There are 6 ways to get from Tulum to Riviera Nayarit by bus, plane or car

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

Bus to Cancun, fly to Puerto Vallarta  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Cancún International Airport
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) CUN - PVR

$108 - $355

Cheapest option

Bus to Cancun, fly to Guadalajara, bus  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Cancún International Airport
  2. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Guadalajara (GDL) CUN - GDL
  3. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Riviera Nayarit

$89 - $363

4 alternative options

Bus to Merida, fly to Puerto Vallarta  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Tulum Terminal ADO to Mérida CAME
  2. Fly from Merida (MID) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) MID - PVR

$105 - $354

Bus via Guadalajara  •  40 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Playa del Carmen
  2. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Alterna to México Central Norte Ado
  3. Take the bus from Mexico City North Bus Terminal to Guadalajara
  4. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta

$111 - $179

Bus  •  41 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Playa del Carmen
  2. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Puebla CAPU
  3. Take the bus from Puebla to Riviera Nayarit

$113 - $223

Drive  •  28 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Tulum to Riviera Nayarit 1526.2 miles

$200 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tulum to Riviera Nayarit is to bus and fly which costs $1700 - $7500 and takes 11 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tulum to Riviera Nayarit is to bus and fly which takes 7 h 33 min and costs $2100 - $7500.

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The distance between Tulum and Riviera Nayarit is 1858 km. The road distance is 2442 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 7 h 33 min to get from Tulum to Riviera Nayarit, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Tulum to Riviera Nayarit. However, there are services departing from Tulum and arriving at Nuevo Vallarta via Playa del Carmen Alterna, Mexico City North Bus Terminal, Guadalajara and Palmas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 43 min.

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What companies run services between Tulum, Mexico and Riviera Nayarit, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Tulum to Riviera Nayarit via Playa del Carmen, Playa del Carmen Alterna, México Central Norte, Mexico City North Bus Terminal, Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta, Palmas, and Nuevo Vallarta in around 40 h 43 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Cancun to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Merida to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $360
Flights from Merida to Puerto Vallarta via Monterrey, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $360
Flights from Cancun to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Cancun to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Cancun to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from Cancun to Puerto Vallarta via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Merida to Puerto Vallarta via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Flights from Merida to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Flights from Merida to Puerto Vallarta via Tuxtla Gutierrez, Monterrey
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Merida to Puerto Vallarta via Monterrey, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Cancun to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Cancun to Guadalajara via Villahermosa
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Cancun to Puerto Vallarta via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Cancun to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Merida to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Cancun to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Flights from Cancun to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Cancun to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Merida to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $330
Flights from Cancun to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cancun to Puerto Vallarta via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Merida to Puerto Vallarta via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cancun to Puerto Vallarta via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Cancun to Puerto Vallarta via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Cancun to Puerto Vallarta via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tulum to Cancún International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $25
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$17 - $25
Economy
$7 - $11
Bus from Tulum Terminal ADO to Mérida CAME
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$22 - $35
Economy
$12 - $18
Bus from Playa del Carmen Alterna to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$65 - $95
Economy
$60 - $90
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Puebla CAPU
Ave. Duration
23 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$60 - $90
Economy
$55 - $85
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Riviera Nayarit
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$24 - $35
Full Fare
$25 - $35
Bus from Puebla to Riviera Nayarit
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$55 - $85
Full Fare
$75 - $110
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
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City North Bus Terminal to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City North Bus to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Vallarta Plus
Website
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com

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