Travel from Playa-del-Carmen to Tikal

Bus from Playa del Carmen to Tikal

Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río operates a bus from Playa del Carmen to Tikal every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h. 3 other operators also service this route.

How to get from Playa del Carmen to Tikal

From Playa del Carmen ADO Terminal Turística bus to Bacalar, bus to Belize City, bus to Belmopan, then drive to Tikal. 12 h 14 min $937. From Playa del Carmen ADO Terminal Turística bus to Bacalar, bus to Belize City, bus to San Ignacio, then drive to Tikal. 12 h 34 min $806. From Playa del Carmen bus to Tulúm, bus to Belize City, bus to Santa Elena - Mercado, bus to Parque Nacional Tikal, then walk to Tikal. 17 h 1 min $1247. From Playa del Carmen ADO Terminal Turística bus to Bacalar, bus to Flores, walk to Santa Elena - Mercado, bus to Parque Nacional Tikal, then walk to Tikal. 18 h 44 min $1272. From Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística bus to Chetumal, bus to Belize City, bus to Santa Elena, bus to Parque Nacional Tikal, then walk to Tikal. 19 h 52 min $911. From Playa del Carmen drive to Tikal. 10 h 27 min $1078. From Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística bus to Cancun airport, fly to Belmopan airport, then drive to Tikal. 13 h 54 min $7502. From Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística bus to Cancun airport, fly to Flores airport, shuttle to Parque Nacional Tikal, then walk to Tikal. 9 h 25 min $8322. From Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística bus to Cancun airport, fly to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt airport, shuttle to Belmopan, bus to San Ignacio, then drive to Tikal. 9 h 49 min $8453. From Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística bus to Cancun airport, fly to Belize City Municipal airport, shuttle to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt Airport, shuttle to Belmopan, bus to San Ignacio, then drive to Tikal. 12 h 13 min $5843. From Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística bus to Cancun airport, fly to Chetumal airport, drive to Corozal, bus to Benque Viejo del Carmen, then drive to Tikal. 11 h 37 min $3327.
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    Playa del Carmen to Tikal:

    1. Trip:
      1 Bus, drive
      • One-Way approx: USD $42 - $63
      • Duration: 12 h 14 min
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        1 Bus, drive
        • One-Way approx: USD $42 - $63
        • Duration: 12 h 14 min
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      2 Bus, drive via San Ignacio
      • One-Way approx: USD $36 - $55
      • Duration: 12 h 34 min
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        2 Bus, drive via San Ignacio
        • One-Way approx: USD $36 - $55
        • Duration: 12 h 34 min
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      3 Bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $51 - $72
      • Duration: 17 h 1 min
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        3 Bus
        • One-Way approx: USD $51 - $72
        • Duration: 17 h 1 min
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      4 Bus Marlin Espadas
      • One-Way approx: USD $50 - $73
      • Duration: 18 h 44 min
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        • One-Way approx: USD $50 - $73
        • Duration: 18 h 44 min
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      5 Bus via Chetumal
      • One-Way approx: USD $35 - $50
      • Duration: 19 h 52 min
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        5 Bus via Chetumal
        • One-Way approx: USD $35 - $50
        • Duration: 19 h 52 min
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      6 Drive
      • One-Way approx: USD $45 - $70
      • Duration: 10 h 27 min
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        6 Drive
        • One-Way approx: USD $45 - $70
        • Duration: 10 h 27 min
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      7 Bus, fly to Belmopan, drive
      • One-Way approx: USD $175 - $676
      • Duration: 13 h 54 min
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        7 Bus, fly to Belmopan, drive
        • One-Way approx: USD $175 - $676
        • Duration: 13 h 54 min
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      8 Bus, fly to Flores, shuttle
      • One-Way approx: USD $301 - $847
      • Duration: 9 h 25 min
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        8 Bus, fly to Flores, shuttle
        • One-Way approx: USD $301 - $847
        • Duration: 9 h 25 min
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      9 Bus, fly to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, shuttle, drive
      • One-Way approx: USD $353 - $838
      • Duration: 9 h 49 min
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        9 Bus, fly to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, shuttle, drive
        • One-Way approx: USD $353 - $838
        • Duration: 9 h 49 min
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      10 Bus, fly to Belize City Municipal, shuttle, drive
      • One-Way approx: USD $188 - $438
      • Duration: 12 h 13 min
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        10 Bus, fly to Belize City Municipal, shuttle, drive
        • One-Way approx: USD $188 - $438
        • Duration: 12 h 13 min
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      11 Bus, fly to Chetumal, drive
      • One-Way approx: USD $121 - $382
      • Duration: 11 h 37 min
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        11 Bus, fly to Chetumal, drive
        • One-Way approx: USD $121 - $382
        • Duration: 11 h 37 min
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