Cancun to Playa del Carmen

Cancun to Playa del Carmen

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CUN Cancun Airport
1d 5h 20m journey in Flight+Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in MEX 1d 35m
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CZM Cozumel Airport
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15:45
CUN Cancun Airport
20h 55m journey in Flight+Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in IAH 16h 12m
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CZM Cozumel Airport
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Cancun Airport Transfer
55m taxi ride in Van 9pax
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Playa del Carmen Transfer

From Cancun Airport to Playa del Carmen by Flight and Flight

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09:40
CUN Cancun Airport
1d 5h 20m journey in Flight+Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in MEX 1d 35m
15:00
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CZM Cozumel Airport
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15:45
CUN Cancun Airport
20h 55m journey in Flight+Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in IAH 16h 12m
12:40
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CZM Cozumel Airport

From Cancun Airport Transfer to Playa del Carmen by Taxi

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Cancun Airport Transfer
55m taxi ride in Van 9pax
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Playa del Carmen Transfer

Transportation from Cancun to Playa del Carmen

  • Taxis
    MXN 1,334.66
  • Trains are not avaliable
  • Buses are not avaliable
  • Ferries are not avaliable
  • Flights are not avaliable

Popular Routes in Mexico

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 18,314.46 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a taxi which will set you back mere MXN 1,335.89.

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

It can take you anywhere between 1 and 30 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 5h 30m 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 1,335.89 if you opt for a Happy Shuttle taxi and as expensive as MXN 18,314.46 if you buy a American Airlines 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 06:00 Cozumel Airport until 22:30 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 3,682.66.

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

Aeromexico, American Airlines, Spirit Air, 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