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Fares from $97 One Way, $151 Round Trip from San Jose to Guatemala City

Prices starting at $151 for return flights and $97 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 Jose

Route Information for Flights from San Jose to Guatemala City

Origin Airport IATA CodeSJO
Destination Airport IATA CodeGUA
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Flights Review

Jan 3, 2020

Super snack bar on plane

Feb 2, 2019

Pretty good service but flight attendants didn't speak English

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.

Flights from San Jose to Guatemala City - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from San Jose to Guatemala City?

Yes, if you're jet-setting from San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) to Guatemala City (GUA-La Aurora Intl.), you'll only have one flight number to remember. There are 3 airlines with nonstop services to choose from. Here are a few of the best:

  • Volaris Costa Rica
  • AVIANCA
  • Copa Airlines
What is the shortest flight from San Jose to Guatemala City?

If the weather is good and everything goes to plan, you could be jetting into Guatemala City (GUA-La Aurora Intl.) from San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) in only 1 hour and 30 minutes. With such a speedy flight time, think about taking just carry-on luggage.

What airlines fly from San Jose (and vicinity) to Guatemala City (and vicinity) most frequently?

Consider booking a flight with Volaris Costa Rica (Q6), which frequently services this route. This airline operates 26 flights each month between San Jose Airport (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) and Guatemala City Airport (GUA-La Aurora Intl.). Copa Airlines (CM) also services the route from San Jose (and vicinity) to Guatemala City (and vicinity). It's another excellent choice and offers 21 flights every month.

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 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. 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 the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.