There are 5 ways to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Chetumal 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 via Palenque  •  10 h 20 min

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

$22 - $45

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Bus  •  16 h

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

$30 - $60

Taxi  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Chetumal 436.8 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Drive from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Chetumal 436.8 miles

$55 - $85

Bus, fly  •  6 h 56 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

$167 - $576

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Chetumal is to bus which costs $410 - $850 and takes 10 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Chetumal is to bus and fly which costs $3100 - $11000 and takes 6 h 56 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Cristóbal de las Casas and arriving at Chetumal. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 h.

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The distance between San Cristóbal de las Casas and Chetumal is 501 km. The road distance is 699 km.

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The best way to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Chetumal without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 20 min and costs $410 - $850.

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It takes approximately 10 h 20 min to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Chetumal, including transfers.

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

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Chetumal is 1 h ahead of San Cristóbal de las Casas. It is currently 2:38 AM in San Cristóbal de las Casas and 2:38 AM in Chetumal.

Map of how to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Chetumal.
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  • Distance: 312.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 20 min

What companies run services between San Cristóbal de las Casas, Mexico and Chetumal, Mexico?

You can take a bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Chetumal via Palenque in around 10 h 20 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
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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
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ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Palenque to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $45
Economy
$22 - $35
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$35 - $55
Economy
$30 - $45
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
Other operators
Taxi from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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