There are 11 ways to get from Tikal to Tulum by car, bus, plane or shuttle

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

Drive, bus  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Tikal to Belmopan
  2. Take the bus from Belmopan to Belize City
  3. Take the bus from Belize City to Tulum

$41 - $84

Cheapest option

Drive, bus via San Ignacio  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Tikal to San Ignacio
  2. Take the bus from San Ignacio to Belize City
  3. Take the bus from Belize City to Tulum

$35 - $77

9 alternative options

Bus ADO  •  15 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Parque Nacional Tikal to Santa Elena - Mercado
  2. Take the bus from Flores - Santa Elena to Belize City
  3. Take the bus from Belize City to Tulum

$39 - $90

Bus via Chetumal ADO Bus Station  •  16 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Parque Nacional Tikal to Santa Elena - Mercado
  2. Take the bus from Flores to Chetumal
  3. Take the bus from Chetumal ADO Bus Station to Tulum ADO

$51 - $80

Drive  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Tikal to Tulum 433.5 miles

$50 - $75

Drive to Belmopan, fly to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, bus  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Tikal to Belmopan
  2. Fly from Belmopan (BCV) to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) BCV - BZE
  3. Take the bus from Belize City to Tulum

$153 - $326

Drive to San Ignacio, fly to Belmopan, bus  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Tikal to San Ignacio
  2. Fly from San Ignacio (CYD) to Belmopan (BCV) CYD - BCV
  3. Take the bus from Belmopan to Belize City
  4. Take the bus from Belize City to Tulum

$89 - $221

Drive, bus to Chetumal, fly to Cancun, bus  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Tikal to Benque Viejo del Carmen
  2. Take the bus from Benque Viejo del Carmen to Corozal
  3. Fly from Chetumal (CTM) to Cancun (CUN) CTM - CUN
  4. Take the bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
  5. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum

$125 - $398

Fly Flores to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, bus  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Flores (FRS) to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) FRS - BZE
  2. Take the bus from Belize City to Tulum

$259 - $917

Drive to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, fly to Cancun, bus  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Tikal to San Ignacio
  2. Fly from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) to Cancun (CUN) BZE - 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

$346 - $838

Bus, shuttle  •  17 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Parque Nacional Tikal to Santa Elena - Mercado
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Flores to Chetumal
  3. Take the bus from Chetumal to Tulum

$69 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tikal to Tulum is to drive and bus which costs $35 - $80 and takes 10 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tikal to Tulum is to drive and bus which costs $40 - $85 and takes 10 h 2 min.

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The distance between Tikal and Tulum is 403 km. The road distance is 693.6 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 10 h 2 min to get from Tikal to Tulum, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tikal to Tulum. However, there are services departing from Parque Nacional Tikal and arriving at Tulum via Flores - Santa Elena and Belize City. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Tikal to Tulum.
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  • Distance: 251.7 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 2 min

What companies run services between Tikal, Guatemala and Tulum, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Tikal to Tulum via Parque Nacional Tikal, Santa Elena - Mercado, Flores - Santa Elena, and Belize City in around 15 h 11 min.

Airlines
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Belmopan to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Flights from Belmopan to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Belize City Municipal
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Flights from San Ignacio to Belmopan
Ave. Duration
10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Flights from Flores to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $410
Flights from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Chetumal to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Bus operators
James Bus Line
Phone
(++501) 662-4475
Email
hickatee@gmail.com
Website
hickatee.com
Bus from Belmopan to Belize City
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
hickatee.com
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Belize City to Tulum
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $60
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $45
Economy
$22 - $35
Bus from Chetumal Terminal ADO to Tulum Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$26 - $40
Economy
$16 - $24
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
Westline
Phone
+501 824-2620
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San Ignacio to Belize City
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
belmopanonline.com
Belize Bus
Website
belizebus.wordpress.com
Bus from San Ignacio to Belize City
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
Horario De Buses
Website
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Parque Nacional Tikal to Santa Elena - Mercado
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Flores - Santa Elena to Belize City
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $25
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Book at
facebook.com
San Juan Travel
Phone
+502 7926 0042 / 79248018 / 55542218 / 55541719
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Flores to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Chetumal ADO Bus Station to Tulum
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Valencia Bus Line
Phone
+501 6705583 / 6212581
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Benque Viejo del Carmen to Corozal
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
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
Marlin Espadas
Phone
+52 983 837 32 29
Email
marlinespadasmexico@gmail.com
Website
marlinespadas.net
Shuttle from Flores to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
marlinespadas.net
Book at
marlinespadas.net
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Phone
+502 77620120
Email
marvelustravel@gmail.com
Website
marvelustravel.com
Shuttle from Flores to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
Bus from Chetumal to Tulum
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com

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