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There are 3 ways to get from Tapachula to Izabal by bus, taxi or car

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Bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Malacatán to Guatemala City
  2. Take the bus from Guatemala City to Río Dulce
  3. Take a taxi from Río Dulce to Puerto Barrios

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Tapachula to Guatemala Zona 1
  2. Take the bus from Ciudad Guatemala Calle 15 to Puerto Barrios

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Drive

  1. Drive from Tapachula to Puerto Barrios

Tapachula to Izabal by bus and walk

6 Weekly Services
13h 45m Average Duration
$36 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tapachula to Izabal is to bus which costs $700 - $1400 and takes 13h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Tapachula to Izabal is to drive which costs $1400 - $2100 and takes 8h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tapachula to Izabal. However, there are services departing from Tapachula and arriving at Puerto Barrios via Ciudad Guatemala Calle 15. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 45m.

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The distance between Tapachula and Izabal is 404 km. The road distance is 584 km.

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The best way to get from Tapachula to Izabal without a car is to bus which takes 13h 45m and costs $700 - $1400.

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It takes approximately 11h 8m to get from Tapachula to Izabal, including transfers.

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Tapachula to Izabal bus services, operated by Cristóbal Colón Autobuses (Línea Dorada y Trans Galgos Inter), depart from Tapachula station.

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Tapachula to Izabal bus services, operated by Litegua, arrive at Puerto Barrios station.

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Izabal is 1h behind Tapachula. It is currently 12:39 PM in Tapachula and 11:39 AM in Izabal.

Yes, the driving distance between Tapachula to Izabal is 584 km. It takes approximately 8h 33m to drive from Tapachula to Izabal.

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Map of how to get from Tapachula to Izabal.
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  • Distance: 404.2 km
  • Duration: 11h 8m

What companies run services between Tapachula, Mexico and Izabal, Guatemala?

You can take a bus from Tapachula to Puerto Barrios via Guatemala Zona 1 and Ciudad Guatemala Calle 15 in around 13h 45m.

Bus operators
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 7947 7070
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Malacatán to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Schedules at
transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Bus from Guatemala City to Río Dulce
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Schedules at
facebook.com
Cristóbal Colón Autobuses (Línea Dorada y Trans Galgos Inter)
Litegua
Phone
+502 2326-9595, 23269400, 24239150, 77229480
Email
reservas@guatemalaexpedition.com
Website
litegua.com
Bus from Ciudad Guatemala Calle 15 to Puerto Barrios
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $23
Schedules at
litegua.com
Especial
$10
Plus
$12
Other operators
Taxi from Río Dulce to Puerto Barrios
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Estimated price
$55 - $75

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