There are 6 ways to get from Tulum to San Ignacio by bus, rideshare, car or plane

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  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Belize City Terminal ADO - Belize City
  2. Take the bus from Belize City to San Ignacio

$23 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus, rideshare  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Laguna Muyil to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
  2. Take the rideshare from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Chetumal
  3. Take the bus from Corozal to San Ignacio

$11 - $16

4 alternative options

Bus via Bacalar  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Bacalar
  2. Take the bus from Bacalar to Belize City
  3. Take the bus from Belize City to San Ignacio

$22 - $63

Bus via Bacalar #2  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Bacalar
  2. Take the bus from Bacalar to Belize City
  3. Take the bus from Belize City to Belmopan

$25 - $66

Drive  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Tulum to San Ignacio 299.2 miles

$40 - $60

Bus, fly  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Cancún International Airport
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) CUN - BZE
  3. Take the bus from Belmopan to San Ignacio

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No, there is no direct bus from Tulum to San Ignacio. However, there are services departing from Tulum and arriving at San Ignacio via Belize City. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 43 min.

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The distance between Tulum and San Ignacio is 379 km. The road distance is 478.6 km.

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The best way to get from Tulum to San Ignacio without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 43 min to get from Tulum to San Ignacio, including transfers.

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Tulum to San Ignacio bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Tulum station.

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The quickest flight from Cancun Airport to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Tulum to San Ignacio bus services, operated by Westline, arrive at San Ignacio station.

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San Ignacio is 1 h behind Tulum. It is currently 8:22 AM in Tulum and 7:22 AM in San Ignacio.

Yes, the driving distance between Tulum to San Ignacio is 479 km. It takes approximately 7 h 18 min to drive from Tulum to San Ignacio.

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Maya Island Air and Tropic Air offer flights from Cancun Airport to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt Airport.

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Map of how to get from Tulum to San Ignacio.
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  • Distance: 237 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 43 min

What companies run services between Tulum, Mexico and San Ignacio, Belize?

You can take a bus from Tulum to San Ignacio via Belize City in around 8 h 43 min.

Airlines
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Cancun to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Maya Island Air
Website
mayaislandair.com
Flights from Cancun to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tulum to Belize City
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$27 - $40
Economy
$18 - $26
Bus from Tulum to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$21 - $30
Economy
$11 - $16
Bus from Bacalar to Belize City
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $29
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$20 - $29
Economy
$10 - $15
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 - $11
Westline
Phone
+501 824-2620
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Belize City to San Ignacio
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
belmopanonline.com
Bus from Belmopan to San Ignacio
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
belmopanonline.com
BBOC
Phone
+501 630-9303
Email
belizebusownerscoop@hotmail.com
Website
belizebus.wordpress.com
Bus from Belize City to San Ignacio
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Belmopan to San Ignacio
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
facebook.com
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
$6 - $10
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
James Bus Line
Phone
(++501) 662-4475
Email
hickatee@gmail.com
Website
hickatee.com
Bus from Belize City to Belmopan
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
hickatee.com
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Laguna Muyil to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
facebook.com
Valencia Bus Line
Phone
+501 6705583 / 6212581
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Corozal to San Ignacio
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
Shaw's Bus Line
Bus from Belmopan to San Ignacio
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
belmopanonline.com
Other operators
Colectivos de Chetumal
Phone
+52 983 832 8164
Rideshare from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5

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