There are 7 ways to get from Miami to Playa del Carmen by plane, bus, ferry, night bus 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.

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Fly Miami to Cancun, bus  •  5 h 44 min

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

$117 - $485

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Fly Miami to Cozumel, ferry  •  5 h 20 min

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

$205 - $665

Fly Fort Lauderdale to Cancun, bus  •  6 h 34 min

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

$120 - $580

Bus, night bus  •  3 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Orlando, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Houston, Tx
  3. Take the night bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  4. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte
  5. Take the bus from México Central Norte to Playa del Carmen Alterna Ado

$274 - $602

Bus, night bus via Tallahassee, Fl  •  3 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Houston, Tx
  3. Take the night bus from Houston, Tx to Laredo, Tx
  4. Take the bus from Nuevo Laredo to Puebla
  5. Take the bus from Puebla CAPU to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna

$297 - $674

Bus, night bus via Tallahassee, Fl #2  •  3 days 15 h

  1. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Houston, Tx
  3. Take the night bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  4. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte
  5. Take the bus from México Central Norte to Playa del Carmen Alterna Ado

$276 - $612

Drive  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Drive from Miami to Playa del Carmen 2964.8 miles

$390 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Miami to Playa del Carmen is to fly and bus which costs $110 - $490 and takes 5 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Miami to Playa del Carmen is to fly and ferry which costs $200 - $700 and takes 5 h 20 min.

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The distance between Miami and Playa del Carmen is 567 miles. The road distance is 2964.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Miami to Playa del Carmen without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 3 days 10 h and costs $270 - $600.

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It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to get from Miami to Playa del Carmen, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Miami Airport to Cancun Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Miami to Playa del Carmen is 2965 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 7 h to drive from Miami to Playa del Carmen.

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LATAM Chile and American Airlines offer flights from Miami Airport to Cancun Airport.

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There are 2455+ hotels available in Playa del Carmen. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Miami to Playa del Carmen.
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  • Distance: 566.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 44 min

What companies run services between Miami, FL, USA and Playa del Carmen, Mexico?

There is no direct connection from Miami to Playa del Carmen. However, you can take the train to Miami International Airport Station Northbound, take the walk to Airport Station, take the tram to Mia@Lower Level Ramp, take the walk to Miami 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 Miami International Airport Station Northbound, take the walk to Airport Station, take the tram to Mia@Lower Level Ramp, take the walk to Miami airport, fly to Cozumel, take the taxi to Cozumel Port, then take the ferry to Playa del Carmen.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Miami to Cozumel
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Miami to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $3,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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 - $23
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $23
Economy
$5 - $8
Bus from México Central Norte to Playa del Carmen Alterna
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$70 - $100
Economy
$65 - $95
Bus from Puebla CAPU to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna
Ave. Duration
23 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$65 - $95
Economy
$60 - $90
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Miami, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
24 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
Night bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Miami, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
Night bus from Houston, Tx to Laredo, Tx
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$60 - $90
Ejecutivo
$102 - $107
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Nuevo Laredo to Puebla
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$70 - $110
Full Fare
$100 - $140
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 - $8
Schedules at
barcoscaribe.com
Book at
barcoscaribe.com
ADULT
$8
Quintana Roo Residents
$4
Yucatan Peninsula Residents
$6
Mexico Waterjets
Phone
9878721588
Email
datos@mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Website
mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $10
Schedules at
winjet.mx
Book at
winjet.mx
Regular
$10
Local
$3

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