Cheap flights from Guatemala

Between both South and North America places Guatemala in an enviable position for accessing much of the world’s fantastic cities. Look through your immediate options, and your connecting ones with Skyscanner, the comprehensive flights search engine.

Guatemala has two main airports where you can access flights out of the country, and these are the La Aurora International Airport (GUA) in the capital of Guatemala City, and the smaller Mundo Maya International Airport (FRS) in Flores.

The larger airport—La Aurora International Airport (GUA)—allows its passengers to reach up to 20 cities directly across the Americas, as well as being able to connect to hubs offering even more options. You can fly with Avianca, Volaris, Delta, Spirit, COPA, Iberia, TAG, Aeromexico, InterJet, Hahn Air Systems, and American Airlines.

Popular flights from Guatemala

If you haven’t been to Flores (FRS) yet, you need to go. This city is perfect for adventurers hoping to see the Ixpanpajul Natural Park, or for history buffs hoping to glimpse the ruins of Tikal. Beyond that, Flores is a charming island town that feels more like a city poking out from the spits of the Adriatic, than one emerging from the waters of the beautiful Lago de Petén Itzá. Tour its restaurants, squares, and little boutiques for a real feel of this town.

In two hours you can enjoy the charms of the Caribbean Sea from the coast of Mexico by flying to Cancun (CUN). This lively city on the Maya Riviera is ideally position for travellers looking for sun, surf and sand, but also for those travellers wanting to learn about the ancient cultures of this country. Head out to the atmospheric Tulum, or stand before the mighty pyramids of Chichen Itza.

Or leave Central America behind in favour of North America, and fly to Los Angeles (LAX), the city of Angeles in sunny state of California. Where you can spend your days at the great theme parks, such as Universal Studios, and the original Disneyland. Or enjoy the local attractions, like strolling down the Hollywood Walk of Fame, seeing sunset over the Santa Monica Pier, and celebrity spotting around Beverly Hills

Where to find cheap flights from Guatemala

Your options for saving money while travelling via plane are greater than you’d think. Prepared planners should book their flights early for the best bargains, but last-minute shoppers can still see savings with a little flexibility.

Check out our calendar and look at flight over a month, and you will be able to see with your own eyes when the best day to travel is. Mid-week routes are often your best bet, but sometimes just departing a day or two later than you intended, or leaving a few hours earlier than you wanted can mean a lower fare.

Finally, look for the low-cost carriers that operate from your closest hub, as these no-frills flights usually offer the most economical fares.


Please note that information is correct as of March 2017

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