COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply upon entering Belize. Learn More.

There are 9 ways to get from Cancún to Belize City by bus, rideshare, 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  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Cancún to Belize City Cancún

$28 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus, Shared minivan  •  9h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Cancún to Tulum
  2. Take the bus from Tulum to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
  3. Take the Shared minivan from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Bacalar
  4. Take the bus from Bacalar to Belize City

$22 - $57

7 alternative options

Bus via Bacalar  •  11h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Cancún Ruta 5 to Bacalar Cancun
  2. Take the bus from Chetumal to Belize City Belize City

Drive  •  7h 56m

  1. Drive from Cancún to Belize City 524.2 km

$40 - $65

Fly to Belize City Municipal  •  6h 25m

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Belize City Municipal (TZA) CUN - TZA

$602 - $1,208

Fly to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt  •  5h 15m

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) CUN - BZE

$322 - $778

Fly to Belmopan, bus  •  22h 46m

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Belmopan (BCV) CUN - BCV
  2. Take the bus from Belmopan to Belize City

$200 - $616

Fly to Dangriga, ferry  •  8h 56m

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Dangriga (DGA) CUN - DGA
  2. Take the ferry from Dangriga to Belize City

Fly to Chetumal, bus  •  6h 27m

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Chetumal (CTM) CUN - CTM
  2. Take the bus from Chetumal to Belize City

$69 - $263

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Belize

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Belize. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Belize.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Belize.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Belize due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Belize

Domestic travel is restricted within Belize due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Belize

Lockdown measures are currently in place for Mexico. Leaving Mexico may be in violation of local restrictions.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Mexico

Last updated: August 12 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cancún to Belize City is to bus and Shared minivan which costs $480 - $1300 and takes 9h 26m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Cancún to Belize City is to fly which costs $7000 - $18000 and takes 5h 15m.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cancún and arriving at Belize City. Services depart once daily, and operate Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 8h 30m.

More details

The distance between Cancún and Belize City is 432 km. The road distance is 524.2 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Cancún to Belize City without a car is to bus which takes 8h 30m and costs $600 - $1400.

More details

The bus from Cancún to Belize City takes 8h 30m including transfers and departs once daily.

More details

Cancún to Belize City bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Cancún station.

More details

The best way to get from Cancún to Belize City is to bus which takes 8h 30m and costs $600 - $1400. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $13000 - $27000 and takes 6h 25m.

Mode details

There is no direct flight from Cancun Airport to Belize City Municipal Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 55m and has two stopovers.

Search flights

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

More details

Map of how to get from Cancún to Belize City.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 432.5 km
  • Duration: 8h 30m

What companies run services between Cancún, Mexico and Belize City, Belize?

ADO operates a bus from Cancún to Belize City once daily. Tickets cost $28 - $60 and the journey takes 8h 30m. Alternatively, Tropic Air and Maya Island Air fly from Cancún to Belize City twice daily.

Airlines
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Cancun to Belize City Municipal via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, Dangriga
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,200
Flights from Cancun to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Cancun to Belmopan via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, Belize City Municipal
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,100
Flights from Cancun to Belmopan via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,100
Flights from Cancun to Belmopan via San Salvador, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Cancun to Belmopan via Houston, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Cancun to Dangriga via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,100
Maya Island Air
Website
mayaislandair.com
Flights from Cancun to Belize City Municipal via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, Dangriga
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,200
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Cancun to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $370
Bus operators
ADO

Autobuses de Oriente (ADO) is one of Mexico’s largest bus companies, mainly operating south of Mexico City and into the Yucatan Peninsula. Choose from three bus classes: ADO (first class), ADO GL (luxury class) and ADO Platino (platinum class and the most expensive). All buses are comfortable, with reclining seats, blackout curtains, air conditioning and a toilet; ADO Platino offers additional amenities such as extra legroom, onboard Wi-Fi and individual screens.

Contact Details
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancún to Belize City
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
ADO
$28 - $45
ADO GL
$30 - $50
Bus from Cancún to Tulum
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
ADO
$10 - $15
ADO GL
$9 - $12
Bus from Tulum Terminal ADO to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
ADO
$8 - $13
ADO GL
$7 - $9
Bus from Bacalar to Belize City
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
ADO
$13 - $19
ADO GL
$13 - $18
Bus from Chetumal to Belize City
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
ADO
$11 - $17
ADO GL
$11 - $15
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
facebook.com
BBOC
Phone
+501 630-9303
Email
belizebusownerscoop@hotmail.com
Website
belmopanonline.com
Bus from Chetumal to Belize City
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
belmopanonline.com
Autobuses Unidos (AU)
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancún to Tulum
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Ómnibus Cristóbal Colón (OCC)
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancún to Tulum
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Turismo Alianza
Phone
984 137 7973
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cancún to Tulum
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
facebook.com
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tulum to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
James Bus Line
Phone
(++501) 662-4475
Email
hickatee@gmail.com
Website
hickatee.com
Bus from Belmopan to Belize City
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
hickatee.com
Ferry operators
Starla International
Phone
+504 9545-9322
Email
starlaferry@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Dangriga to Belize City
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
travelmundomaya.com
Other operators
SUCHAA
Phone
+52 983 832 0099 / +52 983 113 5648
Email
suchaa-unido@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Rideshare from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
More information at
SUCHAA

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Thanksgiving 2018: How to travel stress-free, Which London airport should I choose? and Travelling to the UK: What do I need to know? - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Belize City is 1h behind Cancún. It is currently 4:28 AM in Cancún and 3:28 AM in Belize City.

Yes, the driving distance between Cancún to Belize City is 524 km. It takes approximately 7h 56m to drive from Cancún to Belize City.

Get driving directions

Maya Island Air and Tropic Air offer flights from Cancun Airport to Belize City Municipal Airport.

Search flights

There are 49+ hotels available in Belize City. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Cancún to Cancun Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs $40 - $170.

More details