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 7 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

$111 - $345

Cheapest option

Bus  •  41 h 32 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

$100 - $187

6 alternative options

Fly to Chetumal, bus  •  8 h 19 min

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

$158 - $335

Fly to Merida, bus  •  9 h 26 min

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

$106 - $352

Fly to Cozumel, ferry, bus  •  6 h 41 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

$135 - $494

Bus via Puebla  •  42 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Riviera Nayarit 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

$113 - $213

Bus via Zamora  •  44 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Zamora
  3. Take the bus from Zamora to Mexico Norte
  4. Take the bus from México Central Norte to Playa del Carmen Alterna Ado
  5. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum

$118 - $200

Drive  •  28 h 21 min

  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 41 h 32 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Puerto Vallarta Airport (PVR) to Tulum is to fly and ferry and bus which takes 6 h 41 min and costs $2700 - $11000.

More details

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

Get driving directions

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

More details

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, México Central Norte and Playa del Carmen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 32 min.

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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 Palmas, Puerto Vallarta, Nuevo Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico City North Bus, México Central Norte, Playa del Carmen Alterna, and Playa del Carmen in around 41 h 32 min.

Airlines
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Guadalajara, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Chetumal via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Chetumal via Guadalajara, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Merida via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cozumel via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Merida via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $360
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Merida via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Merida via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Merida via Mexico City, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Toluca
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Chetumal via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Merida via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$180 - $330
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Merida via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $330
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cozumel via Mexico City, Cancun
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cozumel via Monterrey, Cancun
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cozumel via Aguascalientes, Cancun
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cozumel via Houston Hobby Apt, Cancun
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Merida via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $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
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $21
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$15 - $21
Economy
$5 - $8
Bus from Mérida CAME to Tulum Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $30
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$21 - $30
Economy
$12 - $18
Bus from México Central Norte to Playa del Carmen Alterna
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$65 - $90
Economy
$60 - $90
Bus from Puebla CAPU to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna
Ave. Duration
23 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$60 - $85
Economy
$55 - $80
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Chetumal ADO Bus Station to Tulum
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City North Bus
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
12 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$30 - $50
Primera Select
$55 - $75
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $30
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$15 - $23
Primera Select
$23 - $30
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Riviera Nayarit to Puebla
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$55 - $85
Full Fare
$75 - $110
Bus from Zamora to Mexico Norte
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$30 - $45
Full Fare
$35 - $50
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
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $11
Schedules at
ultramarferry.com
Premium Plus
$8
First Class
$11
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
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
barcoscaribe.com
Book at
barcoscaribe.com
ADULT
$7
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
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Regular
$5
Local
$4

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