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 22 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

$159 - $372

Cheapest option

Bus  •  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

$64 - $122

2 alternative options

Bus via Ocosingo  •  31 h 41 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 Ocosingo
  3. Take the bus from Ocosingo to Playa del Carmen Alterna

$107 - $132

Drive  •  20 h 48 min

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

$130 - $190

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 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Puerto Escondido to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 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 47 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Puerto Escondido to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
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 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Huatulco to Salina Cruz
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Salina Cruz to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna
Ave. Duration
22 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Ocosingo
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Ocosingo to Playa del Carmen Alterna
Ave. Duration
17 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
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
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Phone
+502 77620120
Email
marvelustravel@gmail.com
Website
marvelustravel.com
Bus from Puerto Escondido to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$68
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Puerto Escondido to Playa del Carmen?

The distance between Puerto Escondido and Playa del Carmen is 1180 km. The road distance is 1554 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Puerto Escondido to Playa del Carmen?

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Escondido to Playa del Carmen is to bus which costs $1200 - $2400 and takes 28 h 41 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Puerto Escondido to Playa del Carmen?

The quickest way to get from Puerto Escondido to Playa del Carmen is to fly and bus which takes 6 h 22 min and costs $3000 - $7500.

Is there a direct bus between Puerto Escondido and Playa del Carmen?

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.

How long does it take to get from Puerto Escondido to Playa del Carmen?

It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to get from Puerto Escondido to Playa del Carmen, including transfers.