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There are 6 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Riviera Maya by plane, bus, helicopter, shuttle or train

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Fly Frankfurt to Cancun, bus  •  14h 30m

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

$5073 - $17302

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Fly Frankfurt to Cozumel, Air taxi, bus  •  19h 3m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Cozumel (CZM) FRA - CZM
  2. Take the Air taxi from Cozumel Airport to Cancún International Airport
  3. Take the bus from Cancun International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística

$19283 - $35259

Fly Frankfurt to Merida, Air taxi, bus  •  18h 43m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Merida (MID) FRA - MID
  2. Take the Air taxi from Merida Airport to Cancún International Airport
  3. Take the bus from Cancun International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística

$30415 - $42731

Fly Frankfurt to Chetumal, Air taxi, bus  •  32h 2m

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

$44409 - $55611

Fly Frankfurt to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, bus, shuttle  •  24h 2m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) FRA - BZE
  2. Take the bus from Belize City to Tulum
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Tulum to Puerto Aventuras

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Cancun, bus  •  20h 15m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Cancun (CUN) STR - CUN
  3. Take the bus from Cancun International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística

$8821 - $22568

Germany → Mexico
Partially open

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International entry into Mexico from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: All visitors arriving by air. United States land borders are closed to non-essential travel

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Mexico from Germany

  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Mexico

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Mexico from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Riviera Maya is 911.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Riviera Maya is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Riviera Maya is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 911.

Yes, entry into Germany from Mexico is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Secretary of Foreign Relations.

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This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Riviera Maya is to fly and bus which costs €210 - €750 and takes 14h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Riviera Maya is to fly and bus which costs €210 - €750 and takes 14h 30m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Riviera Maya is 8674 km.

It takes approximately 14h 30m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Riviera Maya, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Cancun Airport is the direct flight which takes 11h 45m.

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Riviera Maya is 7h behind Frankfurt Airport (FRA). It is currently 4:52 AM in Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and 9:52 PM in Riviera Maya.

Swiss, Edelweiss Air, Condor Flugdienst and six other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Cancun Airport.

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There are 1201+ hotels available in Riviera Maya. Prices start at $2000 MXN per night.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Riviera Maya.
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  • Distance: 8673.9 km
  • Duration: 14h 30m

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Riviera Maya, Mexico?

There is no direct connection from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Riviera Maya. However, you can fly to Cancun, take the walk to Cancun International Airport T2, take the bus to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística, take the walk to Playa del Carmen, then take the shuttle to Riviera Maya. Alternatively, you can fly to Cozumel, take the walk to Cozumel Airport, take the Air taxi to Cancún International Airport, take the walk to Cancun International Airport T2, take the bus to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística, take the walk to Playa del Carmen, then take the shuttle to Riviera Maya.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Cancun via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$9500 - $55000
Flights from Frankfurt to Cozumel via Amsterdam Schiphol, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$9000 - $28000
Flights from Frankfurt to Chetumal via Madrid, Miami
Ave. Duration
31h 58m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$7500 - $23000
Flights from Frankfurt to Chetumal via Minneapolis, Miami
Ave. Duration
27h 43m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$12000 - $27000
Flights from Frankfurt to Chetumal via Chicago O'Hare, Miami
Ave. Duration
29h 18m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$8000 - $22000
Flights from Frankfurt to Chetumal via Montreal, Miami
Ave. Duration
29h 18m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$8500 - $21000
Flights from Frankfurt to Chetumal via Toronto, Miami
Ave. Duration
29h 28m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$8500 - $21000
Flights from Frankfurt to Chetumal via Orlando, Miami
Ave. Duration
29h 38m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$8500 - $21000
Flights from Frankfurt to Chetumal via Miami
Ave. Duration
32h 38m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$8000 - $21000
Flights from Frankfurt to Chetumal via Boston, Miami
Ave. Duration
29h 53m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$8500 - $21000
Flights from Frankfurt to Chetumal via Tampa, Miami
Ave. Duration
29h 53m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$8500 - $21000
Flights from Frankfurt to Chetumal via Lisbon, Miami
Ave. Duration
29h 53m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$7500 - $19000
Flights from Frankfurt to Chetumal via Washington Dulles, Miami
Ave. Duration
30h 8m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$7500 - $21000
Flights from Frankfurt to Chetumal via Philadelphia, Miami
Ave. Duration
30h 13m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$8500 - $21000
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Frankfurt to Cozumel via Cancun
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$13000 - $36000
Flights from Frankfurt to Cozumel via Atlanta, Cancun
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$22000 - $27000
Flights from Frankfurt to Cozumel via Newark, Cancun
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$10000 - $28000
Flights from Frankfurt to Cozumel via Madrid, Cancun
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$10000 - $26000
Flights from Frankfurt to Cozumel via Munich, Cancun
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$11000 - $28000
Flights from Frankfurt to Merida via Cancun
Ave. Duration
14h 31m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$10000 - $27000
Flights from Frankfurt to Merida via Atlanta, Cancun
Ave. Duration
15h 1m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$17000 - $21000
Flights from Frankfurt to Chetumal via Cancun
Ave. Duration
28h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$10000 - $27000
Flights from Frankfurt to Chetumal via Paris CDG, Cancun
Ave. Duration
28h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$8000 - $28000
Flights from Frankfurt to Chetumal via Atlanta, Cancun
Ave. Duration
28h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$17000 - $21000
Flights from Frankfurt to Chetumal via Newark, Cancun
Ave. Duration
29h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$7500 - $21000
Flights from Frankfurt to Chetumal via Madrid, Cancun
Ave. Duration
29h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$7500 - $20000
Flights from Frankfurt to Chetumal via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Cancun
Ave. Duration
29h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$7000 - $21000
Flights from Frankfurt to Chetumal via Lisbon, Cancun
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$7500 - $19000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Cancun via Newark
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10000 - $55000
Flights from Frankfurt to Cozumel via Houston
Ave. Duration
29h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10000 - $30000
Flights from Frankfurt to Cozumel via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
30h 4m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$10000 - $29000
Flights from Frankfurt to Merida via Houston
Ave. Duration
15h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$8000 - $22000
Flights from Frankfurt to Merida via Newark, Houston
Ave. Duration
17h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$8000 - $22000
Flights from Frankfurt to Merida via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
19h 36m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$8000 - $22000
Flights from Frankfurt to Merida via Detroit, Houston
Ave. Duration
18h 11m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$8500 - $22000
Flights from Frankfurt to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
15h 52m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$13000 - $34000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Cancun
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$9500 - $49000
Flights from Frankfurt to Cancun via Munich
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$9500 - $49000
Flights from Frankfurt to Cancun via Zurich
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$3500 - $27000
Flights from Stuttgart to Cancun via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$9000 - $22000
Flights from Stuttgart to Cancun via Zurich
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$3500 - $27000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Cancun via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18000 - $22000
Flights from Frankfurt to Cancun via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$11000 - $40000
Flights from Stuttgart to Cancun via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$18000 - $22000
Flights from Stuttgart to Cancun via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$8500 - $30000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Cancun via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18000 - $22000
Flights from Stuttgart to Cancun via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$18000 - $22000
Flights from Stuttgart to Cancun via Amsterdam Schiphol, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
16h 3m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$18000 - $22000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Cancun via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18000 - $22000
Flights from Stuttgart to Cancun via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$18000 - $22000
Flights from Stuttgart to Cancun via Amsterdam Schiphol, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
16h 3m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$18000 - $22000
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Cancun
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$8500 - $36000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Cancun via Zurich
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$3500 - $27000
Flights from Stuttgart to Cancun via Zurich
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$3500 - $27000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Cozumel via Montreal
Ave. Duration
29h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$11000 - $28000
Flights from Frankfurt to Merida via Houston
Ave. Duration
15h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$8000 - $22000
Aeroméxico
Website
aeromexico.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Chetumal via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
28h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$9500 - $22000
Flights from Stuttgart to Cancun via Madrid
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$8000 - $21000
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Cancun via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$9500 - $80000
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Merida via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$9500 - $23000
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Cancun via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$8000 - $25000
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Cancun via Madrid
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$8000 - $21000
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$850 - $1300
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$600 - $950
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
ADO

Autobuses de Oriente (ADO) is one of Mexico’s largest bus companies, mainly operating south of Mexico City and into the Yucatan Peninsula. Choose from three bus classes: ADO (first class), ADO GL (luxury class) and ADO Platino (platinum class and the most expensive). All buses are comfortable, with reclining seats, blackout curtains, air conditioning and a toilet; ADO Platino offers additional amenities such as extra legroom, onboard Wi-Fi and individual screens.

Contact Details
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancun International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
ADO
$150 - $220
ADO GL
$110 - $130
Bus from Belize City to Tulum
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$490 - $1200
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
ADO
$490 - $750
ADO GL
$500 - $800
Unión Nacional de Transportistas del Cambio (UNTRAC)
Other operators
Holbox Collection
Phone
+52 998 840 3942
Email
reservaciones3@atbcommerce.com
Website
holboxcollection.com.mx
Helicopter from Cozumel Airport to Cancún International Airport
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9187
Schedules at
holboxcollection.com.mx
Helicopter from Merida Airport to Cancún International Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$21331
Schedules at
holboxcollection.com.mx
Helicopter from Chetumal Airport to Cancún International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$36610
Schedules at
holboxcollection.com.mx

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