There are 7 ways to get from Miami to Playa del Carmen by plane, bus, ferry, night bus, train 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 Miami to Cancun, bus  •  5 h 38 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

$123 - $477

6 alternative options

Fly Miami to Cozumel, ferry  •  5 h 7 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

$209 - $668

Fly Fort Lauderdale to Cancun, bus  •  6 h 49 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

$123 - $569

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

$259 - $602

Bus, night bus via Tallahassee, Fl  •  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 Nuevo Laredo, Mx
  4. Take the bus from Nuevo Laredo to Puebla
  5. Take the bus from Puebla CAPU to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna

$277 - $667

Bus, train  •  3 days 15 h

  1. Take the bus from Miami to Orlando
  2. Take the bus from Orlando to New Orleans
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
  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

$257 - $597

Drive  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Drive from Miami to Playa del Carmen 2964.8 miles

$390 - $600

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 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Miami to Cozumel
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Miami to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $3,000
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Room
$350 - $490
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 Central Norte to Playa del Carmen Alterna
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Puebla CAPU to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna
Ave. Duration
23 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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 Nuevo Laredo, Mx
Ave. Duration
10 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 - $85
Ejecutivo
$98 - $103
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
Book at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$70 - $110
Full Fare
$95 - $140
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Miami to Orlando
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $50
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Orlando to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
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 Miami and Playa del Carmen is 907 km. The road distance is 4744 km.

The cheapest way to get from Miami to Playa del Carmen is to fly and bus which costs $120 - $480 and takes 5 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Miami to Playa del Carmen is to fly and ferry which takes 5 h 7 min and costs $200 - $700.

It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Miami to Playa del Carmen, including transfers.