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There are 5 ways to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tulum by bus, plane, ferry 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.

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Bus, fly to Cancun  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport
  2. Fly from Tuxtla Gutierrez (TGZ) to Cancun (CUN) TGZ - CUN
  3. Take the bus from Cancún International Airport to Playa Del Carmen ADO Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Tulum Terminal ADO

$67 - $317

Cheapest option

Bus Turismo Alianza  •  14h 37m

  1. Take the bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Altamirano Terminal Foránea
  2. Take the bus from Altamirano to Tulum Terminal Foránea

$35

3 alternative options

Bus, fly to Cozumel, ferry  •  10h 2m

  1. Take the bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport
  2. Fly from Tuxtla Gutierrez (TGZ) to Cozumel (CZM) TGZ - CZM
  3. Take the ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
  4. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Tulum Terminal ADO

$201 - $559

Bus ADO  •  20h

  1. Take the bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tulum Terminal ADO Ado / ...

$35 - $70

Drive  •  13h 42m

  1. Drive from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tulum 627.5 miles

$80 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tulum is to bus which costs $675 and takes 14h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tulum is to bus and fly which costs $1200 - $6500 and takes 6h 41m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Cristóbal de las Casas and arriving at Tulum Terminal ADO. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20h.

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The distance between San Cristóbal de las Casas and Tulum is 669 km. The road distance is 1004 km.

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The best way to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tulum without a car is to bus which takes 14h 37m and costs $675.

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It takes approximately 6h 41m to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tulum, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport to Cancun Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tulum bus services, operated by Turismo Alianza, arrive at Tulum station.

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Tulum is 1h ahead of San Cristóbal de las Casas. It is currently 2:43 AM in San Cristóbal de las Casas and 3:43 AM in Tulum.

Map of how to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tulum.
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  • Distance: 418.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 41m

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

You can take a bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tulum via Altamirano in around 14h 37m.

Airlines
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Cozumel via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Cozumel via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Cozumel via Cancun
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and 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 Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $24
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$17 - $24
Economy
$6 - $9
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Tulum Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $23
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $23
Economy
$5 - $8
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tulum Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$45 - $70
Economy
$40 - $60
Yellow Transfers
Phone
+52 800 021 8087
Email
info@yellowtransfers.com
Website
yellowtransfers.com
Bus from Cancún International Airport to Playa Del Carmen ADO Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Schedules at
yellowtransfers.com
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Tulum
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Turismo Alianza
Phone
+52 9211677641
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Altamirano
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Altamirano to Tulum
Ave. Duration
12h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tulum
Ave. Duration
13h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
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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 Tulum
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
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Ferry operators
Mexico Waterjets
Phone
9878721588
Email
datos@mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Website
winjet.mx
Ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $9
Schedules at
winjet.mx
Book at
winjet.mx
Regular
$9
Local
$3
Ultramar Ferry
Phone
01 998 881 5890
Email
info@ultramar.com
Website
ultramarferry.com
Ferry from Cozumel Port to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
ultramarferry.com
Premium Plus
$9
First Class
$12
Plan Peninsular (Residentes en Yucatán, Campeche)
$6
Plan Quintana Roo (Residentes Q.Roo)
$4
Barcos Caribe
Phone
01 987 120 3982
Email
contacto@barcoscaribe.com
Website
barcoscaribe.com
Ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
barcoscaribe.com
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barcoscaribe.com
ADULT
$7
Quintana Roo Residents
$4
Yucatan Peninsula Residents
$6

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Yes, the driving distance between San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tulum is 1004 km. It takes approximately 13h 42m to drive from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tulum.

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Volaris and Viva Aerobus offer flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport to Cancun Airport.

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There are 659+ hotels available in Tulum. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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