There are 9 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Chichen Itza to Mérida
  2. Take the bus from Merida to Campeche Ado
  3. Take the bus from Campeche to Palenque

$35 - $54

Cheapest option

Bus #2  •  11 h

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

$29 - $49

7 alternative options

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

$35 - $54

Bus Transportes Caballero S.A de C.V  •  14 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Chichen Itza to Tulum Chichen Itza-Tulum
  2. Take the bus from Tulum to Palenque

$40 - $44

Taxi  •  8 h 49 min

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

$110 - $140

Drive  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Chichén-Itzá to Palenque 408.1 miles

$50 - $80

Bus to Merida, fly to Villahermosa, 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

$74 - $304

Bus to Cancun, fly to Villahermosa, bus  •  9 h 26 min

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

$70 - $265

Bus to Merida, fly to Tuxtla Gutierrez, bus  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Chichen Itza to Mérida
  2. Fly from Merida (MID) to Tuxtla Gutierrez (TGZ) MID - TGZ
  3. Take the bus from Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport to San Cristóbal de las Casas
  4. Take the bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Palenque

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

You can take a bus from Chichén-Itzá to Palenque via Mérida, Merida, and Campeche in around 10 h 32 min.

Airlines
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Cancun to Villahermosa
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Merida to Tuxtla Gutierrez
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Aeromar
Website
aeromar.com.mx
Flights from Merida to Villahermosa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Merida to Tuxtla Gutierrez
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
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 - $14
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Merida to Campeche
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Campeche to Palenque
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Terminal ADO Mérida CAME to Escárcega
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Escárcega to Palenque
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Mérida to Palenque
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Chichen Itza to Tulum
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Carlos Rovirosa Pérez International Airport to Palenque
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Chichen Itzá to Cancún
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Transportes Caballero S.A de C.V
Phone
+52 998 122 3684
Email
sergiocaballero-06@hotmail.com
Bus from Tulum to Palenque
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Palenque
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chichén-Itzá to Palenque
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chichén-Itzá and Palenque is 502 km. The road distance is 653 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chichén-Itzá to Palenque is to bus which costs $550 - $1000 and takes 11 h.

The quickest way to get from Chichén-Itzá to Palenque is to bus and fly which takes 7 h 9 min and costs $1400 - $6500.

No, there is no direct bus from Chichén-Itzá to Palenque. However, there are services departing from Chichen Itza and arriving at Palenque via Merida and Campeche. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 32 min.

It takes approximately 10 h 32 min to get from Chichén-Itzá to Palenque, including transfers.