There are 6 ways to get from Playa del Carmen to Antigua Guatemala by bus, plane, shuttle or car

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Bus, fly  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Cancún International Airport T2
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Guatemala City (GUA) CUN - GUA

$127 - $425

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Bus  •  25 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Alterna to Belize City
  2. Take the bus from Belize City to Melchor de Mencos
  3. Take the bus from Melchor de Mencos to Guatemala City

$57 - $84

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Bus Fuente Del Norte  •  23 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Akumal to Bacalar
  2. Take the bus from Bacalar to Belize City
  3. Take the bus from Belize City to Guatemala Centra Norte

$98 - $155

Bus, shuttle  •  27 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Chedraui to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
  2. Take the bus from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Chetumal ADO Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Chetumal to Flores
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Flores to Cobán
  5. Take the bus from Cobán to Antigua Guatemala

$115 - $298

Bus via San Cristóbal de las Casas  •  31 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Tulum Terminal ADO
  2. Take the bus from Tulum Terminal ADO to San Cristóbal de las Casas Ado
  3. Take the bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Antigua Guatemala

$114 - $228

Drive  •  17 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Playa del Carmen to Antigua Guatemala 684.7 miles

$90 - $140

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Playa del Carmen to Antigua Guatemala. However, there are services departing from Playa del Carmen Alterna and arriving at Antigua Guatemala via Belize City, Melchor de Mencos, Plaza Barrios and Guatemala El Trebol Zona 7. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 40 min.

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The distance between Playa del Carmen and Antigua Guatemala is 778 km. The road distance is 1095.5 km.

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The best way to get from Playa del Carmen to Antigua Guatemala without a car is to bus which takes 23 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to get from Playa del Carmen to Antigua Guatemala, including transfers.

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Playa del Carmen to Antigua Guatemala bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Playa del Carmen Alterna station.

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The quickest flight from Cancun Airport to Guatemala City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 56 min.

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Playa del Carmen to Antigua Guatemala bus services, operated by Autobuses FDN, arrive at Guatemala City station.

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Antigua Guatemala is 1 h behind Playa del Carmen. It is currently 12:13 AM in Playa del Carmen and 11:13 PM in Antigua Guatemala.

Yes, the driving distance between Playa del Carmen to Antigua Guatemala is 1096 km. It takes approximately 17 h 22 min to drive from Playa del Carmen to Antigua Guatemala.

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Volaris and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offer flights from Cancun Airport to Guatemala City Airport.

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Map of how to get from Playa del Carmen to Antigua Guatemala.
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  • Distance: 486.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 3 min

What companies run services between Playa del Carmen, Mexico and Antigua Guatemala?

You can take a bus from Playa del Carmen to Antigua Guatemala via Akumal, Bacalar, Belize City, Belize City, and Guatemala Centra Norte in around 23 h 54 min.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Cancun to Guatemala City via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Cancun to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Cancún International Airport T2
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $23
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $23
Economy
$5 - $8
Bus from Bacalar to Belize City
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $29
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$21 - $29
Economy
$10 - $15
Bus from Playa del Carmen Alterna to Belize City
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $45
Economy
$20 - $30
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Tulum Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $23
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $23
Economy
$5 - $8
Bus from Tulum Terminal ADO to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$45 - $65
Economy
$35 - $55
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Akumal to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Chetumal ADO Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Fuente Del Norte
Website
autobusesfuentedelnorte.com.gt
Bus from Belize City to Guatemala Centra Norte
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
autobusesfuentedelnorte.com.gt
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Belize City to Melchor de Mencos
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Book at
facebook.com
Bus from Melchor de Mencos to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $30
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Playa del Carmen Chedraui to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
facebook.com
San Juan Travel
Phone
+502 7926 0042 / 79248018 / 55542218 / 55541719
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Chetumal to Flores
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
Guatemala Transportation
Phone
+5027762-2496
Website
guatemalatransportation.com
Shuttle from Flores to Cobán
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
guatemalatransportation.com
Book at
guatemalatransportation.com
Turansa
Website
turansa.com
Bus from Cobán to Antigua Guatemala
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Schedules at
turansa.com
Transportes Caballero S.A de C.V
Phone
+52 998 122 3684
Email
sergiocaballero-06@hotmail.com
Bus from Tulum to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
13 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
facebook.com
Turismo Alianza
Phone
+52 9211677641
Bus from Tulum to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
13 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transport Guatemala
Website
transportguatemala.com
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Antigua Guatemala
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Schedules at
transportguatemala.com
Book at
transportguatemala.com

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