There are 2 ways to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Punta Gorda by bus or car

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Bus  •  6h

  1. Take the bus from Placencia to Dangriga Dangriga
  2. Take the bus from Dangriga to Punta Gorda Belize City / ...

$10 - $16

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Drive  •  3h 12m

  1. Drive from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Punta Gorda 150.5 km

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The cheapest way to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Punta Gorda is to bus which costs $9 - $16 and takes 6h.

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The quickest way to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Punta Gorda is to bus which costs $9 - $16 and takes 6h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Punta Gorda. However, there are services departing from Placencia and arriving at Punta Gorda via Dangriga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h.

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The distance between Placencia Airport (PLJ) and Punta Gorda is 68 km. The road distance is 150.5 km.

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The best way to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Punta Gorda without a car is to bus which takes 6h and costs $9 - $16.

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It takes approximately 6h to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Punta Gorda, including transfers.

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Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Punta Gorda bus services, operated by Ritchie's Bus Service, depart from Placencia station.

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Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Punta Gorda bus services, operated by James Bus Company, arrive at Punta Gorda station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Punta Gorda is 150 km. It takes approximately 3h 12m to drive from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Punta Gorda.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Punta Gorda. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Punta Gorda.
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  • Distance: 68.4 km
  • Duration: 6h

What companies run services between Placencia Airport (PLJ), Belize and Punta Gorda, Belize?

You can take a bus from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Punta Gorda via Dangriga in around 6h.

Bus operators
Ritchie's Bus Service
Bus from Placencia to Dangriga
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
belmopanonline.com
James Bus Company
Website
d02044893.brinkster.net
Bus from Dangriga to Punta Gorda
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
d02044893.brinkster.net
Dolores & Rose Sho
Bus from Dangriga to Punta Gorda
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
belmopanonline.com

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