There are 9 ways to get from Mérida to Palenque by bus, taxi, car, plane or shuttle

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 via Escárcega  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal ADO Mérida CAME to Escárcega
  2. Take the bus from Escárcega to Palenque Occ/Gl

$26 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus via Campeche #2  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Umán to Tenabo
  2. Take the bus from Campeche to Palenque Campeche-Palenque

$24 - $47

7 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Mérida to Palenque Ado/Occ

$23 - $50

Bus via Campeche  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Merida to Campeche Ado / ...
  2. Take the bus from Campeche to Palenque Campeche-Palenque

$27 - $68

Taxi  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Mérida to Palenque 332.7 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Mérida to Palenque 332.7 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Palenque  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Merida (MID) to Palenque (PQM) MID - PQM

$63 - $242

Fly to Villahermosa, bus  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Merida (MID) to Villahermosa (VSA) MID - VSA
  2. Take the bus from Carlos Rovirosa Pérez International Airport to Palenque

$65 - $317

Shuttle  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Mérida to Palenque

$375

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mérida to Palenque is to bus which costs $440 - $900 and takes 10 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mérida to Palenque is to fly and bus which costs $1200 - $6000 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The distance between Mérida and Palenque is 458 km. The road distance is 532.4 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 21 min to get from Mérida to Palenque, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mérida and arriving at Palenque. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Mérida, Mexico and Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Mérida to Palenque via Escárcega in around 8 h 21 min. Alternatively, Interjet, Volaris and three other airlines fly from Mérida to Palenque 3 times a day.

Airlines
Aereo Calafia
Website
calafiaairlines.com
Flights from Merida to Palenque via Tuxtla Gutierrez
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Merida to Palenque via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Merida to Palenque via Mexico City, Tuxtla Gutierrez
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Merida to Palenque via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Merida to Villahermosa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Terminal ADO Mérida CAME to Escárcega
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$25 - $35
Economy
$15 - $22
Bus from Escárcega to Palenque
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$22 - $30
Economy
$11 - $17
Bus from Mérida to Palenque
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $50
Economy
$23 - $35
Bus from Merida to Campeche
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $29
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$20 - $29
Economy
$9 - $14
Bus from Campeche to Palenque
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$27 - $40
Economy
$17 - $25
Bus from Carlos Rovirosa Pérez International Airport to Palenque
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $27
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$19 - $27
Economy
$8 - $12
ATS
Bus from Umán to Tenabo
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
yucatantoday.com
Wayak
Website
wayak.mx
Shuttle from Mérida to Palenque
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$375
Schedules at
wayak.mx
Other operators
Taxi from Mérida to Palenque
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Taxiy Turismo
Phone
+52 999 928 5600

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