There are 2 ways to get from Tapachula to Quetzaltenango by bus, taxi or car

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Bus, taxi  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Coatepeque Tapachula
  2. Take a taxi from Coatepeque to Quetzaltenango

$88 - $98

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Tapachula to Quetzaltenango 83.5 miles

$9 - $14

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The distance between Tapachula and Quetzaltenango is 80 km. The road distance is 133.5 km.

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The best way to get from Tapachula to Quetzaltenango without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 3 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to get from Tapachula to Quetzaltenango, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tapachula to Quetzaltenango is 134 km. It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to drive from Tapachula to Quetzaltenango.

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There are 58+ hotels available in Quetzaltenango. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tapachula to Quetzaltenango.
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  • Distance: 49.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 2 min

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

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

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Taxi from Coatepeque to Quetzaltenango
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55

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