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There are 7 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.

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Fly to Cancun, bus  •  7h 17m

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

$114 - $366

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Fly to Merida, ADO  •  9h 8m

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

$107 - $357

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Fly to Chetumal, bus  •  8h 48m

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

$164 - $360

Fly to Cozumel, ferry, bus  •  7h 3m

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Cozumel (CZM) PVR - CZM
  2. Take the ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
  3. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Tulum Terminal ADO

$120 - $478

Bus via Puebla  •  38h 14m

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

$123 - $278

Bus  •  41h 49m

  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 Colectivos to Tulum

$107 - $199

Drive  •  28h 21m

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

$200 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Vallarta Airport (PVR) to Tulum is to bus which costs $2000 - $3900 and takes 41h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Vallarta Airport (PVR) to Tulum is to fly and ferry and bus which costs $2300 - $9500 and takes 7h 3m.

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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 Colectivos. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41h 49m.

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The distance between Puerto Vallarta Airport (PVR) and Tulum is 1853 km. The road distance is 2440.4 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto Vallarta Airport (PVR) to Tulum without a car is to bus which takes 38h 14m and costs $2300 - $5500.

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It takes approximately 7h 17m to get from Puerto Vallarta Airport (PVR) to Tulum, including transfers.

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Puerto Vallarta Airport (PVR) to Tulum bus services, operated by Primera Plus, depart from Puerto Vallarta station.

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There is no direct flight from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Cancun Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 35m and has one stopover.

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Puerto Vallarta Airport (PVR) to Tulum bus services, operated by Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río, arrive at Tulum station.

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Tulum is 1h ahead of Puerto Vallarta Airport (PVR). It is currently 6:51 AM in Puerto Vallarta Airport (PVR) and 7:51 AM in Tulum.

Map of how to get from Puerto Vallarta Airport (PVR) to Tulum.
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  • Distance: 1158.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 17m

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 Nuevo Vallarta, Puebla, Puebla CAPU, and Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna in around 38h 14m.

Airlines
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Guadalajara, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Chetumal via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Chetumal via Guadalajara, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Merida via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Merida via Guadalajara, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cozumel via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
7h 59m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Chetumal via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Merida via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$180 - $330
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Merida via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $330
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cozumel via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Merida via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $360
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Merida via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cozumel via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Merida via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Bus operators
Yellow Transfers
Phone
+52 800 021 8087
Email
info@yellowtransfers.com
Website
yellowtransfers.com
Bus from Cancún International Airport to Playa Del Carmen ADO Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Schedules at
yellowtransfers.com
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Tulum Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $24
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $23
Economy
$5 - $8
Bus from Chetumal Terminal ADO to Tulum Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$26 - $40
Economy
$16 - $23
Bus from Mérida CAME to Tulum Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$23 - $35
Economy
$13 - $19
Bus from Puebla CAPU to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$65 - $90
Economy
$55 - $85
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Tulum Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $23
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $23
Economy
$5 - $8
Bus from Mexico City to Cancun
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$70 - $100
Economy
$65 - $95
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Tulum
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Nuevo Vallarta to Puebla
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$60 - $90
Full Fare
$80 - $110
Regular Price
$109
Internet Discount
$98
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City North Bus
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
ventas.primeraplus.com.mx
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
12h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$35 - $55
Primera Select
$60 - $80
Transporte Foráneo Cancún-Playa del Carmen
Phone
(52) 998 8886990
Website
taxistascancun.com
Bus from Cancún to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
taxistascancun.com
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Playa del Carmen Colectivos to Tulum
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
Mexico Waterjets
Phone
9878721588
Email
datos@mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Website
winjet.mx
Ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $9
Schedules at
winjet.mx
Book at
winjet.mx
Regular
$9
Local
$3
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
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
ultramarferry.com
Premium Plus
$9
First Class
$12
Plan Peninsular (Residentes en Yucatán, Campeche)
$6
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
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
barcoscaribe.com
Book at
barcoscaribe.com
ADULT
$7
Quintana Roo Residents
$4
Yucatan Peninsula Residents
$6

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Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Vallarta Airport (PVR) to Tulum is 2440 km. It takes approximately 28h 21m to drive from Puerto Vallarta Airport (PVR) to Tulum.

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Viva Aerobus, American Airlines, Volaris and two other airlines offer flights from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Cancun Airport.

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There are 634+ hotels available in Tulum. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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