There are 8 ways to get from Playa del Carmen to Great Blue Hole by bus, ferry 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 ADO, 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

7 alternative options

Bus Autobuses Mayab, ferry, travel  •  11 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, ferry, travel via Felipe Carrillo Puerto  •  12 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
  2. Take the bus from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Chetumal ADO Bus Station
  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, ferry, travel via Chetumal  •  12 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, fly to San Pedro, travel  •  9 h 13 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 Municipal, ferry, travel  •  9 h 4 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 Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, ferry, travel  •  8 h 46 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 Chetumal, ferry, travel  •  9 h 57 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

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 Akumal, take the bus to Xul Há, take the walk to Xul-Ha, take the Shared Taxi to Chetumal Parada Taxis, take the walk 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
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Cancun to Belize City Municipal via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, Dangriga
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Cancun to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
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 Municipal via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Cancun to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
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
Bus from Playa del Carmen to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
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
Bus from Playa del Carmen to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
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 - $13
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
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 - $13
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Chetumal ADO Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
BBOC
Phone
+501 630-9303
Email
belizebusownerscoop@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Chetumal to Belize City
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
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
Ferry from Chetumal to San Pedro
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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
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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Playa del Carmen to Great Blue Hole?

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

How long does it take to get from Playa del Carmen to Great Blue Hole?

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