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There are 7 ways to get from Playa del Carmen to Chetumal by bus, rideshare, taxi, car, plane or shuttle

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Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Chetumal ADO Playa del Carmen-Chetumal / ...

$10 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus, rideshare  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Colectivos to Felipe Carrillo Puerto Playa del Carmen / ...
  2. Take the rideshare from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Chetumal Chetumal

$10

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Playa del Carmen to Chetumal 194.9 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Playa del Carmen to Chetumal 194.9 miles

$26 - $40

Bus via Tulum  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Tulum Terminal ADO
  2. Take the bus from Tulum to Limones
  3. Take the bus from Limones to Xul-Ha

$19 - $56

Bus, fly  •  3 h 23 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

$106 - $374

Shuttle  •  5 h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Playa del Carmen to Chetumal

$25 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Playa del Carmen to Chetumal is to bus and rideshare which costs $192 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Playa del Carmen to Chetumal is to bus and fly which costs $2000 - $7500 and takes 3 h 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna and arriving at Chetumal ADO. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between Playa del Carmen and Chetumal is 268 km. The road distance is 311.9 km.

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The best way to get from Playa del Carmen to Chetumal without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 40 min and costs $190 - $700.

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The bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Chetumal ADO takes 4 h 40 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Playa del Carmen to Chetumal bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna station.

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The quickest flight from Cancun Airport to Chetumal Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Playa del Carmen to Chetumal bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at Chetumal ADO station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Playa del Carmen to Chetumal is 312 km. It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to drive from Playa del Carmen to Chetumal.

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Map of how to get from Playa del Carmen to Chetumal.
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  • Distance: 167.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

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

ADO operates a bus from Playa del Carmen to Chetumal hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 40 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Cancun to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Chetumal ADO
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$25 - $35
Economy
$14 - $22
AV (Economy)
$17
ADO (Standard)
$19
OCC (Standard)
$21
ADO gl (first)
$25
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Tulum Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $23
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $23
Economy
$5 - $8
Bus from Tulum to Limones
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $27
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$19 - $27
Economy
$9 - $13
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Cancún International Airport T2
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $23
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $23
Economy
$5 - $8
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Chetumal ADO Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Playa del Carmen Colectivos to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
facebook.com
Autobuses Caribe
Phone
+52 0155 5784 46 52, (809) 221-4422 x 2000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Limones to Xul-Ha
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
autobusesmexico.com
Marlin Espadas
Phone
+52 983 837 32 29
Email
marlinespadasmexico@gmail.com
Website
marlinespadas.net
Shuttle from Playa del Carmen to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
marlinespadas.net
Other operators
SUCHAA
Phone
+52 8320267, +52 98328164
Email
suchaa-unido@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Rideshare from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
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SUCHAA
Taxi from Playa del Carmen to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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Mayair offers flights from Cancun Airport to Chetumal Airport.

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There are 173+ hotels available in Chetumal. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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