There are 7 ways to get from Boston Airport (BOS) 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.

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Fly to Cancun, bus  •  5 h 46 min

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

$161 - $495

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Fly to Cozumel, ferry  •  7 h 23 min

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

$293 - $977

Fly to Merida, bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Merida (MID) BOS - MID
  2. Take the bus from Mérida TAME to Playa del Carmen

$223 - $728

Fly to Chetumal, bus  •  13 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Chetumal (CTM) BOS - CTM
  2. Take the bus from Chetumal ADO to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna

$297 - $927

Fly to Belize City Municipal, bus  •  15 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Belize City Municipal (TZA) BOS - TZA
  2. Take the bus from Belize City to Playa del Carmen

$272 - $1,331

Train, drive, bus  •  3 days 10 h

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Drive from Harrah's Casino to Chiquilá
  4. Take the bus from Chiquilá to Playa del Carmen ADO Terminal Turística

$539 - $1,163

Drive  •  2 days 19 h

  1. Drive from Boston Airport (BOS) to Playa del Carmen 3917.9 miles

$500 - $800

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The cheapest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Playa del Carmen is to fly and bus which costs $160 - $500 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Playa del Carmen is to fly and bus which costs $160 - $500 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The distance between Boston Airport (BOS) and Playa del Carmen is 1779 miles. The road distance is 3917.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Playa del Carmen, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Cancun Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 21 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston Airport (BOS) to Playa del Carmen is 3918 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 19 h to drive from Boston Airport (BOS) to Playa del Carmen.

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Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Airways, United Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Boston 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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Map of how to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Playa del Carmen.
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  • Distance: 1778.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 46 min

What companies run services between Boston Airport (BOS), USA and Playa del Carmen, Mexico?

There is no direct connection from Boston Airport (BOS) to Playa del Carmen. However, you can fly to Cancun, take the walk to Cancún International Airport T2, then take the bus to Playa del Carmen. Alternatively, you can fly to Cozumel, take the taxi to Cozumel Port, then take the ferry to Playa del Carmen.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Cancun
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Boston to Cancun via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Boston to Cancun via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Boston to Cozumel via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Flights from Boston to Cozumel via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Flights from Boston to Cozumel via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Flights from Boston to Merida via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Merida via Raleigh/Durham, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Boston to Chetumal via New York JFK, Cancun
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,000
Flights from Boston to Chetumal via Philadelphia, Cancun
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Boston to Chetumal via Baltimore, Cancun
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Boston to Chetumal via Charlotte, Cancun
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Boston to Chetumal via Raleigh/Durham, Cancun
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,000
Flights from Boston to Chetumal via Newark, Cancun
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Flights from Boston to Chetumal via Atlanta, Cancun
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $2,000
Flights from Boston to Chetumal via Miami, Cancun
Ave. Duration
11 h 18 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Boston to Chetumal via Fort Lauderdale, Cancun
Ave. Duration
11 h 38 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to Chetumal via Detroit, Cancun
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $2,100
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Boston to Cancun
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Boston to Cancun via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Boston to Cozumel via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Flights from Boston to Cozumel via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Flights from Boston to Merida via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 37 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Merida via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Cancun
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Cancun via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Cancun via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Cozumel via Miami
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Boston to Cozumel via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Boston to Cozumel via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Boston to Cozumel via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Boston to Merida via Miami
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Boston to Belize City Municipal via Newark, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Belize City Municipal via Atlanta, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Boston to Belize City Municipal via Charlotte, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to Belize City Municipal via Miami, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to Belize City Municipal via Houston, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Cancun via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $2,300
Flights from Boston to Cancun via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,300
Flights from Boston to Cozumel via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,900
Flights from Boston to Merida via Houston
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Cancun
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Boston to Cancun via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Cancun via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Cancun via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Cozumel via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,400
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Boston to Merida via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Boston to Chetumal via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,800
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$75 - $160
Business Class
$110 - $200
First Class
$291
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
30 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
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 Mérida TAME to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Book at
ado.com.mx
First
$25 - $35
Economy
$14 - $21
Bus from Chetumal ADO to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $45
Economy
$20 - $29
AV (Economy)
$18
ADO (Standard)
$20
OCC (Standard)
$21
ADO gl (first)
$25
Bus from Belize City to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $50
Economy
$24 - $40
Bus from Chiquilá to Playa del Carmen ADO Terminal Turística
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $26
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$19 - $26
Economy
$7 - $12
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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