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There are 7 ways to get from Playa del Carmen to Belize City by bus, rideshare, car, plane or ferry

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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Bus via Tulúm  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Tulum Terminal ADO (ADO) Terminal Alterna / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tulúm to Belize City Tulúm

$22 - $63

Cheapest option

Bus, rideshare  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Colectivos to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
  2. Take the rideshare from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Chetumal
  3. Take the bus from Chetumal to Belize City

$16

5 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Alterna to Belize City Terminal ADO

$20 - $45

Drive  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Playa del Carmen to Belize City 284.6 miles

$35 - $55

Bus, fly to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt  •  5 h 16 min

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

$255 - $742

Bus, fly to Belize City Municipal  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Cancún International Airport T2
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Belize City Municipal (TZA) CUN - TZA

$165 - $672

Bus, fly to Dangriga, ferry  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Cancún International Airport T2
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Dangriga (DGA) CUN - DGA
  3. Take the ferry from Dangriga to Belize City

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The cheapest way to get from Playa del Carmen to Belize City is to bus and rideshare which costs $308 and takes 10 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Playa del Carmen to Belize City is to bus and fly which costs $4900 - $15000 and takes 5 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Playa del Carmen Alterna and arriving at Belize City. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

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The distance between Playa del Carmen and Belize City is 367 km. The road distance is 455.3 km.

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The best way to get from Playa del Carmen to Belize City without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 50 min and costs $430 - $1300.

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It takes approximately 7 h 50 min to get from Playa del Carmen to Belize City, including transfers.

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Playa del Carmen to Belize City bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna station.

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The quickest flight from Cancun Airport to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Playa del Carmen to Belize City bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at Belize City station.

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Belize City is 1 h behind Playa del Carmen. It is currently 9:35 PM in Playa del Carmen and 8:35 PM in Belize City.

Map of how to get from Playa del Carmen to Belize City.
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  • Distance: 229.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 50 min

What companies run services between Playa del Carmen, Mexico and Belize City, Belize?

You can take a bus from Playa del Carmen to Belize City via Tulúm in around 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Cancun to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Cancun to Belize City Municipal via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, Dangriga
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Cancun to Belize City Municipal via Fort Lauderdale, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Cancun to Belize City Municipal via Mexico City, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Cancun to Dangriga via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,700
Maya Island Air
Website
mayaislandair.com
Flights from Cancun to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Cancun to Belize City Municipal via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, Dangriga
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Cancun to Dangriga via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
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 Tulúm to Belize City
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$27 - $40
Economy
$18 - $26
Bus from Playa del Carmen Alterna to Belize City
Ave. Duration
7 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 Cancún International Airport T2
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $23
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $23
Economy
$5 - $8
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Playa del Carmen Colectivos to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
facebook.com
BBOC
Phone
+501 630-9303
Email
belizebusownerscoop@hotmail.com
Website
belizebus.wordpress.com
Bus from Chetumal to Belize City
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
Ferry operators
Starla International
Phone
+504 9545-9322
Email
starlaferry@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Dangriga to Belize City
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
travelmundomaya.com
Other operators
SUCHAA
Phone
+52 8320267, +52 98328164
Email
suchaa-unido@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Rideshare from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
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SUCHAA

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Yes, the driving distance between Playa del Carmen to Belize City is 455 km. It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to drive from Playa del Carmen to Belize City.

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

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There are 41+ hotels available in Belize City. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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