There are 5 ways to get from Mexico City to Holbox Island by plane, 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

Fly Mexico City to Cancun, ferry  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Mexico City (MEX) to Cancun (CUN) MEX - CUN
  2. Take the ferry from Chiquila to Holbox

$138 - $281

Cheapest option

Fly Mexico City to Merida, bus, ferry  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Mexico City (MEX) to Merida (MID) MEX - MID
  2. Take the bus from Mérida Fiesta Americana to Chiquilá
  3. Take the ferry from Chiquila to Holbox

$80 - $270

3 alternative options

Fly Mexico City to Cozumel, ferry, bus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Mexico City (MEX) to Cozumel (CZM) MEX - CZM
  2. Take the ferry from Cozumel Port to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port
  3. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen ADO Terminal Turística to Chiquilá
  4. Take the ferry from Chiquila to Holbox

$137 - $757

Bus to Puebla, fly to Cancun, ferry  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Mexico City TAPO to Cholula - Plaza San Diego
  2. Fly from Puebla (PBC) to Cancun (CUN) PBC - CUN
  3. Take the ferry from Chiquila to Holbox

$165 - $347

Bus, taxi, ferry  •  29 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Mexico City to Cancun
  2. Take a taxi from Av. Rancho Viejo - Calle 126A to Chiquila
  3. Take the ferry from Chiquila to Holbox

$95 - $143

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mexico City to Holbox Island is to fly and bus and ferry which costs $1500 - $5500 and takes 9 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mexico City to Holbox Island is to fly and ferry which costs $2600 - $5500 and takes 7 h 9 min.

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The distance between Mexico City and Holbox Island is 1245 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 9 min to get from Mexico City to Holbox Island, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Mexico City, Mexico and Holbox Island, Mexico?

There is no direct connection from Mexico City to Holbox Island. However, you can take the line 4 night bus to Terminal 1, take the walk to Mexico City airport, fly to Cancun, take the walk to Cancun Airport, take the shuttle to Chiquilá, take the walk to Chiquila, take the ferry to Holbox, then take the walk to Holbox Island. Alternatively, you can take the line 4 night bus to Terminal 1, take the walk to Mexico City airport, fly to Merida, take the taxi to Mérida Fiesta Americana, take the bus to Chiquilá, take the walk to Chiquila, take the ferry to Holbox, then take the walk to Holbox Island.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Mexico City to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Mexico City to Merida
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Mexico City to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Mexico City to Merida
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Mexico City to Cozumel
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Mexico City to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Mexico City to Merida
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Puebla to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Puebla to Cancun via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Mexico City to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Mexico City to Merida
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Puebla to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Mérida Fiesta Americana to Chiquilá
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$25 - $35
Economy
$14 - $21
Bus from Playa del Carmen ADO Terminal Turística to Chiquilá
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $26
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$18 - $26
Economy
$7 - $12
Bus from Mexico City to Cancun
Ave. Duration
24 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$70 - $100
Economy
$65 - $95
Estrella Roja
Website
estrellaroja.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City TAPO to Cholula - Plaza San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
estrellaroja.com.mx
Ferry operators
Holbox Monkeys Express
Phone
( 984 ) 875 20 29
Email
monkeysgroup@hotmail.com|
Ferry from Chiquila to Holbox
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
holboxisland.com
9 Hermanos
Phone
Whatsapp: +52-1-984-116-43-74
Website
en-holbox.com
Ferry from Chiquila to Holbox
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
el.holboxeno.com
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 - $12
Schedules at
ultramarferry.com
Premium Plus
$9
First Class
$12
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
Other operators
Taxi from Av. Rancho Viejo - Calle 126A to Chiquila
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Estimated price
$27 - $35
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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