Now that you’ve enjoyed Guatemala City with its many different cultural attractions. It’s time to discover Antigua, Guatemala, a UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for it colorful colonial Spanish architecture and views of the surrounding volcanoes. But how do I get to from Guatemala City to Antigua?
How do I get from Guatemala City to Antigua?
Guatemala City to Antigua is about 40kms apart and about 1 hour driving time.
You have the option of taking a local bus or using a private car service. For travelers looking for a cost effective option, the cheapest way to travel from Guatemala City to Antigua is by bus. But a private car is both the fastest way to travel from Guatemala City to Antigua and the best way to travel from Guatemala City to Antigua because it’s so convenient
Guatemala City to Antigua by bus
When taking a local bus it is important to buy your ticket directly from the ticketing office. You will need to go to Estacion El Trebol to purchase a ticket, first bus leaving at 9:10am and the last bus leaving at 5.20pm and tickets cost around $2.00USD.
|Guatemala City to Antigua by bus|
|Time intervals||48 times per day|
|First/Last Departure||9:10 AM / 5:20 PM|
|Operating Companies||Guatemala Local Buses El Trebol Zona 7|
Guatemala City to Antigua by taxi
Taking a private car is recommended if you prefer a convenient and comfortable option for traveling from place to place. You will be picked up at your accommodation in Guatemala City and be driven to your destination in Antigua, no bus stops, no crowding, no confusion. Daytrip is a great option because they even let you choose to stop and see some sites along the way! A trip from Guatemala City to Antigua can include stops at…
- La Azotea
- museo Casa Del Tejido Antiguo
- Valhalla Macadamia Farm
With comfort, convenience, and adventure, it is clear that a private transfer is the best option! To book a private transfer from Guatemala City to Antigua, click here!
Going the other direction? Check our guide on: Antigua to Guatemala City