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There are 4 ways to get from Tulum to Chichén-Itzá by bus, taxi, shuttle or car

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Bus, taxi  •  2h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Valladolid Playa del Carmen
  2. Take a taxi from Valladolid to Chichén-Itzá

$663 - $884

3 alternative options

Bus, shuttle  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Valladolid Playa del Carmen
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Valladolid to Chichén-Itzá

Taxi  •  1h 54m

  1. Take a taxi from Tulum to Chichén-Itzá 154.8 km

$1800 - $2300

Drive  •  1h 54m

  1. Drive from Tulum to Chichén-Itzá 154.8 km

$260 - $390

Tulum → Chichén-Itzá
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Chichén-Itzá is 911.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Chichén-Itzá is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Chichén-Itzá is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 911.

Last updated: 4 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tulum to Chichén-Itzá is to drive which costs $260 - $390 and takes 1h 54m.

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The fastest way to get from Tulum to Chichén-Itzá is to taxi which takes 1h 54m and costs $1800 - $2300.

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The distance between Tulum and Chichén-Itzá is 126 km. The road distance is 154.8 km.

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The best way to get from Tulum to Chichén-Itzá without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 2h 20m and costs $650 - $900.

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It takes approximately 2h 20m to get from Tulum to Chichén-Itzá, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tulum to Chichén-Itzá is 155 km. It takes approximately 1h 54m to drive from Tulum to Chichén-Itzá.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Chichén-Itzá. Prices start at $2000 MXN per night.

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Map of how to get from Tulum to Chichén-Itzá.
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  • Distance: 125.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 20m

What companies run services between Tulum, Mexico and Chichén-Itzá, Mexico?

There is no direct connection from Tulum to Chichén-Itzá. However, you can take the bus to Valladolid then take the taxi to Chichén-Itzá. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Tulum to Chichén-Itzá via Valladolid and Valladolid in around 3h 52m.

Bus operators

Autobuses de Oriente (ADO) is one of Mexico’s largest bus companies, mainly operating south of Mexico City and into the Yucatan Peninsula. Choose from three bus classes: ADO (first class), ADO GL (luxury class) and ADO Platino (platinum class and the most expensive). All buses are comfortable, with reclining seats, blackout curtains, air conditioning and a toilet; ADO Platino offers additional amenities such as extra legroom, onboard Wi-Fi and individual screens.

Contact Details
+52 555 784 4652
Bus from Tulum to Valladolid
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $290
$190 - $290
$180 - $210
Transfer Holbox
+52 984 875 2104
Shuttle from Valladolid to Chichén-Itzá
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
On demand
Schedules at
Other operators
Taxi from Valladolid to Chichén-Itzá
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$480 - $600
Unión de Taxistas
+52 985 133 1253
Taxi Tours
+52 985 114 5933
Radio Frailes
+52 985 808 6734

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