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There are 5 ways to get from San Pedro Sula to Playa del Carmen by ferry, bus, car 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  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Take the ferry from Puerto Cortés to Belize City Puerto Cortés
  2. Take the bus from Belize City to Playa del Carmen Belize City

$312 - $373

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  20 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to Puerto Cortés
  2. Take the ferry from Puerto Cortés to Belize City
  3. Take the ferry from Belize City to San Pedro
  4. Take the ferry from San Pedro to Chetumal
  5. Take the bus from Chetumal to Playa del Carmen

$234 - $276

3 alternative options

Drive  •  18 h 7 min

  1. Drive from San Pedro Sula to Playa del Carmen 712.9 miles

$100 - $150

Fly from San Pedro Sula, bus  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Fly from San Pedro Sula (SAP) to Cancun (CUN) SAP - CUN
  2. Take the bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística

$282 - $1,080

Bus, ferry to Placencia, fly  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to Puerto Cortés
  2. Take the ferry from Puerto Cortes to Big Creek
  3. Fly from Placencia (PLJ) to Cancun (CUN) PLJ - CUN
  4. Take the bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística

$418 - $1,486

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The cheapest way to get from San Pedro Sula to Playa del Carmen is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 18 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Pedro Sula to Playa del Carmen is to fly and bus which costs $280 - $1,100 and takes 8 h 16 min.

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The distance between San Pedro Sula and Playa del Carmen is 578 km. The road distance is 1140.6 km.

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The best way to get from San Pedro Sula to Playa del Carmen without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 13 h 19 min and costs $310 - $380.

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It takes approximately 13 h 19 min to get from San Pedro Sula to Playa del Carmen, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Pedro Sula Airport to Cancun Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 9 min and has one stopover.

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Playa del Carmen is 1 h ahead of San Pedro Sula. It is currently 3:30 AM in San Pedro Sula and 4:30 AM in Playa del Carmen.

Yes, the driving distance between San Pedro Sula to Playa del Carmen is 1141 km. It takes approximately 18 h 7 min to drive from San Pedro Sula to Playa del Carmen.

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Copa Airlines, American Airlines, Aeroméxico and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offer flights from San Pedro Sula Airport to Cancun Airport.

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There are 2560+ hotels available in Playa del Carmen. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Pedro Sula to Playa del Carmen.
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  • Distance: 361.5 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 19 min

What companies run services between San Pedro Sula, Honduras and Playa del Carmen, Mexico?

There is no direct connection from San Pedro Sula to Playa del Carmen. However, you can take the taxi to Puerto Cortés, take the ferry to Belize City, take the walk to Belize City, then take the bus to Playa del Carmen. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from San Pedro Sula to Playa del Carmen via San Pedro Sula, San Pedro Sula, Puerto Cortés, Puerto Cortés, Belize City, San Pedro, Chetumal, and Chetumal in around 20 h 9 min.

Airlines
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Placencia to Cancun via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $2,800
Flights from Placencia to Cancun via Dangriga, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $2,800
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from San Pedro Sula to Cancun via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Flights from San Pedro Sula to Cancun via Guatemala City, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Pedro Sula to Cancun via Miami
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from San Pedro Sula to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from San Pedro Sula to Cancun via Panama City
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Belize City to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $50
Economy
$24 - $35
Bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $23
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $23
Economy
$5 - $8
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San Pedro Sula to Puerto Cortés
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Ferry operators
Starla International
Phone
+504 9545-9322
Email
starlaferry@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Puerto Cortés to Belize City
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$150
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
travelmundomaya.com
San Pedro Water Taxi
Phone
+11 501 2232225
Email
info@belizewatertaxi.com
Website
sanpedrowatertaxi.com
Ferry from Belize City to San Pedro
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
belizewatertaxi.com
Book at
belizewatertaxi.com
Ferry from San Pedro to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
belizewatertaxi.com
Book at
belizewatertaxi.com
Ocean Ferry
Phone
+501 223-0033 / 226-0033 / 226-2033
Email
support@oceanferrybelize.com
Website
oceanferrybelize.com
Ferry from Belize City to San Pedro
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
oceanferrybelize.com
Book at
ocean-ferry-belize.trekksoft.com
Caye Caulker Water Taxi
Phone
+501 223-5752
Email
ccwatertaxi@btl.net
Website
caribya.com
Ferry from Belize City to San Pedro
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $30
Schedules at
facebook.com
D-Express
Phone
+504 9991-0778
Email
belizeferry@hotmail.com
Website
belizeferry.com
Ferry from Puerto Cortes to Big Creek
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
facebook.com

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The best way to get from San Pedro Sula to San Pedro Sula Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs $7 - $60.

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