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Playa del Carmen to Cancún coach

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Playa del Carmen - Cancún Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 317 intercity coaches per day from Playa del Carmen to Cancún. Traveling by coach from Playa del Carmen to Cancún usually takes around one hour and 7 minutes, but the fastest ADO Aeropuerto (R) coach can make the trip in 55 minutes.

Distance39 mi (64 km)
Shortest duration0h 55m
Cheapest price£3.40
Trips per day317
Most frequent serviceADO Aeropuerto (R)
Coach lines5

What coach companies travel from Playa del Carmen to Cancún?

There are 5 bus lines from Playa del Carmen to Cancún available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 252 daily trips, ADO Aeropuerto (R) usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
ADO591h 15m£5.02
ADO Aeropuerto (R)2521h 5m£11.10
ADO Conecta81h 15m£3.72
ADO OCC11h 15m£4.89
AU11h 15m£3.80
  • Book ADO from Playa del Carmen to Cancún from £5. There are 59 ADO schedules from Playa del Carmen to Cancún and you can expect on average to pay for a ADO ticket to Cancún. In Playa del Carmen, ADO departs to Cancún from Alterna and 1 other station. In Cancún, ADO arrives at ADO Bus Station and no other station.

    An average trip on ADO from Playa del Carmen to Cancún takes 1 hours and 15 minutes , while the fastest available ADO trip will get you to Cancún in 0 hours and 55 minutes .

    On weekends, ADO offers 58 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Cancún.

  • Book ADO Aeropuerto (R) from Playa del Carmen to Cancún from £11. There are 252 ADO Aeropuerto (R) schedules from Playa del Carmen to Cancún and you can expect on average to pay for a ADO Aeropuerto (R) ticket to Cancún. In Playa del Carmen, ADO Aeropuerto (R) departs to Cancún from ADO Bus Station and 1 other station. In Cancún, ADO Aeropuerto (R) arrives at Cancún Airport Terminal 3 and 2 other stations.

    An average trip on ADO Aeropuerto (R) from Playa del Carmen to Cancún takes 1 hours and 5 minutes , while the fastest available ADO Aeropuerto (R) trip will get you to Cancún in 0 hours and 55 minutes .

    On weekends, ADO Aeropuerto (R) offers 252 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Cancún.

  • ADO Conecta, a prominent intercity passenger transportation company in Mexico, stands out as a leading player in the industry. As a subsidiary of ADO (Autobuses de Oriente), ADO Conecta upholds its parent company's commitment to efficient and reliable service. With a focus on southern Mexico, ADO Conecta offers popular routes to beachside destinations such as Cancun, Tulum, and Chiquila. Travelers exploring the coastal region love the Playa del Carmen to Cancun route. ADO Conecta ensures a comfortable journey with reclining executive-style seats, air conditioning, and individual reading lights for passengers' convenience.

  • Book ADO OCC from Playa del Carmen to Cancún from £5. There are 1 ADO OCC schedules from Playa del Carmen to Cancún and you can expect on average to pay for a ADO OCC ticket to Cancún. In Playa del Carmen, ADO OCC departs to Cancún from Alterna and no other station. In Cancún, ADO OCC arrives at ADO Bus Station and no other station.

    An average trip on ADO OCC from Playa del Carmen to Cancún takes 1 hours and 15 minutes , while the fastest available ADO OCC trip will get you to Cancún in 0 hours and 55 minutes .

    On weekends, ADO OCC offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Cancún.

  • Book AU from Playa del Carmen to Cancún from £4. There are 1 AU schedules from Playa del Carmen to Cancún and you can expect on average to pay for a AU ticket to Cancún. In Playa del Carmen, AU departs to Cancún from Alterna and no other station. In Cancún, AU arrives at ADO Bus Station and no other station.

    An average trip on AU from Playa del Carmen to Cancún takes 1 hours and 15 minutes , while the fastest available AU trip will get you to Cancún in 0 hours and 55 minutes .

    On weekends, AU offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Cancún.

Frequently Asked Questions

The coach takes an average of one hour and 7 minutes to cover the 39 miles from Playa del Carmen to Cancún. However, the fastest coach only takes 55 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short coach trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach to enjoy the weekend in Cancún. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

The first coach leaves at 00:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Playa del Carmen to Cancún, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 317 scheduled coaches that travel from Playa del Carmen to Cancún every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from Playa del Carmen to Cancún without transferring.

City Information

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Playa del Carmen?

Main departure station: Alterna

Playa del Carmen has two coach stations with service to Cancún.

All coach stations in Playa del Carmen:

  • Alterna

  • ADO Bus Station

Where does the coach arrive in Cancún?

Main arrival station: Cancún Airport Terminal 4

Coaches arrive in Cancún at 4 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with.

Coach stations in Cancún:

  • Cancún Airport Terminal 4

  • Cancún Airport Terminal 2

  • Cancún Airport Terminal 3

  • ADO Bus Station

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