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There are 5 ways to get from Oaxaca to Tulum by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Cancun, bus  •  7h 14m

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

$105 - $356

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Bus  •  24h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Oaxaca to Tulum ADO Oaxaca

$55 - $110

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Fly to Chetumal, bus  •  9h 6m

  1. Fly from Oaxaca (OAX) to Chetumal (CTM) OAX - CTM
  2. Take the bus from Chetumal Terminal ADO to Tulum Terminal ADO

$156 - $343

Fly to Merida, ADO  •  9h 5m

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

$93 - $338

Drive  •  19h 25m

  1. Drive from Oaxaca to Tulum 898.2 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Oaxaca to Tulum is to bus which costs $1100 - $2000 and takes 24h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Oaxaca to Tulum is to fly and bus which costs $2000 - $7000 and takes 7h 14m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oaxaca and arriving at Tulum. Services depart once a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 24h 30m.

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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 24h 30m and costs $1100 - $2000.

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It takes approximately 7h 14m 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 4h 20m 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 1h ahead of Oaxaca. It is currently 9:49 AM in Oaxaca and 10:49 AM in Tulum.

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

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

ADO operates a bus from Oaxaca to Tulum once a week. Tickets cost $55 - $110 and the journey takes 24h 30m.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Flights from Oaxaca to Merida via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Oaxaca to Chetumal via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Flights from Oaxaca to Merida via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Oaxaca to Cancun via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
7h 59m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Oaxaca to Chetumal via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Oaxaca to Chetumal via Guadalajara, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8h 8m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Oaxaca to Merida via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Oaxaca to Merida via Guadalajara, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Cancun via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Cancun via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
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
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Tulum Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $24
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $23
Economy
$5 - $8
Bus from Chetumal Terminal ADO to Tulum Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$26 - $40
Economy
$16 - $23
Bus from Mérida CAME to Tulum Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$23 - $35
Economy
$13 - $19
Bus from Oaxaca to Tulum
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$60 - $90
Economy
$55 - $85
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Tulum
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ado.com.mx

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

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

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There are 634+ hotels available in Tulum. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Oaxaca to Oaxaca Airport is to taxi which takes 11m and costs $170 - $210.

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