There are 7 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  •  4 h 31 min

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

$64 - $284

Cheapest option

Bus Turismo Azul  •  14 h 28 min

  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 - $60

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Bus, fly to Villahermosa  •  6 h 49 min

  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 - $273

Bus, taxi  •  13 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Bacalar
  2. Take the bus from Bacalar to Raudales Malpaso
  3. Take a taxi from Raudales Malpaso to Tuxtla Gutiérrez

$47 - $54

Bus Transportes Caballero S.A de C.V  •  17 h 46 min

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

$44 - $46

Bus  •  20 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Playa del Carmen
  2. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Villahermosa Ats
  3. Take the bus from Villahermosa to Tuxtla Gutiérrez

$45 - $103

Drive  •  14 h

  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 $800 - $900 and takes 17 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tulum to Chiapas is to bus and fly which costs $1200 - $5500 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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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 14 h 28 min.

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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 and taxi which takes 13 h 4 min and costs $850 - $1100.

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min 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 1 h 35 min.

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

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Chiapas is 1 h behind Tulum. It is currently 9:47 AM in Tulum and 9:47 AM in Chiapas.

Yes, the driving distance between Tulum to Chiapas is 977 km. It takes approximately 14 h 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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Map of how to get from Tulum to Chiapas.
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  • Distance: 420.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 31 min

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 14 h 28 min.

Airlines
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Cancun to Tuxtla Gutierrez
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Cancun to Villahermosa
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Cancun to Tuxtla Gutierrez
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Cancun to Villahermosa via Merida
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
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
$19 - $26
Economy
$7 - $12
Bus from Carlos Rovirosa Pérez International Airport to Palenque
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $27
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$19 - $27
Economy
$8 - $12
Bus from Cárdenas to Tuxtla Gutiérrez
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $30
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$21 - $30
Economy
$10 - $16
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Villahermosa
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$40 - $65
Economy
$35 - $55
Bus from Villahermosa to Tuxtla Gutiérrez
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$23 - $35
Economy
$12 - $19
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
Agencia de Viajes Chule
Phone
+52 984 164 5441, +52 984 1837594, +52 229 119 0916
Bus from Bacalar to Raudales Malpaso
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Bacalar to Cárdenas
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Turismo Azul
Phone
+52 9983326135, +52 9983062644, +52 984 182 5370
Bus from Bacalar to Cárdenas
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Vive Mexico
Phone
+52 984 133 8674, 9371280768, 9841531307
Bus from Bacalar to Cárdenas
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transportadora Turística del Caribe
Bus from Bacalar to Cárdenas
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Transportes Caballero S.A de C.V
Phone
+52 998 122 3684
Email
sergiocaballero-06@hotmail.com
Bus from Tulum to Palenque
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
facebook.com
Turismo Alianza
Phone
+52 9211677641
Bus from Tulum to Palenque
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
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
6 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
autobusesaexa.com.mx
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tulum to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
ATS
Bus from Playa del Carmen Alterna to Villahermosa
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$32
Other operators
Taxi from Raudales Malpaso to Tuxtla Gutiérrez
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22

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