The first class terminal in Merida serves ADO Buses to all directions. The terminal is next to the second class bus station Terminal Autobuses Merida Estacion (TAME), on the corner of Calle 70 and 69, seven blocks from the central plaza and Cathedral.
- Terminal Locations, Merida
In the second class terminal, find bus routes to Uxmal at 45 Pesos every couple of hours and to Chichen Itza, served by Sur Buses. These two terminal are located in the same area on Avenue 70, ( Calle 70.)
Walk or cab to the Zocalo, seven blocks
To walk to the terminal, start at the southwest corner of the square and walk three blocks south on Calle 62 to a park and church. At the park, go three blocks west. This will take you to the Terminal Autobuses Merida or Second Class Bus Terminal. One more block and the ADO station will be on your left.
Bus Routes from the second class terminal serve to Chichen Itza, Uxmal, Campeche, and many other locations.
The ADO first class terminal serves to Villahermosa, Cancun, and all of Southern Mexico to Mexico City and beyond
Merida, Yucatan, Bus Travel To Chichen Itza Ruin Site, Merida Bus Service
On weekends, the street pictured left near the central Zocalo and the Cathedral San Idelfonso closes down and bands set up at around 10 pm and play into the night in a large block party.
Consider this when booking a hotel.
Food vendors open stalls and visitors dance salsa.
On December 17 a party starts that last for a week.
The weekend nightlife gets rolling when streets around the main plaza are closed to traffic for the street festival of dance and music.
The modern City of Merida is home to about one million. The Spanish founded the city in the 1540s, and built a colonial city over a ruined Mayan temples.
The temple complex once stood where the massive Cathedral of San Idelfonso, built in the later half of the 16th century, now stands.
The large central plaza is rimmed by other colonial buildings and museums including the Palacio Municipal built in 1735, and the Palacio de Gobierno built in 1892 and housing murals by Fernanco Castro Pacheco. The art museum is next to the Cathedral and the Museum of Anthropology is a few blocks north
Merida grew and prospered due to the growing and processing of sisal a fiber made from the plant henequen, an agave processed for the making of rope.
Merida Bus Travel:
Buses run daily from Merida to many Mayan Ruin sites
Merida offers a great base for visiting the ruins of Chichen Itza, Dzibilchaltun, and Uxmal.
The cosmopolitan city in northern Yucatan also has a great anthropology museum and art museum
Merida offers a great museum of anthropology and an art museum
Merida Parque Francisco Canton, the main plaza of Merida
Parque Francisco Canton, The Zocalo or main plaza
The City of Merida has two first class bus stations and three 2nd and 3rd class stations.
First Class buses run by ADO Bus Line run from the (CAME) Station located on Calle (street) Number 70, (70th Street) between Calle 69 and 71 The local people are more apt to call it ADO. ( Ah-day-oh )
- Chichen Itza, Valladolid, and Cancun,
The ADO bus for Chichen Itza runs a bus route to the village of Piste, a short distance to the ruins, and to the ruin entrance for pick up and drop off. Walk or cab, 2 km if you are staying in Piste. Piste offers hotels and camping.
Valladolid also makes a great base for Chichen Itza trips with plentiful good hotels and frequent transportation to the Chichen Itza ruin site.
To reach the ruin site of Uxmal, go to the second class station next to the ADO station. Direct bus to the Uxmal ruin entrance is run from the second class terminal by Sur Bus. 45 Pesos one way. This is an air conditioned bus. Return buses run around 3:15 pm and another at 4:15 but seldom run exactly on schedule as they come from Campeche. You can buy your return ticket on boarding the return bus.
To reach the ruin site of Dzibilchaltún go to the Bus Station Progreso (Estacion Progreso) on 62 Street (Calle 62) located between Calle 65 and 67. Two blocks south from the southwest corner of the main Square. These buses also reach the beach area of Puerto Progreso, beach lodging, and the cruise ship terminal.
Be sure to ask for the Dzibilchaltun bus, as buses bound for Puerto Progreso will leave you with a three mile walk to the ruin site.
: Buses leave from the Noreste Station for the fishing village noted for its
- Biosphere Preserve of Celestun
flamingo population and bird sanctuary Calle 50 and 67. Estacion Noreste
The Yellow City (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Izamal)
Buses for Izamal leave the second class station located between Calle 69 and 71 next to the ADO first class station on Calle 70.
Campeche is served by ADO Bus from the first class ADO Station. ADO buses bound for Villahermosa stop at Campeche and Ciudad del Carmen. (Cd del Carmen)
Merida in the Yucatan provides Bus Service to Chichen Itza, Dzibulchaltun, and Uxmal Ruin Sites. Buses run daily to the Mayan Ruin sites from Merida, a cosmopolitan city in northern Yucatan that has a great anthropology Museum, art museums, and nightlife
Merida Genteel Hotels, the Hotel Caribe, 722 Pesos per night and up
Local buses run by Groupo Auto Progreso go from the Autoprogresso Terminal daily to nearby Dzibilchaltun and the beaches at Find the station on Calle 62, two blocks south of the Zocalo.
Take the Chablekal bus for the ruin site of Dzibilchaltun
ADO first class service reaches Chichen Itza from the Central Autobus Merida Terminal (CAME) in Merida on the corner of Calle 70 and 69, seven blocks from the central plaza and Cathedral.
The one and a three quarter hour trip costs 114 pesos for the 75 miles.
Buses leave three times each day.
ADO Buses make three trips Daily from Merida, 6:30 AM, 9:15 AM, 12:40 PM. as of Jan, 2012. (check ahead, times are subject to change)
The buses serve to the town of Piste, 2 km from Chichen It za, where you can find lodging and camping.
the bus until it arrives at the entrance to Chichen Itza. The bus stops in front of the artisan market at the entrance. Cab or 15 minute walk to the ruins or stay on
Merida Ruins Dzibilchaltun, reached by Auto progreso buses
Use the large central plaza and Cathedral of San Idelfonso as a landmark to getting around in Merida
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