There are 2 ways to get from San Salvador to Copán by bus or car

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Bus, drive  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal de Buses de Occidente, Calle El Estadio No 2, Colonia El Rosal, Colonia 3 de Mayo, Reparto Caribe, San Salvador, Municipio de San Salvador, Departamento de San Salvador, El Salvador to Santa Ana 218 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Santa Ana to Metapan 235
  3. Drive from Metapan to Copán

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Drive from San Salvador to Copán 169.7 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

The distance between San Salvador and Copán is 127 km. The road distance is 271.5 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 52 min to get from San Salvador to Copán, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Salvador to Copán is 271 km. It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to drive from San Salvador to Copán.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Copán. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Salvador to Copán.
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  • Distance: 79.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 52 min

What companies run services between San Salvador, El Salvador and Copán, Honduras?

There is no direct connection from San Salvador to Copán. However, you can take the bus to Santa Ana, take the bus to Metapan, then take the drive to Copán. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Copán.

Bus operators
Horario De Buses
Website
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Terminal de Buses de Occidente, Calle El Estadio No 2, Colonia El Rosal, Colonia 3 de Mayo, Reparto Caribe, San Salvador, Municipio de San Salvador, Departamento de San Salvador, El Salvador to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Santa Ana to Metapan
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
bus
Bus from San Salvador to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2

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