There are 3 ways to get from Cancún to Playa del Carmen by bus, taxi 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.
Bus • 1 h 15 min
$1 - $23
2 alternative options
Taxi • 1 h 3 min
$13 - $16
Drive • 1 h 3 min
$5 - $9
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Cancún to Playa del Carmen is to bus which costs $30 - $440 and takes 1 h 15 min.
The quickest way to get from Cancún to Playa del Carmen is to taxi which costs $260 - $310 and takes 1 h 3 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cancún and arriving at Playa del Carmen. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.
The distance between Cancún and Playa del Carmen is 65 km. The road distance is 70.9 km.
The best way to get from Cancún to Playa del Carmen without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 15 min and costs $30 - $440.
The bus from Cancún to Playa del Carmen takes 1 h 15 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.
Cancún to Playa del Carmen bus services, operated by Transporte Foráneo Cancún-Playa del Carmen, depart from Cancún station.
Cancún to Playa del Carmen bus services, operated by Transporte Foráneo Cancún-Playa del Carmen, arrive at Playa del Carmen station.
Yes, the driving distance between Cancún to Playa del Carmen is 71 km. It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to drive from Cancún to Playa del Carmen.
There are 2523+ hotels available in Playa del Carmen. Prices start at $38 USD per night.
What companies run services between Cancún, Mexico and Playa del Carmen, Mexico?
Transporte Foráneo Cancún-Playa del Carmen operates a bus from Cancún to Playa del Carmen every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Two other operators also service this route.
Bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 20 min
- Every 30 minutes
- Estimated price
- $3 - $23
- Schedules at
- $16 - $23
- $5 - $9
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