Most buses stop right by our location in Hopkins. Since Crash Pad Adventure Hostel is a new hostel, perhaps the bus driver does not know the location. If so, just ask to be dropped off by the Motorcycle Rental place which is across from Dong Lee supermarket and right next door to us.



GET TO BELIZE

Belize City's Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport (airport code BZE) is serviced by several airlines out of major U.S. hubs. From Canada, the is a direct flight from Toronto. There are no direct flights to Belize from Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Asia, or Africa. To get to Belize from any of these points of origin, you will have to connect through one of the U.S. hubs alternatively connect via Cancún, Mexico or Guatemala City.

GET TO HOPKINS BY BUS OR TAXI

FROM PHILLIP GOLDSON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
There are no buses, only taxis, that leave the airport. A taxi to the bus station in Belize City center runs ($25) USD.

FROM DANGRIGA
At 10:30 am and 5:15 pm there are buses leaving Dangriga direct to Hopkins and at 2:30 pm Ritche's Bus Service leaves for Placencia and will stop in Hopkins on the way. All these 3 buses will stop right in front of Crash Pad Adventure Hostel and should cost $5 BZD.

If you find yourself in Dangriga, not close to any of these departure times, you can also take a bus that runs hourly between Dangriga - Independece - Punta Gorda and ask to be dropped off at the "Hopkins Junction" which is located on the highway between Dangriga and Independence. Grab a taxi ($20 BZD) or hitchike the last 4 miles into Hopkins. Make sure you reach well before dark to be able to successfully catch a ride into Hopkins.

Another option is taking Bebb Bus Line runs between Dangriga and Placencia with a stop at the main intersection in Hopkins village, from there walk 7 min south to us. Departs Dangriga at 5:30 am and 8:30 am.

Another option is to take a taxi from Dangriga to Hopkins ($80 BZD).

FROM PUNTA GORDA

James bus line runs hourly from Punta Gorda - Independence - Dangriga - Belmopan - Belize City. Ask to be dropped off at the "Hopkins Junction" which runs between Independence and Dangriga, then grab a taxi or hitchike the last 4 miles into Hopkins. Make sure you reach well before dark to be able to successfully catch a ride into Hopkins.

FROM BELIZE CITY and BELMOPAN

James bus line runs hourly from Belize City - Belmopan - Dangriga - Independece - Punta Gorda. Ask to be dropped off at the "Hopkins Junction" which between Dangriga and Independence and grab a taxi ($10 USD) or hitchike the last 4 miles into Hopkins. Make sure you reach well before dark to be able to successfully catch a ride into Hopkins.

At 10.30 am, 2:30 and 5.15 pm there is a bus leaving Dangriga direct to Hopkins. If you reach Dangriga to fit any of these buses, we recommend to change buses here rather than proceeding to the "Hopkins Junction" as you will save yourself the taxi trip into Hopkins.

FROM SAN IGNACIO

Several bus lines run every 30 min from San Ignacio - Belmopan - Belize City. Change buses in Belmopan and see above for further instructions how to get from Belmopan to Hopkins.

FROM PLACENCIA

Ritches Bus runs from Placencia to Dangriga via Hopkins and stops right in front of Crash Pad Adventure Hostel. It departs Placencia at 7:00 am.

Bebb Bus Line runs between Placencia and Dangriga with a stop at the main intersection in Hopkins village, from there walk 7 min south to us. Departs Placencia at 10:30 am and 5:30 pm.

Another option is Richie's Bus Lines that runs between Placencia and Dangriga with no stop at the "Hopkins Junction". From the Hopkins Junction grab a taxi ($10 US) or hitchhike the last 4 miles into Hopkins. Departs Placencia 6:15, 7:00 am, 12:45 pm, 2:30 pm. Make sure you reach well before dark to be able to successfully catch a ride into Hopkins.

GET TO HOPKINS BY SHUTTLE

Shuttle services are not as widely common as in other locations like Guatemala. If you are at least 2 people you should be able to find a door-to-door shuttle service straight from the Belize City's Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport to Hopkins for $65 USD/pp. The journey will take approximately 2h 30 min. Ask us more about this option if you would like the name of some companies that provide this service.

GET TO HOPKINS BY PLANE

If you fly into Belize City's Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport (BZE), the easiest way to get to Hopkins is with a domestic 15 minute flight to the nearby town Dangriga. There is about 8 departures daily with each airline Tropic Air or Maya Island Air. The cost starts from $52.50 USD. Once in Dangriga, you can either take a taxi or a bus to Hopkins. See above how to get to Hopkins from Dangriga by bus or taxi.

If you are already travelling in Belize and are coming off the islands San Pedro or Caye Caulker with the water taxi you can opt to take a 15 min plane from the Municipal Airport (TZA) in which is located within Belize city to Dangriga. The flight runs as low as $40 USD if you stike a low fare. Once in Dangriga, you can either take a taxi or a bus to Hopkins. See above how to get to Hopkins from Dangriga by bus or taxi.