There are 7 ways to get from Palenque to Tapachula 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, taxi, OCC  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Palenque to Altamirano
  2. Take a taxi from Altamirano to Comitán
  3. Take the OCC from Comitán to Ciudad Cuauhtémoc Occ
  4. Take a taxi from Ciudad Cuauhtémoc to Tapachula

$50 - $69

Cheapest option

Bus Transportes Caballero S.A de C.V  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Palenque to Comitán
  2. Take the bus from Comitán to Tapachula San Cristóbal-Tapachula

$14 - $23

5 alternative options

Bus AutobusesAexa  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Palenque to Tuxtla Gutiérrez
  2. Take the bus from Tuxtla Gutiérrez to Tapachula

$27

Bus  •  16 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Palenque to Tapachula Terminal OCC Occ

$21 - $30

Taxi  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Palenque to Tapachula 299.7 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Palenque to Tapachula 299.7 miles

$40 - $60

Fly, bus  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Palenque (PQM) to Tuxtla Gutierrez (TGZ) PQM - TGZ
  2. Take the bus from Tuxtla Gutiérrez to Tapachula

$43 - $234

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

You can take a bus from Palenque to Tapachula via Comitán and Comitán in around 10 h 35 min.

Airlines
Aereo Calafia
Website
calafiaairlines.com
Flights from Palenque to Tuxtla Gutierrez
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$21 - $210
Bus operators
Transportes Caballero S.A de C.V
Phone
+52 998 122 3684
Email
sergiocaballero-06@hotmail.com
Bus from Palenque to Altamirano
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Palenque to Comitán
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Comitán to Ciudad Cuauhtémoc
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Comitán to Tapachula
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Palenque to Tapachula Terminal OCC
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
AutobusesAexa
Phone
52 (961) 638-5018
Email
info@autobusesaexa.com
Website
autobusesaexa.com.mx
Bus from Palenque to Tuxtla Gutiérrez
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
autobusesaexa.com.mx
Bus from Tuxtla Gutiérrez to Tapachula
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
autobusesaexa.com.mx
Other operators
Taxi from Altamirano to Comitán
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Estimated price
$13 - $17

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Palenque to Tapachula?

The distance between Palenque and Tapachula is 291 km. The road distance is 480 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Palenque to Tapachula?

The cheapest way to get from Palenque to Tapachula is to bus which costs $260 - $420 and takes 10 h 35 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Palenque to Tapachula?

The quickest way to get from Palenque to Tapachula is to fly and bus which takes 7 h 18 min and costs $800 - $4500.

Is there a direct bus between Palenque and Tapachula?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Palenque and arriving at Tapachula Terminal OCC. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 h 55 min.

How long does it take to get from Palenque to Tapachula?

It takes approximately 7 h 55 min to get from Palenque to Tapachula, including transfers.