Guatemala City Airport

Guatemala City La Aurora International Airport (GUA)


The airport is situated four miles (6km) south of Guatemala City, and about 16 miles (25km) from Antigua.

Getting to the city

There is an airport shuttle bus, which meets most flights and drops passengers off at the larger hotels, as well as shuttles which run to Antigua several times a day from 6am to 8pm. Taxis and regular buses are also avaliable.


Local time is GMT -6.

Car rental

Car rental companies include Avis and Thrifty, along with some local companies.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available outside the terminal building and cost in the range of US$10-12 to Guatemala City centre. It is adviseable to agree on a price with the cab driver before departure.


There are bars, shops and restaurants at the airport. Shopping at the airport is particularly good, with plenty of local crafts on offer. An ATM is available in the departure lounge. There is a currency exchange at the airport, but it is not known for having good rates.


Long and short-term options are available.

Guatemala City Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.