There are 8 ways to get from Oaxaca to Tikal by bus, ferry, car, shuttle or plane

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Bus, ferry, drive  •  30 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Oaxaca to Chetumal Ado
  2. Take the ferry from Chetumal to San Pedro
  3. Take the ferry from San Pedro to Belize City
  4. Take the bus from Belize City to Belmopan
  5. Drive from Belmopan to Tikal

$115 - $212

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Bus, shuttle  •  29 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from ADO Oaxaca to ADO Palenque Ado
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Palenque to Flores
  3. Take the bus from Santa Elena - Mercado to Parque Nacional Tikal

$83 - $107

6 alternative options

OCC, bus  •  32 h 59 min

  1. Take the OCC from Oaxaca to Tapachula
  2. Take the bus from Tica Bus Tapachula to Tica Bus Guatemala
  3. Take the bus from Guatemala City to Flores
  4. Take the bus from Santa Elena - Mercado to Parque Nacional Tikal

$122 - $188

OCC, bus via Guatemala City  •  35 h 27 min

  1. Take the OCC from Oaxaca to Tapachula
  2. Take the bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Guatemala City Terminal Transgalgos Internacional
  3. Take the bus from Guatemala City to Flores - Santa Elena
  4. Take the bus from Santa Elena to Parque Nacional Tikal

$84 - $130

Drive  •  16 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Oaxaca to Tikal 703.6 miles

$90 - $140

Fly to Chetumal, bus, drive  •  13 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Oaxaca (OAX) to Chetumal (CTM) OAX - CTM
  2. Take the bus from Corozal to Benque Viejo del Carmen
  3. Drive from Benque Viejo del Carmen to Tikal

$156 - $323

Fly to Flores  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Oaxaca (OAX) to Flores (FRS) OAX - FRS

$196 - $798

Fly to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, drive  •  12 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Oaxaca (OAX) to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) OAX - BZE
  2. Drive from San Ignacio to Tikal

$257 - $823

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No, there is no direct bus from Oaxaca to Tikal. However, there are services departing from Oaxaca and arriving at Parque Nacional Tikal via Tica Bus Tapachula, Guatemala City and Santa Elena - Mercado. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 59 min.

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The distance between Oaxaca and Tikal is 755 km. The road distance is 1125.7 km.

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The best way to get from Oaxaca to Tikal without a car is to bus and shuttle which takes 29 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 30 h 16 min to get from Oaxaca to Tikal, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Oaxaca to Tikal is to OCC and bus which takes 32 h 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 11 h 12 min.

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There is no direct flight from Oaxaca Airport to Chetumal Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Oaxaca to Tikal bus services, operated by Horario De Buses, arrive at Parque Nacional Tikal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oaxaca to Tikal is 1126 km. It takes approximately 16 h 8 min to drive from Oaxaca to Tikal.

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Aeroméxico, Volaris and Interjet offer flights from Oaxaca Airport to Chetumal Airport.

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Map of how to get from Oaxaca to Tikal.
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  • Distance: 471.6 miles
  • Duration: 30 h 16 min

What companies run services between Oaxaca, Mexico and Tikal, Guatemala?

You can take a bus from Oaxaca to Tikal via Tapachula, Tica Bus Tapachula, Tica Bus Guatemala, Guatemala City, Flores, Santa Elena - Mercado, and Parque Nacional Tikal in around 32 h 59 min. Alternatively, Aeroméxico, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and five other airlines fly from Oaxaca to Tikal hourly.

Airlines
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Flores via Mexico City, Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
10 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Oaxaca to Flores via Mexico City, Cancun, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Oaxaca to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Mexico City, Cancun
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Oaxaca to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Houston, Cancun
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Flores via Mexico City, Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
11 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Oaxaca to Flores via Mexico City, San Salvador, Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Oaxaca to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Mexico City, San Salvador
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
TAG Airlines
Website
tag.com.gt
Flights from Oaxaca to Flores via Mexico City, Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
10 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Oaxaca to Flores via Mexico City, Cancun, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Oaxaca to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Mexico City, Cancun
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Chetumal via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Chetumal via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $370
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Flores via Mexico City, Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
11 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Oaxaca to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Guadalajara, Houston
Ave. Duration
15 h 2 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Oaxaca to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Guadalajara, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Oaxaca to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
20 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$55 - $80
Economy
$45 - $70
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
Bus from Oaxaca to Tapachula
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$35 - $55
Economy
$29 - $45
James Bus Line
Phone
(++501) 662-4475
Email
hickatee@gmail.com
Website
hickatee.com
Bus from Belize City to Belmopan
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
hickatee.com
Horario De Buses
Website
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Santa Elena - Mercado to Parque Nacional Tikal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Santa Elena to Parque Nacional Tikal
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Tica Bus
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from Tica Bus Tapachula to Tica Bus Guatemala
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com
Turansa
Website
turansa.com
Bus from Guatemala City to Flores
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
turansa.com
Trans Galgos Inter
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Guatemala City to Flores - Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $27
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Autobuses del Norte S.A.
Phone
+502 2251 0050 / +502 2251 0079 / +502 2251 0610
Email
guate@adn.gt
Website
adn.gt
Bus from Guatemala Zona 1 to Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
facebook.com
Valencia Bus Line
Phone
+501 6705583 / 6212581
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Corozal to Benque Viejo del Carmen
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
Ferry operators
Water Jets International
San Pedro Water Taxi
Phone
+11 501 2232225
Email
info@belizewatertaxi.com
Website
sanpedrowatertaxi.com
Ferry from San Pedro to Belize City
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
belizewatertaxi.com
Book at
belizewatertaxi.com
Caye Caulker Water Taxi
Phone
+501 223-5752
Email
ccwatertaxi@btl.net
Website
caribya.com
Ferry from San Pedro to Belize City
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $30
Schedules at
facebook.com

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There are three+ hotels available in Tikal. Prices start at $100 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 .

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