There are 10 ways to get from San Diego to Belize City by plane, train, ferry, bus, taxi, 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.

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Fly San Diego to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) SAN - BZE

$302 - $1,022

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Bus, taxi  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexico
  2. Take the bus from México Central Norte to Los Naranjos Ado
  3. Take a taxi from Los Naranjos to Coatzacoalcos
  4. Take the bus from Coatzacoalcos to Bacalar
  5. Take the bus from Bacalar to Belize City

$172 - $340

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Fly San Diego to Belize City Municipal  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Belize City Municipal (TZA) SAN - TZA

$252 - $1,502

Train to Los Angeles, fly to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) LAX - BZE

$279 - $1,052

Fly Tijuana to Chetumal, ferry  •  13 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Chetumal (CTM) TIJ - CTM
  2. Take the ferry from Chetumal to San Pedro
  3. Take the ferry from San Pedro to Belize City

$181 - $620

Bus Autobuses Elite  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Guadalajara
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Puebla
  3. Take the bus from Puebla CAPU to Coatzacoalcos Au
  4. Take the bus from Coatzacoalcos to Bacalar
  5. Take the bus from Bacalar to Belize City

$196 - $299

Bus TAP  •  3 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexico
  2. Take the bus from México Central Norte to Veracruz
  3. Take the bus from Veracruz to Chetumal Ado
  4. Take the bus from Chetumal to Belize City

Bus, shuttle  •  3 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexico
  2. Take the bus from Mexico City North Bus to Palenque
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Palenque to Flores
  4. Take the bus from Flores - Santa Elena to Belize City

$192 - $342

Bus TAP #2  •  3 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexico
  2. Take the bus from México Central Norte to Playa del Carmen Alterna Ado
  3. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum
  4. Take the bus from Tulúm to Belize City

$175 - $362

Drive  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Drive from San Diego to Belize City 2717.6 miles

$260 - $390

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Belize City is to bus and taxi which costs $170 - $340 and takes 2 days 20 h.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Belize City is to fly which costs $300 - $1,100 and takes 9 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Belize City. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Belize City via Tijuana, Guadalajara, Puebla CAPU, Coatzacoalcos and Bacalar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 17 h.

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The distance between San Diego and Belize City is 2096 miles. The road distance is 2717.6 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Belize City without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 17 h and costs $190 - $300.

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It takes approximately 9 h 34 min to get from San Diego to Belize City, including transfers.

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San Diego to Belize City bus services, operated by Autobuses Elite, depart from Tijuana station.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Belize City is to fly which takes 9 h 34 min and costs $300 - $1,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $190 - $300 and takes 2 days 17 h.

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There is no direct flight from San Diego Airport to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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San Diego to Belize City bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at Belize City station.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Belize City.
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  • Distance: 2096.4 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 34 min

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Belize City, Belize?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from San Diego to Belize City every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Belize City via Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx, Tijuana, Guadalajara, Puebla, Puebla CAPU, Coatzacoalcos, and Bacalar in around 2 days 17 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Flights from San Diego to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from San Diego to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Miami
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,900
Flights from San Diego to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
11 h 56 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $2,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $2,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $2,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Miami
Ave. Duration
9 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,000
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from San Diego to Belize City Municipal via Los Angeles, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
10 h 33 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from San Diego to Belize City Municipal via Atlanta, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,900
Flights from San Diego to Belize City Municipal via Charlotte, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
13 h 26 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,800
Flights from San Diego to Belize City Municipal via Chicago O'Hare, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
13 h 31 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from San Diego to Belize City Municipal via Miami, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
13 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Flights from San Diego to Belize City Municipal via Los Angeles, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, San Pedro
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Austin, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tijuana to Chetumal via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Tijuana to Chetumal via Culiacan, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Tijuana to Chetumal via Guadalajara, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Tijuana to Chetumal via Monterrey, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11 h 32 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12 h 31 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,900
Flights from San Diego to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Newark
Ave. Duration
13 h 29 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from San Diego to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $2,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $2,800
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Tijuana to Chetumal via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Maya Island Air
Website
mayaislandair.com
Flights from San Diego to Belize City Municipal via Los Angeles, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, Dangriga
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from San Diego to Belize City Municipal via Los Angeles, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, San Pedro
Ave. Duration
11 h 27 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Autobuses Elite
Phone
01 800 507 5500, 57290807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tijuana to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
30 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $105
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Primera
$97
Primera Select
$105
Bus from Guadalajara to Puebla
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Puebla
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$40 - $60
Full Fare
$50 - $75
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Puebla CAPU to Coatzacoalcos
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $45
Economy
$21 - $35
Bus from Bacalar to Belize City
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $29
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$21 - $29
Economy
$10 - $15
Bus from México Central Norte to Los Naranjos
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $50
Economy
$24 - $35
Bus from México Central Norte to Veracruz
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$29 - $40
Economy
$19 - $28
Bus from Veracruz to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$50 - $70
Economy
$40 - $65
Bus from Mexico City North Bus to Palenque
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$45 - $65
Economy
$35 - $55
Bus from México Central Norte to Playa del Carmen Alterna
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$70 - $100
Economy
$65 - $95
Bus from Tulúm to Belize City
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$28 - $40
Economy
$18 - $26
Vive Mexico
Phone
+52 984 133 8674, 9371280768, 9841531307
Bus from Coatzacoalcos to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
facebook.com
San Juan Travel
Phone
+502 7926 0042 / 79248018 / 55542218 / 55541719
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Chetumal to Belize City
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
Fuente Del Norte
Website
autobusesfuentedelnorte.com.gt
Bus from Flores - Santa Elena to Belize City
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
autobusesfuentedelnorte.com.gt
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
Ferry operators
Water Jets International
San Pedro Water Taxi
Phone
+11 501 2232225
Email
info@belizewatertaxi.com
Website
sanpedrowatertaxi.com
Ferry from San Pedro to Belize City
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
belizewatertaxi.com
Book at
belizewatertaxi.com
Caye Caulker Water Taxi
Phone
+501 223-5752
Email
ccwatertaxi@btl.net
Website
caribya.com
Ferry from San Pedro to Belize City
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $30
Schedules at
facebook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Los Naranjos to Coatzacoalcos
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Estimated price
$26 - $31

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Belize City is 2 h ahead of San Diego. It is currently 3:42 PM in San Diego and 4:42 PM in Belize City.

Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Belize City is 2718 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 0 h to drive from San Diego to Belize City.

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Delta, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt Airport.

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There are 35+ hotels available in Belize City. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Diego to San Diego Airport is to line 992 bus which takes 9 min and costs $2 - $3.

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