There are 3 ways to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tikal by bus, shuttle or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  22 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Guatemala City
  2. Take the bus from Guatemala City to Flores
  3. Take the bus from Santa Elena - Mercado to Parque Nacional Tikal

$151 - $246

Cheapest option

Bus, shuttle  •  22 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Palenque
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Palenque to Flores
  3. Take the bus from Santa Elena - Mercado to Parque Nacional Tikal

$64 - $70

1 alternative option

Drive  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Drive from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tikal 352.6 miles

$40 - $60

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

You can take a bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tikal via Guatemala City, Flores, Santa Elena - Mercado, and Parque Nacional Tikal in around 22 h 19 min.

Bus operators
Transport Guatemala
Website
transportguatemala.com
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Schedules at
transportguatemala.com
Book at
transportguatemala.com
Turansa
Website
turansa.com
Bus from Guatemala City to Flores
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
turansa.com
Horario De Buses
Website
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Santa Elena - Mercado to Parque Nacional Tikal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Phone
+502 77620120
Email
marvelustravel@gmail.com
Website
marvelustravel.com
Shuttle from Palenque to Flores
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Cristóbal de las Casas and Tikal is 326 km. The road distance is 564 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tikal is to drive which costs $800 - $1200 and takes 9 h 6 min.

The quickest way to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tikal is to drive which takes 9 h 6 min and costs $800 - $1200.

No, there is no direct bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tikal. However, there are services departing from San Cristóbal de las Casas and arriving at Parque Nacional Tikal via Guatemala City and Santa Elena - Mercado. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 19 min.

It takes approximately 22 h 19 min to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tikal, including transfers.