There are 8 ways to get from Puerto Vallarta Airport (PVR) to Tulum by plane, bus, ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Cancun, bus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Cancun (CUN) PVR - CUN
  2. Take the bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
  3. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum

$114 - $337

Cheapest option

Bus  •  41 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City North Bus
  2. Take the bus from México Central Norte to Playa del Carmen Alterna Ado
  3. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum

$101 - $208

6 alternative options

Fly to Chetumal, bus  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Chetumal (CTM) PVR - CTM
  2. Take the bus from Chetumal Terminal ADO to Tulum Terminal ADO

$164 - $345

Fly to Cozumel, ferry, bus  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Cozumel (CZM) PVR - CZM
  2. Take the ferry from Cozumel Port to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port
  3. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum

$130 - $473

Fly to Merida, bus  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Merida (MID) PVR - MID
  2. Take the bus from Mérida CAME to Tulum Terminal ADO

$108 - $352

Bus via Cancún  •  31 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City North Bus
  2. Take the bus from Mexico City to Cancun
  3. Take the bus from Cancún to Playa del Carmen
  4. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum

$104 - $221

Bus via Puebla CAPU  •  43 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Puebla
  2. Take the bus from Puebla CAPU to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna
  3. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum

$121 - $263

Drive  •  28 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Vallarta Airport (PVR) to Tulum 1525.2 miles

$200 - $300

What companies run services between Puerto Vallarta Airport (PVR), Mexico and Tulum, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Puerto Vallarta Airport (PVR) to Tulum via Mojoneras, Puerto Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico City, Cancún, and Playa del Carmen in around 31 h 25 min.

Airlines
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Aguascalientes
Avg. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Mexico City
Avg. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Chetumal via Mexico City
Avg. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Chetumal via Guadalajara, Mexico City
Avg. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cozumel via Mexico City
Avg. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Merida via Mexico City
Avg. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Mexico City
Avg. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Merida via Mexico City
Avg. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $360
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Mexico City
Avg. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Monterrey
Avg. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Chetumal via Mexico City
Avg. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cozumel via Guadalajara
Avg. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Merida via Monterrey
Avg. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $330
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Merida via Mexico City
Avg. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $330
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Avg. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cozumel via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Avg. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cozumel via Mexico City, Cancun
Avg. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cozumel via Aguascalientes, Cancun
Avg. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Houston
Avg. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Merida via Houston
Avg. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Mexico City
Avg. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cozumel via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Avg. Duration
9 h 7 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Chetumal Terminal ADO to Tulum Terminal ADO
Avg. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Mérida CAME to Tulum Terminal ADO
Avg. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City to Cancun
Avg. Duration
14 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
1st Class
$117
2nd Class
$103
Bus from México Central Norte to Playa del Carmen Alterna
Avg. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Puebla CAPU to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna
Avg. Duration
23 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum
Avg. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City North Bus
Avg. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$56
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City
Avg. Duration
12 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$35 - $55
Primera Select
$60 - $85
Transporte Foráneo Cancún-Playa del Carmen
Phone
55 888 69 90
Website
taxistascancun.com
Bus from Cancún to Playa del Carmen
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
taxistascancun.com
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Puebla
Avg. Duration
15 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$60 - $90
Full Fare
$80 - $120
Ferry operators
Ultramar Ferry
Phone
01 998 881 5890
Email
info@ultramar.com
Website
ultramarferry.com
Ferry from Cozumel Port to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port
Avg. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
ultramarferry.com
Premium Plus
$9
First Class
$12
Plan Peninsular (Residentes en Yucatán, Campeche)
$7
Plan Quintana Roo (Residentes Q.Roo)
$4
Barcos Caribe
Phone
01 987 120 3982
Email
contacto@barcoscaribe.com
Website
barcoscaribe.com
Ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
Avg. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
barcoscaribe.com
Book at
barcoscaribe.com
ADULT
$8
Quintana Roo Residents
$4
Yucatan Peninsula Residents
$6
Mexico Waterjets
Phone
9878721588
Email
datos@mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Website
mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Ferry from San Miguel de Cozumel to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port
Avg. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Regular
$5
Local
$4

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Puerto Vallarta Airport (PVR) to Tulum?

The distance between Puerto Vallarta Airport (PVR) and Tulum is 1853 km. The road distance is 2440 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Puerto Vallarta Airport (PVR) to Tulum?

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Vallarta Airport (PVR) to Tulum is to fly and bus which costs $2900 and takes 7 h 2 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Puerto Vallarta Airport (PVR) to Tulum?

The quickest way to get from Puerto Vallarta Airport (PVR) to Tulum is to fly and bus which takes 7 h 2 min and costs $2900.

Is there a direct bus between Puerto Vallarta Airport (PVR) and Tulum?

No, there is no direct bus from Puerto Vallarta Airport (PVR) to Tulum. However, there are services departing from Aeropuerto and arriving at Tulum via Puerto Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico City, Cancún and Playa del Carmen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 25 min.

How long does it take to get from Puerto Vallarta Airport (PVR) to Tulum?

It takes approximately 7 h 2 min to get from Puerto Vallarta Airport (PVR) to Tulum, including transfers.

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