There are 9 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.

Recommended option

Bus via Tulum  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum
  2. Take the bus from Tulúm to Belize City
  3. Take the bus from Belize City to San Ignacio

$26 - $48

Cheapest option

Bus, rideshare  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Limones
  2. Take the rideshare from Limones to Chetumal
  3. Take the bus from Corozal to San Ignacio

$24 - $27

7 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 48 min

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

$26 - $49

Bus via Belmopan  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum
  2. Take the bus from Tulúm to Belize City
  3. Take the bus from Belize City to Belmopan

$29 - $51

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

$165 - $673

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 Chetumal  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Cancún International Airport T2
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Chetumal (CTM) CUN - CTM
  3. Take the bus from Corozal to San Ignacio

$115 - $384

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

$295 - $803

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Playa del Carmen to San Ignacio is to bus and rideshare which costs $450 - $550 and takes 11 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Playa del Carmen to San Ignacio is to drive which costs $850 - $1300 and takes 8 h 16 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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It takes approximately 9 h 53 min to get from Playa del Carmen to San Ignacio, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Playa del Carmen to San Ignacio. However, there are services departing from Playa del Carmen and arriving at San Ignacio via Tulúm and Belize City. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 53 min.

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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 Tulum, Tulúm, Belize City, and Belize City in around 9 h 53 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 Fort Lauderdale, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Cancun to Belmopan via Houston, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Cancun to Belmopan via Miami, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
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 Belize City Municipal via Fort Lauderdale, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Cancun to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Bus operators
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tulúm to Belize City
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$28 - $40
Economy
$18 - $27
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 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
James Bus Line
Phone
(++501) 662-4475
Email
hickatee@gmail.com
Website
hickatee.com
Bus from Belize City to Belmopan
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
hickatee.com
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Limones
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
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
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 Limones to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5

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