There are 3 ways to get from Quetzaltenango to Palenque by bus or car

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Bus, OCC  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Quetzaltenango to La Mesilla
  2. Take the OCC from Ciudad Cuauhtémoc to Comitán Occ
  3. Take the bus from Comitán to Palenque

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Bus  •  18 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Quetzaltenango to La Mesilla
  2. Take the bus from Ciudad Cuauhtémoc to Palenque Ciudad Cuauhtémoc-Palenque

$36 - $64

1 alternative option

Drive  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Quetzaltenango to Palenque 322.8 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Quetzaltenango to Palenque is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 8 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quetzaltenango to Palenque is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 8 h 8 min.

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The distance between Quetzaltenango and Palenque is 302 km. The road distance is 516.5 km.

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The best way to get from Quetzaltenango to Palenque without a car is to bus and OCC which takes 13 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 13 h 10 min to get from Quetzaltenango to Palenque, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Quetzaltenango to Palenque is 517 km. It takes approximately 8 h 8 min to drive from Quetzaltenango to Palenque.

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There are 75+ hotels available in Palenque. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Quetzaltenango to Palenque.
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  • Distance: 188.5 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 10 min

What companies run services between Quetzaltenango, Guatemala and Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Quetzaltenango to Palenque via La Mesilla, Ciudad Cuauhtémoc, Comitán, and Comitán in around 13 h 10 min.

Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Ciudad Cuauhtémoc to Comitán
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $24
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$17 - $24
Economy
$6 - $9
Bus from Ciudad Cuauhtémoc to Palenque
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$25 - $35
Economy
$15 - $22
Transportes Caballero S.A de C.V
Phone
+52 998 122 3684
Email
sergiocaballero-06@hotmail.com
Bus from Comitán to Palenque
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
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Turismo Alianza
Phone
+52 9211677641
Bus from Comitán to Palenque
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
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