Travelling between Cancun and Playa del Carmen is possible by Flight and taxi. Taxi guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Flight is the slowest option.
The most expensive ticket will cost you MXN 6,843.98 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a taxi which will set you back mere MXN 1,444.18.
It can take you anywhere between 1 and 28 hours to travel between Cancun and Playa del Carmen depending on the means of transport you choose.
Taxi is the fastest way to travel between Cancun and Playa del Carmen. Taxi will bring you to your destination in 55m. Flight does a much slower job and take about 1d 3h 19m to reach Playa del Carmen.
Travelling between Cancun and Playa del Carmen can be as cheap as MXN 1,444.18 if you opt for a Happy Shuttle taxi and as expensive as MXN 6,843.98 if you buy a Volaris flight ticket.
Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.
1 from Cancun to Playa del Carmen starting from 00:00 Playa del Carmen Transfer until 00:00 Playa del Carmen Transfer
Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Cancun to Playa del Carmen.
Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Cancun to Playa del Carmen, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as MXN 6,476.63.
Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.
If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.
In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.
Some travellers consider taxi to be the most convenient form of overland transport thanks to flexible departure times, a possibility to choose the size of the car you need, and a hassle-free door-to-door service.
Things to remember: If you are planning to make detours during your trip, discuss it with your driver or service provider in advance as it may affect the price.
Happy Shuttle, TripAlliance
There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with taxi remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.
Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route