There are 8 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  •  6 h 55 min

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

$20 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus, rideshare  •  10 h 10 min

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

$12 - $16

6 alternative options

Bus Autobuses Mayab  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Akumal to Bacalar Cancun
  2. Take the bus from Bacalar to Belize City Terminal ADO - Belize City

$18 - $40

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 11 min

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

$255 - $743

Bus, fly to Belize City Municipal  •  6 h 56 min

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

$375 - $1,423

Bus, fly to Dangriga, ferry  •  8 h 50 min

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

Bus, fly to Belmopan  •  13 h 5 min

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

$183 - $831

Questions & Answers

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 6 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 6 h 55 min and costs .

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The bus from Playa del Carmen Alterna to Belize City takes 6 h 55 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Playa del Carmen to Belize City bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Playa del Carmen 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 10:44 AM in Playa del Carmen and 9:44 AM in Belize City.

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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Map of how to get from Playa del Carmen to Belize City.
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  • Distance: 229.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 55 min

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

ADO operates a bus from Playa del Carmen to Belize City twice daily. Tickets cost $20 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 55 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
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Cancun to Dangriga via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,700
Flights from Cancun to Belmopan via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, Belize City Municipal
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Cancun to Belmopan via Panama City, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Cancun to Belmopan via Miami, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Cancun to Belmopan via Houston, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Cancun to Belmopan via Mexico City, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
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
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
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 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 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 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
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
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
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
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
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
Colectivos de Chetumal
Phone
+52 983 832 8164
Rideshare from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5

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