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There are 2 ways to get from Akumal to Holbox Island by bus, ferry or bus and ferry

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Bus, ferry  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen ADO Terminal Turística to Chiquilá Playa del Carmen-Chiquilá
  2. Take the ferry from Chiquila to Holbox Chiquila

$13 - $36

1 alternative option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Cancún International Airport T2 Playa del Carmen / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Cancun Airport to Holbox Cancún Airport-Holbox

$147 - $165

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The cheapest way to get from Akumal to Holbox Island is to bus and ferry which costs $250 - $700 and takes 5h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Akumal to Holbox Island is to bus and ferry which costs $250 - $700 and takes 5h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Akumal to Holbox Island. However, there are services departing from Akumal and arriving at Holbox via Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna and Cancun Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 14m.

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The distance between Akumal and Holbox Island is 125 km.

The best way to get from Akumal to Holbox Island without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 5h 1m and costs $250 - $700.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m to get from Akumal to Holbox Island, including transfers.

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Akumal to Holbox Island bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna station.

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Akumal to Holbox Island bus services, operated by Transfer Holbox, arrive at Holbox station.

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There are 116+ hotels available in Holbox Island. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Akumal to Holbox Island.
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  • Distance: 78.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 1m

What companies run services between Akumal, Mexico and Holbox Island, Mexico?

There is no direct connection from Akumal to Holbox Island. However, you can take the bus to Playa del Carmen Colectivos, take the walk to Playa del Carmen ADO Terminal Turística, take the bus to Chiquilá, take the walk to Chiquila, take the ferry to Holbox, then take the walk to Holbox Island. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Akumal to Holbox Island via Playa del Carmen Colectivos, Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna, Cancún International Airport T2, Cancun Airport, and Holbox in around 5h 14m.

Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Playa del Carmen ADO Terminal Turística to Chiquilá
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $26
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$18 - $26
Economy
$7 - $11
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Cancún International Airport T2
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $23
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $23
Economy
$5 - $8
Transfer Holbox
Phone
+52-984-875-23-42 whatsapp o+52-1-984-136-93-40
Bus and ferry from Cancun Airport to Holbox
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140
Schedules at
transferholbox.com
Book at
transferholbox.com
Ferry operators
9 Hermanos
Phone
Whatsapp: +52-1-984-116-43-74
Website
en-holbox.com
Ferry from Chiquila to Holbox
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
el.holboxeno.com
Regular
$8
Local
$5
Holbox Monkeys Express
Phone
( 984 ) 875 20 29
Email
monkeysgroup@hotmail.com|
Ferry from Chiquila to Holbox
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
holboxisland.com

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