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 ADO  •  4 h 25 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 to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
  2. Take the rideshare from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Chetumal

$6 - $10

5 alternative options

Bus Autobuses Mayab  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Akumal to Chetumal ADO Bus Station Cancun

$9 - $13

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, fly  •  3 h 18 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 - $375

Shuttle  •  5 h

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

$25 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Playa del Carmen to Chetumal is to bus and rideshare which costs $110 - $190 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 18 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 bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Chetumal ADO takes 4 h 25 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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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 25 min.

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The nearest airport to Chetumal is Chetumal (CTM) Airport which is 3.8 km away. Other nearby airports include Corozal (CZH) (28.9 km), San Pedro (SPR) (75.4 km), Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) (108.7 km) and Belize City Municipal (TZA) (111.6 km).

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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 25 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 $15 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 25 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
$110 - $460
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 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$25 - $35
Economy
$15 - $22
AV (Economy)
$18
ADO (Standard)
$20
OCC (Standard)
$21
ADO gl (first)
$25
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
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
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Akumal to Chetumal ADO Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
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 to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
facebook.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
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
$1 - $5
Taxi from Playa del Carmen to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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