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There are 8 ways to get from Cancún to Bacalar by bus, rideshare, taxi, car, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Cancun Terminal ADO to Bacalar ADO Cancún / ...

$11 - $40

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Bus via Tulúm  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Tulum Cancún
  2. Take the bus from Tulúm to Bacalar Tulum-Bacalar

$19 - $56

Bus, rideshare  •  6h

  1. Take the bus from Cancún to Playa del Carmen
  2. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Colectivos to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
  3. Take the rideshare from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Bacalar

$12

Taxi  •  5h 11m

  1. Take a taxi from Cancún to Bacalar 214.6 miles

$60 - $80

Drive  •  5h 11m

  1. Drive from Cancún to Bacalar 214.6 miles

$28 - $45

Fly to Chetumal, Shared Taxi  •  3h 51m

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Chetumal (CTM) CUN - CTM
  2. Take the Shared Taxi from Chetumal Parada Taxis Chetumal - Bacalar to Bacalar

$108 - $375

Fly to Corozal  •  8h 1m

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Corozal (CZH) CUN - CZH

$380 - $1,528

Shuttle  •  5h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Cancún to Bacalar

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Cancún to Bacalar is to bus and rideshare which costs $230 - $245 and takes 6h.

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The quickest way to get from Cancún to Bacalar is to fly and Shared Taxi which costs $2000 - $7500 and takes 3h 51m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cancun Terminal ADO and arriving at Bacalar. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 10m.

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The distance between Cancún and Bacalar is 321 km. The road distance is 343.3 km.

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The best way to get from Cancún to Bacalar without a car is to bus which takes 5h 10m and costs $210 - $700.

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The bus from Cancun Terminal ADO to Bacalar takes 5h 10m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Cancún to Bacalar bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Cancun Terminal ADO station.

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The best way to get from Cancún to Bacalar is to bus which takes 5h 10m and costs $210 - $700. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $7000 - $30000 and takes 8h 1m.

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The quickest flight from Cancun Airport to Chetumal Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Cancún to Bacalar bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at Bacalar station.

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Map of how to get from Cancún to Bacalar.
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  • Distance: 200.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 10m

What companies run services between Cancún, Mexico and Bacalar, Quintana Roo, Mexico?

ADO operates a bus from Cancún to Bacalar hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $40 and the journey takes 5h 10m. Six other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Tropic Air flies from Cancún to Bacalar twice daily.

Airlines
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Cancun to Corozal via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, San Pedro
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Cancun to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancun Terminal ADO to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$26 - $40
Economy
$15 - $23
Bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Tulum
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $26
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$18 - $26
Economy
$8 - $12
Bus from Tulúm to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$21 - $30
Economy
$11 - $16
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Agencia de Viajes Chule
Phone
+52 984 164 5441, +52 984 1837594, +52 229 119 0916
Bus from Cancún Ruta 5 to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
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Turismo Diamante
Phone
+52 9981796618, +52 9981211990,(998)2568529
Bus from Cancún Ruta 5 to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transportadora Turística del Caribe
Bus from Cancún to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Turismo Azul
Phone
+52 9983326135, +52 9983062644, +52 984 182 5370
Bus from Cancún Turismo Azul to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Vive Mexico
Phone
+52 984 133 8674, 9371280768, 9841531307
Bus from Cancún to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
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Transporte Foráneo Cancún-Playa del Carmen
Phone
(52) 998 8886990
Website
taxistascancun.com
Bus from Cancún to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
taxistascancun.com
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Playa del Carmen Colectivos to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
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Marlin Espadas
Phone
+52 983 837 32 29
Email
marlinespadasmexico@gmail.com
Website
marlinespadas.net
Shuttle from Cancún to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
marlinespadas.net
Other operators
SUCHAA
Phone
+52 8320267, +52 98328164
Email
suchaa-unido@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Rideshare from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
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SUCHAA
Rideshare from Chetumal Parada Taxis Chetumal - Bacalar to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$3
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SUCHAA
Taxi from Cancún to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Cancun Taxi
Phone
+52 800 822 7116
Website
cancun-taxi.com
Cancun Cab
Phone
+52 800 838 8459
Website
cancun-cab.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Cancún to Bacalar is 343 km. It takes approximately 5h 11m to drive from Cancún to Bacalar.

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Mayair offers flights from Cancun Airport to Chetumal Airport.

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There are 169+ hotels available in Bacalar. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cancún to Cancun Airport is to bus which takes 30m and costs $70 - $400.

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