There are 6 ways to get from Chetumal to Playa del Carmen by bus, rideshare, taxi, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Chetumal ADO to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna Chetumal-Playa del Carmen / ...

$14 - $45

Cheapest option

Rideshare, bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Chetumal to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
  2. Take the bus from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Playa del Carmen

$5 - $10

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chetumal to Playa del Carmen 276.8 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Chetumal to Playa del Carmen 276.8 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, bus  •  2 h 42 min

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

$106 - $375

Shuttle  •  5 h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Chetumal to Playa del Carmen

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Chetumal to Playa del Carmen is to rideshare and bus which costs $95 - $190 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chetumal to Playa del Carmen is to fly and bus which costs $2000 - $7500 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chetumal ADO and arriving at Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Chetumal and Playa del Carmen is 268 km. The road distance is 442.8 km.

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The best way to get from Chetumal to Playa del Carmen without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 15 min and costs $270 - $800.

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The bus from Chetumal ADO to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna takes 4 h 15 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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The quickest flight from Chetumal Airport to Cancun Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Chetumal to Playa del Carmen bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chetumal to Playa del Carmen is 443 km. It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to drive from Chetumal to Playa del Carmen.

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Map of how to get from Chetumal to Playa del Carmen.
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  • Distance: 167.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

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

ADO operates a bus from Chetumal to Playa del Carmen hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $45 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Chetumal to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
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 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 Chetumal ADO Bus Station to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
facebook.com
Marlin Espadas
Phone
+52 983 837 32 29
Email
marlinespadasmexico@gmail.com
Website
marlinespadas.net
Shuttle from Chetumal to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
marlinespadas.net
Other operators
Colectivos de Chetumal
Phone
+52 983 832 8164
Rideshare from Chetumal to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Taxi from Chetumal to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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