There are 7 ways to get from Tampa to Isla Mujeres by plane, ferry, bus, train, car or car ferry

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

Fly Tampa to Cancun, ferry  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Cancun (CUN) TPA - CUN
  2. Take the ferry from Puerto Juárez to Isla Mujeres

$164 - $582

Cheapest option

Train to Orlando, fly to Cancun, ferry  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Tampa Amtrak to Kissimmee Amtrak
  2. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to Cancun (CUN) MCO - CUN
  3. Take the ferry from Puerto Juárez to Isla Mujeres

$154 - $522

5 alternative options

Fly Tampa to Cozumel, ferry, bus  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Cozumel (CZM) TPA - CZM
  2. Take the ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
  3. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Cancún
  4. Take the ferry from Puerto Juárez to Isla Mujeres

$186 - $1,427

Bus to Miami, fly to Cancun, ferry  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa Downtown to Miami Airport
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Cancun (CUN) MIA - CUN
  3. Take the ferry from Puerto Juárez to Isla Mujeres

$177 - $565

Bus, ferry, drive, car ferry  •  3 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Miami, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Key West, Fl
  3. Take the ferry from Key West, FL to Marco Island, FL
  4. Drive from Marco Island, FL to Punta Sam
  5. Take the car ferry from Punta Sam to Isla Mujeres

$544 - $849

Drive, ferry  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Drive from Tampa to Playa Tortugas
  2. Take the ferry from Playa Tortugas to Isla Mujeres

$386 - $551

Drive, ferry via Dick Greco Plaza  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Drive from Dick Greco Plaza to Playa Tortugas
  2. Take the ferry from Playa Tortugas to Isla Mujeres

$386 - $566

Questions & Answers

The distance between Tampa and Isla Mujeres is 538 miles.

It takes approximately 7 h 6 min to get from Tampa to Isla Mujeres, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Tampa Airport to Cancun Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Delta, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Tampa Airport to Cancun Airport.

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There are 1074+ hotels available in Isla Mujeres. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 538 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 6 min

What companies run services between Tampa, FL, USA and Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo, Mexico?

There is no direct connection from Tampa to Isla Mujeres. However, you can take the bus to Airport Rental Car Facility, take the walk to SkyConnect Rental Car Facility Station, take the bus to SkyConnect Passenger Terminal Station, take the walk to Tampa airport, fly to Cancun, take the walk to Cancún International Airport, take the bus to Cancún Bus Station, take the walk to Terminal de Cancún, take the bus to Puerto Juárez, then take the ferry to Isla Mujeres. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Airport Rental Car Facility, take the walk to SkyConnect Rental Car Facility Station, take the bus to SkyConnect Passenger Terminal Station, take the walk to Tampa airport, fly to Cozumel, take the taxi to Cozumel, take the ferry to Playa del Carmen, take the walk to Playa del Carmen, take the bus to Cancún, take the walk to Terminal de Cancún, take the bus to Puerto Juárez, then take the ferry to Isla Mujeres.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tampa to Cancun via Miami
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Tampa to Cozumel via Miami
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,400
Flights from Tampa to Cozumel via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,700
Flights from Tampa to Cozumel via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from Orlando to Cancun via Miami
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Miami to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Tampa to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Tampa to Cozumel via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,900
Flights from Orlando to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Orlando to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Orlando to Cancun via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Tampa to Cancun via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Tampa to Cozumel via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Orlando to Cancun via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Miami to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $3,000
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Tampa Amtrak to Kissimmee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Transporte Foráneo Cancún-Playa del Carmen
Phone
(52) 998 8886990
Website
taxistascancun.com
Bus from Playa del Carmen to Cancún
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
taxistascancun.com
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Email
webtickets@redcoachusa.com
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Tampa Downtown to Miami Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$65 - $90
Business
$55 - $80
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Tampa, Fl to Miami, Fl
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Bus from Miami, Fl to Key West, Fl
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Ferry operators
Ultramar Ferry
Phone
01 998 881 5890
Email
info@ultramar.com
Website
ultramarferry.com
Ferry from Puerto Juárez to Isla Mujeres
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
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
Ferry from Playa Tortugas to Isla Mujeres
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
ultramarferry.com
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 - $9
Schedules at
winjet.mx
Book at
winjet.mx
Regular
$9
Local
$3
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 - $7
Schedules at
barcoscaribe.com
Book at
barcoscaribe.com
ADULT
$7
Quintana Roo Residents
$4
Yucatan Peninsula Residents
$6
Key West Express
Phone
+1 239-463-5733
Website
keywestexpress.net
Ferry from Key West, FL to Marco Island, FL
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95
Book at
Key West Express
Marítima Isla Mujeres
Phone
Isla Mujeres: 01 9983 071019 · Punta Sam: 9982 019376 · Teléfono de Oficina: 2740064 y 2740089 · Cozumel: 01 (987) 8784171 y 01 (987) 8691067
Email
contacto@maritimaislamujeres.com
Car ferry from Punta Sam to Isla Mujeres
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $16
Schedules at
maritimaislamujeres.com

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