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There are 4 ways to get from Tulum to Akumal by bus, taxi, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  21 min

  1. Take the bus from Tulum Terminal ADO to Akumal Chetumal

$40 - $60

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tulum to Akumal 27.2 km

$210 - $260

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Tulum to Akumal 27.2 km

$45 - $70

Shuttle  •  25 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Tulum to Akumal Felipe Carrillo Puerto

Tulum to Akumal by bus

The bus journey time between Tulum and Akumal is around 30 min and covers a distance of around 36 km. The fastest bus normally takes 30 min. Operated by Autobuses Mayab, the Tulum to Akumal bus service departs from Tulum Terminal ADO and arrives in Akumal. Typically 48 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Tulum to Akumal bus schedules

Tulum → Akumal
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Rules to follow in Mexico

1.5m

Mandatory

Travel within Mexico

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COVID-19 help in Mexico

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 911

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within Mexico is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Akumal is 911.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Akumal is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Akumal is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 911.

Last updated: 12 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tulum to Akumal is to bus which costs $40 - $60 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tulum to Akumal is to bus which costs $40 - $60 and takes 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tulum Terminal ADO and arriving at Akumal. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

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The distance between Tulum and Akumal is 26 km. The road distance is 27.2 km.

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The best way to get from Tulum to Akumal without a car is to bus which takes 21 min and costs $40 - $60.

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The bus from Tulum Terminal ADO to Akumal takes 21 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Tulum to Akumal bus services, operated by Autobuses Mayab, depart from Tulum Terminal ADO station.

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Tulum to Akumal bus services, operated by Autobuses Mayab, arrive at Akumal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tulum to Akumal is 27 km. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Tulum to Akumal.

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There are 176+ hotels available in Akumal. Prices start at $2000 MXN per night.

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  • Distance: 25.8 km
  • Duration: 21 min

What companies run services between Tulum, Mexico and Akumal, Mexico?

Autobuses Mayab operates a bus from Tulum Terminal ADO to Akumal every 4 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 21 min.

Bus operators
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tulum Terminal ADO to Akumal
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Autobuses Mayab
Unión Nacional de Transportistas del Cambio (UNTRAC)
Other operators
Taxi from Tulum to Akumal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Tulum Taxis
Phone
+52 998 236 4234
Website
facebook.com
Taxi Tulum Transfer
Phone
+52 984 312 6382
Website
taxitulumtransfer.com
Radio Taxi Familiar
Phone
+52 984 233 5651
Website
facebook.com

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