There are 4 ways to get from Bacalar to Playa del Carmen by bus, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Bacalar to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna ADO Bacalar / ...

$250 - $650

3 alternative options

Bus via Chetumal Paredero SUCHAA  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Chetumal to Playa del Carmen Chetumal

$665

Drive  •  4h 10m

  1. Drive from Bacalar to Playa del Carmen 274.2 km

$440 - $650

Shuttle  •  4h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Bacalar to Playa del Carmen

$460 - $650

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The cheapest way to get from Bacalar to Playa del Carmen is to bus which costs $250 - $650 and takes 3h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Bacalar to Playa del Carmen is to bus which costs $250 - $650 and takes 3h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bacalar and arriving at Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 45m.

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The distance between Bacalar and Playa del Carmen is 257 km. The road distance is 274.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bacalar to Playa del Carmen without a car is to bus which takes 3h 45m and costs $250 - $650.

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The bus from Bacalar to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna takes 3h 45m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Bacalar to Playa del Carmen bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Bacalar station.

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Bacalar to Playa del Carmen bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bacalar to Playa del Carmen is 274 km. It takes approximately 4h 10m to drive from Bacalar to Playa del Carmen.

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There are 1760+ hotels available in Playa del Carmen. Prices start at $1750 MXN per night.

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Map of how to get from Bacalar to Playa del Carmen.
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  • Distance: 256.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 45m

What companies run services between Bacalar, Quintana Roo, Mexico and Playa del Carmen, Mexico?

ADO operates a bus from Bacalar to Playa del Carmen hourly. Tickets cost $250 - $650 and the journey takes 3h 45m.

Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Bacalar to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$450 - $650
Economy
$250 - $370
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Marlin Espadas
Phone
+52 983 837 32 29
Email
marlinespadasmexico@gmail.com
Website
marlinespadas.net
Shuttle from Bacalar to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$460 - $650
Schedules at
marlinespadas.net
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marlinespadas.net

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