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There are 6 ways to get from Chichén-Itzá to Palenque by bus, taxi, car or plane

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  •  10h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Chichen Itzá to Mérida CAME Chichen Itza - Mérida
  2. Take the bus from Mérida to Palenque Mérida-Palenque

$31 - $72

5 alternative options

Bus Turismo Alianza  •  14h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Chichen Itzá to Tulúm Chichen-Itza - Playa del Carmen / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tulum to Palenque Terminal Foránea / ...

$40 - $62

Taxi  •  8h 49m

  1. Take a taxi from Chichén-Itzá to Palenque 408.1 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  8h 49m

  1. Drive from Chichén-Itzá to Palenque 408.1 miles

$50 - $80

Bus to Merida, fly, bus  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Chichen Itzá to Mérida CAME
  2. Fly from Merida (MID) to Villahermosa (VSA) MID - VSA
  3. Take the bus from Carlos Rovirosa Pérez International Airport to Palenque

$72 - $325

Bus to Cancun, fly, bus  •  9h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Chichen Itza to Cancún
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Villahermosa (VSA) CUN - VSA
  3. Take the bus from Carlos Rovirosa Pérez International Airport to Palenque

$76 - $288

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chichén-Itzá to Palenque is to bus which costs $550 - $1400 and takes 10h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Chichén-Itzá to Palenque is to bus and fly which costs $1300 - $6500 and takes 7h 15m.

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The distance between Chichén-Itzá and Palenque is 502 km. The road distance is 652.9 km.

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The best way to get from Chichén-Itzá to Palenque without a car is to bus which takes 10h 51m and costs $550 - $1400.

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It takes approximately 10h 51m to get from Chichén-Itzá to Palenque, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Merida Airport to Villahermosa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chichén-Itzá to Palenque is 653 km. It takes approximately 8h 49m to drive from Chichén-Itzá to Palenque.

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Viva Aerobus and Mayair offer flights from Merida Airport to Villahermosa Airport.

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There are 69+ hotels available in Palenque. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chichén-Itzá to Palenque.
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  • Distance: 313.8 miles
  • Duration: 10h 51m

What companies run services between Chichén-Itzá, Mexico and Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Chichén-Itzá to Palenque via Chichen Itzá and Mérida in around 10h 51m.

Airlines
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Merida to Villahermosa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Flights from Cancun to Villahermosa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Merida to Villahermosa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$29 - $220
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Chichen Itzá to Mérida CAME
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $26
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Book at
ado.com.mx
First
$18 - $26
Economy
$7 - $11
Bus from Mérida to Palenque
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $45
Economy
$23 - $35
Bus from Chichen Itzá to Tulúm
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $27
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Book at
ado.com.mx
First
$19 - $27
Economy
$8 - $13
Bus from Carlos Rovirosa Pérez International Airport to Palenque
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $26
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$18 - $26
Economy
$8 - $12
Bus from Chichen Itza to Cancún
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $29
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$21 - $29
Economy
$10 - $16
Turismo Alianza
Phone
+52 9211677641
Bus from Tulum to Palenque
Ave. Duration
10h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transportes Caballero S.A de C.V
Phone
+52 998 122 3684
Email
sergiocaballero-06@hotmail.com
Bus from Tulum to Palenque
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
facebook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chichén-Itzá to Palenque
Ave. Duration
8h 49m
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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