service
Phone
+501 651-4780
Ferry from Punta Gorda Municipal Pier to Livingston
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
guidetobelize.info
Requena's Charter Service & Watertaxi
Phone
(501) 722-2070
Email
watertaxi@btl.net
Ferry from Punta Gorda Municipal Pier to Livingston
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
puntagordabelize.com
ferry
Ferry from Livingston to Rio Dulce
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Guatemala City?

The distance between Placencia Airport (PLJ) and Guatemala City is 312 km. The road distance is 702 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Guatemala City?

The cheapest way to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Guatemala City is to bus and ferry which costs $45 - $65 and takes 12 h 27 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Guatemala City?

The quickest way to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Guatemala City is to fly which takes 4 h 24 min and costs $30 - $220.

How long does it take to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Guatemala City?

It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Guatemala City, including transfers.