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There are 4 ways to get from Holbox Island to Izamal Municipality by ferry, bus, helicopter, plane or shuttle

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Ferry, bus via Tizimín  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the ferry from Holbox to Chiquila
  2. Take the bus from Chiquilá to Tizimín
  3. Take the bus from Tizimín to Izamal

3 alternative options

Ferry, bus  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the ferry from Holbox to Chiquila
  2. Take the bus from Chiquilá to Valladolid
  3. Take the bus from Valladolid to Izamal

Air taxi, fly, bus  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the Air taxi from Holbox to Cancún International Airport
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Merida (MID) CUN - MID
  3. Take the bus from Mérida to Izamal

Shuttle, bus  •  7h 37m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Holbox to Valladolid
  2. Take the bus from Valladolid to Izamal Cancún
Holbox Island → Izamal Municipality
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Izamal Municipality is 911.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Izamal Municipality is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Izamal Municipality is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Holbox Island to Izamal Municipality is to ferry and bus via Tizimín which costs $240 - $480 and takes 5h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Holbox Island to Izamal Municipality is to ferry and bus via Tizimín which costs $240 - $480 and takes 5h 36m.

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The distance between Holbox Island and Izamal Municipality is 182 km.

The best way to get from Holbox Island to Izamal Municipality without a car is to ferry and bus via Tizimín which takes 5h 36m and costs $240 - $480.

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It takes approximately 5h 36m to get from Holbox Island to Izamal Municipality, including transfers.

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

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Mayair offers flights from Cancun Airport to Merida Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Izamal Municipality. Prices start at $2000 MXN per night.

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Map of how to get from Holbox Island to Izamal Municipality.
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  • Distance: 182 km
  • Duration: 5h 36m

What companies run services between Holbox Island, Mexico and Izamal Municipality, Yucatán, Mexico?

There is no direct connection from Holbox Island to Izamal Municipality. However, you can take the walk to Holbox, take the ferry to Chiquila, take the walk to Chiquilá, take the bus to Tizimín, take the walk to Tizimín, then take the bus to Izamal. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Holbox Island to Izamal Municipality via Holbox, Chiquila, Chiquilá, and Valladolid in around 5h 52m.

Airlines
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Cancun to Merida
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $5000
Bus operators
Autobuses Noreste Yucatán
Phone
+52 999 924 6355
Email
quejas.nt.mid@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Chiquilá to Tizimín
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
More information at
Autobuses Noreste Yucatán
Bus from Chiquilá to Valladolid
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
More information at
Autobuses Noreste Yucatán
Autobuses Oriente
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tizimín to Izamal
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Chiquilá to Valladolid
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $190
Schedules at
el.holboxeno.com
Bus from Mérida to Izamal
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Schedules at
facebook.com
JD Balleneros Travels Holbox
Phone
+52 984 266 4397
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Chiquilá to Valladolid
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$250
Schedules at
facebook.com
ADO

Autobuses de Oriente (ADO) is one of Mexico’s largest bus companies, mainly operating south of Mexico City and into the Yucatan Peninsula. Choose from three bus classes: ADO (first class), ADO GL (luxury class) and ADO Platino (platinum class and the most expensive). All buses are comfortable, with reclining seats, blackout curtains, air conditioning and a toilet; ADO Platino offers additional amenities such as extra legroom, onboard Wi-Fi and individual screens.

Contact Details
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Chiquilá to Valladolid
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$220 - $360
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
ADO
$240 - $360
ADO GL
$240 - $300
Autobuses Centro
Phone
+52 999 923 9962
Email
comercial@autobusescentro.com
Website
autobusescentro.com
Bus from Valladolid to Izamal
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Mérida to Izamal
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transfer Holbox
Phone
+52 984 875 2104
Email
info@transferholbox.com
Website
transferholbox.com
Shuttle from Holbox to Valladolid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
Ferry operators
Holbox Monkeys Express
9 Hermanos
Phone
+52 984 116 4374
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Holbox to Chiquila
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Schedules at
facebook.com
Tourist
$196
Quintana Roo Plan
$147
Local
$79
Other operators
Holbox Collection

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