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There are 6 ways to get from San Juan del Sur to Guatemala City by bus, shuttle, car 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.

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Bus Platinum Centro America  •  20 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from San Juan del Sur to Managua
  2. Take the bus from Tipitapa to Sébaco
  3. Take the bus from Sébaco to Guatemala City

$128 - $196

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Bus Tica Bus  •  29 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from San Juan del Sur to Managua
  2. Take the bus from Managua to Guatemala City Tica Bus Calzada Raul Aguilar Batres

$60 - $96

4 alternative options

Shuttle, bus  •  22 h 19 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Juan del Sur to Managua
  2. Take the bus from Managua to Tegucigalpa Hotel Alameda
  3. Take the bus from Tegucigalpa Marriott Hotel to Guatemala City Holiday Inn

$126 - $171

Drive  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Drive from San Juan del Sur to Guatemala City 537.6 miles

$70 - $110

Bus, Local Bus to Managua, fly  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from San Juan del Sur to Rivas
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Rivas to Granada
  3. Fly from Managua (MGA) to Guatemala City (GUA) MGA - GUA

$97 - $243

Shuttle, bus to San Jose, fly  •  12 h 11 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Juan del Sur to Liberia
  2. Take the bus from Liberia Airport to San Jose Airport
  3. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Guatemala City (GUA) SJO - GUA

$208 - $303

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The cheapest way to get from San Juan del Sur to Guatemala City is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Juan del Sur to Guatemala City is to bus and Local Bus and fly which costs $95 - $250 and takes 8 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Juan del Sur to Guatemala City. However, there are services departing from San Juan del Sur and arriving at Plaza Barrios via Managua Mercado Huembes, Masaya, Managua and Reformita. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 47 min.

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The distance between San Juan del Sur and Guatemala City is 628 km. The road distance is 860.2 km.

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The best way to get from San Juan del Sur to Guatemala City without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 10 min and costs $120 - $200.

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It takes approximately 20 h 10 min to get from San Juan del Sur to Guatemala City, including transfers.

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San Juan del Sur to Guatemala City bus services, operated by Horario De Buses Nicaragua, depart from San Juan del Sur station.

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The quickest flight from Managua Airport to Guatemala City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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San Juan del Sur to Guatemala City bus services, operated by Tica Bus, arrive at Guatemala City Tica Bus Calzada Raul Aguilar Batres station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Juan del Sur to Guatemala City is 860 km. It takes approximately 12 h 12 min to drive from San Juan del Sur to Guatemala City.

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  • Distance: 392.7 miles
  • Duration: 20 h 10 min

What companies run services between San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua and Guatemala City, Guatemala?

You can take a bus from San Juan del Sur to Guatemala City via Managua, Tipitapa, and Sébaco in around 20 h 10 min.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Managua to Guatemala City via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from San Jose to Guatemala City via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Managua to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $320
Flights from San Jose to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from San Jose to Guatemala City via Managua
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
TACA
Website
taca.alternativeairlines.com
Flights from Managua to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Skytrans
Website
skytrans.com.au
Flights from San Jose to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Bus operators
Horario De Buses Nicaragua
Website
horariodebuses.com
Bus from San Juan del Sur to Managua
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
horariodebuses.com
Bus from San Juan del Sur to Rivas
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
horariodebuses.com
COTRAN R.L.
Phone
+505 2263 0288
Bus from Tipitapa to Sébaco
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Phone
+502 77620120
Email
marvelustravel@gmail.com
Website
marvelustravel.com
Shuttle from San Juan del Sur to Managua
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
Shuttle from San Juan del Sur to Liberia
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
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marvelustravel.com
Tica Bus
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from Managua to Guatemala City Tica Bus Calzada Raul Aguilar Batres
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com
Buses Públicos Nicaragua
Shuttle from Rivas to Granada
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
elesteliano.com

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Copa Airlines, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and TACA offer flights from Managua Airport to Guatemala City Airport.

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There are 228+ hotels available in Guatemala City. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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