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There are 4 ways to get from Isla Mujeres to Tulum by ferry, bus, car ferry or taxi

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Ferry, bus  •  2h 44m

  1. Take the ferry from Isla Mujeres to Playa Tortugas Playa Tortugas
  2. Take the bus from Cancún to Tulum Terminal ADO Akil / ...

$415 - $748

3 alternative options

Ferry, bus via Puerto Morelos  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the ferry from Isla Mujeres to Playa Tortugas
  2. Take the bus from Cancún to Puente Puerto Morelos
  3. Take the bus from Cancun ADO Terminal Puerto Morelos to Tulum ADO Terminal Autobuses

$445 - $528

Ferry, bus via Puerto Morelos #2  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the ferry from Isla Mujeres to Playa Tortugas
  2. Take the bus from Av. Andrés Q.Roo Home Depot to Puerto Morelos
  3. Take the bus from Cancun ADO Terminal Puerto Morelos to Tulum ADO Terminal Autobuses

$430 - $480

Car ferry, taxi  •  2h 27m

  1. Take the car ferry from Isla Mujeres to Punta Sam Punta Sam
  2. Take a taxi from Punta Sam to Tulum

$1600 - $1900

Isla Mujeres → Tulum
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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 Tulum is 911.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Tulum is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Tulum is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 4 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Isla Mujeres to Tulum is to ferry and bus via Puerto Morelos which costs $430 - $480 and takes 3h 34m.

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The fastest way to get from Isla Mujeres to Tulum is to car ferry and taxi. Taking this option will cost $1600 - $1900 and takes 2h 27m.

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The distance between Isla Mujeres and Tulum is 137 km.

The best way to get from Isla Mujeres to Tulum without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 2h 44m and costs $410 - $750.

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It takes approximately 2h 44m to get from Isla Mujeres to Tulum, including transfers.

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There are 675+ hotels available in Tulum. Prices start at $2000 MXN per night.

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Map of how to get from Isla Mujeres to Tulum.
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  • Distance: 136.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 44m

What companies run services between Isla Mujeres, Mexico and Tulum, Mexico?

There is no direct connection from Isla Mujeres to Tulum. However, you can take the ferry to Playa Tortugas, take the walk to Playa Tortugas, take the bus to Terminal de Cancún, take the walk to Cancún, then take the bus to Tulum Terminal ADO. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Isla Mujeres to Tulum via Playa Tortugas, Playa Tortugas, Terminal de Cancún, Cancún, Puente Puerto Morelos, and Cancun ADO Terminal Puerto Morelos in around 2h 58m.

Bus operators
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancún to Tulum Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
Autobuses Mayab
Bus from Cancun to Puente Puerto Morelos
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Autobuses Mayab
Bus from Puente Puerto Morelos to Tulum
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
Autobuses Mayab
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 Terminal ADO to Tulum
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$190 - $330
ADO
$220 - $330
ADO GL
$210 - $270
Autobuses Unidos (AU)
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancún to Tulum
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$170 - $300
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Ómnibus Cristóbal Colón (OCC)
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancun to Tulum
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$230 - $430
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Transporte Foráneo Cancún-Playa del Carmen
Phone
+52 984 877 3859
Bus from Cancún to Puente Puerto Morelos
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$34 - $37
Cancún local combis
Bus from Cancún to Puerto Morelos
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Yellow Transfers
Phone
+1 844 373 6983
Email
info@yellowtransfers.com
Website
yellowtransfers.com
Bus from Cancun ADO Terminal Puerto Morelos to Tulum ADO Terminal Autobuses
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1500 - $2100
Website
Yellow Transfers
Autocar Cancún
Phone
+52 998 193 3500
Email
opina@autocarcancun.com
Website
autocarcancun.com
Bus from Av. Andrés Q.Roo Home Depot to Puerto Morelos
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Ferry operators
Ultramar Ferry
Phone
01 998 881 5890
Email
info@ultramar.com
Website
ultramarferry.com
Ferry from Isla Mujeres to Playa Tortugas
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$306
Schedules at
ultramarferry.com
Car ferry from Isla Mujeres to Punta Sam
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$400
Schedules at
ultramarferry.com
Other operators
Taxi from Punta Sam to Tulum
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Estimated price
$1200 - $1500
Galeana Transfer
Phone
+52 998 294 3472
Website
galeanatransfer.com
Cancún Taxi
Phone
+52 998 109 7800
Website
cancuntaxi.mx
Cancun Taxi
Phone
+52 800 822 7116
Website
cancun-taxi.com
Cancun Cab
Phone
+52 800 838 8459
Website
cancun-cab.com

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