There are 6 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

Ferry, bus  •  15 h 26 min

  1. Take the ferry from Belize City to Puerto Cortés Belize - Puerto Cortes via Dangriga
  2. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to La Ceiba

$113 - $135

4 alternative options

Drive  •  12 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Belize City to La Ceiba 466.8 miles

$65 - $95

Fly Belize City Municipal to Placencia, ferry, drive, bus  •  8 h 10 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

Fly Belize City Municipal to Dangriga, ferry, drive, bus  •  8 h 38 min

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

Fly Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to Placencia, ferry, drive, bus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) to Placencia (PLJ) BZE - 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

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

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

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The distance between Belize City and La Ceiba is 245 km. The road distance is 746.8 km.

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

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The nearest airport to La Ceiba is La Ceiba (LCE) Airport which is 7.6 km away. Other nearby airports include Roatan (RTB) (67.8 km), San Pedro Sula (SAP) (127.2 km), Placencia (PLJ) (189.6 km) and Dangriga (DGA) (205.6 km).

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Map of how to get from Belize City to La Ceiba.
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  • Distance: 153.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 23 min

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

There is no direct connection from Belize City to La Ceiba. However, you can take the ferry to Puerto Cortés, take the drive to Tela, then take the bus to La Ceiba. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Belize City to La Ceiba via Puerto Cortés, Puerto Cortes, Choloma, San Pedro Sula, and San Pedro Sula in around 15 h 26 min.

Airlines
Maya Island Air
Website
mayaislandair.com
Flights from Belize City Municipal to Placencia via Dangriga
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $430
Flights from Belize City Municipal to Dangriga
Ave. Duration
25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $600
Flights from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to Placencia
Ave. Duration
25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $230
Flights from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to Placencia via Dangriga
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $230
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
Flights from Belize City Municipal to Dangriga
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Belize City Municipal to Dangriga via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to Placencia
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to Placencia via Dangriga
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
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
Viana
Phone
(504) 2225-6583 - (504) 2516-1644
Website
vianatransportes.com
Bus from San Pedro Sula to La Ceiba
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
vianatransportes.com
Economy
$17
Executive
$24
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
$85
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
travelmundomaya.com
Ferry from Dangriga to Puerto Cortés
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
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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