There are 7 ways to get from Palenque to Mérida by bus, taxi, car, plane or shuttle

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  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Palenque to Mérida Palenque-Mérida

$23 - $50

6 alternative options

Bus via Escárcega  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Palenque to Escárcega Occ/Gl
  2. Take the bus from Escárcega to Terminal ADO Mérida CAME

$26 - $70

Bus via Tenabo  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Palenque to Campeche Palenque-Campeche
  2. Take the bus from Tenabo to Umán

$24 - $44

Taxi  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Palenque to Mérida 333.3 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Palenque to Mérida 333.3 miles

$40 - $65

Bus, fly  •  8 h 40 min

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

$65 - $317

Shuttle  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Palenque to Mérida

$375

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Palenque and arriving at Mérida. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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The distance between Palenque and Mérida is 458 km. The road distance is 533.2 km.

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The best way to get from Palenque to Mérida without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 50 min and costs .

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The bus from Palenque to Mérida takes 7 h 50 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Palenque to Mérida is 533 km. It takes approximately 7 h 21 min to drive from Palenque to Mérida.

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

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There are 277+ hotels available in Mérida. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Palenque to Mérida.
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  • Distance: 286.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 50 min

What companies run services between Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico and Mérida, Mexico?

ADO operates a bus from Palenque to Mérida 5 times a day. Tickets cost $23 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Villahermosa to Merida via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 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 Monterrey, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Villahermosa to Merida via Cancun, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Villahermosa to Merida via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Villahermosa to Merida via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 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
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 - $50
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $50
Economy
$23 - $35
Bus from Palenque to Escárcega
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$22 - $35
Economy
$11 - $17
Bus from Escárcega to Terminal ADO Mérida CAME
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$25 - $40
Economy
$15 - $22
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 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
ATS
Bus from Tenabo to Umán
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
yucatantoday.com
Wayak
Website
wayak.mx
Shuttle from Palenque to Mérida
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$375
Schedules at
wayak.mx
Other operators
Taxi from Palenque to Mérida
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120

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