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Airfares from $93 One Way, $163 Round Trip from San José to Guatemala City

Prices starting at $163 for return flights and $93 for one-way flights to Guatemala City were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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More About Flying To Guatemala City from San José

Route Information for Flights from San José to Guatemala City

Origin Airport IATA Code SJO
Destination Airport IATA Code GUA
Distance 531 mi
Direct Flight Airlines SA AVIANCA, Iberia, Copa Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 1:14PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 4:01AM UTC

Traveling from San Jose to Guatemala City

Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport

Orbitz.com finds flights from San Jose to any international or domestic destination. The San Jose International Airport is located at 1701 Airport Boulevard, approximately six miles from downtown San Jose. The airport has hubs for nine airlines, including United Airlines, US Airways, jetBlue and Hawaiian Airlines. If you're looking for a low-cost air ticket, you can find a flight in minutes using Orbitz.com.

Parking and Transportation

The airport has three long-term parking lots. The cheapest is Economy Lot 1, which charges $15 per day. Daily Lot 4 and Daily Lot 6 both charge $22 per day; however, passengers who depart from Terminal A do not want to park in Daily Lot 6. The shuttle for this lot only runs to Terminal B. You can also take a taxicab to the airport. If you're coming from the downtown area, cab fare costs between $15 and $18. The VTA Airport Flyer also runs from the Metro Station at N 1st Street and Metro to the airport every 30 minutes. It costs $2 per person to ride the VTA Airport Flyer. If you need a rental car when you arrive at your destination, you can make reservations using Orbitz.com.

Dining at the Airport

The airport has a variety of dining options to choose from if you're hungry before your flight. You can grab a full meal at Sora, an authentic Japanese restaurant, or at Sonoma Chicken. If you just want a snack, stop by Starbucks or the Euro Café. When you use Orbitz.com to find flights from San Jose, you are free to relax and enjoy a good meal before you board your plane.

Airports in Guatemala City

La Aurora International Airport serves Guatemala and is where flights to Guatemala City are likely to arrive. For discount tickets on domestic flights to Guatemala City, look on Orbitz.com. La Aurora International Airport is approximately four miles south of Guatemala City's center, and it is 16 miles from Antigua.

Transportation From the La Aurora International Airport

From the airport, you can get to the city by taking the airport shuttle bus. This bus runs from the airport to the city center and most area hotels. Bus 32 leaves every 30 minutes. Taxis are also available for hire at the airport, and they will take you from Guatemala City to Antigua, which will take about one hour. You must pay a $3 departure tax at the airport. Rental cars are available from companies like Avis, Budget, Hertz, and National.

Weather in Guatemala City

Guatemala City has moderate temperatures that are relatively unchanging. Averages as low as 55 degrees Fahrenheit and as high as 78 degrees Fahrenheit are normal throughout the year. The average high temperature tends to stay around 72 to 74 degrees Fahrenheit, no matter what month it is.

Guatemala City's Major Attractions

Some of Guatemala City's major attractions revolve around the rich Spanish-colonial architecture. Street markets are heavily populated, so this is another part of the culture that you should look into experiencing. There are also many museums to visit, such as the Popol Vuh Museum. No matter what you want to do in Guatemala City, Orbitz.com can help you plan your discount activities, get flights to Guatemala City, and make it easier to get around the city.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from San Jose to Guatemala City now?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor can answer all your questions about quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when taking a plane flight from San Jose to Guatemala City.
Are there non-stop flights from San Jose to Guatemala City?
There are 3 airlines that offer nonstop services from Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport to La Aurora Intl. Airport (GUA), so get ready to click that beautiful “book” button. One of these popular carriers will have your ideal flight:

  • Volaris Costa Rica
  • Copa Airlines
  • Avianca

What is the shortest flight from San Jose to Guatemala City?
It can zip by in as little as 2 hours. If you’re of the opinion that your vacation hours should be spent ‘vacationing’ rather than flying, you’ll enjoy the trip from San Jose to Guatemala City.
What airlines fly from San Jose to Guatemala City most frequently?
Consider Copa Airlines (CM). This airline offers some of the most frequent flights from Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) to GUA. It operates 30 services on this route each month and is popular with travelers. Alternatively, lock in a seat with Volaris Costa Rica (Q6). You’ll have 30 monthly flights between San Jose and Guatemala City to take your pick of with this carrier.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Guatemala City?
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it’s good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Guatemala City have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you’ll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
Are there flights to Guatemala City with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Guatemala City without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the “no change fees” filter and book with confidence.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
We won’t keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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