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Lc Transportation
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Cancun International Airport
1h 30m bus ride in Standard AC
06:30
Playa del Carmen The Royal
Lc Transportation
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18:00
Cancun International Airport
1h 25m bus ride in Standard AC
18:25
Sandos Caracol Eco Resort, Playa del Carmen
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Cancun Airport Transfer
55m taxi ride in Van 9pax
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Playa del Carmen Transfer

From Cancun International Airport to Playa del Carmen by Buses

Lc Transportation
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06:00
Cancun International Airport
1h 30m bus ride in Standard AC
06:30
Playa del Carmen The Royal
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06:00
Cancun International Airport
1h 25m bus ride in Standard AC
06:25
Playa del Carmen The Royal
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06:00
Cancun International Airport
55m bus ride in Standard AC
05:55
Playa Del Carmen ADO, Playa del Carmen
Lc Transportation
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06:00
Cancun International Airport
1h 30m bus ride in Standard AC
06:30
Playa del Carmen Riu Yucatan
Lc Transportation
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06:00
Cancun International Airport
1h 25m bus ride in Standard AC
06:25
Sandos Caracol Eco Resort, Playa del Carmen
Lc Transportation
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06:00
Cancun International Airport
1h 20m bus ride in Standard AC
06:20
Gran Riviera Princess, Playa del Carmen
Lc Transportation
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06:30
Cancun International Airport
1h 30m bus ride in Standard AC
07:00
Playa del Carmen The Royal
Lc Transportation
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06:30
Cancun International Airport
1h 25m bus ride in Standard AC
06:55
Playa del Carmen The Royal
Lc Transportation
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06:30
Cancun International Airport
55m bus ride in Standard AC
06:25
Playa Del Carmen ADO, Playa del Carmen
Lc Transportation
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06:30
Cancun International Airport
1h 30m bus ride in Standard AC
07:00
Playa del Carmen Riu Yucatan
Lc Transportation
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06:30
Cancun International Airport
1h 25m bus ride in Standard AC
06:55
Sandos Caracol Eco Resort, Playa del Carmen
Lc Transportation
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06:30
Cancun International Airport
1h 20m bus ride in Standard AC
06:50
Gran Riviera Princess, Playa del Carmen
Lc Transportation
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07:00
Cancun International Airport
1h 30m bus ride in Standard AC
07:30
Playa del Carmen The Royal
Lc Transportation
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07:00
Cancun International Airport
1h 25m bus ride in Standard AC
07:25
Playa del Carmen The Royal
Lc Transportation
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07:00
Cancun International Airport
55m bus ride in Standard AC
06:55
Playa Del Carmen ADO, Playa del Carmen
Lc Transportation
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07:00
Cancun International Airport
1h 30m bus ride in Standard AC
07:30
Playa del Carmen Riu Yucatan
Lc Transportation
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07:00
Cancun International Airport
1h 25m bus ride in Standard AC
07:25
Sandos Caracol Eco Resort, Playa del Carmen
Lc Transportation
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07:00
Cancun International Airport
1h 20m bus ride in Standard AC
07:20
Gran Riviera Princess, Playa del Carmen
Lc Transportation
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07:30
Cancun International Airport
1h 30m bus ride in Standard AC
08:00
Playa del Carmen The Royal
Lc Transportation
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07:30
Cancun International Airport
1h 25m bus ride in Standard AC
07:55
Playa del Carmen The Royal
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07:30
Cancun International Airport
55m bus ride in Standard AC
07:25
Playa Del Carmen ADO, Playa del Carmen
Lc Transportation
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07:30
Cancun International Airport
1h 30m bus ride in Standard AC
08:00
Playa del Carmen Riu Yucatan
Lc Transportation
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07:30
Cancun International Airport
1h 25m bus ride in Standard AC
07:55
Sandos Caracol Eco Resort, Playa del Carmen
Lc Transportation
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07:30
Cancun International Airport
1h 20m bus ride in Standard AC
07:50
Gran Riviera Princess, Playa del Carmen
Lc Transportation
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08:00
Cancun International Airport
1h 30m bus ride in Standard AC
08:30
Playa del Carmen The Royal
Lc Transportation
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08:00
Cancun International Airport
1h 25m bus ride in Standard AC
08:25
Playa del Carmen The Royal
Lc Transportation
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08:00
Cancun International Airport
55m bus ride in Standard AC
07:55
Playa Del Carmen ADO, Playa del Carmen

Transport types between Cancun and Playa del Carmen

Cancun to Playa del Carmen Schedule

Cancun to Playa del Carmen Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
TripAlliance Van 9pax 00:00 - 23:55MXN 1,444
Happy Shuttle Minivan 3pax 00:00 - 00:00MXN 1,260
Lc Transportation Standard AC 06:00 - 06:30MXN 136
Lc Transportation Standard AC 08:00 - 08:30MXN 136
Lc Transportation Standard AC 10:00 - 10:30MXN 136
Lc Transportation Standard AC 12:00 - 12:30MXN 136
Lc Transportation Standard AC 14:00 - 14:30MXN 136
Lc Transportation Standard AC 16:00 - 16:30MXN 136
Lc Transportation Standard AC 18:00 - 18:30MXN 136
Lc Transportation Standard AC 20:00 - 20:30MXN 136
Lc Transportation Standard AC 22:00 - 22:30MXN 136

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How to get from Cancun to Playa del Carmen

Travelling between Cancun and Playa del Carmen is possible by Bus and taxi. Taxi guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you MXN 1,692 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere MXN 118.

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

It can take you anywhere between 1 and 2 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. Bus does a much slower job and take about 1h 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 118 if you opt for a Lc Transportation bus and as expensive as MXN 1,692 if you buy a Happy Shuttle (Happy Shuttle) taxi 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 ?

  • 180 from Cancun to Playa del Carmen starting from 06:00 Cancun International Airport until 23:30 Cancun International Airport

7 from Cancun to Playa del Carmen starting from 00:00 Cancun Airport Transfer until 00:00 Cancun Airport 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?

Bus

Travelling from Cancun to Playa del Carmen overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Cancun and Playa del Carmen

Lc Transportation

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 (Happy Shuttle), TripAlliance (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 bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 1000 opted for a bus