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There are 5 ways to get from Panajachel to Xcalak by bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus, AU  •  23 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Panajachel to San Cristóbal de las Casas
  2. Take the bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Palenque
  3. Take the AU from Palenque to Bacalar
  4. Take the bus from Bacalar to Xcalak

$121 - $200

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Shuttle, bus  •  26 h 10 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Panajachel to Flores
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Flores to Chetumal
  3. Take the bus from Chetumal Terminal Autobuses Caribe to Xcalak

$94 - $110

3 alternative options

Bus  •  28 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Panajachel to Guatemala City
  2. Take the bus from Guatemala City to Flores
  3. Take the bus from Flores to Chetumal
  4. Take the bus from Bacalar to Xcalak

$138 - $306

Drive  •  18 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Panajachel to Xcalak 675 miles

$75 - $120

Bus, fly, drive  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Panajachel to Antigua Guatemala
  2. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to Belize City Municipal (TZA) GUA - TZA
  3. Drive from Belize City Municipal to Xcalak

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The cheapest way to get from Panajachel to Xcalak is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 18 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Panajachel to Xcalak is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 18 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Panajachel to Xcalak. However, there are services departing from Panajachel and arriving at Xcalak via San Cristóbal de las Casas, Palenque and Bacalar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 22 min.

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The distance between Panajachel and Xcalak is 527 km. The road distance is 1080 km.

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The best way to get from Panajachel to Xcalak without a car is to bus and AU which takes 23 h 22 min and costs $120 - $200.

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It takes approximately 23 h 22 min to get from Panajachel to Xcalak, including transfers.

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Panajachel to Xcalak bus services, operated by Transport Guatemala, depart from Panajachel station.

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There is no direct flight from Guatemala City Airport to Belize City Municipal Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Panajachel to Xcalak bus services, operated by Autobuses Caribe, arrive at Xcalak station.

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Xcalak is 1 h ahead of Panajachel. It is currently 6:39 PM in Panajachel and 7:39 PM in Xcalak.

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  • Distance: 329.7 miles
  • Duration: 23 h 22 min

What companies run services between Panajachel, Sololá, Guatemala and Xcalak, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Panajachel to Xcalak via San Cristóbal de las Casas, San Cristóbal de las Casas, Palenque, and Bacalar in around 23 h 22 min.

Airlines
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Belize City Municipal via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Guatemala City to Belize City Municipal via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, San Pedro
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,100
Flights from Guatemala City to Belize City Municipal via Flores, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Bus operators
Transport Guatemala
Website
transportguatemala.com
Bus from Panajachel to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
transportguatemala.com
Book at
transportguatemala.com
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Palenque
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$21 - $30
Economy
$11 - $17
Bus from Palenque to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $45
Economy
$21 - $35
Autobuses Caribe
Phone
+52 0155 5784 46 52, (809) 221-4422 x 2000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Bacalar to Xcalak
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Chetumal Terminal Autobuses Caribe to Xcalak
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Turansa
Website
turansa.com
Bus from Panajachel to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $150
Schedules at
turansa.com
Bus from Guatemala City to Flores
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
turansa.com
Bus from Panajachel to Antigua Guatemala
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $150
Schedules at
turansa.com
San Juan Travel
Phone
+502 7926 0042 / 79248018 / 55542218 / 55541719
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Flores to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Phone
+502 77620120
Email
marvelustravel@gmail.com
Website
marvelustravel.com
Shuttle from Panajachel to Flores
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$56
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
Shuttle from Flores to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
Marlin Espadas
Phone
+52 983 837 32 29
Email
marlinespadasmexico@gmail.com
Website
marlinespadas.net
Shuttle from Flores to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
marlinespadas.net
Book at
marlinespadas.net

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Yes, the driving distance between Panajachel to Xcalak is 1080 km. It takes approximately 18 h 13 min to drive from Panajachel to Xcalak.

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Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., TAG Airlines and Tropic Air offer flights from Guatemala City Airport to Belize City Municipal Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Xcalak. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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