There are 3 ways to get from Playa del Carmen to Akumal by bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Akumal Cancun

$1 - $2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Playa del Carmen to Akumal 23.5 miles

$7 - $9

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Playa del Carmen to Akumal 23.5 miles

$3 - $5

What companies run services between Playa del Carmen, Mexico and Akumal, Mexico?

Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río operates a bus from Playa del Carmen to Akumal every 5 minutes, and the journey takes 34 min. Autobuses Mayab also services this route hourly.

Bus operators
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Playa del Carmen to Akumal
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Schedules at
facebook.com
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Akumal
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Other operators
Taxi from Playa del Carmen to Akumal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$7 - $9

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Playa del Carmen and Akumal is 35 km. The road distance is 38 km.

The cheapest way to get from Playa del Carmen to Akumal is to bus which costs $23 - $35 and takes 34 min.

The quickest way to get from Playa del Carmen to Akumal is to bus which takes 34 min and costs $23 - $35.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Playa del Carmen and arriving at Akumal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

The bus from Playa del Carmen to Akumal takes 34 min including transfers and departs hourly.