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There are 5 ways to get from Oaxaca to Palenque by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Villahermosa, bus  •  6 h 54 min

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

$107 - $397

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Bus  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from ADO Oaxaca to ADO Palenque Ado

$30 - $60

3 alternative options

Fly to Tuxtla Gutierrez, bus  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Oaxaca (OAX) to Tuxtla Gutierrez (TGZ) OAX - 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

$91 - $285

Fly to Palenque  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Oaxaca (OAX) to Palenque (PQM) OAX - PQM

$95 - $363

Drive  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Oaxaca to Palenque 480.7 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Oaxaca to Palenque is to bus which costs $600 - $1100 and takes 15 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oaxaca to Palenque is to fly which costs $1800 - $7000 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from ADO Oaxaca and arriving at ADO Palenque. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h 15 min.

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The distance between Oaxaca and Palenque is 506 km. The road distance is 769.2 km.

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The best way to get from Oaxaca to Palenque without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 15 min and costs $600 - $1100.

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It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to get from Oaxaca to Palenque, including transfers.

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Oaxaca to Palenque bus services, operated by ADO, depart from ADO Oaxaca station.

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The best way to get from Oaxaca to Palenque is to fly which takes 4 h 20 min and costs $1800 - $7000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $600 - $1100 and takes 15 h 15 min.

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There is no direct flight from Oaxaca Airport to Villahermosa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Oaxaca to Palenque bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at ADO Palenque station.

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Map of how to get from Oaxaca to Palenque.
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  • Distance: 316.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 54 min

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

Aeroméxico, Interjet and Aeromar fly from Oaxaca to Palenque 4 times a week. Alternatively, ADO operates a bus from Oaxaca to Palenque once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 15 h 15 min.

Airlines
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Villahermosa via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Oaxaca to Tuxtla Gutierrez via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Oaxaca to Palenque via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Villahermosa via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Oaxaca to Tuxtla Gutierrez via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Villahermosa via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Oaxaca to Tuxtla Gutierrez via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Villahermosa via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $280
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 - $26
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$18 - $26
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 San Cristóbal de las Casas to Palenque
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$21 - $30
Economy
$11 - $17
Bus from ADO Oaxaca to ADO Palenque
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$40 - $60
Economy
$30 - $50

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Yes, the driving distance between Oaxaca to Palenque is 769 km. It takes approximately 10 h 21 min to drive from Oaxaca to Palenque.

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Volaris, Viva Aerobus, Interjet and Aeroméxico offer flights from Oaxaca Airport to Villahermosa Airport.

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There are 72+ hotels available in Palenque. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Oaxaca to Oaxaca Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs $170 - $210.

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