There are 6 ways to get from Mexico City to Riviera Maya by plane, bus, ferry or car

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, bus  •  5 h 32 min

  1. MEX - CUN

$59 - $207

Cheapest option

Bus  •  26 h 7 min

  1. Ado/Gl

$54 - $131

4 alternative options

Fly Mexico City to Cozumel, ferry  •  4 h 45 min

  1. MEX - CZM

$123 - $725

Fly Toluca to Cancun, bus  •  7 h 6 min

  1. TLC - CUN

$58 - $288

Fly Mexico City to Chetumal, bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. MEX - CTM

$79 - $231

Drive  •  19 h 28 min

  1. 1016.6 miles

$130 - $200

What companies run services between Mexico City, Mexico and Riviera Maya, Mexico?

ADO operates a bus from Mexico City to Riviera Maya 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $130 and the journey takes 25 h 30 min.

Airlines
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 Cozumel
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Toluca to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Mexico City to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Mexico City to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Mexico City to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Toluca to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Flights from Mexico City to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Mexico City to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
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 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from México Terminal TAPO to Playa del Carmen Alterna
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Chetumal ADO Bus Station to Akumal
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
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 - $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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Mexico City and Riviera Maya is 1249 km. The road distance is 1627 km.

The cheapest way to get from Mexico City to Riviera Maya is to fly and bus which costs $1100 - $4100 and takes 5 h 32 min.

The quickest way to get from Mexico City to Riviera Maya is to fly and ferry which takes 4 h 45 min and costs $2400 - $15000.

It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Mexico City to Riviera Maya, including transfers.