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.

Recommended option

Bus, fly to Cancun  •  6 h 24 min

  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 T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
  4. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum

$64 - $300

Cheapest option

Bus Transportes Caballero S.A de C.V  •  14 h 37 min

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

$35

3 alternative options

Bus, fly to Cozumel, ferry  •  7 h 14 min

  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 Port to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port
  4. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum

$202 - $540

Bus ADO  •  20 h

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

$30 - $70

Drive  •  13 h 42 min

  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 $650 and takes 14 h 37 min.

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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 - $6000 and takes 6 h 24 min.

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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 five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 h.

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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 14 h 37 min and costs $650.

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It takes approximately 6 h 24 min 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 Transportes Caballero S.A de C.V, 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 1 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tulum.
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  • Distance: 418.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 24 min

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 14 h 37 min.

Airlines
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Cozumel via Cancun
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Cozumel via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $410
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
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $24
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$17 - $24
Economy
$6 - $9
Bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
20 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$50 - $70
Economy
$40 - $60
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
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 Altamirano
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Altamirano to Tulum
Ave. Duration
12 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tulum
Ave. Duration
13 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
facebook.com
Turismo Alianza
Phone
+52 9211677641
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Altamirano
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Altamirano to Tulum
Ave. Duration
12 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tulum
Ave. Duration
13 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
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
30 min
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
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
barcoscaribe.com
Book at
barcoscaribe.com
ADULT
$8
Quintana Roo Residents
$4
Yucatan Peninsula Residents
$6
Mexico Waterjets
Phone
9878721588
Email
datos@mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Website
mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $10
Schedules at
winjet.mx
Book at
winjet.mx
Regular
$10
Local
$3

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