There are 10 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.

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Bus  •  10 h 35 min

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

$30 - $70

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Bus via Escárcega  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Palenque to Escárcega
  2. Take the bus from Escárcega to Terminal ADO Mérida CAME
  3. Take the bus from Mérida to Chichen Itza

$33 - $91

Bus via Tenabo  •  12 h 16 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 - $69

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  •  10 h 16 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

Bus to Villahermosa, fly to Cancun, bus  •  9 h 9 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 Terminal de Autobuses Cancún, Pino, Smz 22, Cancún, Benito Juárez, Quintana Roo, 77500, México to Pisté

$63 - $299

Bus, bus to Tuxtla Gutierrez, fly to Cancun  •  13 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Palenque to San Cristóbal de las Casas
  2. Take the bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport
  3. Fly from Tuxtla Gutierrez (TGZ) to Cancun (CUN) TGZ - CUN
  4. Take the bus from Terminal de Autobuses Cancún, Pino, Smz 22, Cancún, Benito Juárez, Quintana Roo, 77500, México to Pisté

$66 - $326

Bus, bus to Tuxtla Gutierrez, fly to Merida  •  11 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Palenque to San Cristóbal de las Casas
  2. Take the bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport
  3. Fly from Tuxtla Gutierrez (TGZ) to Merida (MID) TGZ - MID
  4. Take the bus from Mérida to Chichen Itza

$104 - $411

Bus, bus to Ciudad Del Carmen, fly to Merida  •  15 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Palenque to Villahermosa
  2. Take the bus from Villahermosa ADO to Ciudad del Carmen
  3. Fly from Ciudad Del Carmen (CME) to Merida (MID) CME - MID
  4. Take the bus from Mérida to Chichen Itza

$100 - $362

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Palenque to Chichén-Itzá. However, there are services departing from Palenque and arriving at Chichen Itza via Mérida. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 35 min.

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

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The best way to get from Palenque to Chichén-Itzá without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 35 min to get from Palenque to Chichén-Itzá, including transfers.

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Palenque to Chichén-Itzá bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Palenque station.

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There is no direct flight from Villahermosa Airport to Merida Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Palenque to Chichén-Itzá bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at Chichen Itza station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Palenque to Chichén-Itzá is 653 km. It takes approximately 8 h 49 min to drive from Palenque to Chichén-Itzá.

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

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There are 16+ hotels available in Chichén-Itzá. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Palenque to Chichén-Itzá.
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  • Distance: 313.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 35 min

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

You can take a bus from Palenque to Chichén-Itzá via Mérida in around 10 h 35 min.

Airlines
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Villahermosa to Merida via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Villahermosa to Merida via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Villahermosa to Merida via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Villahermosa to Merida via Cancun, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Villahermosa to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Merida
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Flights from Ciudad Del Carmen to Merida via Veracruz
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Villahermosa to Merida via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Ciudad Del Carmen to Merida via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Villahermosa to Merida via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Ciudad Del Carmen to Merida via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Villahermosa to Merida via Guadalajara, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $410
TAR Aerolineas
Website
facebook.com
Flights from Ciudad Del Carmen to Merida via Veracruz
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Palenque to Mérida
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $45
Economy
$23 - $35
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
$18 - $26
Economy
$7 - $11
Bus from Palenque to Escárcega
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$21 - $30
Economy
$11 - $16
Bus from Escárcega to Terminal ADO Mérida CAME
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$25 - $35
Economy
$15 - $22
Bus from Palenque to Campeche
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$26 - $40
Economy
$16 - $24
Bus from Palenque to Villahermosa Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $26
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$18 - $26
Economy
$8 - $12
Bus from Terminal de Autobuses Cancún, Pino, Smz 22, Cancún, Benito Juárez, Quintana Roo, 77500, México to Pisté
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $30
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$21 - $30
Economy
$11 - $16
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport
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 Palenque to Villahermosa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $27
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$19 - $27
Economy
$8 - $13
Bus from Villahermosa ADO to Ciudad del Carmen
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $28
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$20 - $28
Economy
$9 - $14
ATS
Bus from Tenabo to Umán
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
yucatantoday.com
Bus from Villahermosa to Ciudad del Carmen
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Pisté
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Viajes de Lujo
Phone
+52 9831340796
Bus from Palenque to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Transportes Caballero S.A de C.V
Phone
+52 998 122 3684
Email
sergiocaballero-06@hotmail.com
Bus from Palenque to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Turismo Alianza
Phone
+52 9211677641
Bus from Palenque to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Palenque to Chichén-Itzá
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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