Playa del Carmen to Cancun

Playa del Carmen to Cancun

Playa del Carmen
Cancun
Tue, Jun 4
One Way
NaN Passengers

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Playa del Carmen to Cancun Schedule

Playa del Carmen to Cancun Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Cancun Shuttle Minivan 01:00 - 02:30MXN 987.09
ADO Aeropuerto Primera 03:10 - 04:05MXN 307.59
ADO Aeropuerto Primera 05:15 - 06:25MXN 251.66
ADO Aeropuerto Primera 06:00 - 07:10MXN 251.66
ADO Aeropuerto Primera 08:00 - 09:15MXN 251.66
Cancun Shuttle Minivan 11:00 - 12:30MXN 987.09
Coming2 Mexico Minivan 13:00 - 14:30MXN 357.45
ADO Aeropuerto Primera 15:00 - 16:10MXN 251.66
ADO Aeropuerto Primera 16:20 - 17:35MXN 251.66
Mexico Travel Solutions Minivan 19:00 - 19:45MXN 252.32
Shuttle Central Shuttle 20:00 - 20:45MXN 336.28
ADO Standard AC 23:30 - 00:45MXN 111.85

Transportation from Playa del Carmen to Cancun

Facts about the transport from Playa del Carmen to Cancun

Cheapest Transport$6
Fastest Transport35m
Earliest Departure12:00 AM
Latest Departure11:30 PM
Departures per day313
Distance75 kilometers
Transport CompaniesADO, ADO Aeropuerto, ADO Conecta, Best Line Cancun, Cancun Shuttle, Chiquila Holbox Extreme, Daytrip, Flex Shuttle, GetTransfer LATAM, Hahn Air Technologies, Mexico Travel Solutions, Ofir Tours, Price Travel, Shuttle Central, 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 Flight, bus, van and taxi. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Van is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 164.93 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere USD 5.78.

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.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Playa del Carmen and Cancun. Flight will bring you to your destination in 35m. 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 5.78 if you opt for a ADO Conecta bus and as expensive as USD 164.93 if you buy a Hahn Air Technologies 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 Playa del Carmen and Cancun ?

  • 211 from Playa del Carmen to Cancun starting from 03:00 Playa Del Carmen ADO until 23:30 ADO Terminal Alterna Playa Del Carmen
  • 86 from Playa del Carmen to Cancun starting from 00:00 Playa del Carmen Transfer until 23:00 Playa del Carmen Transfer
  • 5 from Playa del Carmen to Cancun starting from 07:00 Cozumel Airport until 18:00 Cozumel Airport
  • 11 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?

Flights

Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Playa del Carmen to Cancun, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as USD 164.92.

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 Playa del Carmen and Cancun

Hahn Air Technologies

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, GetTransfer LATAM, 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

Cancun Shuttle, Chiquila Holbox Extreme, Mexico Travel Solutions, Price Travel, Shuttle Central

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

  • 76% opted for a bus
  • 24% took a van