There are 6 ways to get from San Salvador to Belize City by plane, bus, ferry 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 to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Fly from San Salvador (SAL) to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) SAL - BZE

$223 - $974

Cheapest option

Bus Fuente Del Norte  •  20 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from San Salvador to Guatemala City
  2. Take the bus from Guatemala Centra Norte to Belize City Centra Norte

$59 - $93

4 alternative options

Fly to Belize City Municipal  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from San Salvador (SAL) to Belize City Municipal (TZA) SAL - TZA

$253 - $1,104

Bus, ferry  •  17 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from San Salvador to San Pedro Sula
  2. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to Puerto Cortés
  3. Take the ferry from Puerto Cortés to Belize City

$190 - $220

Bus Linea Dorada  •  22 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos to Tica Bus Guatemala
  2. Take the bus from Guatemala City to Flores - Santa Elena
  3. Take the bus from Flores - Santa Elena to Belize City

$72 - $113

Drive  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Drive from San Salvador to Belize City 456.2 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from San Salvador to Belize City is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 12 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Salvador to Belize City is to fly which costs $220 - $1,000 and takes 3 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Salvador to Belize City. However, there are services departing from San Salvador and arriving at Belize City via Guatemala Zona 1 and Guatemala Centra Norte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 30 min.

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The distance between San Salvador and Belize City is 437 km. The road distance is 729.9 km.

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The best way to get from San Salvador to Belize City without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 17 h 57 min and costs $190 - $220.

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from San Salvador to Belize City, including transfers.

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San Salvador to Belize City bus services, operated by Autobuses FDN, depart from San Salvador station.

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The best way to get from San Salvador to Belize City is to fly which takes 3 h 23 min and costs $220 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $95 and takes 20 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from San Salvador to Belize City.
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  • Distance: 273 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

What companies run services between San Salvador, El Salvador and Belize City, Belize?

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. flies from San Salvador to Belize City 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Salvador to Belize City via Guatemala City, Guatemala Zona 1, Ciudad Guatemala Centra Norte, and Guatemala Centra Norte in around 20 h 30 min.

Airlines
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from San Salvador to Belize City Municipal via Panama City, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from San Salvador to Belize City Municipal via Guatemala City, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from San Salvador to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,900
Bus operators
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San Pedro Sula to Puerto Cortés
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Bus from San Salvador to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Fuente Del Norte
Website
autobusesfuentedelnorte.com.gt
Bus from Guatemala Centra Norte to Belize City
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
autobusesfuentedelnorte.com.gt
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
Book at
ticabus.com
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
$26 - $60
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Travel Mundo Maya
Phone
+501.2231200
Email
mundomayatravels@yahoo.com
Website
travelmundomaya.com
Bus from Flores - Santa Elena to Belize City
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
travelmundomaya.com
Book at
travelmundomaya.com
Ferry operators
Starla International
Phone
+504 9545-9322
Email
starlaferry@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Puerto Cortés to Belize City
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$150
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
travelmundomaya.com

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