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There are 4 ways to get from Playa del Carmen to Maya Ruins of Lubaantun by bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Bus  •  14h 11m

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

$36 - $72

Cheapest option

Bus via Bacalar  •  19h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Bacalar
  2. Take the bus from Chetumal to Belize City
  3. Take the bus from Belize City to Punta Gorda

$31 - $45

2 alternative options

Drive  •  11h 29m

  1. Drive from Playa del Carmen to Maya Ruins of Lubaantun 718.1 km

$60 - $90

Bus, fly, drive  •  8h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Cancun International Airport T2
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Placencia (PLJ) CUN - PLJ
  3. Drive from Placencia to Maya Ruins of Lubaantun

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The cheapest way to get from Playa del Carmen to Maya Ruins of Lubaantun is to bus via Bacalar which costs $600 - $950 and takes 19h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Playa del Carmen to Maya Ruins of Lubaantun is to drive which costs $1200 - $1800 and takes 11h 29m.

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The distance between Playa del Carmen and Maya Ruins of Lubaantun is 522 km. The road distance is 718.1 km.

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The best way to get from Playa del Carmen to Maya Ruins of Lubaantun without a car is to bus via Bacalar which takes 19h 31m and costs $600 - $950.

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It takes approximately 14h 11m to get from Playa del Carmen to Maya Ruins of Lubaantun, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Cancun Airport to Placencia Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 59m and has one stopover.

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Maya Ruins of Lubaantun is 1h behind Playa del Carmen. It is currently 3:07 AM in Playa del Carmen and 2:07 AM in Maya Ruins of Lubaantun.

Yes, the driving distance between Playa del Carmen to Maya Ruins of Lubaantun is 718 km. It takes approximately 11h 29m to drive from Playa del Carmen to Maya Ruins of Lubaantun.

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Maya Island Air and Tropic Air offer flights from Cancun Airport to Placencia Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Maya Ruins of Lubaantun. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Playa del Carmen to Maya Ruins of Lubaantun.
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  • Distance: 522.3 km
  • Duration: 14h 11m

What companies run services between Playa del Carmen, Mexico and Maya Ruins of Lubaantun, Belize?

You can take a bus from Playa del Carmen to Maya Ruins of Lubaantun via Belize City and Punta Gorda in around 14h 11m.

Airlines
Maya Island Air
Website
mayaislandair.com
Flights from Cancun to Placencia via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Cancun to Placencia via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $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
$27 - $60
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
ADO
$27 - $40
ADO GL
$30 - $45
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Cancun International Airport T2
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
ADO
$7 - $11
ADO GL
$5 - $7
James Bus Line
Phone
(++501) 662-4475
Email
hickatee@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Belize City to Punta Gorda
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
facebook.com
Cecil Gill
Bus from Belize City to Punta Gorda
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Autobuses Unidos (AU)
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Playa del Carmen to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
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

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