There are 6 ways to get from Tulum to Ambergris Caye (Island) by bus, ferry, rideshare or plane

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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Bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Limones Cancun
  2. Take the bus from Limones to Xcalak Chetumal

$14 - $16

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Bus ADO, ferry  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Chetumal Ado
  2. Take the ferry from Chetumal to San Pedro Chetumal

$47 - $86

Bus Autobuses Mayab, ferry  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Xul Há Cancun
  2. Take the ferry from Chetumal to San Pedro Chetumal

$46 - $68

Bus, rideshare, ferry  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Laguna Muyil to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
  2. Take the rideshare from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Chetumal
  3. Take the ferry from Corozal to San Pedro

$28 - $33

Bus to Corozal, fly to San Pedro  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Xul Há
  2. Fly from Corozal (CZH) to San Pedro (SPR) CZH - SPR

$71 - $166

Bus to Cancun, fly to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Cancún International Airport
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) CUN - BZE

$313 - $865

Questions & Answers

The distance between Tulum and Ambergris Caye (Island) is 257 km.

The best way to get from Tulum to Ambergris Caye (Island) without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to get from Tulum to Ambergris Caye (Island), including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Corozal Airport to San Pedro Airport is the direct flight which takes 20 min.

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Ambergris Caye (Island) is 1 h behind Tulum. It is currently 2:24 PM in Tulum and 1:24 PM in Ambergris Caye (Island).

Maya Island Air and Tropic Air offer flights from Corozal Airport to San Pedro Airport.

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There are 225+ hotels available in Ambergris Caye (Island). Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tulum to Ambergris Caye (Island).
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  • Distance: 160.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 15 min

What companies run services between Tulum, Mexico and Ambergris Caye (Island), Belize?

You can take a bus from Tulum to Ambergris Caye (Island) via Limones and Xcalak in around 6 h 15 min.

Airlines
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Corozal to San Pedro
Ave. Duration
20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Flights from Cancun to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Maya Island Air
Website
mayaislandair.com
Flights from Corozal to San Pedro
Ave. Duration
23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $250
Flights from Cancun to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Bus operators
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tulum to Limones
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tulum to Xul Há
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Autobuses Caribe
Phone
+52 0155 5784 46 52, (809) 221-4422 x 2000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Limones to Xcalak
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tulum to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$22 - $35
Economy
$12 - $18
Bus from Tulum to Cancún International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $26
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$18 - $26
Economy
$7 - $11
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Laguna Muyil to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
Water Jets International
Thunderbolt
Phone
+501 610 4475
Email
thunderbolttravels@yahoo.com
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Corozal to San Pedro
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
ambergriscaye.com
Other operators
Colectivos de Chetumal
Phone
+52 983 832 8164
Rideshare from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5

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