There are 6 ways to get from Tapachula to San Salvador by car, bus or plane

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

Drive, bus  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Tapachula to Retalhuleu
  2. Take the bus from Retalhuleu to San Salvador Tapachula

$43 - $56

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Tapachula to San Salvador Tapachula

$35 - $45

4 alternative options

Bus Trans Galgos Inter  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Retalhuleu
  2. Take the bus from Retalhuleu to San Salvador Tapachula

$78 - $88

Bus Marvelus Bus & Shuttle  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Tapachula to Guatemala City
  2. Take the bus from Guatemala City to San Salvador

$48 - $57

Drive  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Tapachula to San Salvador 288.6 miles

$30 - $50

Bus, fly  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Guatemala City Terminal Transgalgos Internacional
  2. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to San Salvador (SAL) GUA - SAL

$110 - $228

What companies run services between Tapachula, Mexico and San Salvador, El Salvador?

You can take a bus from Tapachula to San Salvador via Retalhuleu in around 8 h 25 min.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Guatemala City to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Guatemala City to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$16 - $100
Skytrans
Website
skytrans.com.au
Flights from Guatemala City to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$26 - $250
Bus operators
Trans Galgos Inter
Phone
2232-3661
Email
transgalgosinter@hotmail.com
Website
transgalgosintergt.com
Bus from Retalhuleu to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
transgalgosintergt.com
Bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Retalhuleu
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$43
Schedules at
transgalgosintergt.com
Bus from Tapachula to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
transgalgosintergt.com
Bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Guatemala City Terminal Transgalgos Internacional
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
transgalgosintergt.com
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Phone
+502 77620120
Email
marvelustravel@gmail.com
Website
marvelustravel.com
Bus from Tapachula to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
Autobuses FDN
Phone
79477070 - 22513817
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Guatemala City to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Book at
transportesfuentedelnorte.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Tapachula to San Salvador?

The distance between Tapachula and San Salvador is 357 km. The road distance is 462 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Tapachula to San Salvador?

The cheapest way to get from Tapachula to San Salvador is to bus which costs $650 - $800 and takes 13 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Tapachula to San Salvador?

The quickest way to get from Tapachula to San Salvador is to drive and bus which takes 5 h 56 min and costs $750 - $1100.

Is there a direct bus between Tapachula and San Salvador?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tapachula and arriving at San Salvador. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 13 h.

How long does it take to get from Tapachula to San Salvador?

It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from Tapachula to San Salvador, including transfers.