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Recommended option

Bus ADO  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Playa del Carmen-Chetumal / ...

$10 - $24

Cheapest option

Bus Autobuses Mayab  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Cancun

$8 - $13

5 alternative options

Bus, rideshare  •  4 h 49 min

$10 - $12

Taxi  •  4 h 45 min

  1. 194.9 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  4 h 45 min

  1. 194.9 miles

$26 - $40

Bus, fly  •  3 h 33 min

  1. CUN - CTM

$109 - $364

Shuttle  •  5 h

$25 - $35

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 - $24 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 - $24
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
AV (Economy)
$17
ADO (Standard)
$19
OCC (Standard)
$21
ADO gl (first)
$24
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Cancún International Airport T2
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
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
$8 - $13
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
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
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
rideshare
Rideshare from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Taxi from Playa del Carmen to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Playa del Carmen and Chetumal is 268 km. The road distance is 312 km.

The cheapest way to get from Playa del Carmen to Chetumal is to bus and rideshare which costs $200 - $250 and takes 4 h 49 min.

The quickest way to get from Playa del Carmen to Chetumal is to bus and fly which takes 3 h 33 min and costs $2100 - $7500.

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.

The bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Chetumal ADO takes 4 h 25 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.