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 34 min

  1. TGZ - CUN

$70 - $277

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 37 min

  1. ADO

$30 - $55

3 alternative options

Bus, fly to Cozumel, ferry  •  7 h 1 min

  1. TGZ - CZM

$206 - $528

Bus, fly to Merida  •  8 h 31 min

  1. TGZ - MID

$114 - $394

Drive  •  13 h 42 min

  1. 627.5 miles

$80 - $130

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

Transportes Caballero S.A de C.V operates a bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tulum twice daily. Tickets cost $34 and the journey takes 13 h 37 min. ADO also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
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
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Merida
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Cozumel via Cancun
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Cozumel via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 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
Aeromar
Website
aeromar.com.mx
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Merida
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Mérida CAME to Tulum Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tulum Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
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 Tulum
Ave. Duration
13 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$34
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 - $7
Schedules at
barcoscaribe.com
Book at
barcoscaribe.com
ADULT
$7
Quintana Roo Residents
$4
Yucatan Peninsula Residents
$6
Mexico Waterjets
Phone
9878721588
Email
datos@mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Website
mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Ferry from San Miguel de Cozumel to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Regular
$5
Local
$4

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Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tulum is to bus which costs $650 - $1100 and takes 13 h 37 min.

The quickest way to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tulum is to bus and fly which takes 6 h 34 min and costs $1300 - $5500.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Cristóbal de las Casas and arriving at Tulum. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 37 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to get from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tulum, including transfers.