There are 2 ways to get from Holbox Island to Tulum by ferry or bus

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

Ferry, bus via Playa del Carmen  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the ferry from Holbox to Chiquila
  2. Take the bus from Chiquilá to Playa del Carmen ADO Terminal Turística
  3. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum

$17 - $34

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the ferry from Holbox to Chiquila Holbox
  2. Take the bus from Chiquilá to Tulum ADO Bus Station

$15 - $33

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Holbox Island to Tulum is to ferry and bus which costs $340 - $700 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Holbox Island to Tulum is to ferry and bus which takes 4 h 43 min and costs $340 - $700.

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The distance between Holbox Island and Tulum is 146 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Holbox Island to Tulum, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Holbox Island, Mexico and Tulum, Mexico?

There is no direct connection from Holbox Island to Tulum. However, you can take the walk to Holbox, take the ferry to Chiquila, take the walk to Chiquilá, take the bus to Playa del Carmen, take the walk to Playa del Carmen, then take the bus to Tulum. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Holbox Island to Tulum via Holbox, Chiquila, and Chiquilá in around 4 h 44 min.

Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Chiquilá to Playa del Carmen ADO Terminal Turística
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $24
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$17 - $24
Economy
$7 - $11
Bus from Chiquilá to Tulum ADO Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $26
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$18 - $26
Economy
$8 - $13
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
9 Hermanos
Phone
Whatsapp: +52-1-984-116-43-74
Website
en-holbox.com
Ferry from Holbox to Chiquila
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
el.holboxeno.com
Holbox Monkeys Express
Phone
( 984 ) 875 20 29
Email
monkeysgroup@hotmail.com|
Ferry from Holbox to Chiquila
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
holboxisland.com

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