Playa del Carmen to Cancun

Playa del Carmen to Cancun

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Playa del Carmen to Cancun Schedule

Playa del Carmen to Cancun Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Coming2 Mexico Minivan 01:00 - 02:30MXN 388.12
Nexus Tours Mexico Shuttle 03:00 - 04:05MXN 356.53
Coming2 Mexico Minivan 04:00 - 05:30MXN 390.36
ADO Aeropuerto Primera 06:30 - 07:35MXN 254.05
ADO Conecta Minibus 09:20 - 10:40MXN 82.67
ADO Standard AC 11:30 - 12:45MXN 112.23
ADO Aeropuerto Primera 12:20 - 13:30MXN 254.05
Shuttle Central Shuttle 14:00 - 14:45MXN 630.32
ADO Standard AC 16:30 - 17:40MXN 112.84
Coming2 Mexico Minivan 19:00 - 20:30MXN 390.36
ADO Standard AC 20:20 - 21:40MXN 114.88
ADO First Class 23:40 - 01:15$ 11.48

Transportation from Playa del Carmen to Cancun

Facts about the transport from Playa del Carmen to Cancun

Cheapest Transport$5
Fastest Transport45m
Earliest Departure12:00 AM
Latest Departure11:30 PM
Departures per day210
Distance53 kilometers
Transport CompaniesADO, ADO Aeropuerto, ADO Conecta, Best Line Cancun, Coming2 Mexico, Daytrip, Flex Shuttle, Mexico Travel Solutions, Nexus Tours Mexico, Ofir Tours, Wayak

Playa del Carmen to Cancun Destination Reviews

EB
Bad market budeš on the table.
Bus Primera, ADO Aeropuerto, Dec 5, 2022
SC
will take every time i leave Cancun airport
Bus First Class, ADO, Jun 2, 2022
NK
our driver alejandro was very nice !!!
Van Shuttle, Nexus Tours Mexico, Feb 25, 2022
TS
Nice experience. Driver came an hour early though which was 4am instead of 5am so I had to jump out of bed and hurry to get ready. No one at the office told him about the pickup change Time so not his fault
Van Shuttle, Nexus Tours Mexico, Oct 31, 2021
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How to get from Playa del Carmen to Cancun

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

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 159.87 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere USD 4.83.

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

It can take you anywhere between 1 and 2 hours to travel between Playa del Carmen and Cancun depending on the means of transport you choose.

Van is the fastest way to travel between Playa del Carmen and Cancun. Van will bring you to your destination in 45m. Van does a much slower job and take about 1h 30m to reach Cancun.

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

Travelling between Playa del Carmen and Cancun can be as cheap as USD 4.83 if you opt for a ADO Conecta bus and as expensive as USD 159.87 if you buy a Wayak 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 Playa del Carmen and Cancun ?

  • 120 from Playa del Carmen to Cancun starting from 03:00 Playa Del Carmen ADO until 23:30 ADO Terminal Alterna Playa Del Carmen
  • 72 from Playa del Carmen to Cancun starting from 00:00 Playa del Carmen Transfer until 23:00 Playa del Carmen Transfer
  • 18 from Playa del Carmen to Cancun 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 Playa del Carmen to Cancun.

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

Bus

Travelling from Playa del Carmen to Cancun 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 Playa del Carmen and Cancun

ADO, ADO Aeropuerto, ADO Conecta

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 Playa del Carmen and Cancun

Best Line Cancun, Daytrip, Flex Shuttle, Happy Shuttle, Ofir Tours, Wayak

Van

Vans are a great alternative - or, in many cases - your only option - if you need to travel overland within one and the same province or neighbouring provinces or states. Vans ply the roads between Playa del Carmen and Cancun, too.

Things to remember: When travelling by van with huge luggage buying a separate seat for your suitcase or backpack is a good idea. Do not expect there is a roomy luggage compartment in a van - there is actually none and your fellow passengers are unlikely to appreciate your luggage stuck under their feet, alas.

Companies operating vans between Playa del Carmen and Cancun

Coming2 Mexico, Mexico Travel Solutions, Nexus Tours Mexico

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

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

  • 95% opted for a bus
  • 5% took a van