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

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, Public Microbus  •  23 h 29 min

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

$108 - $178

Cheapest option

Bus, shuttle, Public Microbus  •  18 h 13 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 Public Microbus from Santa Elena to Tikal

$60 - $79

1 alternative option

Drive  •  9 h 6 min

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

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tikal is to drive which costs $750 - $1200 and takes 9 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tikal is to drive which costs $750 - $1200 and takes 9 h 6 min.

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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 Tikal via Reformita, Guatemala City and Santa Elena. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 29 min.

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The distance between San Cristóbal de las Casas and Tikal is 326 km. The road distance is 564.2 km.

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The best way to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tikal without a car is to bus and Public Microbus which takes 23 h 29 min and costs $2000 - $3500.

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It takes approximately 23 h 29 min to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tikal, including transfers.

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San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tikal bus services, operated by Transport Guatemala, depart from San Cristóbal de las Casas station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tikal is 564 km. It takes approximately 9 h 6 min to drive from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tikal.

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There are three+ hotels available in Tikal. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tikal.
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  • Distance: 203.5 miles
  • Duration: 23 h 29 min

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, Reformita, Plaza Barrios, Guatemala City, Flores - Santa Elena, Santa Elena, and Tikal in around 23 h 29 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
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Guatemala City to Flores - Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $28
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Autobuses del Norte S.A.
Phone
+502 2251 0050 / +502 2251 0079 / +502 2251 0610
Email
guate@adn.gt
Website
adn.gt
Bus from Guatemala Zona 1 to Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
facebook.com
Public Microbus
Bus from Santa Elena to Tikal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4
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
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Palenque
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$21 - $30
Economy
$11 - $17

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