There are 5 ways to get from Cancún to Bacalar by bus, rideshare, taxi, car 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  •  4 h 35 min

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

$12 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus, rideshare  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Villas del Mar Multiplaza Chedraui to Playa del Carmen Ave. Juárez
  2. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Chedraui to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
  3. Take the rideshare from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Bacalar

$6 - $10

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cancún to Bacalar 214.6 miles

$60 - $80

Drive  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Cancún to Bacalar 214.6 miles

$28 - $45

Shuttle  •  5 h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Cancún to Bacalar

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cancún Terminal ADO and arriving at Bacalar. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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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 4 h 35 min and costs .

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The bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Bacalar takes 4 h 35 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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

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There are 153+ hotels available in Bacalar. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cancún to Bacalar.
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  • Distance: 200.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

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

Autobuses Mayab operates a bus from Cancún to Bacalar hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min. Six other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancun Terminal ADO to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$27 - $40
Economy
$16 - $25
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
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Turismo Diamante
Phone
+52 9981796618, +52 9981211990,(998)2568529
Bus from Cancún Ruta 5 to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transportadora Turística del Caribe
Bus from Cancún to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Turismo Azul
Phone
+52 9983326135, +52 9983062644, +52 984 182 5370
Bus from Cancún Turismo Azul to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Vive Mexico
Phone
+52 984 133 8674, 9371280768, 9841531307
Bus from Cancún to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Autocar Cancún
Phone
+52 (998) 1-93-35-00
Email
opina@autocarcancun.com
Website
autocarcancun.com
Bus from Villas del Mar Multiplaza Chedraui to Playa del Carmen Ave. Juárez
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
autocarcancun.com
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Playa del Carmen Chedraui to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
facebook.com
Marlin Espadas
Phone
+52 983 837 32 29
Email
marlinespadasmexico@gmail.com
Website
marlinespadas.net
Shuttle from Cancún to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
marlinespadas.net
Other operators
Colectivos de Chetumal
Phone
+52 983 832 8164
Rideshare from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Taxi from Cancún to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
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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