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 - $80

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

$12 - $35

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 - $45

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Palenque to Tapachula is to bus which costs $240 - $650 and takes 10 h 35 min.

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

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The distance between Palenque and Tapachula is 291 km. The road distance is 479.6 km.

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

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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.

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Map of how to get from Palenque to Tapachula.
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  • Distance: 182 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 55 min

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
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Palenque to Comitán
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Turismo Alianza
Phone
+52 9211677641
Bus from Palenque to Altamirano
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Palenque to Comitán
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Once 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 - $24
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$17 - $24
Economy
$6 - $9
Bus from Comitán to Tapachula
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$23 - $35
Economy
$12 - $19
Bus from Palenque to Tapachula Terminal OCC
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $45
Economy
$21 - $35
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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