There are 6 ways to get from Quetzaltenango to Tikal by bus, car, shuttle or plane

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

Bus  •  16 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Xela to Guatemala City
  2. Take the bus from Guatemala City to Flores - Santa Elena
  3. Take the bus from Santa Elena - Mercado to Parque Nacional Tikal

$44 - $77

Cheapest option

Bus via Guatemala City  •  18 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Quetzaltenango Xela to Guatemala City
  2. Take the bus from Guatemala Zona 1 to Santa Elena
  3. Take the bus from Santa Elena - Mercado to Parque Nacional Tikal

$39 - $96

4 alternative options

Bus via Guatemala City #2  •  18 h 26 min

  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 Santa Elena - Mercado to Parque Nacional Tikal

$40 - $42

Bus via Don Bosco  •  19 h 11 min

  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 Santa Elena to Parque Nacional Tikal

$46 - $48

Drive  •  12 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Quetzaltenango to Tikal 470.5 miles

$50 - $80

Shuttle, fly  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Quetzaltenango to Antigua Guatemala
  2. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to Flores (FRS) GUA - FRS

$167 - $392

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Quetzaltenango to Tikal is to bus which costs $40 - $42 and takes 18 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quetzaltenango to Tikal is to shuttle and fly which costs $160 - $400 and takes 9 h 47 min.

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The distance between Quetzaltenango and Tikal is 334 km. The road distance is 752.8 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 16 h 56 min to get from Quetzaltenango to Tikal, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Quetzaltenango to Tikal. However, there are services departing from Xela and arriving at Parque Nacional Tikal via Guatemala City and Santa Elena - Mercado. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 56 min.

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What companies run services between Quetzaltenango, Guatemala and Tikal, Guatemala?

You can take a bus from Quetzaltenango to Tikal via Guatemala City, Flores - Santa Elena, Santa Elena - Mercado, and Parque Nacional Tikal in around 16 h 56 min.

Airlines
TAG Airlines
Website
tag.com.gt
Flights from Guatemala City to Flores
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Flores
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Bus operators
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Xela to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Bus from Guatemala City to Flores - Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $28
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Linea Dorada
Phone
+502 2415-8900 / 8901 / 8902 / 8911
Website
lineadorada.com.gt
Bus from Guatemala City to Flores - Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Bus from Quetzaltenango Xela to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $25
Schedules at
lineadorada.com.gt
Bus from Guatemala Zona 1 to Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $65
Schedules at
lineadorada.com.gt
Horario De Buses
Website
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Santa Elena - Mercado to Parque Nacional Tikal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Santa Elena to Parque Nacional Tikal
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Autobuses del Norte S.A.
Phone
+502 2251 0050 / +502 2251 0079 / +502 2251 0610
Email
guate@adn.gt
Website
adn.gt
Bus from Quetzaltenango to Guatemala Zona 1
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transportes Marquensita
Phone
+502 5795 3019
Bus from Quetzaltenango to Guatemala Zona 1
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
facebook.com
Atitrans Tours & Travel
Phone
+502 78323371
Website
atitrans.net
Shuttle from Quetzaltenango to Antigua Guatemala
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
atitrans.net

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