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There are 6 ways to get from Chetumal to Rio Dulce by ferry, bus, 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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Ferry, bus  •  14h 40m

  1. Take the ferry from Chetumal to San Pedro
  2. Take the ferry from San Pedro to Belize City
  3. Take the bus from Belize City to Flores - Santa Elena
  4. Take the bus from Santa Elena to Río Dulce

$81 - $129

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry, Ferry Fronteras Rio Dulce  •  16h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Chetumal to Belize City
  2. Take the bus from Belize City to Punta Gorda
  3. Take the ferry from Punta Gorda Municipal Pier to Livingston
  4. Take the Ferry Fronteras Rio Dulce from Livingston to Rio Dulce

$42 - $51

4 alternative options

Bus  •  16h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Chetumal to Flores Chetumal-Belize-Flores
  2. Take the bus from Santa Elena to Río Dulce Santa Elena

$55 - $62

Drive  •  9h 21m

  1. Drive from Chetumal to Rio Dulce 342.8 miles

$35 - $60

Ferry to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, fly, drive  •  9h 47m

  1. Take the ferry from Chetumal to San Pedro
  2. Fly from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) to Placencia (PLJ) BZE - PLJ
  3. Drive from Placencia to Rio Dulce

$240 - $482

Ferry, shuttle to Belize City Municipal, fly, drive  •  10h 47m

  1. Take the ferry from Chetumal to San Pedro
  2. Take a shuttle bus from San Pedro to Belize City Goldson Intl Airport
  3. Fly from Belize City Municipal (TZA) to Placencia (PLJ) TZA - PLJ
  4. Drive from Placencia to Rio Dulce

$260 - $492

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The cheapest way to get from Chetumal to Rio Dulce is to drive which costs $750 - $1100 and takes 9h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Chetumal to Rio Dulce is to drive which costs $750 - $1100 and takes 9h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chetumal to Rio Dulce. However, there are services departing from Chetumal and arriving at Río Dulce via Santa Elena. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 13m.

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The distance between Chetumal and Rio Dulce is 326 km. The road distance is 548.4 km.

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The best way to get from Chetumal to Rio Dulce without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 14h 40m and costs $1500 - $2500.

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It takes approximately 14h 40m to get from Chetumal to Rio Dulce, including transfers.

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Chetumal to Rio Dulce bus services, operated by San Juan Travel, depart from Chetumal station.

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The quickest flight from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt Airport to Placencia Airport is the direct flight which takes 25m.

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Chetumal to Rio Dulce bus services, operated by Linea Dorada, arrive at Río Dulce station.

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Rio Dulce is 1h behind Chetumal. It is currently 11:39 AM in Chetumal and 10:39 AM in Rio Dulce.

Map of how to get from Chetumal to Rio Dulce.
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  • Distance: 203.8 miles
  • Duration: 14h 40m

What companies run services between Chetumal, Mexico and Rio Dulce, Guatemala?

You can take a bus from Chetumal to Rio Dulce via Flores and Santa Elena in around 16h 13m.

Airlines
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to Placencia
Ave. Duration
25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Belize City Municipal to Placencia
Ave. Duration
25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Belize City Municipal to Placencia via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Maya Island Air
Website
mayaislandair.com
Flights from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to Placencia
Ave. Duration
25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $230
Flights from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to Placencia via Dangriga
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $230
Flights from Belize City Municipal to Placencia via Dangriga
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $430
Bus operators
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Belize City to Flores - Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
San Juan Travel
Phone
+502 7926 0042 / +502 7926 0070 / +502 7924 8018 / +502 5554 2218 / +502 5554 1719
Email
sanjuantravel@hotmail.com.gt
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Chetumal to Flores
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
BBOC
Phone
+501 630-9303
Email
belizebusownerscoop@hotmail.com
Website
belizebus.wordpress.com
Bus from Chetumal to Belize City
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
James Bus Company
Website
d02044893.brinkster.net
Bus from Belize City to Punta Gorda
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
d02044893.brinkster.net
Nautilus Express
Phone
+501 671 1414
Email
info@nautiluswatertaxi.com
Website
nautiluswatertaxi.com
Shuttle from San Pedro to Belize City Goldson Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$140
Schedules at
nautiluswatertaxi.com
Tropic Ferry
Phone
+501 2052616
Email
questions@tropicferry.com
Website
facebook.com
Shuttle from San Pedro to Belize City Goldson Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
Water Jets International
San Pedro Water Taxi
Ocean Ferry
Phone
+501 223-0033 / 226-0033 / 226-2033
Email
support@oceanferrybelize.com
Website
oceanferrybelize.com
Ferry from San Pedro to Belize City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23
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 San Pedro to Belize City
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $30
Schedules at
facebook.com
ferry
Ferry from Punta Gorda Municipal Pier to Livingston
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
guidetobelize.info
Memo's Boat Service
Phone
+501 651-4780
Ferry from Punta Gorda Municipal Pier to Livingston
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
guidetobelize.info
Requena's Charter Service & Watertaxi
Phone
(501) 722-2070
Email
watertaxi@btl.net
Ferry from Punta Gorda Municipal Pier to Livingston
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
puntagordabelize.com
Ferry Fronteras Rio Dulce
Ferry from Livingston to Rio Dulce
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8

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Yes, the driving distance between Chetumal to Rio Dulce is 548 km. It takes approximately 9h 21m to drive from Chetumal to Rio Dulce.

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Maya Island Air and Tropic Air offer flights from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt Airport to Placencia Airport.

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There are 25+ hotels available in Rio Dulce. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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