There are 3 ways to get from Isla Mujeres to Tulum by ferry, bus, car ferry or car

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Ferry, bus  •  2h 45m

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

$260 - $772

2 alternative options

Ferry, bus via Cancun International Airport  •  3h 31m

  1. Take the ferry from Isla Mujeres to Puerto Juárez Isla Mujeres
  2. Take the bus from Cancun International Airport to Tulum ADO Terminal Autobuses Cancun Airport - Tulum

$300 - $592

Car ferry, drive  •  2h 24m

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

$575 - $705

Questions & Answers

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The cheapest way to get from Isla Mujeres to Tulum is to ferry and bus which costs $260 - $800 and takes 2h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Isla Mujeres to Tulum is to car ferry and drive which costs $550 - $750 and takes 2h 24m.

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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 2h 45m and costs $260 - $800.

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It takes approximately 2h 45m to get from Isla Mujeres to Tulum, including transfers.

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There are 994+ hotels available in Tulum. Prices start at $2250 MXN per night.

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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 Puerto Juárez, take the walk to Puerto Juárez, take the bus to Terminal de Cancún, take the walk to Cancún, then take the bus to Tulum. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Isla Mujeres to Tulum via Puerto Juárez, Puerto Juárez, Terminal de Cancún, Cancún, Cancún International Airport, and Cancun International Airport in around 3h 31m.

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 Cancún to Tulum
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
GL
$410 - $600
ADO
$260 - $380
OCC
$250 - $350
AU
$170 - $240
Platinum
$280 - $350
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 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$170
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 Cancún to Tulum
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Yellow Transfers
Phone
+52 800 021 8087
Email
info@yellowtransfers.com
Website
yellowtransfers.com
Bus from Cancun International Airport to Tulum ADO Terminal Autobuses
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$190 - $400
Website
Yellow Transfers
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
$75 - $160
Schedules at
ultramarferry.com
Full Fare
$160
Quintana Roo Residents
$78
Car ferry from Isla Mujeres to Punta Sam
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$295
Schedules at
ultramarferry.com

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