Duration 4h 26m
Distance 2005.3 km
Average price $4700
Possible routes 5 found

There are 5 ways to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Tulum by plane, bus, ferry or car

We recommend flying from San Jose to Cancun and then taking the bus from Cancun International Airport to Tulum ADO Terminal Autobuses, which is the fastest option and takes around 4h 26m.

Recommended route

Fly to Cancun, bus • 4h 26m

  1. San Jose
  2. Cancun International Airport
  3. Tulum
Fastest
4h 26m
$2344 - $7127
Alternative routes

Fly to Cozumel, ferry, bus • 7h 8m

  1. San Jose
  2. Cozumel
  3. Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
  4. Tulum
7h 8m
$2269 - $12784

Bus, ferry • 36h 35m

  1. San José
  2. Tegucigalpa
  3. San Pedro Sula
  4. Puerto Cortés
  5. Belize City
  6. Tulum
36h 35m
$3552 - $5692

Bus • 44h 26m

  1. San José
  2. Tegucigalpa
  3. San Pedro Sula
  4. Flores - Santa Elena
  5. Belize City
  6. Tulum
44h 26m
Cheapest
$2672 - $5372

Drive • 31h 12m

  1. San Jose Airport (SJO)
  2. Tulum
31h 12m
$3500 - $5500

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Tulum? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Tulum is to bus which costs $140 - $290 and takes 44h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Tulum is to fly and bus which costs $120 - $390 and takes 4h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Tulum. However, there are services departing from Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Santamaría and arriving at Tulum via San José, Tegucigalpa, San Pedro Sula, Flores - Santa Elena and Belize City. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44h 26m.

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The distance between San Jose Airport (SJO) and Tulum is 1188 km. The road distance is 2005.3 km.

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The best way to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Tulum without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 36h 35m and costs $190 - $310.

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It takes approximately 4h 26m to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Tulum, including transfers.

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San Jose Airport (SJO) to Tulum bus services, operated by Trans Nica, depart from San José station.

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The quickest flight from San Jose Airport to Cancun Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 29m.

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San Jose Airport (SJO) to Tulum bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at Tulum station.

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Tulum is 1h ahead of San Jose Airport (SJO). It is currently 12:09 PM in San Jose Airport (SJO) and 1:09 PM in Tulum.

Yes, the driving distance between San Jose Airport (SJO) to Tulum is 2005 km. It takes approximately 31h 12m to drive from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Tulum.

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Volaris, Skytrans, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and Copa Airlines offer flights from San Jose Airport to Cancun Airport.

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There are 872+ hotels available in Tulum. Prices start at $1750 MXN per night.

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How to travel from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Tulum

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Tulum right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between San Jose Airport (SJO) and Tulum?

You can take a bus from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Tulum via Tica Bus Office, San José, Tegucigalpa Hotel Alameda, Tegucigalpa, San Pedro Sula, Flores - Santa Elena, and Belize City in around 44h 26m.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
$6500 - $11000

About Copa Airlines

Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Panama City
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6500 - $11000
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$2100 - $12000

About Mayair

Flights from San Jose to Cozumel via Cancun
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$2100 - $12000
Flights from San Jose to Cozumel via San Salvador, Cancun
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$6500 - $19000
Flights from San Jose to Cozumel via Panama City, Cancun
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$7500 - $21000
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$2000 - $7000

About Volaris

Flights from San Jose to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$2000 - $7000
Flights from San Jose to Cozumel via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8h 13m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$4600 - $15000
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
$6500 - $13000

About Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.

Flights from San Jose to Cancun via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6500 - $13000
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
$4300 - $17000

About Interjet

Flights from San Jose to Cozumel via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4300 - $17000
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1300 - $8000

About Skytrans

Flights from San Jose to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1300 - $8000
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$7000 - $28000

About United Airlines

Flights from San Jose to Cozumel via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$7000 - $28000
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$190 - $400
Bus from Cancun International Airport to Tulum ADO Terminal Autobuses
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$190 - $400
Website
Yellow Transfers
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Tulum
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
GL
$350 - $500
ADO
$200 - $300
OCC
$180 - $270
AU
$100 - $140
Platinum
$140 - $170
Bus from Belize City to Tulum
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$460 - $1100
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
GL
$650 - $950
ADO
$500 - $750
OCC
$500 - $750
AU
$460 - $650
Platinum
$900 - $1100

Autobuses de Oriente (ADO) is one of Mexico’s largest bus companies, mainly operating south of Mexico City and into the Yucatan Peninsula. Choose from three bus classes: ADO (first class), ADO GL (luxury class) and ADO Platino (platinum class and the most expensive). All buses are comfortable, with reclining seats, blackout curtains, air conditioning and a toilet; ADO Platino offers additional amenities such as extra legroom, onboard Wi-Fi and individual screens.

Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Tulum
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80

About Autobuses Oriente

Bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
guiasdeviaje.mx
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1000 - $1600
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$500 - $1400
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$77
Bus from San Pedro Sula to Puerto Cortés
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$77
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from San Pedro Sula to Flores - Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$460 - $700
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Flores - Santa Elena to Belize City
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Schedules at
travelmundomaya.com
Book at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $180

About Mexico Waterjets

Ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Schedules at
winjet.mx
Regular
$174
Local
$45
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $260
Ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $260
Schedules at
ultramarferry.com
Adults
$198
First Class
$258
Residentes Q.Roo
$149
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
barcoscaribe.com
Book at
barcoscaribe.com
ADULT
$134
Quintana Roo Residents
$69
Yucatan Peninsula Residents
$109
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$1493
Ferry from Puerto Cortés to Belize City
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$1493
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
travelmundomaya.com

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