There are 7 ways to get from Bacalar to Playa del Carmen by bus, rideshare, taxi, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bacalar to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna ADO Bacalar / ...

$13 - $40

Cheapest option

Rideshare, bus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bacalar to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
  2. Take the bus from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística

$9 - $21

5 alternative options

Bus via Tulum  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Bacalar to Tulúm Bacalar-Tulum
  2. Take the bus from Tulum to Playa del Carmen

$16 - $38

Taxi  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bacalar to Playa del Carmen 253.1 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Bacalar to Playa del Carmen 253.1 miles

$30 - $50

Shared Taxi, fly, bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the Shared Taxi from Bacalar to Chetumal Parada Taxis Chetumal - Bacalar
  2. Fly from Chetumal (CTM) to Cancun (CUN) CTM - CUN
  3. Take the bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística

$108 - $377

Shuttle  •  4 h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Bacalar to Playa del Carmen

$28 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Bacalar to Playa del Carmen is to bus which costs $250 - $750 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bacalar to Playa del Carmen is to bus which costs $250 - $750 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bacalar and arriving at Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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The distance between Bacalar and Playa del Carmen is 257 km. The road distance is 405 km.

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The best way to get from Bacalar to Playa del Carmen without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 40 min and costs $250 - $750.

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The bus from Bacalar to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna takes 3 h 40 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Bacalar to Playa del Carmen bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Bacalar station.

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The quickest flight from Chetumal Airport to Cancun Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Bacalar to Playa del Carmen bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bacalar to Playa del Carmen is 405 km. It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to drive from Bacalar to Playa del Carmen.

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  • Distance: 160.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

What companies run services between Bacalar, Quintana Roo, Mexico and Playa del Carmen, Mexico?

ADO operates a bus from Bacalar to Playa del Carmen hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Autobuses Mayab also services this route hourly.

Airlines
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Chetumal to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Bacalar to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$28 - $40
Economy
$18 - $27
Bus from Bacalar to Tulúm
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$25 - $35
Economy
$15 - $22
Bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $23
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $23
Economy
$5 - $8
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Bacalar to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tulum to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Marlin Espadas
Phone
+52 983 837 32 29
Email
marlinespadasmexico@gmail.com
Website
marlinespadas.net
Shuttle from Bacalar to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
marlinespadas.net
Other operators
Colectivos de Chetumal
Phone
+52 983 832 8164
Rideshare from Bacalar to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
SUCHAA
Phone
+52 8320267, +52 98328164
Email
suchaa-unido@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Rideshare from Bacalar to Chetumal Parada Taxis Chetumal - Bacalar
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$3
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SUCHAA
Taxi from Bacalar to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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Mayair offers flights from Chetumal Airport to Cancun Airport.

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There are 2455+ hotels available in Playa del Carmen. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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