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

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Fly, bus  •  6 h 25 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  •  29 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Escondido to Salina Cruz Puerto-Escondido-Xalapa
  2. Take the ADO from Salina Cruz to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna ADO Salina Cruz

$63 - $127

2 alternative options

Bus  •  33 h 25 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

$105 - $106

Drive  •  20 h 48 min

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

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Puerto Escondido to Playa del Carmen is to bus and ADO which costs $1200 - $2500 and takes 29 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Escondido to Playa del Carmen is to fly and bus which costs $3000 - $7500 and takes 6 h 25 min.

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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 Salina Cruz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 5 min.

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

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The best way to get from Puerto Escondido to Playa del Carmen without a car is to bus and ADO which takes 29 h 5 min and costs $1200 - $2500.

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It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to get from Puerto Escondido to Playa del Carmen, including transfers.

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Puerto Escondido to Playa del Carmen bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Puerto Escondido station.

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There is no direct flight from Puerto Escondido Airport to Cancun Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Puerto Escondido to Playa del Carmen bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna station.

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Playa del Carmen is 1 h ahead of Puerto Escondido. It is currently 4:43 AM in Puerto Escondido and 5:43 AM in Playa del Carmen.

Map of how to get from Puerto Escondido to Playa del Carmen.
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  • Distance: 737.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 25 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 Salina Cruz in around 29 h 5 min.

Airlines
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Puerto Escondido to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Puerto Escondido to Cancun via Mexico City, Tuxtla Gutierrez
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Puerto Escondido to Cancun via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Puerto Escondido to Cancun via Guadalajara, Monterrey
Ave. Duration
9 h 44 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Puerto Escondido to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $370
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 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $23
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $23
Economy
$5 - $8
Bus from Puerto Escondido to Salina Cruz
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$23 - $35
Economy
$13 - $19
Bus from Salina Cruz to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna
Ave. Duration
22 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$55 - $85
Economy
$50 - $75
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
19 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
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
$2 - $3
Schedules at
taxistascancun.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Escondido to Playa del Carmen is 1554 km. It takes approximately 20 h 48 min to drive from Puerto Escondido to Playa del Carmen.

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Interjet, Volaris and Viva Aerobus offer flights from Puerto Escondido Airport to Cancun Airport.

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There are 2532+ hotels available in Playa del Carmen. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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