There are 6 ways to get from Tulum to La Paz by bus, plane, car ferry or car

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Bus, fly to La Paz  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Cancún International Airport
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to La Paz (LAP) CUN - LAP

$152 - $231

Cheapest option

Bus, fly to San Jose Cabo  •  12 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Cancún International Airport
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) CUN - SJD
  3. Take the bus from San José del Cabo Airport to 8 de octubre

$118 - $395

4 alternative options

Bus, car ferry via Puebla  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Playa del Carmen
  2. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Puebla CAPU
  3. Take the bus from Puebla to Mazatlán
  4. Take the car ferry from Mazatlan Ferry Terminal to La Paz Ferry Terminal

$196 - $313

Bus, car ferry  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Playa del Carmen
  2. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Alterna to México Central Norte Ado
  3. Take the bus from México Norte to Mazatlán
  4. Take the car ferry from Mazatlan Ferry Terminal to La Paz Ferry Terminal

$186 - $293

Bus, car ferry #2  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Playa del Carmen
  2. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Cancún
  3. Take the bus from Cancun to Mexico City
  4. Take the bus from México Norte to Mazatlan
  5. Take the car ferry from Mazatlan Ferry Terminal to La Paz Ferry Terminal

$193 - $246

Drive  •  2 days 19 h

  1. Drive from Tulum to La Paz 3434.6 miles

$460 - $700

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The cheapest way to get from Tulum to La Paz is to bus and fly which costs $2800 - $4400 and takes 8 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tulum to La Paz is to bus and fly which costs $2800 - $4400 and takes 8 h 9 min.

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The distance between Tulum and La Paz is 2389 km. The road distance is 5495.4 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 9 min to get from Tulum to La Paz, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Cancun Airport to La Paz Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 32 min and has one stopover.

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La Paz is 2 h behind Tulum. It is currently 5:58 PM in Tulum and 4:58 PM in La Paz.

Yes, the driving distance between Tulum to La Paz is 5495 km. It takes approximately 2 days 19 h to drive from Tulum to La Paz.

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Interjet, Viva Aerobus, Aeroméxico and Volaris offer flights from Cancun Airport to La Paz Airport.

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There are 138+ hotels available in La Paz. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tulum to La Paz.
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  • Distance: 1493.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 9 min

What companies run services between Tulum, Mexico and La Paz, Mexico?

There is no direct connection from Tulum to La Paz. However, you can take the bus to Cancún International Airport, take the walk to Cancun airport, fly to La Paz, then take the taxi to La Paz. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Cancún International Airport, take the walk to Cancun airport, fly to San Jose Cabo, take the walk to San José del Cabo Airport, then take the bus to La Paz.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Cancun to La Paz via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $350
Flights from Cancun to San Jose Cabo via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Cancun to La Paz via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
9 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Cancun to La Paz via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 53 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Cancun to San Jose Cabo via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Cancun to La Paz via Mexico City, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $400
Flights from Cancun to San Jose Cabo via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Cancun to San Jose Cabo via Mexico City, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cancun to San Jose Cabo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Cancun to La Paz via Monterrey, Culiacan
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Cancun to San Jose Cabo via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $340
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cancun to San Jose Cabo via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
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
$18 - $26
Economy
$7 - $12
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Puebla CAPU
Ave. Duration
23 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$65 - $95
Economy
$60 - $90
Bus from Playa del Carmen Alterna to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$70 - $100
Economy
$65 - $95
Bus from Cancun to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
28 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$70 - $100
Economy
$65 - $95
ecobajatours
Website
ecobajatours.com
Bus from San José del Cabo Airport to 8 de octubre
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
ecobajatours.com
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
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Puebla to Mazatlán
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$65 - $100
Full Fare
$90 - $130
Regular Price
$111
Internet Discount
$95
Bus from Mexico Central Norte to Mazatlán
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$60 - $90
Full Fare
$80 - $110
Regular Price
$81
Internet Discount
$73
Transporte Foráneo Cancún-Playa del Carmen
Phone
(52) 998 8886990
Website
taxistascancun.com
Bus from Playa del Carmen to Cancún
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
taxistascancun.com
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from México Norte to Mazatlan
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
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