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There are 9 ways to get from Playa del Carmen to El Fuerte by bus, plane, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, fly to Los Mochis, Chepe Regional  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Cancún International Airport T2
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Los Mochis (LMM) CUN - LMM
  3. Take the Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

$100 - $345

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Bus, fly to Culiacan, Chepe Regional  •  14 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Cancún International Airport T2
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Culiacan (CUL) CUN - CUL
  3. Take the bus from Culiacán to Los Mochis
  4. Take the Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

$120 - $402

Bus, fly to Chihuahua, train  •  19 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Cancún International Airport T2
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Chihuahua (CUU) CUN - CUU
  3. Take the train from Chihuahua Train Station to El Fuerte

$185 - $469

Bus, fly to Ciudad Obregon, Chepe Regional  •  15 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Cancún International Airport T2
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Ciudad Obregon (CEN) CUN - CEN
  3. Take the bus from Ciudad Obregón to Los Mochis
  4. Take the Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

$124 - $424

Bus ACN Autobuses, Chepe Regional  •  43 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Puebla CAPU
  2. Take the bus from ACN Puebla to Los Mochis
  3. Take the Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

Bus, Chepe Regional via Tepotzotlán  •  47 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Alterna to México Terminal TAPO Ado / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tepotzotlán to Los Mochis
  3. Take the Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

$158 - $286

Bus, taxi  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Alterna to México Central Norte Ado
  2. Take the bus from Mexico to Guasave
  3. Take the bus from Guasave to Los Mochis
  4. Take a taxi from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

$157 - $242

Bus, Chepe Regional via Tepotzotlán #2  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Cancún
  2. Take the bus from Cancun to Mexico City
  3. Take the bus from Tepotzotlán to Los Mochis
  4. Take the Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

$139 - $236

Drive  •  35 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Playa del Carmen to El Fuerte 1945.1 miles

$260 - $380

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Playa del Carmen to El Fuerte is to bus and Chepe Regional which costs $2600 - $4600 and takes 2 days 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Playa del Carmen to El Fuerte is to bus and fly and Chepe Regional which costs $1900 - $7000 and takes 11 h 36 min.

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The distance between Playa del Carmen and El Fuerte is 2285 km. The road distance is 3112.1 km.

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The best way to get from Playa del Carmen to El Fuerte without a car is to bus and Chepe Regional which takes 43 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 36 min to get from Playa del Carmen to El Fuerte, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Cancun Airport to Los Mochis Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 8 min and has one stopover.

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El Fuerte is 2 h behind Playa del Carmen. It is currently 6:24 AM in Playa del Carmen and 4:24 AM in El Fuerte.

Yes, the driving distance between Playa del Carmen to El Fuerte is 3112 km. It takes approximately 35 h 15 min to drive from Playa del Carmen to El Fuerte.

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Volaris, Interjet and Aeroméxico offer flights from Cancun Airport to Los Mochis Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in El Fuerte. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Playa del Carmen to El Fuerte.
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  • Distance: 1428.3 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 36 min

What companies run services between Playa del Carmen, Mexico and El Fuerte, Sinaloa, Mexico?

There is no direct connection from Playa del Carmen to El Fuerte. However, you can take the bus to Cancún International Airport, take the walk to Cancun airport, fly to Los Mochis, take the taxi to Los Mochis, take the Chepe Regional to El Fuerte, then take the taxi to El Fuerte. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Cancún International Airport, take the walk to Cancun airport, fly to Culiacan, take the taxi to Culiacán, take the bus to Los Mochis, take the taxi to Los Mochis, take the Chepe Regional to El Fuerte, then take the taxi to El Fuerte.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Cancun to Los Mochis via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Cancun to Los Mochis via Havana, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,200
Flights from Cancun to Culiacan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Cancun to Chihuahua via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Cancun to Chihuahua via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Cancun to Ciudad Obregon via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,000
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Cancun to Los Mochis via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
10 h 51 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Flights from Cancun to Culiacan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Cancun to Culiacan via Tijuana
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Cancun to Culiacan via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
11 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Cancun to Culiacan via Mexico City, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Cancun to Chihuahua
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Cancun to Chihuahua via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Cancun to Ciudad Obregon via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
11 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Cancun to Culiacan via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Cancun to Culiacan via Veracruz, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from Cancun to Culiacan via Tampico, Monterrey
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from Cancun to Chihuahua
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Cancun to Chihuahua via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from Cancun to Chihuahua via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Flights from Cancun to Chihuahua via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Cancun to Ciudad Obregon via Mexico City, Monterrey
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Cancun to Culiacan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Cancun to Culiacan via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Cancun to Chihuahua via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Cancun to Ciudad Obregon via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cancun to Chihuahua via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Chepe
Phone
01 (614) 439-7211 • 01 (614) 439-7212 • 01 800 122-4373
Email
chepe@ferromex.mx
Website
chepe.com.mx
Train from Los Mochis to El Fuerte
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
chepe.com.mx
2nd Class
$12
1st Class
$20
Train from Chihuahua Train Station to El Fuerte
Ave. Duration
12 h 23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Schedules at
chepe.com.mx
2nd Class
$81
1st Class
$135
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Cancún International Airport T2
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $23
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $23
Economy
$5 - $8
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Puebla CAPU
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$65 - $90
Economy
$55 - $85
Bus from Playa del Carmen Alterna to México Terminal TAPO
Ave. Duration
23 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$70 - $100
Economy
$60 - $95
Bus from Playa del Carmen Alterna to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$70 - $100
Economy
$60 - $95
Bus from Cancun to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
28 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$70 - $100
Economy
$65 - $95
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Culiacán to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$16 - $23
Bus from Obregón to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$17 - $24
Bus from Mexico to Guasave
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$65 - $95
Bus from Tepotzotlán to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$70 - $100
Tufesa Mexico
Phone
(604) 952 0138
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Culiacán to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Ciudad Obregón to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Guasave to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Culiacán to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$19 - $29
Full Fare
$18 - $25
Regular Price
$21
Internet Discount
$18
Bus from Ciudad Obregón to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$20 - $30
Full Fare
$19 - $27
Bus from Tepotzotlán to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$75 - $120
Full Fare
$110 - $150
Regular Price
$95
Internet Discount
$76
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Obregón to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
taproyal.com
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from ACN Puebla to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
16 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Transporte Foráneo Cancún-Playa del Carmen
Phone
(52) 998 8886990
Website
taxistascancun.com
Bus from Playa del Carmen to Cancún
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
taxistascancun.com
Other operators
Taxi from Los Mochis to El Fuerte
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Estimated price
$24 - $29

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