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

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 Terminal Alterna  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the ferry from Isla Mujeres to Puerto Juárez
  2. Take the bus from Cancún to Playa del Carmen
  3. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Tulum Terminal ADO

$14 - $34

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the ferry from Isla Mujeres to Puerto Juárez
  2. Take the bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Tulum AU Cancún / ...

$12 - $34

2 alternative options

Ferry, bus Autobuses Mayab  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the ferry from Isla Mujeres to Puerto Juárez
  2. Take the bus from Cancun Terminal ADO to Xpu-Há
  3. Take the bus from Xpu-Há to Tulum

Ferry, taxi  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the ferry from Isla Mujeres to Playa Tortugas
  2. Take a taxi from Playa Tortugas to Tulum

$40 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Isla Mujeres to Tulum is to ferry and bus which costs $230 - $700 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Isla Mujeres to Tulum is to ferry and taxi which costs $750 - $900 and takes 2 h 35 min.

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The distance between Isla Mujeres and Tulum is 138 km.

The best way to get from Isla Mujeres to Tulum without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 3 h 42 min and costs $270 - $700.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Isla Mujeres to Tulum, including transfers.

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There are 593+ hotels available in Tulum. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Isla Mujeres to Tulum.
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  • Distance: 86.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

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

There is no direct connection from Isla Mujeres to Tulum. However, you can take the ferry to Puerto Juárez, take the bus to Terminal de Cancún, take the walk to Cancún, take the bus to Playa del Carmen, take the walk to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna, then take the bus to Tulum Terminal ADO. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Isla Mujeres to Tulum via Puerto Juárez, Terminal de Cancún, and Cancún Terminal ADO in around 4 h 1 min.

Bus operators
Transporte Foráneo Cancún-Playa del Carmen
Phone
(52) 998 8886990
Website
taxistascancun.com
Bus from Cancún to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
taxistascancun.com
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Tulum Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $23
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $23
Economy
$5 - $8
Bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Tulum
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $26
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$18 - $26
Economy
$8 - $12
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Tulum
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancun Terminal ADO to Xpu-Há
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Xpu-Há to Tulum
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
Ultramar Ferry
Phone
01 998 881 5890
Email
info@ultramar.com
Website
ultramarferry.com
Ferry from Isla Mujeres to Puerto Juárez
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
ultramarferry.com
Ferry from Isla Mujeres to Playa Tortugas
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
ultramarferry.com
Other operators
Taxi from Playa Tortugas to Tulum
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Estimated price
$26 - $31
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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