There are 3 ways to get from San Miguel de Cozumel to Mérida by ferry, bus or plane

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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Ferry, bus ADO  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the ferry from Cozumel Port to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port Cozumel-Playa del Carmen
  2. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Mérida TAME Playa del Carmen

$16 - $47

2 alternative options

Ferry, bus Autobuses Mayab  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the ferry from Cozumel Port to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port Cozumel-Playa del Carmen
  2. Take the bus from Xcaret to Terminal ADO Mérida CAME

$17 - $34

Fly  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Cozumel (CZM) to Merida (MID) CZM - MID

$265 - $577

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The cheapest way to get from San Miguel de Cozumel to Mérida is to ferry and bus which costs $320 - $650 and takes 6 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Miguel de Cozumel to Mérida is to ferry and bus which costs $300 - $900 and takes 5 h 40 min.

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The distance between San Miguel de Cozumel and Mérida is 283 km.

The best way to get from San Miguel de Cozumel to Mérida without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 5 h 40 min and costs $300 - $900.

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from San Miguel de Cozumel to Mérida, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Cozumel Airport to Merida Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Mérida is 1 h behind San Miguel de Cozumel. It is currently 9:09 AM in San Miguel de Cozumel and 9:09 AM in Mérida.

Viva Aerobus, Interjet, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Cozumel Airport to Merida Airport.

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There are 287+ hotels available in Mérida. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Miguel de Cozumel to Mérida.
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  • Distance: 176.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

What companies run services between San Miguel de Cozumel, Mexico and Mérida, Mexico?

Interjet, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from San Miguel de Cozumel to Mérida 4 times a day.

Airlines
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Cozumel to Merida via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cozumel to Merida via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Cozumel to Merida via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Cozumel to Merida via Cancun
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Cozumel to Merida via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Playa del Carmen to Mérida TAME
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Book at
ado.com.mx
First
$25 - $35
Economy
$14 - $21
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Xcaret to Terminal ADO Mérida CAME
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Ferry operators
Ultramar Ferry
Phone
01 998 881 5890
Email
info@ultramar.com
Website
ultramarferry.com
Ferry from Cozumel Port to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
ultramarferry.com
Premium Plus
$9
First Class
$12
Plan Peninsular (Residentes en Yucatán, Campeche)
$6
Plan Quintana Roo (Residentes Q.Roo)
$4
Barcos Caribe
Phone
01 987 120 3982
Email
contacto@barcoscaribe.com
Website
barcoscaribe.com
Ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
barcoscaribe.com
Book at
barcoscaribe.com
ADULT
$8
Quintana Roo Residents
$4
Yucatan Peninsula Residents
$6
Mexico Waterjets
Phone
9878721588
Email
datos@mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Website
mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $10
Schedules at
winjet.mx
Book at
winjet.mx
Regular
$10
Local
$3

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