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There are 5 ways to get from Quetzaltenango to Belize City by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  20h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Quetzaltenango Xela to Guatemala City Quetzaltenango
  2. Take the bus from Guatemala Centra Norte to Belize City Centra Norte

$50 - $79

4 alternative options

Bus via San Benito  •  21h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Quetzaltenango to Guatemala Zona 1
  2. Take the bus from Guatemala City to Flores - Santa Elena
  3. Take the bus from Flores - Santa Elena to Belize City

$62 - $68

Drive  •  13h 44m

  1. Drive from Quetzaltenango to Belize City 820.9 km

$55 - $90

Bus, fly to Belize City Municipal  •  9h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Quetzaltenango to Guatemala Zona 1
  2. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to Belize City Municipal (TZA) GUA - TZA

$80 - $715

Bus, fly to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt  •  9h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Quetzaltenango to Guatemala Zona 1
  2. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) GUA - BZE

$125 - $985

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The cheapest way to get from Quetzaltenango to Belize City is to bus which costs $50 - $80 and takes 20h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Quetzaltenango to Belize City is to bus and fly which costs $120 - $1,000 and takes 9h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Quetzaltenango to Belize City. However, there are services departing from Quetzaltenango Xela and arriving at Belize City via Ciudad Guatemala Calle 15 and Guatemala Centra Norte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 40m.

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The distance between Quetzaltenango and Belize City is 462 km. The road distance is 820.9 km.

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The best way to get from Quetzaltenango to Belize City without a car is to bus which takes 20h 40m and costs $50 - $80.

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It takes approximately 20h 40m to get from Quetzaltenango to Belize City, including transfers.

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Quetzaltenango to Belize City bus services, operated by Linea Dorada - Autobuses Cristobal Colon, depart from Quetzaltenango Xela station.

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There is no direct flight from Guatemala City Airport to Belize City Municipal Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m and has one stopover.

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Quetzaltenango to Belize City bus services, operated by Autobuses FDN, arrive at Belize City station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Quetzaltenango to Belize City is 821 km. It takes approximately 13h 44m to drive from Quetzaltenango to Belize City.

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  • Distance: 462.1 km
  • Duration: 20h 40m

What companies run services between Quetzaltenango, Guatemala and Belize City, Belize?

You can take a bus from Quetzaltenango to Belize City via Guatemala City, Ciudad Guatemala Calle 15, Ciudad Guatemala Centra Norte, and Guatemala Centra Norte in around 20h 40m.

Airlines
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Belize City Municipal via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $700
Flights from Guatemala City to Belize City Municipal via Flores, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Flights from Guatemala City to Belize City Municipal via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, Caye Caulker
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Flights from Guatemala City to Belize City Municipal via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, San Pedro
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Flights from Guatemala City to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $950
Flights from Guatemala City to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Flores
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $950
Maya Island Air
Website
mayaislandair.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Belize City Municipal via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, Dangriga
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $750
TAG Airlines
Website
tag.com.gt
Flights from Guatemala City to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $950
Bus operators
Linea Dorada - Autobuses Cristobal Colon
Phone
Whatsapp: +50254385262, +502 77645775
Website
lineadorada.com.gt
Bus from Quetzaltenango Xela to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Schedules at
lineadorada.com.gt
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Guatemala Centra Norte to Belize City
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
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Bus from Guatemala City to Flores - Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $29
Schedules at
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Transportes Marquensita
Phone
+502 5795 3019
Bus from Quetzaltenango to Guatemala Zona 1
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
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Autobuses del Norte S.A.
Phone
+502 2251 0050 / +502 2251 0079 / +502 2251 0610
Email
guate@adn.gt
Website
adn.gt
Bus from Guatemala Zona 1 to Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
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Travel Mundo Maya
Phone
+501.2231200
Email
mundomayatravels@yahoo.com
Website
travelmundomaya.com
Bus from Flores - Santa Elena to Belize City
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
travelmundomaya.com

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

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