There are 5 ways to get from Tulum to Chichén-Itzá by bus or car

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Bus  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Tulum Terminal ADO to Chemax
  2. Take the bus from Chemax to Chichen Itza Cancun

$188 - $259

4 alternative options

Bus via Pisté  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Tulum Terminal ADO to Chemax
  2. Take the bus from Chemax to Pisté Mérida Terminal Noreste

$258 - $344

Bus #2  •  3h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Tulúm to Chichen Itzá

$249 - $673

Bus #3  •  4h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Tulúm to Valladolid Tulum
  2. Take the bus from Valladolid to Pisté Mérida Terminal Noreste / ...

$252 - $763

Drive  •  1h 53m

  1. Drive from Tulum to Chichén-Itzá 154.9 km

$300 - $440

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The cheapest way to get from Tulum to Chichén-Itzá is to bus which costs $180 - $260 and takes 3h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Tulum to Chichén-Itzá is to drive which costs $300 - $440 and takes 1h 53m.

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The distance between Tulum and Chichén-Itzá is 126 km. The road distance is 154.9 km.

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The best way to get from Tulum to Chichén-Itzá without a car is to bus which takes 3h 7m and costs $180 - $260.

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It takes approximately 3h 7m to get from Tulum to Chichén-Itzá, including transfers.

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Chichén-Itzá is 1h behind Tulum. It is currently 8:41 PM in Tulum and 7:41 PM in Chichén-Itzá.

Yes, the driving distance between Tulum to Chichén-Itzá is 155 km. It takes approximately 1h 53m to drive from Tulum to Chichén-Itzá.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Chichén-Itzá. Prices start at $2250 MXN per night.

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Map of how to get from Tulum to Chichén-Itzá.
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  • Distance: 125.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 7m

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

You can take a bus from Tulum to Chichén-Itzá via Chemax, Chemax, and Chichen Itzá in around 3h 7m.

Bus operators
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tulum Terminal ADO to Chemax
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Chemax to Chichen Itza
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tulum Terminal ADO to Valladolid
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Valladolid to Pisté
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Autobuses Oriente
Phone
+52-55-5784-4652
Website
guiasdeviaje.mx
Bus from Chemax to Pisté
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
guiasdeviaje.mx
Bus from Valladolid to Pisté
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
guiasdeviaje.mx
ADO

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
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tulúm to Chichen Itzá
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
GL
$430 - $650
ADO
$280 - $410
OCC
$270 - $380
AU
$190 - $270
Platinum
$330 - $400
Bus from Tulúm to Valladolid
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
GL
$390 - $550
ADO
$240 - $340
OCC
$220 - $320
AU
$140 - $200
Platinum
$220 - $270

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