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

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Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Retalhuleu
  2. Take a taxi from Retalhuleu to Panajachel

$143 - $173

Cheapest option

Private Transfer  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Tapachula to Panajachel Tapachula


1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Tapachula to Panajachel 135.3 miles

$15 - $23

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tapachula to Panajachel is to drive which costs $290 - $430 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tapachula to Panajachel is to Private Transfer which costs $667 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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The distance between Tapachula and Panajachel is 120 km. The road distance is 216.4 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Tapachula to Panajachel, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Tapachula, Mexico and Panajachel, Sololá, Guatemala?

There is no direct connection from Tapachula to Panajachel. However, you can take the bus to Retalhuleu then take the taxi to Panajachel. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Panajachel.

Bus operators
Adrenalina Tours
(502) 5308-1489
Shuttle from Tapachula to Panajachel
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Twice a week
Estimated price
Schedules at
Other operators
Taxi from Retalhuleu to Panajachel
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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