How To Get From Tulum to Chetumal – You can go by bus, taxi, Uber and private transfer.
What Is The Distance From Tulum to Chetumal?
The distance from Tulum to Chetumal is 248 kilometers. Click here to book online Bacalar activities and day tours
The travel time by taxi from Tulum to Chetumal is around 3 hours. The taxi fare from Tulum to Chetumal is around $220 USD. Read here how to get from Chetumal to Tulum the reverse way.
What Is The Cheapest Way From Tulum to Chetumal?
The cheapest way from Tulum to Chetumal is by bus for $22 USD and you can book online. The bus travel time from Tulum to Chetumal is around 3 hours and 30 minutes.
You can also rent a car in Tulum or get a private transfer that can be cheaper than a taxi.
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WHERE TO STAY IN CHETUMAL
A total of $20 USD would be the range of your budget for accommodation in Chetumal. There are hotels mid-budget $50-70 USD and you can find luxury accommodations starting from $120 USD.
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HOW TO GET FROM TULUM TO CHETUMAL
ADO BUS FROM TULUM TO CHETUMAL (CHEAPEST WAY)
The cheapest way from Tulum to Chetumal is by bus. There are buses leaving during the daytime from Tulum ADO Bus Terminal to Chetumal Bus Terminal.
BUS SCHEDULE FROM TULUM TO CHETUMAL
The bus schedule from Chetumal Bus Terminal is leaving almost every hour during the daytime if you book in advance from Tulum ADO Bus Terminal and getting to Chetumal ADO Bus Terminal.
The bus fare from Tulum to Chetumal is around $22-28 USD depending the bus that and schedule than you choose. Second Class Buses are $22 USD and First Class Bus is around $28 USD.
The bus travel time from Tulum to Chetumal is around 3 hours and 30 minutes up to 4 hours depending on the stops on the way. You can pay by cash at the ticket counter and book online.
There are 3 different bus companies going from Tulum to Chetumal with similar prices depending on comfort and schedule. Apart from ADO Buses the most popular, you can check AU (Autobuses Unidos) and Autobuses Mayab in their Facebook Page for more information.
BY TAXI FROM TULUM TO CHETUMAL
If you go from Tulum to Chetumal by taxi is the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi from Tulum to Chetumal is around 3 hours.
The taxi fare from Tulum to Chetumal is around $220 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depend on traffic and your final destination
UBER FROM TULUM TO CHETUMAL
If you are ordering Uber in Tulum you should know that prices are similar to taxis or even more expensive. You can pre-book with the Uber app and go to the pickup point. Expect to pay around $200-250 USD depending on your destination and time of the day.
CAR RENTAL AT TULUM
There are many options for renting a car in Tulum. It’s the most convenient option and it will take you 3 hours to get Chetumal from Tulum in a private car perfect if you are planning to move around and visit places like Bacalar and Mahahual. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Centauro available. Prices are around $30-40 USD per day.
PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM TULUM TO CHETUMAL
Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be expensive. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and are only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort. Prices are around $240 USD and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be $60 USD per person.
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BEST WAY FROM TULUM TO CHETUMAL
The best way from Tulum to Chetumal is getting by bus for $22 USD if you are traveling on a budget you can book online and it will take 3 hours and 30 minutes up to 4 hours travel time.
The best way from Tulum to Chetumal is getting by taxi or a private transfer if you are traveling with more people or with so much luggage and it will take around 3 hours.
BEST TIME TO VISIT CHETUMAL
There is 2 seasons dry and wet season. The rainy season starts in May. The best time to visit Chetumal is from the months of November to April because it is the month of the dry season.
However, lots of tourists prefer to travel from January to March since it’s not peak season but it can be rainy for a few days.
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Mexico has its own currency called the Mexican Peso. A $1 USD=19 MXN. There are lots of ATMs and exchange currency in many parts of the country. And you have to know that dollars are very common and well-accepted in the country.
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