Ins and outs

Getting there

The airport is in the south part of the city at La Aurora, 4 km from the Plaza Central. It has banks, ATMs, internet, bars and restaurants. The Zona 4 chicken bus terminal between 1-4 Avenida and 7-9 Calle serves the Occidente (west), the Costa Sur (Pacific coastal plain) and El Salvador. The area of southern Zona 1 contains many bus offices and is the departure point for the Oriente (east), the Caribbean zone, Pacific coast area towards the Mexican border and the north, to Flores and Tikal. First-class buses often depart from company offices in Zona 1 . Note that some companies have been moved from Zona 1 and Zona 4 out to Zona 7 and 12.

Getting around

Any address not in Zona 1 - and it is absolutely essential to quote zone numbers in addresses - is probably some way from the centre. Addresses themselves, being purely numerical, are usually easy to find. For example, 19 Calle, 4-83 is on 19 Calle between 4 Avenida and 5 Avenida at No 83.

Tourist information

INGUAT
, www.visitguatemala.com.

This is edited copy from Footprint Handbooks. For comprehensive details (incl address, tel no, directions, opening times and prices) please refer to book or individual chapter PDF
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