There are 4 ways to get from San Pedro Sula to Santa Elena by car, bus or plane

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Drive, bus  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Drive from San Pedro Sula to Morales
  2. Take the bus from Morales to Santa Elena

$31 - $38

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Bus  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to Flores - Santa Elena San Pedro Sula

$23 - $40

2 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Drive from San Pedro Sula to Santa Elena 271 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from San Pedro Sula (SAP) to Flores (FRS) SAP - FRS

$237 - $1,007

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Pedro Sula and arriving at Flores - Santa Elena. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 10 h.

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The distance between San Pedro Sula and Santa Elena is 253 km. The road distance is 433.6 km.

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The best way to get from San Pedro Sula to Santa Elena without a car is to bus which takes 10 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 18 min to get from San Pedro Sula to Santa Elena, including transfers.

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San Pedro Sula to Santa Elena bus services, operated by Autobuses FDN, depart from San Pedro Sula station.

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The best way to get from San Pedro Sula to Santa Elena is to bus which takes 10 h and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 6 h 52 min.

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There is no direct flight from San Pedro Sula Airport to Flores Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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San Pedro Sula to Santa Elena bus services, operated by Autobuses FDN, arrive at Flores - Santa Elena station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Pedro Sula to Santa Elena is 434 km. It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to drive from San Pedro Sula to Santa Elena.

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CM Airlines, TAG Airlines and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offer flights from San Pedro Sula Airport to Flores Airport.

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Map of how to get from San Pedro Sula to Santa Elena.
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  • Distance: 158.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 18 min

What companies run services between San Pedro Sula, Honduras and Santa Elena, Petén, Guatemala?

Autobuses FDN operates a bus from San Pedro Sula to Santa Elena twice daily. Tickets cost $23 - $40 and the journey takes 10 h. Alternatively, CM Airlines, TAG Airlines and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. fly from San Pedro Sula to Santa Elena twice daily.

Airlines
CM Airlines
Website
cmairlines.com
Flights from San Pedro Sula to Flores via Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Flights from San Pedro Sula to Flores via San Salvador, Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,000
TAG Airlines
Website
tag.com.gt
Flights from San Pedro Sula to Flores via Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Flights from San Pedro Sula to Flores via San Salvador, Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,000
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from San Pedro Sula to Flores via Tegucigalpa, Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Bus operators
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Morales to Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Bus from San Pedro Sula to Flores - Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
lineadorada.info

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There are 78+ hotels available in Santa Elena. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Pedro Sula to San Pedro Sula Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs .

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