There are 4 ways to get from Bacalar to Holbox Island by bus, bus and ferry, ferry, rideshare or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Bacalar to Cancún International Airport Belize City
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Cancun Airport to Holbox Cancún Airport-Holbox

$160 - $196

Cheapest option

Rideshare, bus, ferry  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bacalar to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
  2. Take the bus from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Cenote Labna-Há
  3. Take the bus from Cenote Labna-Há to Playa del Carmen Colectivos
  4. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen ADO Terminal Turística to Chiquilá
  5. Take the ferry from Chiquila to Holbox

$19 - $47

2 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Bacalar to Tulum
  2. Take the bus from Tulum ADO Bus Station to Chiquilá
  3. Take the ferry from Chiquila to Holbox

$23 - $72

Bus, fly, bus and ferry  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Bacalar to Belize City
  2. Fly from Belize City Municipal (TZA) to Cancun (CUN) TZA - CUN
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Cancun Airport to Holbox

$750 - $2,369

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bacalar to Holbox Island. However, there are services departing from Bacalar and arriving at Holbox via Cancun Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 56 min.

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The distance between Bacalar and Holbox Island is 333 km.

The best way to get from Bacalar to Holbox Island without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 6 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to get from Bacalar to Holbox Island, including transfers.

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Bacalar to Holbox Island bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Bacalar station.

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There is no direct flight from Belize City Municipal Airport to Cancun Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Bacalar to Holbox Island bus services, operated by Transfer Holbox, arrive at Holbox station.

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Tropic Air offers flights from Belize City Municipal Airport to Cancun Airport.

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There are 114+ hotels available in Holbox Island. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bacalar to Holbox Island.
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  • Distance: 208.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 56 min

What companies run services between Bacalar, Quintana Roo, Mexico and Holbox Island, Mexico?

There is no direct connection from Bacalar to Holbox Island. However, you can take the bus to Cancún International Airport, take the walk to Cancun Airport, take the bus and ferry to Holbox, then take the walk to Holbox Island. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Bacalar to Holbox Island via Tulum, Tulum ADO Bus Station, Chiquilá, Chiquila, and Holbox in around 7 h 49 min.

Airlines
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Belize City Municipal to Cancun via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,200
Flights from Belize City Municipal to Cancun via Belmopan, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,800
Flights from Belize City Municipal to Cancun via San Pedro, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,700
Flights from Belize City Municipal to Cancun via Dangriga, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,800
Flights from Belize City Municipal to Cancun via Caye Caulker, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Bacalar to Cancún International Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $60
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$29 - $45
Economy
$19 - $29
Bus from Bacalar to Tulum
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$25 - $35
Economy
$15 - $22
Bus from Tulum ADO Bus Station to Chiquilá
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $29
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$20 - $29
Economy
$9 - $14
Bus from Playa del Carmen ADO Terminal Turística to Chiquilá
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $26
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$19 - $26
Economy
$7 - $12
Bus from Bacalar to Belize City
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $29
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$21 - $29
Economy
$10 - $15
Transfer Holbox
Phone
+52-984-875-23-42 whatsapp o+52-1-984-136-93-40
Bus and ferry from Cancun Airport to Holbox
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140
Schedules at
transferholbox.com
Book at
transferholbox.com
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Bacalar to Tulum
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Cenote Labna-Há
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Cenote Labna-Há to Playa del Carmen Colectivos
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
Holbox Monkeys Express
Phone
( 984 ) 875 20 29
Email
monkeysgroup@hotmail.com|
Ferry from Chiquila to Holbox
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
holboxisland.com
9 Hermanos
Phone
Whatsapp: +52-1-984-116-43-74
Website
en-holbox.com
Ferry from Chiquila to Holbox
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
el.holboxeno.com
Regular
$8
Local
$5
Other operators
Colectivos de Chetumal
Phone
+52 983 832 8164
Rideshare from Bacalar to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5

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