There are 3 ways to get from Málaga to Playa del Carmen by plane, bus, ferry or train

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

Fly Malaga to Cancun, bus  •  17 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Cancun (CUN) AGP - CUN
  2. Take the bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística

$467 - $975

Cheapest option

Train to Madrid, fly to Cancun, bus  •  17 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Malaga to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Cancun (CUN) MAD - CUN
  3. Take the bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística

$411 - $912

1 alternative option

Fly Malaga to Cozumel, ferry  •  18 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Cozumel (CZM) AGP - CZM
  2. Take the ferry from Cozumel Port to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port

$506 - $2,315

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Málaga to Playa del Carmen is to train and fly and bus which costs 350€ - 800€ and takes 17 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Málaga to Playa del Carmen is to train and fly and bus which takes 17 h 9 min and costs 350€ - 800€.

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The distance between Málaga and Playa del Carmen is 8023 km.

It takes approximately 17 h 22 min to get from Málaga to Playa del Carmen, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Málaga, Spain and Playa del Carmen, Mexico?

There is no direct connection from Málaga to Playa del Carmen. However, you can take the train to Aeropuerto Málaga, take the walk to Malaga airport, fly to Cancun, take the walk to Cancún International Airport T2, then take the bus to Playa del Carmen. Alternatively, you can take the train to Aeropuerto Málaga, take the walk to Malaga airport, fly to Cozumel, take the taxi to Cozumel Port, then take the ferry to Playa del Carmen.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Malaga to Cancun via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $4,100
Flights from Malaga to Cancun via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,500
Flights from Madrid to Cancun via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,500
Flights from Madrid to Cancun via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
14 h 17 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,700
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Malaga to Cancun via Madrid
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$460 - $950
Flights from Madrid to Cancun
Ave. Duration
10 h 32 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,900
Wamos Air
Website
wamosair.com
Flights from Malaga to Cancun via Madrid
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Madrid to Cancun
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Malaga to Cozumel via Madrid, Cancun
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,400
Flights from Malaga to Cozumel via Paris CDG, Cancun
Ave. Duration
18 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $5,500
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Malaga to Cancun via Madrid
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Madrid to Cancun
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,600
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Cancun via Madrid
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Madrid to Cancun
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Malaga to Cancun via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,500
Flights from Madrid to Cancun via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
14 h 17 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Malaga to Cancun via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
22 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,600
Flights from Madrid to Cancun via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $4,000
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Malaga to Cozumel via Lisbon, Toronto
Ave. Duration
19 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,700
Flights from Malaga to Cozumel via Lisbon, Montreal
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Malaga to Cozumel via Madrid, Miami
Ave. Duration
28 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,100
Flights from Madrid to Cancun via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $4,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Malaga to Cozumel via Brussels, Montreal
Ave. Duration
18 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,400
Evelop
Website
evelop.com
Flights from Madrid to Cancun
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $22
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$15 - $22
Economy
$5 - $8
Ferry operators
Ultramar Ferry
Phone
01 998 881 5890
Email
info@ultramar.com
Website
ultramarferry.com
Ferry from Cozumel Port to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $11
Schedules at
ultramarferry.com
Premium Plus
$9
First Class
$11
Plan Peninsular (Residentes en Yucatán, Campeche)
$6
Plan Quintana Roo (Residentes Q.Roo)
$4
Barcos Caribe
Phone
01 987 120 3982
Email
contacto@barcoscaribe.com
Website
barcoscaribe.com
Ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
barcoscaribe.com
Book at
barcoscaribe.com
ADULT
$7
Quintana Roo Residents
$4
Yucatan Peninsula Residents
$6
Mexico Waterjets
Phone
9878721588
Email
datos@mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Website
mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Ferry from San Miguel de Cozumel to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Regular
$5
Local
$4

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