There are 6 ways to get from Chetumal to Tikal 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, drive  •  9 h 3 min

  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 San Ignacio
  4. Drive from San Ignacio to Tikal

$62 - $107

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Shuttle, bus  •  12 h 24 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Chetumal to Flores
  2. Take the bus from Santa Elena - Mercado to Parque Nacional Tikal Santa Elena

$36 - $51

4 alternative options

Bus  •  14 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Chetumal to Flores Chetumal-Belize-Flores
  2. Take the bus from Santa Elena - Mercado to Parque Nacional Tikal Santa Elena

$41

Drive  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Chetumal to Tikal 226.5 miles

$26 - $40

Ferry, fly to Belmopan, drive  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the ferry from Chetumal to San Pedro
  2. Fly from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) to Belmopan (BCV) BZE - BCV
  3. Drive from Belmopan to Tikal

$223 - $451

Ferry, fly to Flores  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the ferry from Chetumal to San Pedro
  2. Fly from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) to Flores (FRS) BZE - FRS

$329 - $1,032

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No, there is no direct bus from Chetumal to Tikal. However, there are services departing from Chetumal and arriving at Parque Nacional Tikal via Santa Elena - Mercado. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 24 min.

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The distance between Chetumal and Tikal is 200 km. The road distance is 362.5 km.

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The best way to get from Chetumal to Tikal without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 3 min to get from Chetumal to Tikal, including transfers.

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Chetumal to Tikal 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 Belmopan Airport is the direct flight which takes 15 min.

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Chetumal to Tikal bus services, operated by Horario De Buses, arrive at Parque Nacional Tikal station.

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Tikal is 1 h behind Chetumal. It is currently 10:02 AM in Chetumal and 9:02 AM in Tikal.

Yes, the driving distance between Chetumal to Tikal is 362 km. It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to drive from Chetumal to Tikal.

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Tropic Air offers flights from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt Airport to Belmopan Airport.

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Map of how to get from Chetumal to Tikal.
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  • Distance: 125.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 3 min

What companies run services between Chetumal, Mexico and Tikal, Guatemala?

You can take a bus from Chetumal to Tikal via Flores, Santa Elena - Mercado, and Parque Nacional Tikal in around 14 h 24 min.

Airlines
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to Belmopan
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Flights from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to Belmopan via Belize City Municipal
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $300
Flights from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to Flores
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $410
Bus operators
Westline
Phone
+501 824-2620
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Belize City to San Ignacio
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
belmopanonline.com
BBOC
Phone
+501 630-9303
Email
belizebusownerscoop@hotmail.com
Website
belizebus.wordpress.com
Bus from Belize City to San Ignacio
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
facebook.com
San Juan Travel
Phone
+502 7926 0042 / 79248018 / 55542218 / 55541719
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Chetumal to Flores
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
Horario De Buses
Website
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Santa Elena - Mercado to Parque Nacional Tikal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Marlin Espadas
Phone
+52 983 837 32 29
Email
marlinespadasmexico@gmail.com
Website
marlinespadas.net
Shuttle from Chetumal to Flores
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
marlinespadas.net
Book at
marlinespadas.net
Ferry operators
Water Jets International
San Pedro Water Taxi
Phone
+11 501 2232225
Email
info@belizewatertaxi.com
Website
sanpedrowatertaxi.com
Ferry from San Pedro to Belize City
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
belizewatertaxi.com
Book at
belizewatertaxi.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
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $30
Schedules at
facebook.com

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