There are 9 ways to get from Playa del Carmen to Ambergris Caye (Island) by bus, ferry, rideshare, plane or shuttle

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

Bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Limones Cancun
  2. Take the bus from Limones to Xcalak Chetumal

$17 - $20

8 alternative options

Bus ADO, ferry  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Chetumal Ado
  2. Take the ferry from Chetumal to San Pedro Chetumal

$50 - $90

Bus Autobuses Mayab, ferry  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Akumal to Xul Há Cancun
  2. Take the ferry from Chetumal to San Pedro Chetumal

$47 - $70

Bus, rideshare, ferry  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
  2. Take the rideshare from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Chetumal
  3. Take the ferry from Corozal to San Pedro

$38 - $41

Bus to Cancun, fly to San Pedro  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Cancún International Airport T2
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to San Pedro (SPR) CUN - SPR

$325 - $1,223

Bus to Cancun, fly to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Cancún International Airport T2
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) CUN - BZE

$310 - $863

Bus to Corozal, fly to San Pedro  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Akumal to Xul Há
  2. Fly from Corozal (CZH) to San Pedro (SPR) CZH - SPR

$72 - $168

Bus to Cancun, fly to Chetumal, ferry  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Cancún International Airport T2
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Chetumal (CTM) CUN - CTM
  3. Take the ferry from Chetumal to San Pedro

$141 - $429

Bus to Cancun, fly to Belize City Municipal, shuttle  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Cancún International Airport T2
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Belize City Municipal (TZA) CUN - TZA
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Belize City Goldson Intl Airport to San Pedro

$270 - $843

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Playa del Carmen to Ambergris Caye (Island) is to bus which costs $320 - $390 and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Playa del Carmen to Ambergris Caye (Island) is to bus and fly which costs $5500 - $17000 and takes 5 h 51 min.

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The distance between Playa del Carmen and Ambergris Caye (Island) is 312 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 30 min to get from Playa del Carmen to Ambergris Caye (Island), including transfers.

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What companies run services between Playa del Carmen, Mexico and Ambergris Caye (Island), Belize?

You can take a bus from Playa del Carmen to Ambergris Caye (Island) via Limones and Xcalak in around 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Cancun to San Pedro via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Cancun to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Corozal to San Pedro
Ave. Duration
20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Flights from Cancun to Belize City Municipal via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, Dangriga
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Cancun to Belize City Municipal via Fort Lauderdale, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Maya Island Air
Website
mayaislandair.com
Flights from Cancun to San Pedro via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Cancun to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Corozal to San Pedro
Ave. Duration
23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $250
Flights from Cancun to Belize City Municipal via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, Dangriga
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Cancun to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Bus operators
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Limones
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Akumal to Xul Há
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Autobuses Caribe
Phone
+52 0155 5784 46 52, (809) 221-4422 x 2000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Limones to Xcalak
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Playa del Carmen to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$25 - $35
Economy
$15 - $22
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Cancún International Airport T2
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $23
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $23
Economy
$5 - $8
Nautilus Express
Phone
+501 671 1414
Email
info@nautiluswatertaxi.com
Website
nautiluswatertaxi.com
Shuttle from Belize City Goldson Intl Airport to San Pedro
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$140
Schedules at
nautiluswatertaxi.com
Tropic Ferry
Phone
+501 2052616
Email
questions@tropicferry.com
Website
facebook.com
Shuttle from Belize City Goldson Intl Airport to San Pedro
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
Water Jets International
Thunderbolt
Phone
+501 610 4475
Email
thunderbolttravels@yahoo.com
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Corozal to San Pedro
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
ambergriscaye.com
Other operators
Colectivos de Chetumal
Phone
+52 983 832 8164
Rideshare from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5

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