Duration 5h 52m
Distance 4414.4 km
Average price $8000
Possible routes 7 found

Tampa to Playa del Carmen

Rome2rio has found 7 ways to get from Tampa to Playa del Carmen by flight, bus, ferry, train and car. We recommend flying from Tampa to Cancun and then taking the bus from Cancún International Airport to Playa Del Carmen ADO Bus Station, which is the fastest option and takes around 5h 52m.

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Fly Tampa to Cancun, bus

  1. Tampa
    TPA - CUN
  2. Cancún International Airport
    Cancún International Airport - Playa del Carmen Riu Yucatan
  3. Playa del Carmen
Fastest
5h 52m
$3229 - $11444
Alternative routes

Fly Tampa to Cozumel, ferry

  1. Tampa
    TPA - CZM
  2. Cozumel
    Cozumel-Playa del Carmen / ...
  3. Playa del Carmen
7h 34m
$3434 - $26334

Train to Orlando, fly to Cancun, bus

  1. Tampa Union Station
    Silver Star
  2. Orlando
    MCO - CUN
  3. Cancún International Airport
    Cancún International Airport - Playa del Carmen Riu Yucatan
  4. Playa del Carmen
8h 14m
Cheapest
$2942 - $9651

Bus, train

  1. Tampa, Fl
    1008 / ...
  2. Orlando, Fl
    1247
  3. Lafayette Amtrak Station
    Sunset Limited
  4. San Antonio
  5. México Central Norte
    Ado
  6. Playa del Carmen
3 days 9h
$5102 - $9023

Bus, night bus

  1. Tampa, Fl
    1008 / ...
  2. Orlando, Fl
    1247 / ...
  3. Houston, Tx
    9389
  4. Nuevo Laredo
    Nuevo Laredo
  5. México Central Norte
    Ado
  6. Playa del Carmen
3 days 10h
$5352 - $8423

Bus

  1. Tampa, Fl
    1008 / ...
  2. Orlando, Fl
    1247 / ...
  3. Houston Downtown Greyhound
  4. Monterrey GEB
    Monterrey-Tijuana 1 / ...
  5. Gómez Palacio
    Torreón / ...
  6. Puebla CAPU
    GL Puebla / ...
  7. Playa del Carmen
3 days 17h
$6935 - $10156

Drive

  1. Tampa
    4414 km
  2. Playa del Carmen
2 days 4h
$7000 - $11000

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Tampa to Playa del Carmen? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Tampa to Playa del Carmen is to train and fly and bus which costs $150 - $500 and takes 8h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Tampa to Playa del Carmen is to fly and bus which costs $160 - $600 and takes 5h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tampa to Playa del Carmen. However, there are services departing from Tampa, Fl and arriving at Playa del Carmen Alterna via Orlando, Fl, Houston, Tx, Nuevo Laredo and México Central Norte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 10h.

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The distance between Tampa and Playa del Carmen is 939 km. The road distance is 4414.4 km.

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The best way to get from Tampa to Playa del Carmen without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 days 9h and costs $260 - $470.

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It takes approximately 5h 52m to get from Tampa to Playa del Carmen, including transfers.

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Tampa to Playa del Carmen bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Tampa, Fl station.

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The quickest flight from Tampa Airport to Cancun Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 57m.

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Tampa to Playa del Carmen bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at Playa del Carmen Alterna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tampa to Playa del Carmen is 4414 km. It takes approximately 2 days 4h to drive from Tampa to Playa del Carmen.

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

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There are 1549+ hotels available in Playa del Carmen. Prices start at $1750 MXN per night.

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How to travel from Tampa to Playa del Carmen

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Tampa to Playa del Carmen right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Tampa and Playa del Carmen?

You can take a bus from Tampa to Playa del Carmen via Orlando, Fl, Houston, Tx, Houston Downtown Greyhound, Monterrey, Monterrey GEB, Gómez Palacio, Puebla, and Puebla CAPU in around 3 days 17h.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
$4300 - $21000
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$3300 - $14000
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Saturday
Estimated price
$5500 - $24000
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$5500 - $33000
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
$3300 - $17000
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Saturday
Estimated price
$14000 - $110000

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