Last updated on February 4th, 2023 at 04:41 pm
How To Get From San Cristobal de las Casas to Palenque – You can go by bus, taxi and private transfer.
What Is The Distance From San Cristobal de las Casas to Palenque?
The distance from San Cristobal de las Casas to Palenque is 219 kilometers. Click here to book online Palenque activities and day tours
The travel time by taxi from San Cristobal de las Casas to Palenque is around 6-7 hours. The taxi fare from San Cristobal de las Casas to Palenque is around $200 USD. Read here how to get from Palenque to San Cristobal the reverse way.
What Is The Cheapest Way From San Cristobal de las Casas to Palenque?
The cheapest way from San Cristobal de las Casas to Palenque is by bus for $27 USD and you can book online. The bus travel time from San Cristobal to Palenque is around 8 hours and 30 minutes.
You can get a private transfer that can be cheaper than a taxi and join a day tour San Cristobal to Palenque
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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 SAN CRISTOBAL TO PALENQUE
OCC BUS FROM SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS TO PALENQUE (CHEAPEST WAY)
The cheapest way from San Cristobal de las Casas to Palenque is by bus. There are night buses and day buses leaving from San Cristobal OCC Bus Terminal to Palenque Bus Terminal. You will be able to save a night accommodation if you are on a budget by taking the night bus from San Cristobal de las Casas to Palenque!
BUS SCHEDULE FROM SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS TO PALENQUE
The bus schedule from San Cristobal to Palenque is leaving at 9 50 pm and 10 15 pm and during the day are leaving at 10 am, noon and 1 pm you can book in advance from San Cristobal OCC Bus Terminal (check the exact location in Google Maps) and get to Palenque Bus Terminal (check the exact location in Google Maps).
You will have to walk 10 minutes to get to San Cristobal OCC Bus Terminal from the city center 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 Bus Terminal. The places for accommodation are less than 5 minutes walking distance from Palenque Bus Terminal.
The bus fare from San Cristobal de las Casas to Palenque is around $27 USD. The bus travel time from San Cristobal de las Casas to Palenque is around 8 hours and 30 minutes. You can pay by cash at the ticket counter and book online.
BY TAXI FROM SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS TO PALENQUE
If you go from San Cristobal de las Casas to Palenque by taxi is the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi from San Cristobal to Palenque is around 7 hours.
The taxi fare from San Cristobal de las Casas to Palenque is around $200 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depend on traffic and your final destination.
PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM SAN CRISTOBAL 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 $220 USD and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be $55 USD per person.
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BEST WAY FROM SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS TO PALENQUE
The best way from San Cristobal de las Casas to Palenque is getting by night bus for $27 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 San Cristobal to Palenque is by getting by taxi, join a day tour San Cristobal to Palenque, 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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