There are 5 ways to get from Riviera Maya to Acapulco 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.

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Bus, fly  •  7 h 30 min

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

$167 - $689

Cheapest option

Bus via Puebla  •  33 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Puebla CAPU
  2. Take the bus from Puebla to Acapulco Puebla-Acapulco / ...

$80 - $162

3 alternative options

Bus  •  32 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Alterna to México Terminal TAPO Ado/Gl
  2. Take the bus from México City TAPO Bus to Acapulco México-Acapulco

$83 - $182

Bus via Av. Tulúm - Av. Miguel Hidalgo  •  37 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Aventuras to Cancún
  2. Take the bus from Cancun to Mexico City
  3. Take the bus from México Central Norte to Acapulco Papagayo

$85 - $139

Drive  •  23 h

  1. Drive from Riviera Maya to Acapulco 1200.9 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Riviera Maya to Acapulco is to bus which costs $1600 - $2700 and takes 37 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riviera Maya to Acapulco is to bus and fly which costs $3100 - $13000 and takes 7 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riviera Maya to Acapulco. However, there are services departing from Puerto Aventuras and arriving at Acapulco Papagayo via Av. Tulúm - Av. Miguel Hidalgo, Cancun and México Central Norte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 48 min.

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The distance between Riviera Maya and Acapulco is 1393 km. The road distance is 1921.5 km.

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The best way to get from Riviera Maya to Acapulco without a car is to bus which takes 32 h 38 min and costs $1500 - $3500.

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It takes approximately 7 h 30 min to get from Riviera Maya to Acapulco, including transfers.

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Riviera Maya to Acapulco bus services, operated by Turistab, depart from Puerto Aventuras station.

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There is no direct flight from Cancun Airport to Acapulco Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Riviera Maya to Acapulco bus services, operated by CostaLine, arrive at Acapulco Papagayo station.

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Acapulco is 1 h behind Riviera Maya. It is currently 10:23 PM in Riviera Maya and 10:23 PM in Acapulco.

Map of how to get from Riviera Maya to Acapulco.
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  • Distance: 870.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 30 min

What companies run services between Riviera Maya, Mexico and Acapulco, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Riviera Maya to Acapulco via Kantun Chi, Playa del Carmen, Playa del Carmen Alterna, México Terminal TAPO, and México City TAPO Bus in around 32 h 38 min.

Airlines
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Cancun to Acapulco via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Cancun to Acapulco via Toluca
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Cancun to Acapulco via Monterrey, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Cancun to Acapulco via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cancun to Acapulco via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
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 Playa del Carmen Alterna to México Terminal TAPO
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$70 - $100
Economy
$65 - $95
Bus from México City TAPO Bus to Acapulco
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$27 - $40
Economy
$17 - $25
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Puebla CAPU
Ave. Duration
23 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$65 - $95
Economy
$60 - $90
Bus from Cancun to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
28 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$70 - $100
Economy
$65 - $100
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Puebla to Acapulco
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$19 - $29
Primera Select
$30 - $40
Turistab
Phone
+52 3726653, 9371320691
Email
director_turistab@hotmail.com
Bus from Puerto Aventuras to Cancún
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
CostaLine
Website
costaline.com.mx
Bus from México Central Norte to Acapulco Papagayo
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
costaline.com.mx

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