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There are 8 ways to get from Tulum to Chiapas by bus, plane, taxi or car

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, fly to Tuxtla Gutierrez  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Cancún International Airport
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Tuxtla Gutierrez (TGZ) CUN - TGZ

$64 - $283

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Bus Turismo Azul  •  15h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Bacalar
  2. Take the bus from Bacalar to Cárdenas
  3. Take the bus from Cárdenas to Tuxtla Gutiérrez

$29 - $78

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Bus, fly to Tapachula  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Cancún International Airport
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Tapachula (TAP) CUN - TAP

$91 - $270

Bus, fly to Villahermosa  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Cancún International Airport
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Villahermosa (VSA) CUN - VSA
  3. Take the bus from Carlos Rovirosa Pérez International Airport to Palenque

$61 - $271

Bus, taxi  •  15h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Altamirano
  2. Take the bus from Altamirano to San Cristóbal de las Casas
  3. Take a taxi from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tuxtla Gutiérrez

Bus Turismo Alianza  •  17h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Palenque Terminal Foránea / ...
  2. Take the bus from Palenque to Tuxtla Gutiérrez

$44 - $47

Bus  •  17h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Tulum Terminal ADO to Palenque Ado
  2. Take the bus from Palenque to Tuxtla Gutiérrez

$42 - $65

Drive  •  14h

  1. Drive from Tulum to Tuxtla Gutiérrez 610.8 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Tulum to Chiapas is to bus which costs $850 - $950 and takes 17h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Tulum to Chiapas is to bus and fly which costs $1200 - $5500 and takes 4h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tulum to Chiapas. However, there are services departing from Tulum and arriving at Tuxtla Gutiérrez via Bacalar and Cárdenas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 23m.

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The distance between Tulum and Chiapas is 673 km. The road distance is 977.4 km.

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The best way to get from Tulum to Chiapas without a car is to bus which takes 15h 23m and costs $550 - $1600.

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It takes approximately 4h 41m to get from Tulum to Chiapas, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Cancun Airport to Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Tulum to Chiapas bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at Tuxtla Gutiérrez station.

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Chiapas is 1h behind Tulum. It is currently 2:42 AM in Tulum and 1:42 AM in Chiapas.

Map of how to get from Tulum to Chiapas.
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  • Distance: 420.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 41m

What companies run services between Tulum, Mexico and Chiapas, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Tulum to Tuxtla Gutiérrez via Bacalar and Cárdenas in around 15h 23m.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Cancun to Tapachula via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Cancun to Tuxtla Gutierrez
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Cancun to Villahermosa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Cancun to Tuxtla Gutierrez
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Cancun to Tapachula via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Cancun to Tapachula via Guadalajara, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9h 46m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tulum to Cancún International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $26
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$18 - $26
Economy
$7 - $11
Bus from Carlos Rovirosa Pérez International Airport to Palenque
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $26
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$18 - $26
Economy
$8 - $12
Bus from Tulum to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$21 - $30
Economy
$11 - $16
Bus from Cárdenas to Tuxtla Gutiérrez
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $29
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$21 - $29
Economy
$10 - $16
Bus from Tulum Terminal ADO to Palenque
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$35 - $55
Economy
$29 - $45
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tulum to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Turismo Azul
Phone
+52 9983326135, +52 9983062644, +52 984 182 5370
Bus from Bacalar to Cárdenas
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Agencia de Viajes Chule
Phone
+52 984 164 5441, +52 984 1837594, +52 229 119 0916
Bus from Bacalar to Cárdenas
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Vive Mexico
Phone
+52 984 133 8674, 9371280768, 9841531307
Bus from Bacalar to Cárdenas
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transportadora Turística del Caribe
Bus from Bacalar to Cárdenas
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Turismo Diamante
Phone
+52 9981796618, +52 9981211990,(998)2568529
Bus from Bacalar to Cárdenas
Ave. Duration
8h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
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Turismo Alianza
Phone
+52 9211677641
Bus from Tulum to Altamirano
Ave. Duration
12h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Altamirano to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Tulum to Palenque
Ave. Duration
10h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transportes Caballero S.A de C.V
Phone
+52 998 122 3684
Email
sergiocaballero-06@hotmail.com
Bus from Tulum to Palenque
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
facebook.com
AutobusesAexa
Phone
52 (961) 638-5018
Email
info@autobusesaexa.com
Website
autobusesaexa.com.mx
Bus from Palenque to Tuxtla Gutiérrez
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
autobusesaexa.com.mx
Other operators
Taxi from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tuxtla Gutiérrez
Ave. Duration
45m
Estimated price
$12 - $15

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Yes, the driving distance between Tulum to Chiapas is 977 km. It takes approximately 14h to drive from Tulum to Chiapas.

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Volaris and Viva Aerobus offer flights from Cancun Airport to Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Chiapas. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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