Cancun to Playa del Carmen

Cancun to Playa del Carmen

  Oct 1, 2021, 6 trips (MXN 1,415 – MXN 0)

Other Options

3

Taxis

55m

From MXN 1,415
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Cancun Airport Transfer
1h taxi ride with Happy Shuttle
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Playa del Carmen Transfer
From MXN 1,415 vehicle, all incl
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Cancun Airport Transfer
1h taxi ride with Happy Shuttle
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Cozumel Ferry Port Transfer, Playa del Carmen
From MXN 1,415 vehicle, all incl

Cancun to Playa del Carmen Schedule

Cancun to Playa del Carmen Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
TripAlliance Van 9pax Any timeMXN 1,509.60
Happy Shuttle Van 10pax Any timeMXN 1,768.67

Transportation from Cancun to Playa del Carmen

How to get from Cancun to Playa del Carmen

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 3,464.25 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a taxi which will set you back mere MXN 1,411.85.

How long does it take to get from Cancun to Playa del Carmen?

It can take you anywhere between 1 and 15 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 14h 6m to reach Playa del Carmen.

How much does it cost to get from Cancun to Playa del Carmen?

Travelling between Cancun and Playa del Carmen can be as cheap as MXN 1,411.85 if you opt for a Happy Shuttle taxi and as expensive as MXN 3,464.25 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.

How many trips per day are there between Cancun and Playa del Carmen ?

  • 1 from Cancun to Playa del Carmen starting from 11:05 Cozumel Airport until 22:50 Cozumel Airport

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.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?

Flights

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 2,105.74.

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.

Airlines flying between Cancun and Playa del Carmen

VivaAerobus, Volaris

Taxi

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.

Companies offering charters between Cancun and Playa del Carmen

Happy Shuttle, TripAlliance

What is the most popular transport to get from Cancun to Playa del Carmen?

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

  • 100% bought a taxi ride