There are 7 ways to get from Mexico City to Xcalak by plane, taxi, bus, car or rideshare

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Fly, taxi  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Mexico City (MEX) to Chetumal (CTM) MEX - CTM
  2. Take a taxi from Chetumal to Xcalak

$100 - $255

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Bus  •  25 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from México TAPO to Puebla Terminal CAPU
  2. Take the bus from Puebla CAPU to Coatzacoalcos Au
  3. Take the bus from Coatzacoalcos to Bacalar
  4. Take the bus from Bacalar to Xcalak

$59 - $106

5 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  24 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from México TAPO to Palenque Ado
  2. Take the bus from Palenque to Chetumal
  3. Take a taxi from Chetumal to Xcalak

$94 - $154

Bus, AU  •  26 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from México TAPO to Palenque Ado
  2. Take the AU from Palenque to Bacalar
  3. Take the bus from Bacalar to Mahahual Centro
  4. Take the bus from Mahahual Centro to Xcalak

$67 - $138

Bus via Veracruz  •  29 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Mexico TAPO to Veracruz
  2. Take the bus from Veracruz to Chetumal Ado
  3. Take the bus from Xul-Ha to Xcalak

$69 - $120

Drive  •  18 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Mexico City to Xcalak 936.7 miles

$120 - $190

Bus, rideshare  •  35 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Mexico City to Cancun
  2. Take the bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
  3. Take the rideshare from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Limones
  4. Take the bus from Limones to Xcalak

$81 - $124

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mexico City to Xcalak is to bus which costs $1100 - $2000 and takes 25 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mexico City to Xcalak is to fly and taxi which costs $1800 - $4800 and takes 6 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mexico City to Xcalak. However, there are services departing from México TAPO and arriving at Xcalak via Puebla CAPU, Coatzacoalcos and Bacalar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 11 min.

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The distance between Mexico City and Xcalak is 1195 km. The road distance is 1498.7 km.

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The best way to get from Mexico City to Xcalak without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 24 h 32 min and costs $1700 - $2900.

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It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to get from Mexico City to Xcalak, including transfers.

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Mexico City to Xcalak bus services, operated by ADO, depart from México TAPO station.

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The quickest flight from Mexico City Airport to Chetumal Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Mexico City to Xcalak bus services, operated by Autobuses Caribe, arrive at Xcalak station.

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Xcalak is 1 h ahead of Mexico City. It is currently 11:03 PM in Mexico City and 11:03 PM in Xcalak.

Yes, the driving distance between Mexico City to Xcalak is 1499 km. It takes approximately 18 h 33 min to drive from Mexico City to Xcalak.

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Volaris and Interjet offer flights from Mexico City Airport to Chetumal Airport.

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Map of how to get from Mexico City to Xcalak.
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  • Distance: 746.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 15 min

What companies run services between Mexico City, Mexico and Xcalak, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Mexico City to Xcalak via Puebla Terminal CAPU, Puebla CAPU, Coatzacoalcos, and Bacalar in around 25 h 11 min.

Airlines
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Mexico City to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Mexico City to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
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 Palenque to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $45
Economy
$21 - $35
Bus from México TAPO to Puebla Terminal CAPU
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $27
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$19 - $27
Economy
$8 - $12
Bus from Puebla CAPU to Coatzacoalcos
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $45
Economy
$21 - $35
Bus from Palenque to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $45
Economy
$21 - $35
Bus from Bacalar to Mahahual
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $26
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$18 - $26
Economy
$7 - $11
Bus from Mexico TAPO to Veracruz
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$29 - $40
Economy
$19 - $28
Bus from Veracruz to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$50 - $70
Economy
$40 - $65
Bus from Mexico City to Cancun
Ave. Duration
24 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$70 - $100
Economy
$65 - $95
Estrella Roja
Vive Mexico
Phone
+52 984 133 8674, 9371280768, 9841531307
Bus from Coatzacoalcos to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
facebook.com
Autobuses Caribe
Phone
+52 0155 5784 46 52, (809) 221-4422 x 2000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Bacalar to Xcalak
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Bacalar to Mahahual Centro
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
autobusesmexico.com
Bus from Mahahual Centro to Xcalak
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
autobusesmexico.com
Bus from Xul-Ha to Xcalak
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Limones to Xcalak
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $15
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Other operators
Colectivos de Chetumal
Phone
+52 983 832 8164
Rideshare from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Limones
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Taxi from Chetumal to Xcalak
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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