There are 6 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.

Recommended option

Ferry, bus  •  13 h 19 min

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

$240 - $303

Cheapest option

Bus  •  18 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to Belize City
  2. Take the bus from Belize City to Playa del Carmen Belize City

$97 - $135

4 alternative options

Bus via Tulum  •  20 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to Belize City
  2. Take the bus from Belize City to Tulúm
  3. Take the bus from Tulum to Playa del Carmen

$98 - $118

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 5 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

$281 - $1,078

Ferry to Placencia, fly, bus  •  12 h 1 min

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

$408 - $1,475

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Pedro Sula to Playa del Carmen is to bus which costs $95 - $140 and takes 18 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Pedro Sula to Playa del Carmen is to fly and bus which takes 8 h 5 min and costs $280 - $1,100.

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The distance between San Pedro Sula and Playa del Carmen is 578 km. The road distance is 1141 km.

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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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No, there is no direct bus from San Pedro Sula to Playa del Carmen. However, there are services departing from San Pedro Sula and arriving at Playa del Carmen via Belize City. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 50 min.

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

You can take a bus from San Pedro Sula to Playa del Carmen via Belize City in around 18 h 50 min.

Airlines
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Placencia to Cancun via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 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
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 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Flights from San Pedro Sula to Cancun via Roatan, San Salvador
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Flights from San Pedro Sula to Cancun via Tegucigalpa, San Salvador
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Pedro Sula to Cancun via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from San Pedro Sula to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from San Pedro Sula to Cancun via Panama City
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Pedro Sula to Cancun via Miami
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $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
$22 - $60
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $45
Economy
$22 - $35
Bus from Belize City to Tulúm
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$29 - $40
Economy
$20 - $29
Bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $21
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$15 - $21
Economy
$4 - $8
Transportes Manabre
Phone
+501 223 1200 / 663 5957
Email
mundomayatravels@yahoo.com
Bus from San Pedro Sula to Belize City
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
travelmundomaya.com
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tulum to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
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
$80
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
travelmundomaya.com
D-Express
Phone
+504 9991-0778
Email
belizeferry@hotmail.com
Website
belizeferry.com
Ferry from Puerto Cortes to Placencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
facebook.com

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