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There are 7 ways to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Bacalar by bus, taxi, car or plane

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  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Palenque Cristóbal Colón
  2. Take the bus from Catazajá to Bacalar Cancun / ...

Cheapest option

Bus, AU  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Palenque Terminal Foránea / ...
  2. Take the AU from Palenque to Bacalar AU Palenque

$21 - $45

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Bus, AU via San Cristóbal de las Casas  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Palenque Cristóbal Colón
  2. Take the AU from Palenque to Bacalar AU Palenque

$32 - $75

Bus, AU via San Cristóbal de las Casas #2  •  12 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Palenque OCC Tuxtla Gutiérrez
  2. Take the AU from Palenque to Bacalar AU Palenque

$32 - $75

Taxi  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Bacalar 437.3 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Drive from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Bacalar 437.3 miles

$55 - $85

Bus, fly  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport
  2. Fly from Tuxtla Gutierrez (TGZ) to Chetumal (CTM) TGZ - CTM

$170 - $578

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Bacalar is to bus and AU which costs $410 - $850 and takes 11 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Bacalar is to bus and fly which costs $3200 - $12000 and takes 7 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Bacalar. However, there are services departing from San Cristóbal de las Casas and arriving at Bacalar via Palenque. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 15 min.

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The distance between San Cristóbal de las Casas and Bacalar is 499 km. The road distance is 699.7 km.

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The best way to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Bacalar without a car is to bus which takes 10 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Bacalar, including transfers.

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San Cristóbal de las Casas to Bacalar bus services, operated by Turismo Alianza, depart from San Cristóbal de las Casas station.

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There is no direct flight from Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport to Chetumal Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 49 min and has one stopover.

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San Cristóbal de las Casas to Bacalar bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at Bacalar station.

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Bacalar is 1 h ahead of San Cristóbal de las Casas. It is currently 5:28 PM in San Cristóbal de las Casas and 6:28 PM in Bacalar.

Map of how to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Bacalar.
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  • Distance: 312.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 h

What companies run services between San Cristóbal de las Casas, Mexico and Bacalar, Quintana Roo, Mexico?

You can take a bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Bacalar via Palenque and Catazajá in around 10 h.

Airlines
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Chetumal via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Chetumal via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Chetumal via Cancun
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Palenque
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$21 - $30
Economy
$11 - $17
Bus from Palenque to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $45
Economy
$21 - $35
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $24
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$17 - $24
Economy
$6 - $9
Agencia de Viajes Chule
Phone
+52 984 164 5441, +52 984 1837594, +52 229 119 0916
Bus from Catazajá to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Vive Mexico
Phone
+52 984 133 8674, 9371280768, 9841531307
Bus from Catazajá to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transportadora Turística del Caribe
Bus from Catazajá to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Turismo Alianza
Phone
+52 9211677641
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Palenque
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transportes Caballero S.A de C.V
Phone
+52 998 122 3684
Email
sergiocaballero-06@hotmail.com
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Palenque
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
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bus
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Palenque
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
autobusesaexa.com.mx
Other operators
Taxi from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
10 h 7 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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Yes, the driving distance between San Cristóbal de las Casas to Bacalar is 700 km. It takes approximately 10 h 7 min to drive from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Bacalar.

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Viva Aerobus, Mayair, Aeroméxico and two other airlines offer flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport to Chetumal Airport.

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There are 164+ hotels available in Bacalar. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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