Last updated on February 2nd, 2023 at 09:46 am
How To Get From Bacalar to Palenque – You can go by bus, taxi and private transfer.
What Is The Distance From Bacalar to Palenque?
The distance from Bacalar to Palenque is 490 kilometers. Click here to book online Bacalar activities and day tours
The travel time by taxi from Bacalar to Palenque is around 7 hours. The taxi fare from Bacalar to Palenque is around $400 USD. Read here how to get from Palenque to Bacalar the reverse way.
What Is The Cheapest Way From Bacalar to Palenque?
The cheapest way from Bacalar to Palenque is by bus for $50 USD and you can book online. The bus travel time from Bacalar to Palenque is around 8 hours and 30 minutes.
You can also rent a car in Bacalar or get a private transfer that can be cheaper than a taxi.
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WHERE TO STAY IN PALENQUE
A total of $20 USD would be the range of your budget for accommodation in Palenque. 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 BACALAR TO PALENQUE
ADO BUS FROM BACALAR TO PALENQUE (CHEAPEST WAY)
The cheapest way from Bacalar to Palenque is by bus. There is a night bus leaving from Bacalar Bus Terminal to Palenque ADO Bus Terminal. You will be able to save a night accommodation if you are on a budget taking the night bus from Bacalar to Palenque!
BUS SCHEDULE FROM BACALAR TO PALENQUE
The bus schedule from Bacalar to Palenque is leaving at 10 55 pm and gets to Palenque at 7 20 am and you can book in advance from Bacalar ADO Bus Terminal (check the exact location in Google Maps) and get to Palenque ADO Bus Terminal (check the exact location in Google Maps).
You will have to walk 15 minutes to get to Bacalar ADO Bus Terminal from the beach area but when getting to Palenque you will have to walk 30 minutes or get a taxi since the ruins are 3 kilometers far from Palenque ADO Bus Terminal.
The bus fare from Bacalar to Palenque is around $50 USD. The bus travel time from Bacalar to Palenque is around 8 hours and 30 minutes. You can pay by cash at the ticket counter and book online.
BY TAXI FROM BACALAR TO PALENQUE
If you go from Bacalar to Palenque by taxi is the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi from Bacalar to Palenque is around 7 hours.
The taxi fare from Bacalar to Palenque is around $400 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depend on traffic and your final destination
CAR RENTAL AT BACALAR
There are many options for renting a car in Bacalar. It’s the most convenient option and it will take you 7 hours to get to Palenque from Bacalar in a private car perfect if you are planning to move around. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Centauro available. Prices are around $30-40 USD per day.
PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM BACALAR TO PALENQUE
Hotel transfers are 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 $400 USD and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be $100 USD per person.
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BEST WAY FROM BACALAR TO PALENQUE
The best way from Bacalar to Palenque is getting by bus for $50 USD if you are traveling on a budget you can book online and it will take 8 hours and 30 minutes. You will avoid paying for a night in a hotel and you will be arriving at Palenque early morning ready to explore the ruins.
The best way from Bacalar to Palenque 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 7 hours.
BEST TIME TO VISIT IN PALENQUE
There is 2 seasons dry and wet season. The rainy season starts in May. The best time to visit Palenque 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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CASH IN MEXICO
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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