There are 5 ways to get from San Miguel de Cozumel to Xcalak by ferry, bus, plane or taxi

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 Autobuses Mayab  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the ferry from Cozumel Port to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port
  2. Take the bus from Akumal to Limones
  3. Take the bus from Limones to Mahahual Centro
  4. Take the bus from Mahahual Centro to Xcalak

$17 - $30

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Ferry, bus ADO  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the ferry from Cozumel Port to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port
  2. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to ADO Mahahual
  3. Take the bus from Mahahual Centro to Xcalak

$19 - $50

Ferry, bus  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the ferry from Cozumel Port to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port
  2. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Limones
  3. Take the bus from Limones to Xcalak

$19 - $33

Fly from Cozumel, taxi  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Cozumel (CZM) to Chetumal (CTM) CZM - CTM
  2. Take a taxi from Chetumal to Xcalak

$316 - $635

Ferry, bus to Cancun, fly, taxi  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the ferry from Cozumel Port to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port
  2. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Cancún International Airport T2
  3. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Chetumal (CTM) CUN - CTM
  4. Take a taxi from Chetumal to Xcalak

$142 - $430

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Miguel de Cozumel to Xcalak is to ferry and bus which costs $320 - $600 and takes 7 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Miguel de Cozumel to Xcalak is to fly and taxi which costs $5500 - $12000 and takes 5 h 28 min.

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The distance between San Miguel de Cozumel and Xcalak is 265 km.

The best way to get from San Miguel de Cozumel to Xcalak without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 7 h 13 min and costs $320 - $600.

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It takes approximately 7 h 13 min to get from San Miguel de Cozumel to Xcalak, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Cozumel Airport to Chetumal Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Mayair offers flights from Cozumel Airport to Chetumal Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Xcalak. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Miguel de Cozumel to Xcalak.
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  • Distance: 165.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 13 min

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

There is no direct connection from San Miguel de Cozumel to Xcalak. However, you can take the ferry to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port, take the walk to Playa del Carmen, take the bus to Akumal, take the bus to Limones, take the bus to Mahahual Centro, then take the bus to Xcalak. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from San Miguel de Cozumel to Xcalak via Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port, Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística, ADO Mahahual, and Mahahual Centro in around 7 h 55 min.

Airlines
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Cozumel to Chetumal via Cancun
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Cancun to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Bus operators
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Akumal to Limones
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Limones
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Autobuses Caribe
Phone
+52 0155 5784 46 52, (809) 221-4422 x 2000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Limones to Mahahual Centro
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
autobusesmexico.com
Bus from Mahahual Centro to Xcalak
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
autobusesmexico.com
Bus from Limones to Xcalak
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to ADO Mahahual
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$24 - $35
Economy
$14 - $21
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
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
Other operators
Taxi from Chetumal to Xcalak
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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