There are 4 ways to get from Tulum to Bacalar by bus, taxi, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Bacalar Cancun / ...

$7 - $30

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tulum to Bacalar 131.7 miles

$40 - $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 which costs $130 - $600 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tulum to Bacalar is to bus which costs $130 - $600 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tulum and arriving at Bacalar. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 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 10 min and costs $130 - $600.

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The bus from Tulum to Bacalar takes 2 h 10 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Tulum to Bacalar bus services, operated by Autobuses Mayab, depart from Tulum station.

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Tulum to Bacalar bus services, operated by Autobuses Mayab, 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 158+ hotels available in Bacalar. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 122.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 10 min

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

Autobuses Mayab operates a bus from Tulum to Bacalar hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. ADO also services this route every 2 hours.

Bus operators
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tulum to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
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
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
Taxi from Tulum to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50

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