About traveling from Belize City to Chetumal


Both Belize City and Chetumal are quite the opposite whether you’re looking for an exciting port city or a quiet, charming town packed with culture. Belize City is a large port city, drawing from influences all of the Caribbean, making this a hot spot of Central America. While Chetumal is the underrated capital of the Yucatan Peninsula, home to beautiful beaches and authentic Mexican culture.

If you decide to take a car transfer from Belize City to Chetumal, you can also enjoy some exceptional sights, Altun Hun, Lamanai, and Kohunlich.

How to get from Belize City to Chetumal

If you’re travelling from Belize City to Chetumal, you have several travel options. For travellers on a budget, the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Belize City to Chetumal. The fastest way to travel from Belize City to Chetumal is by car, therefore a car is of course the best way to travel from Belize City to Chetumal since it’s so convenient.

Belize City to Chetumal by bus

To travel from Belize City to Chetumal by bus, go to the Belize City bus station and buy a ticket to Chetumal. While you can buy your ticket at the station, it’s best to purchase them in advance. The bus times change frequently so be sure to check the times on the ADO website. The bus from Belize City to Chetumal is run by ADO with bus tickets from Belize City to Chetumal costing about €16 for the 4 hour trip. The distance from Belize City to Chetumal is about 264 kilometers. Buses from Belize City to Chetumal change very frequently, we recommend planning in advance to ensure your bus time and price. You are also able to find one or two other companies, but they require direct contact for details.

All options offer direct service from Belize City to Chetumal.

Belize City to Chetumal by bus

Time intervals

Once per day

First/Last Departure

(changes)

Avg. Price

€16

Distance

~157 km

Duration

~4 hr

Operating Companies

ADO

Belize City to Chetumal Car Transfer

For speed and convenience, a private car transfer with Daytrip is the best way to travel from Belize City to Chetumal. You will be picked up at your accommodation in Belize City, and the driver will take care of your luggage. You’ll then be able to enjoy door-to-door service to your accommodation in Chetumal, and can even add sightseeing stops on the way!

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