There are 6 ways to get from Playa del Carmen to San Cristóbal de las Casas by bus, plane 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.

Recommended option

Bus, fly  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Cancún International Airport T2
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Tuxtla Gutierrez (TGZ) CUN - TGZ
  3. Take the bus from Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport to San Cristóbal de las Casas

$61 - $297

Cheapest option

Bus Viajes de Lujo  •  18 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Bacalar Cancun
  2. Take the bus from Bacalar to San Cristóbal de las Casas Bacalar

$32 - $36

4 alternative options

Bus Turismo Alianza  •  15 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum
  2. Take the bus from Tulum to San Cristóbal de las Casas Ado

$33 - $68

Bus Transportes Caballero S.A de C.V  •  16 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum
  2. Take the bus from Tulum to Altamirano
  3. Take the bus from Altamirano to San Cristóbal de las Casas

Bus ADO  •  21 h

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to San Cristóbal de las Casas Occ/Gl / ...

$40 - $70

Drive  •  13 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Playa del Carmen to San Cristóbal de las Casas 645.8 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Playa del Carmen to San Cristóbal de las Casas is to bus which costs $600 - $700 and takes 18 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Playa del Carmen to San Cristóbal de las Casas is to bus and fly which costs $1100 - $6000 and takes 5 h 51 min.

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The distance between Playa del Carmen and San Cristóbal de las Casas is 728 km. The road distance is 1033.2 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Playa del Carmen to San Cristóbal de las Casas, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna and arriving at San Cristóbal de las Casas. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 h.

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What companies run services between Playa del Carmen, Mexico and San Cristóbal de las Casas, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Playa del Carmen to San Cristóbal de las Casas via Tulum in around 15 h 36 min.

Airlines
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Cancun to Tuxtla Gutierrez
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Cancun to Tuxtla Gutierrez
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Aereo Calafia
Website
calafiaairlines.com
Flights from Cancun to Tuxtla Gutierrez
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
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
Bus from Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $24
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$17 - $24
Economy
$6 - $9
Bus from Tulum Terminal ADO to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$45 - $65
Economy
$35 - $60
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$50 - $70
Economy
$40 - $60
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
Turismo Alianza
Phone
+52 9211677641
Bus from Tulum to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
13 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transportes Caballero S.A de C.V
Phone
+52 998 122 3684
Email
sergiocaballero-06@hotmail.com
Bus from Tulum to Altamirano
Ave. Duration
12 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Altamirano to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Viajes de Lujo
Phone
+52 9831340796
Bus from Bacalar to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22

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