There are 7 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.

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Bus  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Celestún to Mérida Noreste
  2. Take the bus from Mérida TAME to Playa del Carmen Mérida

$17 - $60

6 alternative options

Bus Autobuses Mayab  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Celestún to Mérida Noreste
  2. Take the bus from Terminal ADO Mérida CAME to Xcaret

$21 - $52

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

$70 - $90

Drive  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Celestún to Playa del Carmen 236.9 miles

$30 - $50

Bus, fly to Cozumel, ferry  •  11 h 2 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

$148 - $369

Bus, fly to Cancun  •  7 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 - $359

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Celestún to Playa del Carmen is to bus which costs $390 - $1000 and takes 8 h 17 min.

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

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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 TAME. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 49 min.

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

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The best way to get from Celestún to Playa del Carmen without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 49 min and costs $310 - $1200.

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It takes approximately 6 h 49 min to get from Celestún to Playa del Carmen, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Merida Airport to Cozumel Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Celestún to Playa del Carmen.
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  • Distance: 216.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 49 min

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

You can take a bus from Celestún to Playa del Carmen via Mérida Noreste and Mérida TAME in around 6 h 49 min.

Airlines
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Merida to Cozumel via Cancun
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Flights from Merida to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Merida to Cozumel via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Celestún to Mérida Noreste
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $25
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$18 - $25
Economy
$6 - $10
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 Mérida Noreste to Izamal
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $25
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$17 - $25
Economy
$6 - $10
Bus from Valladolid to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $27
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Book at
ado.com.mx
First
$19 - $27
Economy
$8 - $13
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 Terminal ADO Mérida CAME to Xcaret
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
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 - $12
Schedules at
ultramarferry.com
Premium Plus
$9
First Class
$12
Plan Peninsular (Residentes en Yucatán, Campeche)
$7
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
Other operators
Taxi from Celestún to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90

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