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There are 7 ways to get from Mérida to Belize City by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Mérida to Bacalar Mérida
  2. Take the bus from Bacalar to Belize City Cancún

$34 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus via Chetumal #2  •  12h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Mérida TAME to Bacalar Mérida / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chetumal to Belize City Belize City

$20 - $28

5 alternative options

Bus via Mérida  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Mérida to Bacalar Merida
  2. Take the bus from Bacalar to Belize City Cancún

$33 - $49

Bus via Chetumal  •  10h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Mérida to Bacalar Merida
  2. Take the bus from Chetumal to Belize City Belize City

$27 - $40

Drive  •  7h 58m

  1. Drive from Mérida to Belize City 526.6 km

$40 - $65

Fly from Merida  •  7h 30m

  1. Fly from Merida (MID) to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) MID - BZE

$230 - $1,032

Bus to Cancun, fly  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Mérida Paseo 60 to Cancun International Airport T2
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) CUN - BZE

$339 - $803

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mérida to Belize City is to bus via Chetumal which costs $440 - $650 and takes 12h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Mérida to Belize City is to fly which costs $5000 - $23000 and takes 7h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mérida to Belize City. However, there are services departing from Mérida and arriving at Belize City via Bacalar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 30m.

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The distance between Mérida and Belize City is 414 km. The road distance is 526.6 km.

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The best way to get from Mérida to Belize City without a car is to bus which takes 8h 30m and costs $750 - $900.

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It takes approximately 8h 30m to get from Mérida to Belize City, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Mérida to Belize City is to bus which takes 8h 30m and costs $750 - $900. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $5000 - $23000 and takes 7h 30m.

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There is no direct flight from Merida Airport to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 21m and has one stopover.

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Mérida to Belize City bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at Belize City station.

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Map of how to get from Mérida to Belize City.
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  • Distance: 414.2 km
  • Duration: 8h 30m

What companies run services between Mérida, Mexico and Belize City, Belize?

You can take a bus from Mérida to Belize City via Bacalar in around 8h 30m. Alternatively, United Airlines, Mayair and Tropic Air fly from Mérida to Belize City twice daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Merida to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Merida to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Cancun
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $1,800
Flights from Cancun to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
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
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
claseeuropea.com.mx
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 Bacalar to Belize City
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
ADO
$13 - $19
ADO GL
$13 - $18
Bus from Mérida to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
ADO
$19 - $29
ADO GL
$20 - $30
Bus from Mérida Paseo 60 to Cancun International Airport T2
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
ADO
$18 - $27
ADO GL
$19 - $29
BBOC
Phone
+501 630-9303
Email
belizebusownerscoop@hotmail.com
Website
belmopanonline.com
Bus from Chetumal to Belize City
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
belmopanonline.com
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Mérida TAME to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ado.com.mx

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Belize City is 1h behind Mérida. It is currently 4:33 AM in Mérida and 3:33 AM in Belize City.

Yes, the driving distance between Mérida to Belize City is 527 km. It takes approximately 7h 58m to drive from Mérida to Belize City.

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Mayair, Tropic Air and United Airlines offer flights from Merida Airport to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt Airport.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Belize City. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mérida to Merida Airport is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs $230 - $280.

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