There are 5 ways to get from Oaxaca to Tulum by plane, 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 to Cancun, bus  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Oaxaca (OAX) to Cancun (CUN) OAX - CUN
  2. Take the bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
  3. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Colectivos to Tulum

$101 - $358

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Bus  •  25 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Oaxaca to Tulum Ado

$60 - $100

3 alternative options

Fly to Chetumal, bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Oaxaca (OAX) to Chetumal (CTM) OAX - CTM
  2. Take the bus from Chetumal ADO Bus Station to Limones
  3. Take the bus from Limones to Tulum

$151 - $343

Fly to Merida, bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Oaxaca (OAX) to Merida (MID) OAX - MID
  2. Take the bus from Mérida CAME to Tulum Terminal ADO

$93 - $338

Drive  •  19 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Oaxaca to Tulum 898.2 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oaxaca and arriving at Tulum. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 h 19 min.

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The distance between Oaxaca and Tulum is 1036 km. The road distance is 1437.1 km.

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The best way to get from Oaxaca to Tulum without a car is to bus which takes 25 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 14 min to get from Oaxaca to Tulum, including transfers.

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Oaxaca to Tulum bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Oaxaca station.

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There is no direct flight from Oaxaca Airport to Cancun Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Oaxaca to Tulum bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at Tulum station.

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Tulum is 1 h ahead of Oaxaca. It is currently 12:01 PM in Oaxaca and 12:01 PM in Tulum.

Yes, the driving distance between Oaxaca to Tulum is 1437 km. It takes approximately 19 h 25 min to drive from Oaxaca to Tulum.

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Volaris, United Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Oaxaca Airport to Cancun Airport.

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Map of how to get from Oaxaca to Tulum.
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  • Distance: 647.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 14 min

What companies run services between Oaxaca, Mexico and Tulum, Mexico?

ADO operates a bus from Oaxaca to Tulum once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $100 and the journey takes 25 h 19 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Flights from Oaxaca to Cancun via Mexico City, Monterrey
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Flights from Oaxaca to Merida via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Oaxaca to Cancun via Mexico City, Monterrey
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Oaxaca to Chetumal via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Flights from Oaxaca to Merida via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Oaxaca to Chetumal via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Oaxaca to Merida via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Cancun via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Flights from Oaxaca to Merida via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Cancun via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Oaxaca to Merida via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Cancun via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
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 Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Tulum Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $24
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $24
Economy
$5 - $8
Bus from Limones to Tulum
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$23 - $35
Economy
$13 - $19
Bus from Mérida CAME to Tulum Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$23 - $35
Economy
$13 - $19
Bus from Oaxaca to Tulum
Ave. Duration
25 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$65 - $95
Economy
$60 - $90
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Playa del Carmen Colectivos to Tulum
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Chetumal ADO Bus Station to Limones
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Limones to Tulum
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ado.com.mx

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There are 589+ hotels available in Tulum. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Oaxaca to Oaxaca Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs .

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