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There are 5 ways to get from Puerto Barrios to San Salvador by bus, car or plane

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Bus Litegua  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Barrios to Ciudad Guatemala Calle 15 Puerto Barrios
  2. Take the bus from Guatemala City to San Salvador Guatemala

$20 - $35

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Bus Turansa  •  14 h

  1. Take the bus from Izabal to Guatemala City
  2. Take the bus from Tica Bus Guatemala to San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos Tica Bus Guatemala

$66 - $89

Drive  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Barrios to San Salvador 237 miles

$27 - $40

Fly from Puerto Barrios  •  14 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Barrios (PBR) to San Salvador (SAL) PBR - SAL

$246 - $570

Drive to San Pedro Sula, fly  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Barrios to San Pedro Sula
  2. Fly from San Pedro Sula (SAP) to San Salvador (SAL) SAP - SAL

$176 - $625

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The cheapest way to get from Puerto Barrios to San Salvador is to bus which costs $20 - $35 and takes 12 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Barrios to San Salvador is to drive and fly which costs $170 - $650 and takes 3 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puerto Barrios to San Salvador. However, there are services departing from Puerto Barrios and arriving at San Salvador via Guatemala City. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 40 min.

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The distance between Puerto Barrios and San Salvador is 235 km. The road distance is 379.1 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto Barrios to San Salvador without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 40 min and costs $20 - $35.

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It takes approximately 12 h 40 min to get from Puerto Barrios to San Salvador, including transfers.

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Puerto Barrios to San Salvador bus services, operated by Litegua, depart from Puerto Barrios station.

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The best way to get from Puerto Barrios to San Salvador is to bus which takes 12 h 40 min and costs $20 - $35. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $240 - $600 and takes 14 h 38 min.

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There is no direct flight from Puerto Barrios Airport to San Salvador Airport. The quickest flight takes 13 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Puerto Barrios to San Salvador bus services, operated by Autobuses FDN, arrive at San Salvador station.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Barrios to San Salvador.
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  • Distance: 147.2 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 40 min

What companies run services between Puerto Barrios, Guatemala and San Salvador, El Salvador?

You can take a bus from Puerto Barrios to San Salvador via Ciudad Guatemala Calle 15 and Guatemala City in around 12 h 40 min. Alternatively, TAG Airlines, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and Skytrans fly from Puerto Barrios to San Salvador twice daily.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Puerto Barrios to San Salvador via Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from San Pedro Sula to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
TAG Airlines
Website
tag.com.gt
Flights from Puerto Barrios to San Salvador via Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Skytrans
Website
skytrans.com.au
Flights from Puerto Barrios to San Salvador via Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
15 h 43 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Bus operators
Litegua
Phone
+502 2326-9595
Website
litegua.com
Bus from Puerto Barrios to Ciudad Guatemala Calle 15
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
litegua.com
Especial
$9
Plus
$11
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Guatemala City to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Turansa
Website
turansa.com
Bus from Izabal to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
turansa.com
Tica Bus
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from Tica Bus Guatemala to San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Barrios to San Salvador is 379 km. It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to drive from Puerto Barrios to San Salvador.

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Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., Skytrans and TAG Airlines offer flights from Puerto Barrios Airport to San Salvador Airport.

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There are 145+ hotels available in San Salvador. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Puerto Barrios to Puerto Barrios Airport is to taxi which takes 52 min and costs $13 - $17.

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