There are 7 ways to get from Belize City to Riviera Maya by bus, car, plane or ferry

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

Bus  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Belize City to Tulum Belize City

$26 - $61

Cheapest option

Bus Autobuses Mayab  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Belize City to Chetumal
  2. Take the bus from Chetumal ADO Bus Station to Xpu-Há Chetumal

$21 - $29

5 alternative options

Bus via Belize City  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Belize City to Tulúm

$26 - $42

Drive  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Belize City to Riviera Maya 379.2 miles

$50 - $75

Fly from Belize City Municipal, bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Belize City Municipal (TZA) to Cancun (CUN) TZA - CUN
  2. Take the bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística

$654 - $2,216

Fly from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) to Cancun (CUN) BZE - CUN
  2. Take the bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística

$259 - $735

Ferry, ferry to Chetumal, fly, bus  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the ferry from Belize City to Caye Caulker
  2. Take the ferry from Caye Caulker to Chetumal
  3. Fly from Chetumal (CTM) to Cancun (CUN) CTM - CUN
  4. Take the bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística

$167 - $448

What companies run services between Belize City, Belize and Riviera Maya, Mexico?

ADO operates a bus from Belize City to Riviera Maya once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $60 and the journey takes 5 h 15 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
Every day
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
Monday to 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
Friday, Saturday 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
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,800
Flights from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Chetumal to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Belize City to Tulum
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Belize City to Tulúm
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
BBOC
Phone
+501 630-9303
Email
belizebusownerscoop@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Belize City to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Chetumal ADO Bus Station to Xpu-Há
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Ferry operators
San Pedro Water Taxi
Phone
+11 501 2232225
Email
info@belizewatertaxi.com
Website
sanpedrowatertaxi.com
Ferry from Belize City to Caye Caulker
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
belizewatertaxi.com
Book at
belizewatertaxi.com
Ocean Ferry
Phone
+501 223-0033 / 226-0033 / 226-2033
Email
support@oceanferrybelize.com
Website
oceanferrybelize.com
Ferry from Belize City to Caye Caulker
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
oceanferrybelize.com
Book at
ocean-ferry-belize.trekksoft.com
Caye Caulker Water Taxi
Phone
+501 223-5752
Email
ccwatertaxi@btl.net
Website
caribya.com
Ferry from Belize City to Caye Caulker
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
facebook.com
Water Jets International

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Belize City to Riviera Maya?

The distance between Belize City and Riviera Maya is 350 km. The road distance is 607 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Belize City to Riviera Maya?

The cheapest way to get from Belize City to Riviera Maya is to bus which costs $21 - $29 and takes 8 h 23 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Belize City to Riviera Maya?

The quickest way to get from Belize City to Riviera Maya is to fly and bus which takes 4 h 55 min and costs $650 - $2,300.

How long does it take to get from Belize City to Riviera Maya?

It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to get from Belize City to Riviera Maya, including transfers.