There are 6 ways to get from Mexico City to Palenque by plane, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Villahermosa, bus  •  5 h 39 min

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

$44 - $152

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from México TAPO to Palenque Ado

$35 - $65

4 alternative options

Fly to Palenque  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Mexico City (MEX) to Palenque (PQM) MEX - PQM

$62 - $184

Fly to Tuxtla Gutierrez, bus  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Mexico City (MEX) to Tuxtla Gutierrez (TGZ) MEX - TGZ
  2. Take the bus from Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport to San Cristóbal de las Casas
  3. Take the bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Palenque

Bus via Terminal Central De Autobuses Del Norte  •  16 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Mexico City North Bus to Palenque Mexico-Palenque

$35 - $65

Drive  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Mexico City to Palenque 568.6 miles

$75 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mexico City to Palenque is to bus which costs $700 - $1300 and takes 16 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mexico City to Palenque is to fly which costs $1100 - $3500 and takes 2 h 51 min.

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The distance between Mexico City and Palenque is 783 km. The road distance is 909.8 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Mexico City to Palenque, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from México TAPO and arriving at Palenque. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 55 min.

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The nearest airport to Palenque is Palenque (PQM) Airport which is 2.9 km away. Other nearby airports include Villahermosa (VSA) (103.6 km), Ciudad Del Carmen (CME) (128.5 km), Tuxtla Gutierrez (TGZ) (152.6 km) and Flores (FRS) (233.2 km).

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Map of how to get from Mexico City to Palenque.
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  • Distance: 489.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 39 min

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

Interjet flies from Mexico City to Palenque twice a week. Alternatively, ADO operates a bus from Mexico City to Palenque once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 13 h 55 min.

Airlines
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Mexico City to Villahermosa
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Flights from Mexico City to Palenque
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $200
Flights from Mexico City to Tuxtla Gutierrez
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Mexico City to Villahermosa
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Flights from Mexico City to Tuxtla Gutierrez
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Mexico City to Villahermosa
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Mexico City to Tuxtla Gutierrez
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Mexico City to Villahermosa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Mexico City to Tuxtla Gutierrez
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
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
Bus from Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $24
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$17 - $24
Economy
$6 - $9
Bus from México TAPO to Palenque
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$45 - $65
Economy
$35 - $55
Bus from Mexico City North Bus to Palenque
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$45 - $65
Economy
$35 - $60
Transportes Caballero S.A de C.V
Phone
+52 998 122 3684
Email
sergiocaballero-06@hotmail.com
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Palenque
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Turismo Alianza
Phone
+52 9211677641
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Palenque
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com

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