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How to get from Guatemala City to Semuc Champey, Guatemala

You can travel from Guatemala City to Semuc Champey by public bus, shared shuttle, private transfer, rental car, and taxi.

How far is Semuc Champey from Guatemala City?

The distance from Guatemala City to Semuc Champey is 182 miles or 293 kilometers.

Transportation Options from Guatemala City to Semuc Champey

The following table outlines all transportation options from Guatemala City to Semuc Champey:

MethodTravel timePrice
Public Bus from Guatemala City to Semuc Champey11+ hours
Shared Shuttle from Guatemala City to Semuc Champey8 hoursUSD 41
Private Transfer from Guatemala City to Semuc Champey6 hours 30 minutes
Rental Car from Guatemala City to Semuc Champey6 hours 30 minutes
Taxi from Guatemala City to Semuc Champey6 hours 30 minutes

How to get from Guatemala City to Semuc Champey, Guatemala

Guatemala City to Semuc Champey

1. Public Bus from Guatemala City to Semuc Champey

Traveling by public bus is the cheaptest way to get from Guatemala City to Semuc Champey.

Did you know?

Public buses are often called chicken bus by tourists. Click here to find out why!

While you should definitely travel at least once in a chicken bus, we don’t recommend it for longer trips.

You will have to travel first from Guatemala City to Cobán. From there you have to take another bus to Lanquín.

Once you arrive in Lanquín, you will probably have to stay there overnight to catch a pickup truck to Semuc Champey the next morning.

2. Shared Shuttle from Guatemala City to Semuc Champey

Cobán Travels Guatemala offers a daily shuttle from Guatemala City to Semuc Champey.

Vehicles:

  • Bus for up to 22 passengers
  • Van for up to 10 passengers
Departure TimeArrival TimeDurationPrice per Person
10:00 AM08:00 PM10 hoursUSD 48Book

Click here to book a shared shuttle from Guatemala City to Semuc Champey.

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3. Private Transfer from Guatemala City to Semuc Champey

If you are traveling in a group or want to be more flexible regarding the departure time, a private transfer may be the best option!

4. Rental Car from Guatemala City to Semuc Champey

Another option to travel from Guatemala City to Antigua is by rental car.

We recommend you make a reservation in advance!

5. Taxi from Guatemala City to Semuc Champey

Alternatively, you can also take a taxi 5. Taxi from Guatemala City to Semuc Champey.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cheapest way to travel from Guatemala City to Semuc Champey?

The cheapest way to travel from Guatemala City to Semuc Champey is by public bus.

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