There are 9 ways to get from Playa del Carmen to Great Blue Hole by bus, ferry, rideshare or plane

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, ferry, travel  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum
  2. Take the bus from Tulúm to Belize City
  3. Take the ferry from Belize City to Caye Caulker
  4. Travel from Caye Caulker to Great Blue Hole

8 alternative options

Bus, ferry, travel via Chetumal  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Chetumal Ado
  2. Take the ferry from Chetumal to San Pedro
  3. Take the ferry from San Pedro to Caye Caulker
  4. Travel from Caye Caulker to Great Blue Hole

Bus Autobuses Mayab, ferry, travel  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Akumal to Xul Há
  2. Take the ferry from Chetumal to San Pedro
  3. Take the ferry from San Pedro to Caye Caulker
  4. Travel from Caye Caulker to Great Blue Hole

Bus, rideshare, ferry, travel  •  12 h 23 min

  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 bus from Chetumal to Belize City
  4. Take the ferry from Belize City to Caye Caulker
  5. Travel from Caye Caulker to Great Blue Hole

Bus, fly to San Pedro, travel  •  8 h 58 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
  3. Travel from Caye Caulker to Great Blue Hole

Bus, fly to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, ferry, travel  •  8 h 31 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
  3. Take the ferry from Belize City to Caye Caulker
  4. Travel from Caye Caulker to Great Blue Hole

Bus, fly to Belize City Municipal, ferry, travel  •  10 h 10 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 the ferry from Belize City to Caye Caulker
  4. Travel from Caye Caulker to Great Blue Hole

Bus, fly to Chetumal, ferry, travel  •  8 h 47 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
  4. Take the ferry from San Pedro to Caye Caulker
  5. Travel from Caye Caulker to Great Blue Hole

Bus, fly to Punta Gorda, travel  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Cancún International Airport T2
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Punta Gorda (PND) CUN - PND
  3. Travel from Punta Gorda to Great Blue Hole

Questions & Answers

The distance between Playa del Carmen and Great Blue Hole is 371 km.

It takes approximately 10 h 59 min to get from Playa del Carmen to Great Blue Hole, including transfers.

More details

What companies run services between Playa del Carmen, Mexico and Great Blue Hole?

There is no direct connection from Playa del Carmen to Great Blue Hole. However, you can take the bus to Tulum, take the walk to Tulúm, take the bus to Belize City, take the ferry to Caye Caulker, then take the travel to Great Blue Hole. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Chetumal, take the ferry to San Pedro, take the walk to San Pedro, take the ferry to Caye Caulker, then take the travel to Great Blue Hole.

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 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
Flights from Cancun to Punta Gorda via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
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 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
Flights from Cancun to Punta Gorda via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
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
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tulúm to Belize City
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$28 - $40
Economy
$18 - $26
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
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
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
BBOC
Phone
+501 630-9303
Email
belizebusownerscoop@hotmail.com
Website
belizebus.wordpress.com
Bus from Chetumal to Belize City
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
Ferry operators
San Pedro Water Taxi
Phone
+11 501 2232225
Email
info@belizewatertaxi.com
Website
sanpedrowatertaxi.com
Ferry from Belize City to Caye Caulker
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
belizewatertaxi.com
Book at
belizewatertaxi.com
Ferry from San Pedro to Caye Caulker
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
belizewatertaxi.com
Book at
belizewatertaxi.com
Ocean Ferry
Phone
+501 223-0033 / 226-0033 / 226-2033
Email
support@oceanferrybelize.com
Website
oceanferrybelize.com
Ferry from Belize City to Caye Caulker
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
oceanferrybelize.com
Book at
ocean-ferry-belize.trekksoft.com
Water Jets International
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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