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How To Get From Guatemala City to Xela (Quetzaltenango) – All Possible Ways

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We will write how to get from Guatemala City to Xela (Quetzaltenango). The distance from Guatemala City to Quetzaltenango is 200 kilometers.

The travel time from Guatemala City to Xela is around 3 hours by taxi and if you go by bus around 4 hours Guatemala City to Quetzaltenango. Click here to book online activities in Guatemala

The cheapest way from Guatemala City to Xela is by bus for 100 GTQ which is around $13 USD. If you go by taxi will be around $140-150 USD from Guatemala City to Quetzaltenango depending your final destination.

You can also rent a car in Guatemala or getting a private transfer. Read here Guatemala sim card for touristGuatemala airport to Lake Atitlan, Guatemala airport to city center and how to get from Guatemala airport to Antigua.

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WHERE TO STAY IN QUETZALTENANGO (XELA)

A total of $10-20 USD would be the range of your budget for accommodation in Xela (Quetzaltenango). There are hotels mid- budget for $40-60 USD and you can find luxury accommodation starting from $80 USD.

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BUS GUATEMALA CITY TO XELA (CHEAPEST WAY)

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The cheapest way from Guatemala City to Xela is by bus. There are daily buses running during the day from Guatemala City to Quetzaltenango. The bus fare from Guatemala City to Xela is around 80-120 GTQ which is around $11-13 USD. The bus travel time from Guatemala City to Quetzaltenango is around 4 hours.

Transporte Alamo Buses

There are daily buses from Guatemala City to Quetzaltenango starting from 5 am to 6 pm. Prices are around $11-13 USD. Check here their website!

Address in Guatemala City: 12 Avenida A, 0-65 zona 7

Xela Bus

There are daily buses from Guatemala City to Quetzaltenango starting from 5 45 am to 4 15 pm. Prices are around $13 USD. Check here their website!

Address in Guatemala City: Calzada Roosevelt, 12-76 Zona 7, Centro Comercial Rus Mall Local C1-114

BY TAXI GUATEMALA CITY TO QUETZALTENANGO

If you go from Guatemala City to Xela by taxi the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi is around 3 hours. The taxi fare from Guatemala City to Quetzaltenango is around $150 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depending on traffic and your final destination.

UBER GUATEMALA CITY TO XELA (QUETZALTENANGO)

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If you are ordering Uber in Guatemala you should know that prices are similar than taxi. You can pre book with Uber app from your phone and going to the pick up point in the airport. Expect to pay around $120-150 USD depending on your destination and time of the day with from Guatemala City to Quetzaltenango.

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CAR RENTAL AT GUATEMALA

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There are many options for renting a car in Guatemala. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Xela. It will take you 3 hours to get to Guatemala City to Xela with a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Centauro available in the airport. Prices are around $30-40 USD per day.

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PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION GUATEMALA CITY TO QUETZALTENANGO

Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort after your flight to Guatemala. Prices are around $200 USD and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be $50 USD per person.

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For sure private transportation will be so comfortable same like taxi, they will wait for you and drive to your final destination without you worrying of anything!

BEST WAY FROM TO GUATEMALA CITY TO XELA (QUETZALTENANGO)

The best way from Guatemala City to Xela is getting Uber or a taxi since the distances are far and you will get in your accommodation in 3 hours for around $130-150 USD especially great idea if you are traveling with someone.

If you are traveling on a budget from Guatemala City to Xela by bus will be the best option. The travel time is around 4 hours and you will pay around $11-13 USD. Just make sure you don’t have so much luggage and you do during the day time.

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WHERE TO STAY IN XELA

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A total of $10-20 USD would be the range of your budget for accommodation in Quetzaltenango. There are hotels mid- budget for $40-60 USD and you can find luxury accommodation starting from $80 USD.

CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR ACCOMMODATION IN QUETZALTENANGO BEFORE YOUR TRIP WITH BOOKING.

FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN GUATEMALA

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Your daily food budget travel in Guatemala could be a total of $8-10 USD if you eat in local places. If you are in a budget you can go to the streets of Guatemala and find many available street food all around the country. You can buy Pupusa it is a thick corn tortillas with bean, cheese, cocked food, or combo and it will only cost you $1.50 USD. Rellenitos means alittle fillings, it is a plantains stuffed with refried black beans or sometimes cheese and it will only cost you $0.75 USD.

BEST TIME TO VISIT IN GUATEMALA

There are 2 season dry and wet season. Rainy season starts in May. The best time to visit Guatemala is from the months of November to April because it is the months of dry season. However, lots of tourists prefer to travel from January to March since it’s not peak season but it can be rainy for a few days.

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CASH IN GUATEMALA

Guatemala has its own currency called the Guatemalan Quetzal. A $1=7.49 GTQ. There are lots of ATM’s and exchange currency in many part of the country. And you have to know the dollars is very common and well-accepted in the country.

Click here to know more about the exchange rate of Guatemala.

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Happy Travels!

Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. Now based in the Philippines!

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