How To Get From San Cristobal de las Casas to Puerto Escondido By Bus – You can go by bus, car and private transfer.
What Is The Distance From San Cristobal de las Casas to Puerto Escondido?
The distance from San Cristobal de las Casas to Puerto Escondido is 640 kilometers. Click here San Cristobal de las Casas activities and Day Tours
The travel time by car from San Cristobal to Puerto Escondido is around 10 hours. And I consider it’s too much distance to do by car this trip unless you will be stopping overnight half of the way. Read here how to get from Puerto Escondido to San Cristobal the reverse way
What Is The Cheapest Way From San Cristobal to Puerto Escondido?
The cheapest way from San Cristobal to Puerto Escondido is by night bus for $67 USD you can book online. The bus travel time from San Cristobal de las Casas to Puerto Escondido is around 13 hours and 30 minutes.
You can also rent a car at San Cristobal de las Casas or get a private transfer.
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WHERE TO STAY IN PUERTO ESCONDIDO
A total of $20 USD would be the range of your budget for accommodation in Puerto Escondido. There are hotels mid-budget for $50-70 USD and you can find luxury accommodations starting from $120 USD.
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HOW TO GET FROM SAN CRISTOBAL TO PUERTO ESCONDIDO
ADO/OCC BUS FROM SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS TO PUERTO ESCONDIDO (CHEAPEST WAY)
The best way from San Cristobal de las Casas to Puerto Escondido is by night bus. The ADO and OCC Bus from San Cristobal to Puerto Escondido are leaving in the morning but I would choose the night bus from San Cristobal to Puerto Escondido and you will avoid paying for one night of accommodation.
BUS SCHEDULE FROM SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS TO PUERTO ESCONDIDO
The bus schedule from San Cristobal de las Casas to Puerto Escondido is leaving at 10 30 am in the morning and you have a few of them leaving from 3 30 pm, 6 15 pm, 9 pm to 10 pm at night time.
The bus fare from San Cristobal de las Casas to Puerto Escondido is $67 USD and you can book online. The travel time from San Cristobal to Puerto Escondido is around 13 hours.
Apart from ADO Bus there are other companies like OCC Buses operating and I would choose to travel at night time to save accommodation since the buses are pretty comfortable.
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PUERTO ESCONDIDO BUS TERMINAL TO PUERTO ESCONDIDO CITY CENTER AND PLAYA ZICATELA
San Cristobal Bus Terminal is located in city center (check the exact location in Google Maps) where you can find places for accommodation just within walking distance 5-10 minutes.
From Puerto Escondido Bus Terminal to Puerto Escondido city center is around 1 kilometer and a half (check the exact location in Google Maps). You can go within walking distance or take a taxi for $2 USD. If you are staying at Playa Zicatela from Puerto Escondido Bus Terminal is 3 kilometers. The taxi fare to Playa Zicatela from Puerto Escondido Bus Terminal is around $ 3 USD.
BEST WAY FROM SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS TO PUERTO ESCONDIDO
The best way from San Cristobal to Puerto Escondido is getting by night bus for $67 USD if you are traveling on budget-saving accommodation. The travel time from San Cristobal de las Casas to Puerto Escondido is around 13 hours and 30 minutes and getting early morning at San Cristobal.
You can take a plane but it will be more expensive and you will not save so much time since there are no direct flights from San Cristobal de las Casas to Puerto Escondido and you will have to go to Tuxtla.
BEST TIME TO VISIT IN PUERTO ESCONDIDO
There are 2 seasons dry and wet seasons. The rainy season starts in May. The best time to visit Puerto Escondido 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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