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

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Bus  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the bus from San Salvador Terminal de Buses de Occidente to El Poy El Poy / ...
  2. Take the bus from Esquipulas to Zacapa Guatemala / ...

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Drive  •  2h 54m

  1. Drive from San Salvador to Zacapa 207.9 km

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The cheapest way to get from San Salvador to Zacapa is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 2h 54m.

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The fastest way to get from San Salvador to Zacapa is to drive. Taking this option will cost $21 - $35 and takes 2h 54m.

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The distance between San Salvador and Zacapa is 147 km. The road distance is 207.9 km.

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It takes approximately 5h 25m to get from San Salvador to Zacapa, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Salvador to Zacapa is 208 km. It takes approximately 2h 54m to drive from San Salvador to Zacapa.

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  • Distance: 147.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 25m

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

You can take a bus from San Salvador to Zacapa via El Poy and Esquipulas in around 5h 25m.

Bus operators
El Salvador Local Buses
Website
thebusschedule.com
Bus from San Salvador Terminal de Buses de Occidente to El Poy
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
horariodebuses.com

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