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There are 5 ways to get from Palenque to Belize City by bus, car, shuttle or plane

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Bus  •  10h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Palenque to Chetumal
  2. Take the bus from Chetumal to Belize City Cancún

$37 - $59

Cheapest option

Bus via Bacalar  •  14h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Palenque to Bacalar
  2. Take the bus from Chetumal to Belize City Belize City

$29 - $43

3 alternative options

Drive  •  8h 14m

  1. Drive from Palenque to Belize City 528.3 km

$40 - $65

Shuttle, fly  •  13h 53m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Palenque to Flores
  2. Fly from Flores (FRS) to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) FRS - BZE

$273 - $506

Shuttle, bus  •  16h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Palenque to Flores Palenque
  2. Take the bus from Flores - Santa Elena to Belize City Centra Norte

$54 - $58

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Palenque to Belize City is to bus via Bacalar which costs $650 - $1000 and takes 14h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Palenque to Belize City is to drive which costs $950 - $1500 and takes 8h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Palenque to Belize City. However, there are services departing from Palenque and arriving at Belize City via Chetumal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 30m.

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The distance between Palenque and Belize City is 401 km. The road distance is 528.3 km.

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The best way to get from Palenque to Belize City without a car is to bus which takes 10h 30m and costs $800 - $1400.

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It takes approximately 10h 30m to get from Palenque to Belize City, including transfers.

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Palenque to Belize City bus services, operated by Ómnibus Cristóbal Colón (OCC), depart from Palenque station.

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The quickest flight from Flores Airport to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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Belize City is 1h behind Palenque. It is currently 12:50 AM in Palenque and 11:50 PM in Belize City.

Map of how to get from Palenque to Belize City.
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  • Distance: 401.4 km
  • Duration: 10h 30m

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

You can take a bus from Palenque to Belize City via Chetumal in around 10h 30m.

Airlines
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Flores to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $400
Bus operators
Ómnibus Cristóbal Colón (OCC)
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Palenque to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
ADO

Autobuses de Oriente (ADO) is one of Mexico’s largest bus companies, mainly operating south of Mexico City and into the Yucatan Peninsula. Choose from three bus classes: ADO (first class), ADO GL (luxury class) and ADO Platino (platinum class and the most expensive). All buses are comfortable, with reclining seats, blackout curtains, air conditioning and a toilet; ADO Platino offers additional amenities such as extra legroom, onboard Wi-Fi and individual screens.

Contact Details
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Palenque to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
ADO
$25 - $40
ADO GL
$28 - $45
Bus from Chetumal to Belize City
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
ADO
$11 - $17
ADO GL
$11 - $15
Autobuses Unidos (AU)
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Palenque to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
BBOC
Phone
+501 630-9303
Email
belizebusownerscoop@hotmail.com
Website
belmopanonline.com
Bus from Chetumal to Belize City
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
belmopanonline.com
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Flores - Santa Elena to Belize City
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
facebook.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Palenque to Belize City is 528 km. It takes approximately 8h 14m to drive from Palenque to Belize City.

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Tropic Air offers flights from Flores Airport to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt Airport.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Belize City. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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