There are 6 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, AU  •  11 h 15 min

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

$22 - $45

5 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Palenque
  2. Take the bus from Palenque to Chetumal Occ/Gl

$23 - $65

Bus via Escárcega  •  11 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Palenque
  2. Take the bus from Palenque to Escárcega
  3. Take the bus from Escárcega to Xpujil Ats
  4. Take the bus from Xpujil to Bacalar

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 51 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 - $579

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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 - $11000 and takes 7 h 51 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 and AU which takes 11 h 15 min and costs $410 - $850.

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It takes approximately 11 h 15 min 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 Transportes Caballero S.A de C.V, 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 51 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 9:51 PM in San Cristóbal de las Casas and 9:51 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: 11 h 15 min

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 in around 11 h 15 min.

Airlines
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Chetumal via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Chetumal via Guadalajara, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 38 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Chetumal via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 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 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Bus operators
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
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
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
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Palenque to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $45
Economy
$22 - $35
Bus from Palenque to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $45
Economy
$21 - $35
Bus from Palenque to Escárcega
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$22 - $35
Economy
$11 - $17
Bus from Escárcega to Xpujil
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $28
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$20 - $28
Economy
$9 - $13
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
ATS
Bus from Escárcega to Xpujil
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Agencia de Viajes Chule
Phone
+52 984 164 5441, +52 984 1837594, +52 229 119 0916
Bus from Xpujil to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Turismo Azul
Phone
+52 9983326135, +52 9983062644, +52 984 182 5370
Bus from Xpujil to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Vive Mexico
Phone
+52 984 133 8674, 9371280768, 9841531307
Bus from Xpujil to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transportadora Turística del Caribe
Bus from Xpujil to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Turismo Diamante
Phone
+52 9981796618, +52 9981211990,(998)2568529
Bus from Xpujil to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
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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