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There are 4 ways to get from Belize City to Holbox Island by bus, bus and ferry, ferry, plane or shuttle

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  9 h 36 min

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

$166 - $196

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  10 h 48 min

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

$35 - $92

2 alternative options

Fly, bus and ferry  •  5 h 43 min

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

$785 - $2,341

Shuttle, bus and ferry  •  9 h 58 min

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

$690

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The cheapest way to get from Belize City to Holbox Island is to bus and ferry which costs $35 - $95 and takes 10 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belize City to Holbox Island is to fly and bus and ferry which costs $750 - $2,400 and takes 5 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belize City to Holbox Island. However, there are services departing from Belize City and arriving at Holbox via Cancun Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 36 min.

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The distance between Belize City and Holbox Island is 455 km.

The best way to get from Belize City to Holbox Island without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 9 h 36 min and costs $160 - $200.

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It takes approximately 9 h 36 min to get from Belize City to Holbox Island, including transfers.

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Belize City to Holbox Island bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Belize City 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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Belize City to Holbox Island bus services, operated by Transfer Holbox, arrive at Holbox station.

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Holbox Island is 1 h ahead of Belize City. It is currently 5:24 PM in Belize City and 6:24 PM in Holbox Island.

Map of how to get from Belize City to Holbox Island.
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  • Distance: 284.6 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 36 min

What companies run services between Belize City, Belize and Holbox Island, Mexico?

There is no direct connection from Belize City 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 Belize City to Holbox Island via Tulum ADO Bus Station, Chiquilá, Chiquila, and Holbox in around 10 h 48 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, Friday, Saturday 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
Every day
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, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,700
Flights from Belize City Municipal to Cancun via Placencia, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,300
Flights from Belize City Municipal to Cancun via Dangriga, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
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
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Belize City to Cancún International Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$35 - $50
Economy
$26 - $40
Bus from Belize City to Tulum
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $45
Economy
$21 - $35
Bus from Tulum ADO Bus Station to Chiquilá
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $28
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$20 - $28
Economy
$9 - $14
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
Super Shuttle Belize
Website
facebook.com
Shuttle from Belize City to Cancun Airport
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$550
Schedules at
supershuttlebelize.com
Ferry operators
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
Holbox Monkeys Express
Phone
( 984 ) 875 20 29
Email
monkeysgroup@hotmail.com|
Ferry from Chiquila to Holbox
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
holboxisland.com

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

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There are 116+ hotels available in Holbox Island. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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