There are 7 ways to get from Chichén-Itzá to Palenque by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  10 h 25 min

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

$31 - $76

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Bus via Escárcega  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Chichen Itza to Mérida
  2. Take the bus from Terminal ADO Mérida CAME to Escárcega
  3. Take the bus from Escárcega to Palenque

$34 - $91

Bus via Tenabo  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Chichen Itza to Mérida
  2. Take the bus from Umán to Tenabo
  3. Take the bus from Campeche to Palenque

$32 - $73

Taxi  •  8 h 49 min

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

$120 - $150

Drive  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Chichén-Itzá to Palenque 408.1 miles

$50 - $80

Bus to Merida, fly, bus  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Chichen Itza to Mérida
  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  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Pisté to Terminal de Autobuses Cancún, Pino, Smz 22, Cancún, Benito Juárez, Quintana Roo, 77500, México
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Villahermosa (VSA) CUN - VSA
  3. Take the bus from Carlos Rovirosa Pérez International Airport to Palenque

$63 - $305

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The cheapest way to get from Chichén-Itzá to Palenque is to bus which costs $550 - $1500 and takes 10 h 25 min.

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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 7 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chichén-Itzá to Palenque. However, there are services departing from Chichen Itza and arriving at Palenque via Mérida. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 25 min.

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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 10 h 25 min and costs $550 - $1500.

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It takes approximately 10 h 25 min to get from Chichén-Itzá to Palenque, including transfers.

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Chichén-Itzá to Palenque bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Chichen Itza station.

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The quickest flight from Merida Airport to Villahermosa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Chichén-Itzá to Palenque bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at Palenque station.

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

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  • Distance: 313.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 25 min

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

You can take a bus from Chichén-Itzá to Palenque via Mérida in around 10 h 25 min.

Airlines
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Merida to Villahermosa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Cancun to Villahermosa via Merida
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Cancun to Villahermosa
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Chichen Itza to Mérida
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $26
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$19 - $26
Economy
$7 - $12
Bus from Mérida to Palenque
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $50
Economy
$23 - $35
Bus from Terminal ADO Mérida CAME to Escárcega
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$25 - $35
Economy
$15 - $22
Bus from Escárcega to Palenque
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$22 - $30
Economy
$11 - $17
Bus from Campeche to Palenque
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$27 - $40
Economy
$17 - $25
Bus from Carlos Rovirosa Pérez International Airport to Palenque
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $27
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$19 - $27
Economy
$8 - $12
Bus from Pisté to Terminal de Autobuses Cancún, Pino, Smz 22, Cancún, Benito Juárez, Quintana Roo, 77500, México
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$22 - $35
Economy
$11 - $17
ATS
Bus from Umán to Tenabo
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
yucatantoday.com
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Pisté to Cancún Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Other operators
Taxi from Chichén-Itzá to Palenque
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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Mayair offers flights from Merida Airport to Villahermosa Airport.

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There are 75+ hotels available in Palenque. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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