There are 5 ways to get from Mérida to Bacalar by bus, rideshare, 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  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Mérida / ...

$11 - $24

4 alternative options

Bus, rideshare  •  5 h 44 min

$15 - $22

Taxi  •  5 h 11 min

  1. 215.6 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  5 h 11 min

  1. 215.6 miles

$28 - $45

Fly  •  7 h 16 min

  1. MID - CTM

$91 - $354

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 $23 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Interjet, Mayair and four other airlines fly from Mérida to Bacalar every 3 hours.

Airlines
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Merida to Chetumal via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Merida to Chetumal via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 41 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
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
7 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
$23
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 - $16
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Terminal ADO Mérida CAME to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Other operators
rideshare
Rideshare from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Taxi from Mérida to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Taxiy Turismo
Phone
+52 999 928 5600

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Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Mérida to Bacalar is to bus which costs $220 - $470 and takes 3 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Mérida to Bacalar is to bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs $220 - $470.

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

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