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There are 8 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.

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Bus to Cancun, fly  •  7 h 43 min

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

$109 - $358

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Bus  •  38 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Tulum Terminal ADO to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna
  2. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Alterna to México Terminal TAPO Ado / ...
  3. Take the bus from Mexico City North Bus to Puerto Vallarta

$104 - $229

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ADO to Merida, fly  •  9 h 46 min

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

$105 - $357

Bus via México Terminal Tasqueña  •  40 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Tulum Terminal ADO to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna
  2. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Alterna to México Terminal TAPO Ado / ...
  3. Take the bus from México Terminal Tasqueña to Riviera Nayarit

$116 - $240

Bus via Puebla CAPU  •  40 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Tulum Terminal ADO to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna
  2. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Puebla CAPU
  3. Take the bus from Puebla CAPU to México Sur - Tasqueña
  4. Take the bus from México Terminal Tasqueña to Riviera Nayarit

$117 - $270

Bus via Terminal Central De Autobuses Del Sur  •  43 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Tulum Terminal ADO to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna
  2. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Alterna to México Central Norte Ado
  3. Take the bus from México Terminal Tasqueña to Riviera Nayarit

$114 - $228

Bus via Tepic  •  47 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Tulum to Playa del Carmen Colectivos
  2. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Cancún
  3. Take the bus from Cancun to Mexico City
  4. Take the bus from Mexico to Tepic
  5. Take the bus from Tepic to Puerto Vallarta

$112 - $184

Drive  •  28 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Tulum to Riviera Nayarit 1526.2 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Tulum to Riviera Nayarit is to bus which costs $2100 - $3600 and takes 47 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tulum to Riviera Nayarit is to bus and fly which costs $2100 - $7000 and takes 7 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tulum to Riviera Nayarit. However, there are services departing from Tulum Terminal ADO and arriving at Riviera Nayarit via Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna, Puebla CAPU and México Terminal Tasqueña. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 35 min.

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

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The best way to get from Tulum to Riviera Nayarit without a car is to bus which takes 38 h 35 min and costs $2000 - $4500.

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It takes approximately 7 h 43 min to get from Tulum to Riviera Nayarit, including transfers.

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Tulum to Riviera Nayarit bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Tulum Terminal ADO station.

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There is no direct flight from Cancun Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Tulum to Riviera Nayarit bus services, operated by ETN, arrive at Riviera Nayarit station.

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Riviera Nayarit is 2 h behind Tulum. It is currently 9:30 AM in Tulum and 7:30 AM in Riviera Nayarit.

Map of how to get from Tulum to Riviera Nayarit.
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  • Distance: 1161 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 43 min

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 Alterna, México Terminal TAPO, San Lázaro_1_4, Oceanía, Autobuses del Norte, Mexico City North Bus, and Puerto Vallarta in around 38 h 35 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Cancun to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Merida to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $360
Flights from Merida to Puerto Vallarta via Monterrey, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $360
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Cancun to Puerto Vallarta via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Cancun to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 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 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Cancun to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from Merida to Puerto Vallarta via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cancun to Puerto Vallarta via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Merida to Puerto Vallarta via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Cancun to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Merida to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $330
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cancun to Puerto Vallarta via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
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 - $26
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$18 - $26
Economy
$7 - $11
Bus from Tulum Terminal ADO to Mérida CAME
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$23 - $35
Economy
$13 - $19
Bus from Tulum Terminal ADO to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $23
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $23
Economy
$5 - $8
Bus from Playa del Carmen Alterna to México Terminal TAPO
Ave. Duration
23 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$70 - $100
Economy
$60 - $95
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Puebla CAPU
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$65 - $90
Economy
$55 - $85
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
$70 - $100
Economy
$60 - $95
Bus from Cancun to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
28 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$70 - $100
Economy
$65 - $95
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City North Bus to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
12 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$35 - $55
Primera Select
$60 - $80
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from México Terminal Tasqueña to Riviera Nayarit
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$50 - $75
Full Fare
$65 - $95
Regular Price
$95
Internet Discount
$81
Estrella Roja
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tulum to Playa del Carmen Colectivos
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
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
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Mexico to Tepic
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$40 - $55
Bus from Tepic to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$14 - $20
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City North Bus to Tepic
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
odm.com.mx

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Yes, the driving distance between Tulum to Riviera Nayarit is 2442 km. It takes approximately 28 h 25 min to drive from Tulum to Riviera Nayarit.

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Volaris, Viva Aerobus, United Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Cancun Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport.

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There are 800+ hotels available in Riviera Nayarit. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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