There are 6 ways to get from Celestún to Playa del Carmen by bus, taxi, car, plane 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Celestún to Caucel
  2. Take the bus from Mérida to Cancun Airport
  3. Take the bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística

$25 - $65

5 alternative options

Bus via Valladolid  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Celestún to Mérida Noreste
  2. Take the bus from Mérida Noreste to Izamal
  3. Take the bus from Izamal to Valladolid
  4. Take the bus from Valladolid to Playa del Carmen

Taxi  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Celestún to Playa del Carmen 236.9 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Celestún to Playa del Carmen 236.9 miles

$30 - $50

Bus, fly to Cancun  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Celestún to Mérida Noreste
  2. Fly from Merida (MID) to Cancun (CUN) MID - CUN
  3. Take the bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística

$80 - $336

Bus, fly to Cozumel, ferry  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Celestún to Mérida Noreste
  2. Fly from Merida (MID) to Cozumel (CZM) MID - CZM
  3. Take the ferry from Cozumel Port to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port

$64 - $456

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Celestún to Playa del Carmen is to drive which costs $600 - $950 and takes 4 h 39 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Celestún to Playa del Carmen is to taxi which takes 4 h 39 min and costs $1300 - $1700.

More details

The distance between Celestún and Playa del Carmen is 346 km. The road distance is 379 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 7 h 4 min to get from Celestún to Playa del Carmen, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Celestún to Playa del Carmen. However, there are services departing from Celestún and arriving at Playa del Carmen via Mérida Noreste, Izamal and Valladolid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 13 min.

More details

What companies run services between Celestún, Mexico and Playa del Carmen, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Celestún to Playa del Carmen via Caucel, Mérida, Cancun Airport, and Cancún International Airport T2 in around 7 h 4 min.

Airlines
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Merida to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Merida to Cozumel via Cancun
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Aeromar
Website
aeromar.com.mx
Flights from Merida to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $320
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Merida to Cozumel via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Merida to Cozumel via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Bus operators
Autobuses Oriente
Bus from Celestún to Caucel
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
yucatantoday.com
Bus from Celestún to Mérida Noreste
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
yucatantoday.com
Bus from Mérida Noreste to Izamal
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
yucatantoday.com
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Mérida to Cancun Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$24 - $35
Economy
$14 - $21
Bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $22
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$15 - $22
Economy
$5 - $8
Bus from Valladolid to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $26
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$18 - $26
Economy
$8 - $12
Autobuses Centro
Phone
9-23-99-62 Ext 115-118
Email
rentas@autobusescentro.com
Website
autobusescentro.com
Bus from Izamal to Valladolid
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
autobusescentro.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 - $11
Schedules at
ultramarferry.com
Premium Plus
$9
First Class
$11
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 - $7
Schedules at
barcoscaribe.com
Book at
barcoscaribe.com
ADULT
$7
Quintana Roo Residents
$4
Yucatan Peninsula Residents
$6
Mexico Waterjets
Phone
9878721588
Email
datos@mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Website
mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Ferry from San Miguel de Cozumel to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Regular
$5
Local
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Celestún to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Need to know: Jadrolinija, Travelling to and around Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup and What documents do I need to cross Niagara Falls? - to help you get the most out of your next trip.