There are 4 ways to get from San Salvador to Guatemala City by plane, bus 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  •  2 h 10 min

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

$84 - $185

Cheapest option

Bus Autobuses FDN  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from San Salvador to Guatemala City

$12 - $22

2 alternative options

Bus Tica Bus  •  6 h 36 min

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

$20 - $27

Drive  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Drive from San Salvador to Guatemala City 151.8 miles

$17 - $26

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Salvador to Guatemala City is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Salvador to Guatemala City is to fly which takes 2 h 10 min and costs $80 - $190.

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The distance between San Salvador and Guatemala City is 178 km. The road distance is 243 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to get from San Salvador to Guatemala City, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Salvador and arriving at Guatemala City. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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

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

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from San Salvador to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $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
Book at
ticabus.com

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