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There are 5 ways to get from Tulum to Bacalar by bus, rideshare, taxi, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Tulúm to Bacalar Tulum-Bacalar

$11 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus, rideshare  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Laguna Muyil to Felipe Carrillo Puerto Felipe Carrillo Puerto / ...
  2. Take the rideshare from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Bacalar Chetumal

$5

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tulum to Bacalar 131.7 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Tulum to Bacalar 131.7 miles

$17 - $26

Shuttle  •  3 h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Tulum to Bacalar

$20 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Tulum to Bacalar is to bus and rideshare which costs $86 and takes 3 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tulum to Bacalar is to bus which costs $210 - $600 and takes 2 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tulúm and arriving at Bacalar. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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The distance between Tulum and Bacalar is 196 km. The road distance is 210.7 km.

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The best way to get from Tulum to Bacalar without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 50 min and costs $210 - $600.

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The bus from Tulúm to Bacalar takes 2 h 50 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Tulum to Bacalar bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Tulúm station.

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Tulum to Bacalar bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at Bacalar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tulum to Bacalar is 211 km. It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to drive from Tulum to Bacalar.

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There are 169+ hotels available in Bacalar. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tulum to Bacalar.
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  • Distance: 122.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 50 min

What companies run services between Tulum, Mexico and Bacalar, Quintana Roo, Mexico?

ADO operates a bus from Tulum to Bacalar every 2 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $30 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.

Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tulúm to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$21 - $30
Economy
$11 - $16
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
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
facebook.com
Marlin Espadas
Phone
+52 983 837 32 29
Email
marlinespadasmexico@gmail.com
Website
marlinespadas.net
Shuttle from Tulum to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
marlinespadas.net
Other operators
SUCHAA
Phone
+52 8320267, +52 98328164
Email
suchaa-unido@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Rideshare from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
More information
SUCHAA
Taxi from Tulum to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50

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