There are 4 ways to get from Puerto Escondido to Playa del Carmen by plane, bus 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

Fly, bus  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Escondido (PXM) to Cancun (CUN) PXM - CUN
  2. Take the bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística

$156 - $382

Cheapest option

Bus ADO  •  28 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Escondido to Huatulco
  2. Take the bus from Huatulco to Salina Cruz
  3. Take the bus from Salina Cruz to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna

$68 - $133

2 alternative options

Bus Transportes Caballero S.A de C.V  •  29 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Escondido to San Cristóbal de las Casas
  2. Take the bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Cancún
  3. Take the bus from Cancún to Playa del Carmen

$106

Drive  •  20 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Escondido to Playa del Carmen 971.3 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Escondido to Playa del Carmen is to bus which costs $1200 - $2600 and takes 28 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Escondido to Playa del Carmen is to fly and bus which costs $2900 - $7500 and takes 6 h 24 min.

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The distance between Puerto Escondido and Playa del Carmen is 1180 km. The road distance is 1554.1 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to get from Puerto Escondido to Playa del Carmen, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puerto Escondido to Playa del Carmen. However, there are services departing from Puerto Escondido and arriving at Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna via Huatulco and Salina Cruz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 41 min.

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There are 2269+ hotels available in Playa del Carmen. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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Playa del Carmen is 1 h ahead of Puerto Escondido. It is currently 7:58 PM in Puerto Escondido and 7:58 PM in Playa del Carmen.

Map of how to get from Puerto Escondido to Playa del Carmen.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 737.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 24 min

What companies run services between Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico and Playa del Carmen, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Puerto Escondido to Playa del Carmen via Huatulco, Salina Cruz, and Salina Cruz in around 28 h 41 min.

Airlines
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Puerto Escondido to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Puerto Escondido to Cancun via Mexico City, Reynosa
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Puerto Escondido to Cancun via Mexico City, Monterrey
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Puerto Escondido to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Puerto Escondido to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
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 Huatulco to Salina Cruz
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $28
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$20 - $28
Economy
$9 - $14
Bus from Salina Cruz to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna
Ave. Duration
22 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$60 - $85
Economy
$50 - $80
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Escondido to Huatulco
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $21
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$14 - $21
Full Fare
$9 - $13
Regular Price
$11
Internet Discount
$9
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Transportes Caballero S.A de C.V
Phone
+52 998 122 3684
Email
sergiocaballero-06@hotmail.com
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Cancún
Ave. Duration
16 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transporte Foráneo Cancún-Playa del Carmen
Phone
(52) 998 8886990
Website
taxistascancun.com
Bus from Cancún to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
taxistascancun.com

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