There are 5 ways to get from San Salvador to Antigua Guatemala by bus, car or plane

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Bus Autobuses FDN  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from San Salvador to Guatemala City

$39 - $54

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Bus Tica Bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos to Tica Bus Guatemala Tica Bus San Carlos

$22 - $29

3 alternative options

Bus Transporte del SOL  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from San Salvador Hotel Sheraton Presidente to Antigua Guatemala

$41

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from San Salvador to Antigua Guatemala 169.2 miles

$19 - $29

Fly  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Fly from San Salvador (SAL) to Guatemala City (GUA) SAL - GUA

$95 - $196

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from San Salvador to Antigua Guatemala. However, there are services departing from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos and arriving at Antigua Guatemala via Reformita and Guatemala El Trebol Zona 7. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 23 min.

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The distance between San Salvador and Antigua Guatemala is 193 km. The road distance is 270.7 km.

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The best way to get from San Salvador to Antigua Guatemala without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from San Salvador to Antigua Guatemala, including transfers.

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San Salvador to Antigua Guatemala bus services, operated by Tica Bus, depart from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos station.

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The best way to get from San Salvador to Antigua Guatemala is to bus which takes 4 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 3 h 27 min.

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The quickest flight from San Salvador Airport to Guatemala City Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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San Salvador to Antigua Guatemala bus services, operated by Tica Bus, arrive at Tica Bus Guatemala station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Salvador to Antigua Guatemala is 271 km. It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to drive from San Salvador to Antigua Guatemala.

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TAG Airlines, Skytrans and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offer flights from San Salvador Airport to Guatemala City Airport.

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Map of how to get from San Salvador to Antigua Guatemala.
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  • Distance: 120.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 39 min

What companies run services between San Salvador, El Salvador and Antigua Guatemala?

Autobuses FDN operates a bus from San Salvador to Antigua Guatemala once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $22 and the journey takes 4 h. Alternatively, TAG Airlines, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and Skytrans fly from San Salvador to Antigua Guatemala 5 times a day.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from San Salvador to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
TAG Airlines
Website
tag.com.gt
Flights from San Salvador to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Skytrans
Website
skytrans.com.au
Flights from San Salvador to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$26 - $240
Bus operators
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San Salvador to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Tica Bus
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos to Tica Bus Guatemala
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
ticabus.com
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ticabus.com
Transporte del SOL
Website
transportedelsol.com
Bus from San Salvador Hotel Sheraton Presidente to Antigua Guatemala
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
transportedelsol.com

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There are 460+ hotels available in Antigua Guatemala. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Salvador to San Salvador Airport is to drive which takes 41 min and costs .

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