There are 4 ways to get from Mérida to Bacalar by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Mérida to Bacalar Mérida / ...

$11 - $40

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Taxi  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Mérida to Bacalar 215.6 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Mérida to Bacalar 215.6 miles

$28 - $45

Fly  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Merida (MID) to Chetumal (CTM) MID - CTM

$91 - $365

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The cheapest way to get from Mérida to Bacalar is to bus which costs $220 - $700 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mérida to Bacalar is to bus which costs $220 - $700 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mérida and arriving at Bacalar. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between Mérida and Bacalar is 286 km. The road distance is 345 km.

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The best way to get from Mérida to Bacalar without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs $220 - $700.

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The bus from Mérida to Bacalar takes 3 h 30 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Mérida to Bacalar bus services, operated by Clase Europea, depart from Mérida station.

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The best way to get from Mérida to Bacalar is to bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs $220 - $700. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $1700 - $7000 and takes 7 h 16 min.

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There is no direct flight from Merida Airport to Chetumal Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Mérida to Bacalar bus services, operated by Clase Europea, arrive at Bacalar station.

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  • Distance: 178.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

What companies run services between Mérida, Mexico and Bacalar, Quintana Roo, Mexico?

Clase Europea operates a bus from Mérida to Bacalar every 4 hours. Tickets cost $24 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Interjet, Volaris and three other airlines fly from Mérida to Bacalar every 2 hours.

Airlines
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Merida to Chetumal via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Merida to Chetumal via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Merida to Chetumal via Guadalajara, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Merida to Chetumal via Cancun
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $330
Bus operators
Clase Europea
Phone
+52 (999) 924 - 42 - 75
Email
gerenciaturismo@claseeuropea.com, contacto@claseeuropea.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Mérida to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
viajeros.com
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Mérida to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Mérida CAME to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$26 - $40
Economy
$16 - $24
Other operators
Taxi from Mérida to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Taxiy Turismo
Phone
+52 999 928 5600

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Bacalar is 1 h ahead of Mérida. It is currently 4:01 PM in Mérida and 4:01 PM in Bacalar.

Yes, the driving distance between Mérida to Bacalar is 345 km. It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to drive from Mérida to Bacalar.

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Mayair, Aeroméxico, Interjet and Volaris offer flights from Merida Airport to Chetumal Airport.

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There are 158+ hotels available in Bacalar. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mérida to Merida Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs $40 - $390.

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