If you are looking for a transportation method to get from Cancun International Airport (CUN) to Playa del Carmen, you will find several ones. You can choose between a taxi, private transportation service, shared Transportation to Playa del Carmen, or ADO bus. The fastest way to go is through Highway 307 with a Private Transportation to Playa del Carmen service.
The ADO bus is a comfortable and cheapest way to go to Playa del Carmen. This option is very comfortable with air conditioning in all buses, and several schedules that go from 5 am to 11 pm and departures almost every 2 hours.
Also, after you go through immigration and customs, there is an ADO bus station located outside the different terminals since ADO is the only bus company with permission to offer transportation from the airport.
Besides Playa del Carmen you can go to different points of the Riviera Maya with the ADO Buses. The cost of a single ride to Playa del Carmen is $208 MXN, but prices might change. Take in mind that ADO buses only stop in the bus station so in case you need to go to your hotel or any specific destination, you must take another transportation option.
If you choose this option as your transportation to Playa del Carmen method it is very probably that you will not be able to coordinate your arrival with the bus schedule so you have to wait for the next bus.
Rent a car
This option is very convenient to go at your own pace. If you arrive at the airport you can rent a car and go through the highway Cancun/Mexico 307. It won’t take more than 1 hour to arrive at Playa del Carmen. With a rental car, you will have the freedom to visit nearby places like Chichen Itza or Tulum.
Even though you can rent a car at your arrival it is recommended to book your vehicle in advance to find lower rates. Prices may vary depending on the type of vehicle you want. Also, before renting a car check out if your hotel counts with parking spaces to avoid paying for extra spaces.
To rent a car you must meet some requirements such as:
- Be 21 years or older
- A credit card
- A valid driver’s license
- Official ID or passport
Some agencies also ask for a deposit of guarantee that goes from $200 to $2,500 USD so take in mind this amount of money while planning your budget.
Shared shuttle to Playa del Carmen
Shared shuttle is another cheap option due to the number of passengers in each van, but a little complicated since there are not shared Airport shuttle and they can only be taken in downtown or the Hotel Zone of Cancun.
There are some shared shuttles that go from Cancun to Playa del Carmen, but they can only be taken within the city, not at the airport. Prices are almost the same as ADO buses, however, they can be slower due to the continuous stops along the way.
The best option to go directly to your destination is Transportation from Cancun Airport to Playa del Carmen with Cancun Airport Transportation. It will take a maximum of 49 minutes to reach your destination without continuous stops. You won’t have to share your transfer with strangers, with air conditioning in all vehicles and insurance for all passengers.
All the services are personalized and direct to your destination with bilingual staff. Also, you can choose the time of your transportation service according to your flight itinerary or hotel check-in. Private Transportation from Cancun Airport to Playa del Carmen include flight monitoring to be informed in case your flight is delayed or changed. You can book a one way trip or a round-trip service in case you already know the dates of your return.
We offer you the perfect option to reach your hotel or destination. We also meet all the hygiene standards with the vehicles cleaned and disinfected immediately before and after each service.