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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 Colectivos  •  5 h 1 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 Colectivos to Tulum

$14 - $37

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus  •  5 h 3 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 Terminal Turística to Tulum Terminal ADO

$13 - $57

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Holbox Island to Tulum is to ferry and bus which costs $270 - $750 and takes 5 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Holbox Island to Tulum is to ferry and bus which costs $270 - $750 and takes 5 h 1 min.

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The distance between Holbox Island and Tulum is 146 km.

The best way to get from Holbox Island to Tulum without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 5 h 1 min and costs $270 - $750.

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Holbox Island to Tulum, including transfers.

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There are 614+ hotels available in Tulum. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Holbox Island to Tulum.
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  • Distance: 91.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

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 Colectivos, then take the bus to Tulum. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Holbox Island to Tulum via Holbox, Chiquila, Chiquilá, and Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística in around 5 h 3 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 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $26
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$18 - $26
Economy
$7 - $11
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Tulum Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $23
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $23
Economy
$5 - $8
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Playa del Carmen Colectivos to Tulum
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Tulum
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
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
$4 - $8
Schedules at
el.holboxeno.com
Regular
$8
Local
$5
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
$8
Schedules at
holboxisland.com

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