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There are 3 ways to get from Mérida to Bacalar by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  4h 30m

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

$11 - $40

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  5h 11m

  1. Take a taxi from Mérida to Bacalar 215.6 miles

$60 - $80

Drive  •  5h 11m

  1. Drive from Mérida to Bacalar 215.6 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Mérida to Bacalar is to bus which costs $220 - $700 and takes 4h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Mérida to Bacalar is to bus which costs $220 - $700 and takes 4h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mérida and arriving at Bacalar. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 30m.

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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 4h 30m and costs $220 - $700.

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The bus from Mérida to Bacalar takes 4h 30m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Mérida to Bacalar bus services, operated by Autobuses Mayab, depart from Mérida station.

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Mérida to Bacalar bus services, operated by Autobuses Mayab, arrive at Bacalar station.

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Bacalar is 1h ahead of Mérida. It is currently 2:14 AM in Mérida and 3:14 AM in Bacalar.

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

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  • Distance: 178.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 30m

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

Autobuses Mayab operates a bus from Mérida to Bacalar hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 4h 30m. Two other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Mérida to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
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
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
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ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Mérida CAME to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$26 - $40
Economy
$16 - $23
Other operators
Taxi from Mérida to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Taxiy Turismo
Phone
+52 999 928 5600

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