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There are 6 ways to get from Playa del Carmen to Belize City by bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Bus  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Belize City Cancún

$25 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus, Shared minivan  •  10h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Limones
  2. Take the Shared minivan from Limones to Chetumal
  3. Take the bus from Chetumal to Belize City

$16 - $34

4 alternative options

Bus, Shared minivan via Felipe Carrillo Puerto  •  8h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Grand Hyatt Resort to Tulum ADO Terminal Autobuses
  2. Take the bus from Tulum to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
  3. Take the Shared minivan from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Bacalar
  4. Take the bus from Bacalar to Belize City

$80 - $121

Drive  •  6h 57m

  1. Drive from Playa del Carmen to Belize City 455.4 km

$35 - $55

Bus, fly to Belize City Municipal  •  6h 55m

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

$605 - $1,210

Bus, fly to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt  •  5h 45m

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

$325 - $780

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Playa del Carmen to Belize City is to bus and Shared minivan which costs $360 - $800 and takes 10h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Playa del Carmen to Belize City is to bus and fly which costs $7000 - $18000 and takes 5h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Playa del Carmen and arriving at Belize City. Services depart once daily, and operate Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 7h 15m.

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The distance between Playa del Carmen and Belize City is 367 km. The road distance is 455.4 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 7h 15m and costs $550 - $1400.

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The bus from Playa del Carmen to Belize City takes 7h 15m including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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There is no direct flight from Cancun Airport to Belize City Municipal Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 55m and has two stopovers.

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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 1h behind Playa del Carmen. It is currently 4:14 AM in Playa del Carmen and 3:14 AM in Belize City.

Map of how to get from Playa del Carmen to Belize City.
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  • Distance: 367.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 15m

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

ADO operates a bus from Playa del Carmen to Belize City once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $60 and the journey takes 7h 15m.

Airlines
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Cancun to Belize City Municipal via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, Dangriga
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,200
Flights from Cancun to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Maya Island Air
Website
mayaislandair.com
Flights from Cancun to Belize City Municipal via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, Dangriga
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,200
Bus operators
ADO

Autobuses de Oriente (ADO) is one of Mexico’s largest bus companies, mainly operating south of Mexico City and into the Yucatan Peninsula. Choose from three bus classes: ADO (first class), ADO GL (luxury class) and ADO Platino (platinum class and the most expensive). All buses are comfortable, with reclining seats, blackout curtains, air conditioning and a toilet; ADO Platino offers additional amenities such as extra legroom, onboard Wi-Fi and individual screens.

Contact Details
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Playa del Carmen to Belize City
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
ADO
$25 - $40
ADO GL
$27 - $45
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Limones
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
ADO
$15 - $22
ADO GL
$15 - $22
Bus from Tulum Terminal ADO to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
ADO
$8 - $13
ADO GL
$7 - $9
Bus from Bacalar to Belize City
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
ADO
$13 - $19
ADO GL
$13 - $18
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Cancun International Airport T2
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
ADO
$6 - $10
ADO GL
$5 - $6
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Limones
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tulum to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
BBOC
Phone
+501 630-9303
Email
belizebusownerscoop@hotmail.com
Website
belmopanonline.com
Bus from Chetumal to Belize City
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
belmopanonline.com
Yellow Transfers
Phone
+1 844 373 6983
Email
info@yellowtransfers.com
Website
yellowtransfers.com
Bus from Playa del Carmen Grand Hyatt Resort to Tulum ADO Terminal Autobuses
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
Yellow Transfers
Other operators
SUCHAA
Phone
+52 983 832 0099 / +52 983 113 5648
Email
suchaa-unido@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Rideshare from Limones to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
More information at
SUCHAA
Rideshare from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
More information at
SUCHAA

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Yes, the driving distance between Playa del Carmen to Belize City is 455 km. It takes approximately 6h 57m 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 Municipal Airport.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Belize City. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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