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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  •  5h 31m

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Cancun (CUN) MIA - CUN
  2. Take the bus from Cancún International Airport to Playa Del Carmen ADO Bus Station

$121 - $483

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Fly Miami to Cozumel, ferry  •  5h 15m

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

$205 - $665

Fly Fort Lauderdale to Cancun, bus  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Cancun (CUN) FLL - CUN
  2. Take the bus from Cancún International Airport to Playa Del Carmen ADO Bus Station

$131 - $588

Bus, night bus  •  3 days 5h

  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 Laredo, Tx
  4. Take the bus from Nuevo Laredo to Puebla
  5. Take the bus from Puebla CAPU to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna

$290 - $694

Bus  •  3 days 12h

  1. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Orlando, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Houston, Tx
  3. Take the 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

$269 - $602

Bus, night bus via Doraville Station  •  3 days 13h

  1. Take the bus from Miami, FL to Atlanta, GA
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga 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

$381 - $652

Drive  •  2 days 7h

  1. Drive from Miami to Playa del Carmen 2964.8 miles

$390 - $600

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Miami to Playa del Carmen is to fly and bus which costs $120 - $490 and takes 5h 31m.

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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 5h 15m.

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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 5h and costs $290 - $700.

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It takes approximately 5h 31m 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 1h 49m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Miami to Playa del Carmen is 2965 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 7h 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 2523+ hotels available in Playa del Carmen. Prices start at $38 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: 5h 31m

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

You can take a bus from Miami to Playa del Carmen via Miami International Airport Station Northbound, Miami, Fl, Orlando, Fl, Houston, Tx, San Antonio, Tx, San Antonio, and México Central Norte in around 3 days 12h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Miami to Cozumel
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Miami to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $3,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Bus operators
Yellow Transfers
Phone
+52 800 021 8087
Email
info@yellowtransfers.com
Website
yellowtransfers.com
Bus from Cancún International Airport to Playa Del Carmen ADO Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Schedules at
yellowtransfers.com
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
4h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
Night bus from Houston, Tx to Laredo, Tx
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Nuevo Laredo to Puebla
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$70 - $110
Full Fare
$95 - $140
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Puebla CAPU to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$65 - $90
Economy
$55 - $85
Bus from México Central Norte to Playa del Carmen Alterna
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$70 - $100
Economy
$60 - $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
21h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$60 - $90
Ejecutivo
$100 - $105
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Miami, FL to Atlanta, GA
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Ferry operators
Mexico Waterjets
Phone
9878721588
Email
datos@mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Website
winjet.mx
Ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $9
Schedules at
winjet.mx
Book at
winjet.mx
Regular
$9
Local
$3
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
40m
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
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
barcoscaribe.com
Book at
barcoscaribe.com
ADULT
$7
Quintana Roo Residents
$4
Yucatan Peninsula Residents
$6

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