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There are 4 ways to get from Tegucigalpa to Tikal by bus, ferry, car or plane

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Bus, ferry, drive  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Tegucigalpa to San Pedro Sula
  2. Take the ferry from Puerto Cortes to Big Creek
  3. Take the bus from Independence to Belmopan
  4. Drive from Belmopan to Tikal

$107 - $141

Cheapest option

Bus  •  18 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Tegucigalpa to San Pedro Sula
  2. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to Flores - Santa Elena
  3. Take the bus from Santa Elena - Mercado to Parque Nacional Tikal

$53 - $117

2 alternative options

Drive  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Tegucigalpa to Tikal 456.2 miles

$50 - $80

Fly  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Tegucigalpa (TGU) to Flores (FRS) TGU - FRS

$278 - $1,038

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The cheapest way to get from Tegucigalpa to Tikal is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 12 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tegucigalpa to Tikal is to fly which costs $270 - $1,100 and takes 5 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tegucigalpa to Tikal. However, there are services departing from Tegucigalpa and arriving at Parque Nacional Tikal via San Pedro Sula and Santa Elena - Mercado. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 26 min.

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The distance between Tegucigalpa and Tikal is 435 km. The road distance is 729.9 km.

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The best way to get from Tegucigalpa to Tikal without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 26 min and costs $50 - $120.

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It takes approximately 12 h 41 min to get from Tegucigalpa to Tikal, including transfers.

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Tegucigalpa to Tikal bus services, operated by Hedman Alas, depart from Tegucigalpa station.

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The best way to get from Tegucigalpa to Tikal is to bus which takes 18 h 26 min and costs $50 - $120. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $270 - $1,100 and takes 5 h 53 min.

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There is no direct flight from Tegucigalpa Airport to Flores Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 9 min and has one stopover.

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Tegucigalpa to Tikal bus services, operated by Horario De Buses, arrive at Parque Nacional Tikal station.

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Map of how to get from Tegucigalpa to Tikal.
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  • Distance: 271.6 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 41 min

What companies run services between Tegucigalpa, Honduras and Tikal, Guatemala?

You can take a bus from Tegucigalpa to Tikal via San Pedro Sula, Flores - Santa Elena, Santa Elena - Mercado, and Parque Nacional Tikal in around 18 h 26 min. Alternatively, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. flies from Tegucigalpa to Tikal twice daily.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Tegucigalpa to Flores via Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Tegucigalpa to Flores via San Salvador, Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Bus operators
Viana
Phone
(504) 2225-6583 - (504) 2516-1644
Website
vianatransportes.com
Bus from Tegucigalpa to San Pedro Sula
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Schedules at
vianatransportes.com
Economy
$28
Executive
$46
James Bus Company
Website
d02044893.brinkster.net
Bus from Independence to Belmopan
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Schedules at
d02044893.brinkster.net
bus
Bus from Independence to Belmopan
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
belmopanonline.com
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San Pedro Sula to Flores - Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Horario De Buses
Website
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Santa Elena - Mercado to Parque Nacional Tikal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Ferry operators
D-Express
Phone
+504 9991-0778
Email
belizeferry@hotmail.com
Website
belizeferry.com
Ferry from Puerto Cortes to Big Creek
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
facebook.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Tegucigalpa to Tikal is 730 km. It takes approximately 12 h 25 min to drive from Tegucigalpa to Tikal.

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Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offers flights from Tegucigalpa Airport to Flores Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Tikal. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tegucigalpa to Tegucigalpa Airport is to taxi which takes 3 min and costs $1 - $2.

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