Gringos Guide To Driving Mexico, Central America & Costa Rica
  • Guatemala - El Salvador

    Guatemala – El Salvador

    DRIVING TIME: 5.31 hoursKILOMETERS: 292 kmMILES: 181.44HWY: CA 1 For travelers going to El Salvador, there are several entry points; Las Chinamas, La Hachadura, San Cristobal, or Anguiatu. Ruta Pacifica, CA 2, will take travelers to the southernmost entry point at La Hachadura. The Pan American Hwy (CA 1) branches just past Cuilapa into CA 1 and CA 8. CA 8 leads to the border crossing at Las Chinamas, and CA 1 takes travelers to San Cristobal. There is also an entry point in the north at Anguiatu near the Honduran border. Once you enter El Salvador, it’s a straight drive from CA 1 to Honduras. You can easily drive…