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

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Bus, taxi  •  4 h 53 min

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

$128 - $153

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Tapachula to Santiago Atitlán 141.6 miles

$16 - $24

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The distance between Tapachula and Santiago Atitlán is 114 km. The road distance is 226.5 km.

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The best way to get from Tapachula to Santiago Atitlán without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 4 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Tapachula to Santiago Atitlán, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tapachula to Santiago Atitlán is 227 km. It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to drive from Tapachula to Santiago Atitlán.

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There are 186+ hotels available in Santiago Atitlán. Prices start at $12 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tapachula to Santiago Atitlán.
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  • Distance: 71.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

What companies run services between Tapachula, Mexico and Santiago Atitlán, Guatemala?

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

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Taxi from Retalhuleu to Santiago Atitlán
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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