There are 5 ways to get from Chetumal to Tikal by ferry, bus, 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.

Recommended option

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

Cheapest option

Bus via Belize City  •  13 h 11 min

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

$29 - $42

3 alternative options

Bus San Juan Travel  •  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

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chetumal to Tikal is to drive which costs $490 - $750 and takes 5 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chetumal to Tikal is to drive which costs $490 - $750 and takes 5 h 58 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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It takes approximately 9 h 3 min to get from Chetumal to Tikal, including transfers.

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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 Belize City and Santa Elena - Mercado. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 11 min.

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

You can take a bus from Chetumal to Tikal via Belize City, Flores - Santa Elena, Santa Elena - Mercado, and Parque Nacional Tikal in around 13 h 11 min.

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
Bus from Chetumal to Belize City
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
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
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $25
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Book at
facebook.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
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
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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