There are 5 ways to get from Caye Caulker Airport (CUK) to Playa del Carmen by plane, bus or ferry

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, bus  •  4 h 40 min

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

$291 - $1,612

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the ferry from Caye Caulker to Belize City Caye Caulker / ...
  2. Take the bus from Belize City to Playa del Carmen Belize City

$36 - $81

3 alternative options

Ferry, bus via Chetumal  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the ferry from Caye Caulker to Chetumal Caye Caulker
  2. Take the bus from Chetumal to Playa del Carmen Ado

$65 - $100

Ferry, bus via Chetumal #2  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Take the ferry from Caye Caulker to Chetumal Caye Caulker
  2. Take the bus from Chetumal to Playa del Carmen Ado

$61 - $99

Ferry, bus via Bacalar  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the ferry from Caye Caulker to Chetumal Caye Caulker
  2. Take the bus from Bacalar to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna ADO Bacalar / ...

$65 - $101

Questions & Answers

The distance between Caye Caulker Airport (CUK) and Playa del Carmen is 337 km.

The best way to get from Caye Caulker Airport (CUK) to Playa del Carmen without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 7 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Caye Caulker Airport (CUK) to Playa del Carmen, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Caye Caulker Airport to Cancun Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Playa del Carmen is 1 h ahead of Caye Caulker Airport (CUK). It is currently 3:43 PM in Caye Caulker Airport (CUK) and 4:43 PM in Playa del Carmen.

Tropic Air offers flights from Caye Caulker Airport to Cancun Airport.

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There are 2437+ hotels available in Playa del Carmen. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Caye Caulker Airport (CUK) to Playa del Carmen.
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  • Distance: 210.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

What companies run services between Caye Caulker Airport (CUK), Belize and Playa del Carmen, Mexico?

There is no direct connection from Caye Caulker Airport (CUK) 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 take a vehicle from Caye Caulker Airport (CUK) to Playa del Carmen via Belize City and Belize City in around 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Caye Caulker to Cancun via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,800
Flights from Caye Caulker to Cancun via San Pedro, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,800
Flights from Caye Caulker to Cancun via Belize City Municipal, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,800
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 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 - $35
Bus from Chetumal to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$28 - $40
Economy
$18 - $27
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
Ferry operators
San Pedro Water Taxi
Phone
+11 501 2232225
Email
info@belizewatertaxi.com
Website
sanpedrowatertaxi.com
Ferry from Caye Caulker to Belize City
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
belizewatertaxi.com
Book at
belizewatertaxi.com
Ferry from Caye Caulker to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
belizewatertaxi.com
Book at
belizewatertaxi.com
Ocean Ferry
Phone
+501 223-0033 / 226-0033 / 226-2033
Email
support@oceanferrybelize.com
Website
oceanferrybelize.com
Ferry from Caye Caulker to Belize City
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
oceanferrybelize.com
Book at
ocean-ferry-belize.trekksoft.com
Caye Caulker Water Taxi
Phone
+501 223-5752
Email
ccwatertaxi@btl.net
Website
caribya.com
Ferry from Caye Caulker to Belize City
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
facebook.com
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