Transportation in Belize – How to get around Belize

Traveling in a new country can be a lot of fun, but sometimes working out transportation from so far away can be a nightmare! Below I’ve gathered some tips for transportation in Belize, that should help you out in your planning.

Check out my table below for the various travel methods, and when I would recommend using them.


Method When to Use
Taxi:Use to get from the Airport to:

  • Water Taxi
  • Public Bus station

Cost: Expect to pay about $20 bze each way
URL: Here’s an excellent post about Taxi’s in Belize

Public Bus:Public buses run regularly in Belize, and are an excellent option for cheap transportation between towns. They can however, appear complicated when searching online for details. So please do comment below if you have any specific questions on how to find bus stations or use them to get between towns. I’ll do my best to answer them!
Water Taxi:Use when traveling betwen the following cities:

  • Belize City
  • Caye Caulker
  • San Pedro

Cost: $25-30us round trip

Private Shuttle:… info coming soon! Ask any questions you have below, and I’ll do my best to answer them!
(Tropic Air)
When traveling between the following cities:

  • Belize City
  • Belmopan
  • Caye Caulker
  • Corozal
  • Dangriga/Hopkins
  • Orange Walk
  • Placencia
  • Punta Gorda
  • San Ignacio/Benque Viejo

Cost: ~$100us each way

Uber:Uber does not yet list Belize as a city they operate in 🙁 but I’ll let you know if that changes!
Rental Car:Check out my post Driving in Belize for driving tips!
Bikes & Golf Carts:Bicycles and Golf Carts are a great way to get around Caye Caulker and Ambergris Caye! You can also find them in Placencia, and many other towns.


As always, go ahead and post a comment below for any specific questions you may have, and I’ll see what I can do to help you out!



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