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There are 4 ways to get from San Ignacio to Maya Biosphere Reserve by bus, car or ferry

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Bus, drive  •  17h 14m

  1. Take the bus from San Ignacio to Belize City
  2. Take the bus from Belize City to Bacalar
  3. Take the bus from Bacalar to Tenosique de Pino Suárez
  4. Drive from Tenosique de Pino Suárez to Maya Biosphere Reserve

3 alternative options

Bus, ferry, drive  •  17h 35m

  1. Take the bus from San Ignacio to Flores - Santa Elena
  2. Take the ferry from Flores to Palenque
  3. Take the bus from Palenque to Tenosique de Pino Suárez
  4. Drive from Tenosique de Pino Suárez to Maya Biosphere Reserve

Bus  •  32h

  1. Take the bus from San Ignacio to Flores - Santa Elena
  2. Take the bus from Santa Elena to Guatemala Zona 1
  3. Take the bus from Guatemala Zona 1 to El Naranjo

Drive  •  8h 18m

  1. Drive from San Ignacio to Maya Biosphere Reserve 420.5 km

$30 - $45

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The cost-effective way to get from San Ignacio to Maya Biosphere Reserve is to drive, which costs $30 - $45 and takes 8h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from San Ignacio to Maya Biosphere Reserve is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 8h 18m.

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The distance between San Ignacio and Maya Biosphere Reserve is 196 km. The road distance is 420.5 km.

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The best way to get from San Ignacio to Maya Biosphere Reserve without a car is to bus which takes 32h and costs .

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It takes approximately 17h 14m to get from San Ignacio to Maya Biosphere Reserve, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Ignacio to Maya Biosphere Reserve is 421 km. It takes approximately 8h 18m to drive from San Ignacio to Maya Biosphere Reserve.

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  • Distance: 195.7 km
  • Duration: 17h 14m

What companies run services between San Ignacio, Belize and Maya Biosphere Reserve, Guatemala?

You can take a bus from San Ignacio to Maya Biosphere Reserve via Santa Elena, Guatemala Zona 1, and El Naranjo in around 32h.

Bus operators
BBOC
Phone
+501 630-9303
Email
belizebusownerscoop@hotmail.com
Website
belmopanonline.com
Bus from San Ignacio to Belize City
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
belmopanonline.com
Westline
Phone
+501 824-2620
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San Ignacio to Belize City
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
belmopanonline.com
Silva's Bus Line
Website
belmopanonline.com
Bus from San Ignacio to Belize City
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
belmopanonline.com
Shaw's Bus Line
Website
belmopanonline.com
Bus from San Ignacio to Belize City
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
belmopanonline.com
ADO

Autobuses de Oriente (ADO) is one of Mexico’s largest bus companies, mainly operating south of Mexico City and into the Yucatan Peninsula. Choose from three bus classes: ADO (first class), ADO GL (luxury class) and ADO Platino (platinum class and the most expensive). All buses are comfortable, with reclining seats, blackout curtains, air conditioning and a toilet; ADO Platino offers additional amenities such as extra legroom, onboard Wi-Fi and individual screens.

Contact Details
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Belize City to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
belizebus.wordpress.com
ADO
$14 - $21
ADO GL
$14 - $19
Turismo y Excursiones Alianza Bacalar
Phone
+52 984 119 3924
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Bacalar to Tenosique de Pino Suárez
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Palenque to Tenosique de Pino Suárez
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Travel Mundo Maya
Phone
+501.2231200
Email
mundomayatravels@yahoo.com
Website
travelmundomaya.com
Bus from San Ignacio to Flores - Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
travelmundomaya.com
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Elena to Guatemala Zona 1
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $27
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Guatemala Zona 1 to El Naranjo
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
facebook.com
Autobuses del Norte S.A.
Phone
+502 2251 0050 / +502 2251 0079 / +502 2251 0610
Email
guate@adn.gt
Website
adn.gt
Bus from Santa Elena to Guatemala Zona 1
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
Travel Mundo Maya
Phone
+501.2231200
Email
mundomayatravels@yahoo.com
Website
travelmundomaya.com
Ferry from Flores to Palenque
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
travelmundomaya.com

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