There are 7 ways to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Tulum by plane, bus or car

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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Fly Placencia to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Placencia (PLJ) to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) PLJ - BZE
  2. Take the bus from Belize City to Tulum

$153 - $331

Cheapest option

Bus via Xul Há  •  13 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Placencia to Belize City
  2. Take the bus from Belize City to Chetumal
  3. Take the bus from Xul Há to Tulum

$28 - $33

5 alternative options

Bus to Dangriga, fly to Belize City Municipal, bus  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Placencia to Dangriga
  2. Fly from Dangriga (DGA) to Belize City Municipal (TZA) DGA - TZA
  3. Take the bus from Belize City to Tulum

$80 - $212

Fly Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to Cancun, bus  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) to Cancun (CUN) BZE - CUN
  2. Take the bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
  3. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum

$513 - $1,001

Bus  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Placencia to Belize City
  2. Take the bus from Belize City to Tulum Belize City

$32 - $70

Bus via Belmopan  •  12 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Independence to Belmopan
  2. Take the bus from Belmopan to Belize City
  3. Take the bus from Belize City to Tulum

$34 - $80

Drive  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Tulum 432.9 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Tulum is to bus which costs $28 - $35 and takes 13 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Tulum is to fly and bus which costs $150 - $340 and takes 7 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Tulum. However, there are services departing from Placencia and arriving at Tulum via Belize City. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 30 min.

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The distance between Placencia Airport (PLJ) and Tulum is 419 km. The road distance is 692.7 km.

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The best way to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Tulum without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 30 min and costs $30 - $70.

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It takes approximately 7 h 40 min to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Tulum, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Placencia Airport to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 25 min.

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Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Tulum bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at Tulum station.

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Tulum is 1 h ahead of Placencia Airport (PLJ). It is currently 10:19 AM in Placencia Airport (PLJ) and 11:19 AM in Tulum.

Yes, the driving distance between Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Tulum is 693 km. It takes approximately 10 h 50 min to drive from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Tulum.

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Tropic Air and Maya Island Air offer flights from Placencia Airport to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt Airport.

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Map of how to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Tulum.
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  • Distance: 262.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 40 min

What companies run services between Placencia Airport (PLJ), Belize and Tulum, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Tulum via Belize City in around 10 h 30 min.

Airlines
Maya Island Air
Website
mayaislandair.com
Flights from Placencia to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $210
Flights from Placencia to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Dangriga
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $220
Flights from Dangriga to Belize City Municipal
Ave. Duration
25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $190
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Placencia to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Dangriga to Belize City Municipal
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Dangriga to Belize City Municipal via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Belize City to Tulum
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $60
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $45
Economy
$22 - $35
Bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $23
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $23
Economy
$5 - $8
Ritchie's Bus Service
Bus from Placencia to Dangriga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
belmopanonline.com
Bus from Placencia to Belize City
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
belmopanonline.com
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
James Bus Company
Website
d02044893.brinkster.net
Bus from Independence to Belmopan
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Schedules at
d02044893.brinkster.net
James Bus Line
Phone
(++501) 662-4475
Email
hickatee@gmail.com
Website
hickatee.com
Bus from Belmopan to Belize City
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
hickatee.com
BBOC
Phone
+501 630-9303
Email
belizebusownerscoop@hotmail.com
Website
belizebus.wordpress.com
Bus from Belize City to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Xul Há to Tulum
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ado.com.mx

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