There are 8 ways to get from Playa del Carmen to San Ignacio by bus, rideshare, car, plane or shuttle

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  •  9 h 48 min

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

$26 - $49

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Bus, rideshare  •  11 h 50 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 Corozal to San Ignacio

$17 - $21

6 alternative options

Bus via Bacalar  •  10 h 47 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 San Ignacio

$23 - $45

Drive  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Playa del Carmen to San Ignacio 338.5 miles

$45 - $70

Bus, fly to Belmopan  •  12 h 43 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

$175 - $823

Bus, fly to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt  •  7 h 31 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
  3. Take the bus from Belmopan to San Ignacio

Bus, fly to Dangriga  •  9 h 22 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 bus from Dangriga to Belmopan

$367 - $927

Bus, fly to Belize City Municipal, shuttle  •  11 h 16 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
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt Airport to Belmopan

$505 - $1,553

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Playa del Carmen to San Ignacio. However, there are services departing from Playa del Carmen Alterna and arriving at San Ignacio via Belize City. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 48 min.

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The distance between Playa del Carmen and San Ignacio is 439 km. The road distance is 541.7 km.

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The best way to get from Playa del Carmen to San Ignacio without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 48 min to get from Playa del Carmen to San Ignacio, including transfers.

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Playa del Carmen to San Ignacio bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Playa del Carmen Alterna station.

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There is no direct flight from Cancun Airport to Belmopan Airport. The quickest flight takes 13 h 45 min and has two stopovers.

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Playa del Carmen to San Ignacio bus services, operated by Westline, arrive at San Ignacio station.

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San Ignacio is 1 h behind Playa del Carmen. It is currently 11:32 AM in Playa del Carmen and 10:32 AM in San Ignacio.

Yes, the driving distance between Playa del Carmen to San Ignacio is 542 km. It takes approximately 8 h 16 min to drive from Playa del Carmen to San Ignacio.

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Copa Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Cancun Airport to Belmopan Airport.

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Map of how to get from Playa del Carmen to San Ignacio.
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  • Distance: 274.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 48 min

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

You can take a bus from Playa del Carmen to San Ignacio via Belize City in around 9 h 48 min.

Airlines
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
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
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 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 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
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 Dangriga via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
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
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
Westline
Phone
+501 824-2620
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Belize City to San Ignacio
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
belmopanonline.com
Bus from Belmopan to San Ignacio
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
belmopanonline.com
BBOC
Phone
+501 630-9303
Email
belizebusownerscoop@hotmail.com
Website
belizebus.wordpress.com
Bus from Belize City to San Ignacio
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Belmopan to San Ignacio
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
facebook.com
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
Valencia Bus Line
Phone
+501 6705583 / 6212581
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Corozal to San Ignacio
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
Shaw's Bus Line
Bus from Belmopan to San Ignacio
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
belmopanonline.com
James Bus Company
Website
d02044893.brinkster.net
Bus from Dangriga to Belmopan
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
d02044893.brinkster.net
Super Shuttle Belize
Website
facebook.com
Shuttle from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt Airport to Belmopan
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
supershuttlebelize.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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