There are 7 ways to get from Baton Rouge to Playa del Carmen by plane, bus, ferry, train 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 Baton Rouge to Cancun, bus  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Baton Rouge (BTR) to Cancun (CUN) BTR - CUN
  2. Take the bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística

$225 - $1,347

Cheapest option

Bus to New Orleans, fly to Cancun, bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La
  2. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Cancun (CUN) MSY - CUN
  3. Take the bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística

$170 - $412

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Fly Baton Rouge to Cozumel, ferry  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Baton Rouge (BTR) to Cozumel (CZM) BTR - CZM
  2. Take the ferry from Cozumel Port to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port

$323 - $1,937

Bus via Houston, Tx  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to Houston, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte
  4. Take the bus from México Central Norte to Playa del Carmen Alterna Ado

$180 - $364

Bus  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, LA to San Antonio
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte
  3. Take the bus from Mexico City to Cancun
  4. Take the bus from Cancún to Playa del Carmen

$174 - $291

Bus, train  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to Lafayette, La
  2. Take the train from Lafayette Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte
  4. Take the bus from México Central Norte to Playa del Carmen Alterna Ado

$204 - $438

Drive  •  41 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Baton Rouge to Playa del Carmen 2043 miles

$270 - $400

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Baton Rouge to Playa del Carmen is to bus and fly which costs $170 - $420 and takes 7 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Baton Rouge to Playa del Carmen is to fly and bus which costs $220 - $1,400 and takes 6 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Baton Rouge to Playa del Carmen. However, there are services departing from Baton Rouge, La and arriving at Playa del Carmen Alterna via Houston, Tx, San Antonio and México Central Norte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 9 h.

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The distance between Baton Rouge and Playa del Carmen is 729 miles. The road distance is 2043 miles.

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The best way to get from Baton Rouge to Playa del Carmen without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 9 h and costs $180 - $370.

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It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from Baton Rouge to Playa del Carmen, including transfers.

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Baton Rouge to Playa del Carmen bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Baton Rouge, La station.

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There is no direct flight from Baton Rouge Airport to Cancun Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Baton Rouge to Playa del Carmen bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at Playa del Carmen Alterna station.

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Playa del Carmen is 1 h ahead of Baton Rouge. It is currently 2:02 AM in Baton Rouge and 2:02 AM in Playa del Carmen.

Yes, the driving distance between Baton Rouge to Playa del Carmen is 2043 miles. It takes approximately 41 h 2 min to drive from Baton Rouge to Playa del Carmen.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Baton Rouge Airport to Cancun Airport.

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Map of how to get from Baton Rouge to Playa del Carmen.
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  • Distance: 728.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 9 min

What companies run services between Baton Rouge, LA, USA and Playa del Carmen, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Baton Rouge to Playa del Carmen via Houston, Tx, San Antonio, Tx, San Antonio, and México Central Norte in around 2 days 9 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Baton Rouge to Cancun via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from New Orleans to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from New Orleans to Cancun via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Baton Rouge to Cancun via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Baton Rouge to Cancun via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Flights from Baton Rouge to Cozumel via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,900
Flights from Baton Rouge to Cozumel via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Baton Rouge to Cancun via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Baton Rouge to Cancun via Atlanta, Tampa
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,700
Flights from Baton Rouge to Cozumel via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,200
Flights from New Orleans to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to Cancun via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New Orleans to Cancun via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $430
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lafayette Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $180
Room
$290 - $410
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
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $23
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $23
Economy
$5 - $8
Bus from México Central Norte to Playa del Carmen Alterna
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$70 - $100
Economy
$65 - $95
Bus from Mexico City to Cancun
Ave. Duration
24 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$70 - $100
Economy
$65 - $95
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to Lafayette, La
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$60 - $90
Ejecutivo
$102 - $107
Transporte Foráneo Cancún-Playa del Carmen
Phone
(52) 998 8886990
Website
taxistascancun.com
Bus from Cancún to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
taxistascancun.com
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 - $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
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
barcoscaribe.com
Book at
barcoscaribe.com
ADULT
$8
Quintana Roo Residents
$4
Yucatan Peninsula Residents
$6
Mexico Waterjets
Phone
9878721588
Email
datos@mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Website
mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $10
Schedules at
winjet.mx
Book at
winjet.mx
Regular
$10
Local
$3

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