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Travelers usually depart from Juan Santamaría International, San José - Tralapa, or San José Bus Stop when they travel from San José to Guatemala City. The distance between San José and Guatemala City is 856 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Volaris Costa Rica, Avianca, Spirit Airlines, Copa Airlines, and AeroMéxico. San José and Guatemala City have 31 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Guatemala City, consider visiting Lago Atitlan, Guatemala, Copan, and Ruta De Las Flores, El Salvador.

Weekly flights

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Number of flights6435-85

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Avianca on Wednesdays, and Fridays.

Volaris Costa Rica on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from San José to Guatemala City

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
Volaris Costa RicaVOCQ6YesUnknownNo
AviancaAVAAVYesUnknownNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNo10 min before flightNo
Copa AirlinesCMPCMYesUnknownNo
AeroMéxicoAMXAMYesUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from San José to Guatemala City?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between San José and Guatemala City takes around 1.6 hours.

What is the flight distance between San José and Guatemala City?

The flight distance between San José and Guatemala City is 856 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between San José and Guatemala City?

Several carriers operate flights between San José and Guatemala City. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Avianca, Volaris Costa Rica.

What are the most popular routes to and from San José?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San José and El Dorado International, Rafael Núñez International, José María Córdova International, Monseñor Óscar Arnulfo Romero International, La Aurora International, Alfonso Bonilla Aragón International, Gustavo Rojas Pinilla International, Simón Bolívar International, Matecaña International, Ernesto Cortissoz International, Palonegro International.

What are the most popular routes to and from Guatemala City?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Guatemala City and Orlando International, Miami International, Mexico City International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Juan Santamaría International, Baltimore–Washington International, Monseñor Óscar Arnulfo Romero International, Cleveland Hopkins International, Detroit Metropolitan, Puerto Barrios.

Which airports are there in San José?

San José is mainly served by Juan Santamaría International. But there are other airports nearby, including Tobías Bolaños International.

What airports are near San José?

The main airport in San José is Juan Santamaría International. It is also served by Daniel Oduber Quirós International, Tambor, Limón International, Quepos La Managua, Fortuna Arenal, Tortuguero.

What airports are near Guatemala City?

The main airport in Guatemala City is La Aurora International. It is also served by La Aurora International.

What buses and trains depart from San José?

A number of bus and train companies depart from San José, including RideCR.

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