There are 6 ways to get from León to Tulum by bus, ferry, 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, ferry  •  22 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from León to San Pedro Sula
  2. Take the ferry from Puerto Cortés to Belize City
  3. Take the bus from Belize City to Tulum

$286 - $365

Cheapest option

Bus via Chetumal ADO Bus Station  •  29 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from León to San Pedro Sula
  2. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to Belize City
  3. Take the bus from Belize City to Chetumal
  4. Take the bus from Chetumal ADO Bus Station to Tulum

$147 - $153

4 alternative options

Bus  •  28 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from León to San Pedro Sula
  2. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to Belize City
  3. Take the bus from Belize City to Tulum

$151 - $190

Bus via Belize City  •  28 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from León to San Pedro Sula
  2. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to Belize City
  3. Take the bus from Belize City to Tulúm

$151 - $170

Drive  •  25 h 17 min

  1. Drive from León to Tulum 963.3 miles

$130 - $190

Bus, fly  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from León to Managua Airport
  2. Fly from Managua (MGA) to Cancun (CUN) MGA - CUN
  3. Take the bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
  4. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum

$291 - $456

What companies run services between León, Nicaragua and Tulum, Mexico?

You can take a bus from León to Tulum via San Pedro Sula and Belize City in around 28 h 15 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Managua to Cancun via Miami
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Managua to Cancun via Panama City
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $800
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Managua to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Managua to Cancun via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Managua to Cancun via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Managua to Cancun via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $650
Skytrans
Website
skytrans.com.au
Flights from Managua to Cancun via San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Bus operators
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Phone
+502 77620120
Email
marvelustravel@gmail.com
Website
marvelustravel.com
Bus from León to San Pedro Sula
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
Bus from León to Managua Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Belize City to Tulum
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Belize City to Tulúm
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Transportes Manabre
Phone
+501 223 1200 / 663 5957
Email
mundomayatravels@yahoo.com
Bus from San Pedro Sula to Belize City
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
travelmundomaya.com
BBOC
Phone
+501 630-9303
Email
belizebusownerscoop@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Belize City to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Chetumal ADO Bus Station to Tulum
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
Starla International
Phone
+504 9545-9322
Email
starlaferry@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Puerto Cortés to Belize City
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
travelmundomaya.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from León to Tulum?

The distance between León and Tulum is 867 km. The road distance is 1541 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from León to Tulum?

The cheapest way to get from León to Tulum is to bus which costs $145 - $155 and takes 29 h 47 min.

What is the fastest way to get from León to Tulum?

The quickest way to get from León to Tulum is to bus and fly which takes 11 h 2 min and costs $290 - $460.

Is there a direct bus between León and Tulum?

No, there is no direct bus from León to Tulum. However, there are services departing from León and arriving at Tulum via San Pedro Sula and Belize City. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 15 min.

How long does it take to get from León to Tulum?

It takes approximately 22 h 43 min to get from León to Tulum, including transfers.