There are 4 ways to get from Belize City to La Ceiba by ferry, car, bus 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.

Recommended option

Ferry, drive, bus  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the ferry from Belize City to Puerto Cortés
  2. Drive from Puerto Cortés to Tela
  3. Take the bus from Tela to La Ceiba

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Belize City to San Pedro Sula
  2. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to La Ceiba

$126 - $130

2 alternative options

Drive  •  12 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Belize City to La Ceiba 466.8 miles

$65 - $95

Fly, ferry, drive, bus  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Belize City Municipal (TZA) to Placencia (PLJ) TZA - PLJ
  2. Take the ferry from Placencia to Puerto Cortes
  3. Drive from Puerto Cortés to Tela
  4. Take the bus from Tela to La Ceiba

What companies run services between Belize City, Belize and La Ceiba, Honduras?

You can take a bus from Belize City to La Ceiba via San Pedro Sula and San Pedro Sula in around 15 h 44 min.

Airlines
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Belize City Municipal to Placencia
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Belize City Municipal to Placencia via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Maya Island Air
Website
mayaislandair.com
Flights from Belize City Municipal to Placencia via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $430
Bus operators
Horario De Buses
Website
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Tela to La Ceiba
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Transportes Manabre
Phone
+501 223 1200 / 663 5957
Email
mundomayatravels@yahoo.com
Bus from Belize City to San Pedro Sula
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
travelmundomaya.com
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Phone
+502 77620120
Email
marvelustravel@gmail.com
Website
marvelustravel.com
Bus from San Pedro Sula to La Ceiba
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
Ferry operators
Starla International
Phone
+504 9545-9322
Email
starlaferry@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Belize City to Puerto Cortés
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
travelmundomaya.com
D-Express
Phone
+504 9991-0778
Email
belizeferry@hotmail.com
Website
belizeferry.com
Ferry from Placencia to Puerto Cortes
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
facebook.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Belize City to La Ceiba?

The distance between Belize City and La Ceiba is 245 km. The road distance is 747 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Belize City to La Ceiba?

The cheapest way to get from Belize City to La Ceiba is to drive which costs $65 - $95 and takes 12 h 6 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Belize City to La Ceiba?

The quickest way to get from Belize City to La Ceiba is to drive which takes 12 h 6 min and costs $65 - $95.

How long does it take to get from Belize City to La Ceiba?

It takes approximately 9 h 23 min to get from Belize City to La Ceiba, including transfers.