There are 6 ways to get from Palenque to Bacalar by bus, taxi, car or plane

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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Bus Agencia de Viajes Chule  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Catazajá to Bacalar

Cheapest option

AU  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the AU from Palenque to Bacalar AU Palenque

$22 - $45

4 alternative options

Bus ADO  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Palenque to Chetumal Occ/Gl

$23 - $66

Taxi  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Palenque to Bacalar 303.7 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Palenque to Bacalar 303.7 miles

$40 - $60

Bus, fly  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Palenque to Villahermosa Airport
  2. Fly from Villahermosa (VSA) to Chetumal (CTM) VSA - CTM

$92 - $361

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The cheapest way to get from Palenque to Bacalar is to AU which costs $410 - $850 and takes 7 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palenque to Bacalar is to taxi which costs $1700 - $2100 and takes 6 h 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Palenque and arriving at Bacalar. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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The distance between Palenque and Bacalar is 401 km. The road distance is 485.9 km.

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The best way to get from Palenque to Bacalar without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Palenque to Bacalar, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Villahermosa Airport to Chetumal Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Palenque to Bacalar.
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  • Distance: 250.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 48 min

What companies run services between Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico and Bacalar, Quintana Roo, Mexico?

Agencia de Viajes Chule operates a bus from Palenque to Bacalar once daily, and the journey takes 5 h 21 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Villahermosa to Chetumal via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Villahermosa to Chetumal via Guadalajara, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Villahermosa to Chetumal via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Bus operators
Agencia de Viajes Chule
Phone
+52 984 164 5441, +52 984 1837594, +52 229 119 0916
Bus from Catazajá to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
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Vive Mexico
Phone
+52 984 133 8674, 9371280768, 9841531307
Bus from Catazajá to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transportadora Turística del Caribe
Bus from Catazajá to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Palenque to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $45
Economy
$22 - $35
Bus from Palenque to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $45
Economy
$22 - $35
Bus from Palenque to Villahermosa Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $27
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$19 - $27
Economy
$8 - $12
Other operators
Taxi from Palenque to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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