There are 8 ways to get from Palenque to Chichén-Itzá 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.

Recommended option

Bus via Campeche  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Palenque to Campeche
  2. Take the bus from Campeche to Merida Ado
  3. Take the bus from Mérida to Chichen Itza

$33 - $92

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Palenque to Mérida Ado/Occ
  2. Take the bus from Mérida to Chichen Itza Mérida-Chichén Itzá

$31 - $71

6 alternative options

Bus via Umán  •  12 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Palenque to Campeche
  2. Take the bus from Tenabo to Umán
  3. Take the bus from Mérida to Chichen Itza

$31 - $70

Taxi  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Palenque to Chichén-Itzá 408 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Palenque to Chichén-Itzá 408 miles

$50 - $80

Bus to Villahermosa, fly to Merida, bus  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Palenque to Villahermosa Airport
  2. Fly from Villahermosa (VSA) to Merida (MID) VSA - MID
  3. Take the bus from Mérida to Chichen Itza

$71 - $324

Fly Palenque to Cancun, bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Palenque (PQM) to Cancun (CUN) PQM - CUN
  2. Take the bus from Cancún to Chichen Itzá

$194 - $702

Bus to Villahermosa, fly to Cancun, bus  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Palenque to Villahermosa Airport
  2. Fly from Villahermosa (VSA) to Cancun (CUN) VSA - CUN
  3. Take the bus from Cancún to Chichen Itzá

$66 - $297

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Palenque to Chichén-Itzá is to bus which costs $550 - $1400 and takes 12 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palenque to Chichén-Itzá is to fly and bus which costs $3600 - $14000 and takes 6 h 33 min.

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The distance between Palenque and Chichén-Itzá is 502 km. The road distance is 652.8 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 10 h 38 min to get from Palenque to Chichén-Itzá, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Palenque to Chichén-Itzá. However, there are services departing from Palenque and arriving at Chichen Itza via Campeche and Mérida. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 38 min.

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What companies run services between Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico and Chichén-Itzá, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Palenque to Chichén-Itzá via Campeche, Merida, and Mérida in around 10 h 38 min.

Airlines
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Villahermosa to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Villahermosa to Merida
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Aereo Calafia
Website
calafiaairlines.com
Flights from Palenque to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Palenque to Campeche
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$27 - $40
Economy
$17 - $25
Bus from Campeche to Merida
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $29
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$20 - $29
Economy
$9 - $14
Bus from Mérida to Chichen Itza
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $26
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$19 - $26
Economy
$7 - $12
Bus from Palenque to Mérida
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $50
Economy
$23 - $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
Bus from Cancún to Chichen Itzá
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $30
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$21 - $30
Economy
$10 - $16
ATS
Bus from Tenabo to Umán
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
yucatantoday.com
Other operators
Taxi from Palenque to Chichén-Itzá
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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