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There are 4 ways to get from Tuxtepec to Playa del Carmen by taxi, plane, bus or car

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Taxi, fly, bus

  1. Take a taxi from Tuxtepec to Oaxaca
  2. Fly from Oaxaca (OAX) to Cancun (CUN)
  3. Take the bus from Cancun International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística

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Bus via Acayucan

  1. Take the bus from Cosamaloapan to Acayucan
  2. Take the bus from Acayucan to Tulum
  3. Take the bus from Tulum to Playa del Carmen

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Cosamaloapan to Playa del Carmen Alterna

Drive

  1. Drive from Tuxtepec to Playa del Carmen
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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 Playa del Carmen is 911.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Playa del Carmen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Playa del Carmen is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Tuxtepec to Playa del Carmen is to bus via Acayucan which costs $650 - $1500 and takes 20h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Tuxtepec to Playa del Carmen is to taxi and fly and bus which costs $3800 - $7500 and takes 6h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tuxtepec to Playa del Carmen. However, there are services departing from Tuxtepec and arriving at Playa del Carmen via Santa Cruz, Cosamaloapan, Acayucan and Tulum. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 20m.

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The distance between Tuxtepec and Playa del Carmen is 990 km. The road distance is 1209.2 km.

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The best way to get from Tuxtepec to Playa del Carmen without a car is to bus via Acayucan which takes 20h 20m and costs $650 - $1500.

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It takes approximately 6h 39m to get from Tuxtepec to Playa del Carmen, including transfers.

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Tuxtepec to Playa del Carmen bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Cosamaloapan station.

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The quickest flight from Oaxaca Airport to Cancun Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Tuxtepec to Playa del Carmen bus services, operated by Transporte Foráneo Cancún-Playa del Carmen, arrive at Playa del Carmen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tuxtepec to Playa del Carmen is 1209 km. It takes approximately 15h 16m to drive from Tuxtepec to Playa del Carmen.

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Map of how to get from Tuxtepec to Playa del Carmen.
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  • Distance: 989.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 39m

What companies run services between Tuxtepec, Mexico and Playa del Carmen, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Tuxtepec to Playa del Carmen via Santa Cruz, Cosamaloapan, Acayucan, and Tulum in around 20h 20m.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
aeromexico.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1800 - $7500
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1200 - $7000
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1300 - $8500
Bus operators
ADO

Autobuses de Oriente (ADO) is one of Mexico’s largest bus companies, mainly operating south of Mexico City and into the Yucatan Peninsula. Choose from three bus classes: ADO (first class), ADO GL (luxury class) and ADO Platino (platinum class and the most expensive). All buses are comfortable, with reclining seats, blackout curtains, air conditioning and a toilet; ADO Platino offers additional amenities such as extra legroom, onboard Wi-Fi and individual screens.

Contact Details
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancun International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
ADO
$150 - $220
ADO GL
$110 - $130
Bus from Cosamaloapan to Acayucan
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$200 - $310
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
ADO
$210 - $310
ADO GL
$200 - $240
Bus from Cosamaloapan to Playa del Carmen Alterna
Ave. Duration
18h 46m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1200 - $2400
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
ADO
$1200 - $1900
ADO GL
$1400 - $2400
Autobuses Unidos (AU)
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cosamaloapan to Acayucan
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $240
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facebook.com
Child & Senior disscount
$85 - $120
Regular
$160 - $240
Transporte Foráneo Cancún-Playa del Carmen
Phone
+52 984 877 3859
Bus from Tulum to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Autobuses Mayab
Other operators
Taxi from Tuxtepec to Oaxaca
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Estimated price
$2500 - $3100

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Volaris, Viva Aerobus and Aeroméxico offer flights from Oaxaca Airport to Cancun Airport.

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