There are 6 ways to get from San Diego to Guatemala City by plane, bus, train or car

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 San Diego  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Guatemala City (GUA) SAN - GUA

$323 - $1,004

Cheapest option

Bus TAP  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexico
  2. Take the bus from México Central Norte to Tapachula
  3. Take the bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Guatemala City Terminal Transgalgos Internacional

$160 - $334

4 alternative options

Fly from Tijuana  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Guatemala City (GUA) TIJ - GUA

$239 - $819

Train, bus, drive  •  3 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Raymondville, Tx 897
  4. Drive from Raymondville, Tx to Matamoros
  5. Take the bus from Matamoros to Tapachula
  6. Take the bus from Malacatán to Guatemala City

$336 - $884

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  3 days 21 h

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to Matamoros
  2. Take the bus from Matamoros to Tapachula
  3. Take the bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Guatemala City Terminal Transgalgos Internacional

$238 - $428

Drive  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Drive from San Diego to Guatemala City 2741.3 miles

$310 - $460

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Guatemala City is to bus which costs $160 - $340 and takes 2 days 23 h.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Guatemala City is to fly which costs $230 - $850 and takes 8 h 49 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Guatemala City is 2100 miles. The road distance is 2741.3 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 9 h 42 min to get from San Diego to Guatemala City, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Guatemala City. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Guatemala City Terminal Transgalgos Internacional via Tijuana, México Central Norte and Tapachula, Mexico. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 23 h.

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What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Guatemala City, Guatemala?

United Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from San Diego to Guatemala City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Guatemala City via Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx, Tijuana, Mexico, México Central Norte, Tapachula, and Tapachula, Mexico in around 2 days 23 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Guatemala City via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Guatemala City via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from San Diego to Guatemala City via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from San Diego to Guatemala City via Los Angeles, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Guatemala City via San Francisco, Houston
Ave. Duration
11 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Guatemala City via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from San Diego to Guatemala City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Guatemala City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Guatemala City via Miami
Ave. Duration
12 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from San Diego to Guatemala City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13 h 18 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from San Diego to Guatemala City via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Tijuana to Guatemala City via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Tijuana to Guatemala City via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tijuana to Guatemala City via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Tijuana to Guatemala City via Cancun
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Skytrans
Website
skytrans.com.au
Flights from Tijuana to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Tijuana to Guatemala City via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$320 - $460
Business Coach Seat
$380 - $550
Room
$700 - $1,000
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from México Central Norte to Tapachula
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$55 - $80
Economy
$45 - $70
Bus from Matamoros to Tapachula
Ave. Duration
30 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $160
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$75 - $110
Economy
$70 - $110
Trans Galgos Inter
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Raymondville, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Malacatán to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Diego to Matamoros
Ave. Duration
2 days 5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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