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There are 5 ways to get from Belmopan to Santa Elena by car, bus, plane or shuttle

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Drive, bus  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Belmopan to Melchor de Mencos
  2. Take the bus from Melchor de Mencos to Flores - Santa Elena Belize City

$9 - $26

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Belmopan to Benque Viejo del Carmen
  2. Take the bus from Melchor de Mencos to Flores - Santa Elena Belize City

$5 - $20

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Belmopan to Santa Elena 91.1 miles

$10 - $16

Fly, bus  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Belmopan (BCV) to San Ignacio (CYD) BCV - CYD
  2. Take the bus from Melchor de Mencos to Flores - Santa Elena

$56 - $163

Shuttle  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Belmopan to Flores

$17 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Belmopan to Santa Elena is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belmopan to Santa Elena is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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The distance between Belmopan and Santa Elena is 124 km. The road distance is 145.8 km.

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The best way to get from Belmopan to Santa Elena without a car is to shuttle which takes 4 h 10 min and costs $17 - $23.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Belmopan to Santa Elena, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Belmopan Airport to San Ignacio Airport is the direct flight which takes 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Belmopan to Santa Elena is 146 km. It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to drive from Belmopan to Santa Elena.

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Tropic Air offers flights from Belmopan Airport to San Ignacio Airport.

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There are 79+ hotels available in Santa Elena. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Belmopan to Belmopan Airport is to drive which takes 6 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Belmopan to Santa Elena.
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  • Distance: 77.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

What companies run services between Belmopan, Belize and Santa Elena, Petén, Guatemala?

You can take a bus from Belmopan to Santa Elena via Benque Viejo del Carmen and Melchor de Mencos in around 4 h 33 min.

Airlines
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Belmopan to San Ignacio
Ave. Duration
10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Bus operators
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Melchor de Mencos to Flores - Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $20
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Book at
facebook.com
Westline
Phone
+501 824-2620
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Belmopan to Benque Viejo del Carmen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
belmopanonline.com
BBOC
Phone
+501 630-9303
Email
belizebusownerscoop@hotmail.com
Website
belizebus.wordpress.com
Bus from Belmopan to Benque Viejo del Carmen
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
facebook.com
Shaw's Bus Line
Bus from Belmopan to Benque Viejo del Carmen
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
belmopanonline.com
Marlin Espadas
Phone
+52 983 837 32 29
Email
marlinespadasmexico@gmail.com
Website
marlinespadas.net
Shuttle from Belmopan to Flores
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
marlinespadas.net
Book at
marlinespadas.net

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