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There are 7 ways to get from Chiapas to Playa del Carmen by plane, bus, ferry, taxi 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  •  3 h 59 min

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

$61 - $280

Cheapest option

Bus via Cárdenas  •  19 h

  1. Take the bus from Tuxtla Gutiérrez to Cárdenas Tuxtla-Cárdenas
  2. Take the bus from Cárdenas Terminal ADO to Playa del Carmen Alterna Au

$41 - $94

5 alternative options

Fly to Cozumel, ferry  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Tuxtla Gutierrez (TGZ) to Cozumel (CZM) TGZ - CZM
  2. Take the ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen

$199 - $520

Taxi, bus  •  14 h 1 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tuxtla Gutiérrez to Raudales Malpaso
  2. Take the bus from Raudales Malpaso to Playa del Carmen Terminal Foránea Cancun

$43 - $47

Bus  •  19 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Tuxtla Gutiérrez ADO to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna Cristóbal Colón

$46 - $76

Bus Turismo Alianza  •  19 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Tuxtla Gutiérrez to Palenque
  2. Take the bus from Palenque to Tulum
  3. Take the bus from Tulum to Playa del Carmen Colectivos

$50

Drive  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Tuxtla Gutiérrez to Playa del Carmen 687.9 miles

$90 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chiapas to Playa del Carmen is to taxi and bus which costs $800 - $950 and takes 14 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chiapas to Playa del Carmen is to fly and bus which costs $1100 - $5500 and takes 3 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chiapas to Playa del Carmen. However, there are services departing from Tuxtla Gutiérrez and arriving at Playa del Carmen Alterna via Cárdenas Terminal ADO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h.

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The distance between Chiapas and Playa del Carmen is 733 km. The road distance is 1100.7 km.

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The best way to get from Chiapas to Playa del Carmen without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 14 h 1 min and costs $800 - $950.

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It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Chiapas to Playa del Carmen, including transfers.

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Chiapas to Playa del Carmen bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Tuxtla Gutiérrez station.

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The quickest flight from Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport to Cancun Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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

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Playa del Carmen is 1 h ahead of Chiapas. It is currently 1:06 PM in Chiapas and 2:06 PM in Playa del Carmen.

Map of how to get from Chiapas to Playa del Carmen.
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  • Distance: 457.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 59 min

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

You can take a bus from Tuxtla Gutiérrez to Playa del Carmen via Cárdenas and Cárdenas Terminal ADO in around 19 h.

Airlines
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Cozumel via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Cozumel via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Cozumel via Cancun
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
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 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $23
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $23
Economy
$5 - $8
Bus from Tuxtla Gutiérrez to Cárdenas
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $29
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$21 - $29
Economy
$10 - $16
Bus from Cárdenas Terminal ADO to Playa del Carmen Alterna
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$45 - $65
Economy
$35 - $55
Bus from Tuxtla Gutiérrez ADO to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$50 - $75
Economy
$45 - $65
Agencia de Viajes Chule
Phone
+52 984 164 5441, +52 984 1837594, +52 229 119 0916
Bus from Raudales Malpaso to Playa del Carmen Terminal Foránea
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
facebook.com
AutobusesAexa
Phone
52 (961) 638-5018
Email
info@autobusesaexa.com
Website
autobusesaexa.com.mx
Bus from Tuxtla Gutiérrez to Palenque
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
autobusesaexa.com.mx
Turismo Alianza
Phone
+52 9211677641
Bus from Palenque to Tulum
Ave. Duration
10 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transportes Caballero S.A de C.V
Phone
+52 998 122 3684
Email
sergiocaballero-06@hotmail.com
Bus from Palenque to Tulum
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
facebook.com
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tulum to Playa del Carmen Colectivos
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
Mexico Waterjets
Phone
9878721588
Email
datos@mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Website
winjet.mx
Ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $9
Schedules at
winjet.mx
Book at
winjet.mx
Regular
$9
Local
$3
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
40 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 - $7
Schedules at
barcoscaribe.com
Book at
barcoscaribe.com
ADULT
$7
Quintana Roo Residents
$4
Yucatan Peninsula Residents
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Tuxtla Gutiérrez to Raudales Malpaso
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Águilas Tours
Phone
+52 961 130 0411

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Yes, the driving distance between Chiapas to Playa del Carmen is 1101 km. It takes approximately 14 h 30 min to drive from Chiapas to Playa del Carmen.

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Volaris and Viva Aerobus offer flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport to Cancun Airport.

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There are 2532+ hotels available in Playa del Carmen. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chiapas to Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport is to taxi which takes 34 min and costs $110 - $140.

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