How To Get From Merida to Holbox By Best Way – You can go by bus, taxi and ferry.
What Is The Distance From Merida to Holbox?
The distance from Merida to Holbox is 316 kilometers. Click here to book online Cancun activities
The travel time from Merida to Holbox is around 4 hours and 30 minutes by taxi plus ferry. If you go by bus plus ferry around 6 hours travel time from Merida to Holbox Island. Read here how to get from Holbox to Merida the reverse way.
What Is The Cheapest Way From Merida to Holbox?
The cheapest way from Merida to Holbox is by bus for $29 USD you can book online plus a ferry for $11 USD for a total fare from Merida to Holbox of $40 USD.
WHERE TO STAY IN HOLBOX
Around $20 USD would be the range of your budget for accommodation in Holbox. 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 MERIDA TO HOLBOX
ADO BUS FROM MERIDA TO HOLBOX (CHEAPEST WAY)
The cheapest way from Merida to Holbox is by bus plus ferry. You will have to get a direct bus from Merida to Chiquila and from Chiquila to Holbox by ferry.
The ADO Bus will arrive just 2 minutes walking distance from Chiquila Ferry Port where you can buy the tickets going to Holbox.
ADO BUS SCHEDULE FROM MERIDA TO CHIQUILA
The ADO Bus schedule from Merida to Chiquila is starting at 6 15 am and 11 15 am. The ADO Bus in Merida is leaving from Merida ADO Bus Terminal and gets to Chiquila Port just 2 minutes walking distance.
The bus fare from Merida to Chiquila is around $29 USD (you can book online). The bus travel time from Merida to Chiquila is around 5 hours and 30 minutes.
FERRY SCHEDULE FROM CHIQUILA TO HOLBOX
Once in Chiquila ADO Bus Terminal you will have to walk 2 minutes to the ferry port. The ferry schedule from Chiquila to Isla Holbox is running every 30 minutes. There are two companies offering the ferry from Chiquila to Holbox: Holbox Express and 9 Hermanos.
9 Hermanos ferry from Chiquila to Holbox is running every hour starting from 6 am to 9 pm. Check here 9 Hermanos ferry shcedule and fare. And Holbox Express is running every hour starting from 6 30 am to 9 30 pm. Check here Holbox Express ferry schedule and fare!
The ferry travel time from Chiquila to Holbox is 20 minutes. The ferry fare from Chiquila to Isla Holbox is 220 MXN which is $11 USD.
The total bus plus ferry fare from Merida to Holbox is $40 USD which you can book online here. The total travel time from Merida to Holbox is around 6 hours (it can be longer depending on the traffic and waiting time).
BY TAXI FROM MERIDA TO HOLBOX
The travel time by taxi is around 4 hours to Chiquila where you will get the ferry to Holbox and the taxi fare from Merida to Chiquila is around $200 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depend on traffic and your final destination
UBER FROM MERIDA TO HOLBOX
If you are ordering Uber in Merida you should know that prices are similar to taxis or even more expensive. You can pre-book with Uber app and expect to pay around $200-250 USD.
PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM MERIDA TO HOLBOX
Hotel transfers are also straightforward and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is 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 7 people. It will be around $30-40 USD per person.
BEST WAY FROM MERIDA TO HOLBOX
The best way from Merida to Holbox is getting by ADO Bus if you are traveling on a budget for $29 USD book online plus $11 USD for the ferry Chiquila to Holbox. A total fare of $40 USD and 6 hours travel time from Merida to Holbox Island
ACCOMMODATION BUDGET TRAVEL IN HOLBOX
A total of $15 USD would be the range of your budget for accommodation in Holbox. There are hotels mid-budget $50-70 USD and you can find luxury accommodations starting from $120 USD.
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