When you arrive at Cancun Airport, there are many transportation companies with different rates and vehicles to take you to your destination, but when its time to go from Cancun or Playa Del Carmen to Cancun Airport, many people have questions about it.


How to get from Playa del Carmen to Cancun Airport

If you are wondering how to get from playa del Carmen to Cancun Airport, have in mind that Cancun Airport is located about 50 minutes from Playa del Carmen. The only way to get there is driving by the highway and the prices may vary depending on the service you are looking for.

Take a bus from Playa del Carmen to Cancun Airport

ADO buses is the only bus company in Cancun and Playa del Carmen to have a route directly to Cancun Airport. You can get tickets on their websites. The rates are fairly cheap and the buses have air conditionair.


  • The buses are well taken care of.
  • The trips go every hour or so.
  • The buses offer air conditionair
  • Tickets are cheap.
  • The bus arrive directly to the Airport


  • Buses only leave from 2 points in Playa del Carmen
  • You will have to take a taxi or othe transportation to get to the terminal
  • It may be complicated to travel with kids or too many people
  • If you have too much luggage it may complicated to travel with it

Book a private transfer from Playa del Carmen to Cancun Airport

Private transfers are the best choice if your hotel is far from the ADO terminal or if you simply want a provate shuttle where you can rest on the way to Cancun Airport. Usually rates can be higher that those from shared shuttles but the amenities are worth it. Also rates are already stated on websites and you can book your ride even before your vacations or a day before. Companies arrive at you hotel and leave you at cancun airport.

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Take a Taxi from your hotel to Cancun Airport

If you want to directly to Cancun Airport from you hotel in Playa del Carmen, another option would be to order a taxi. Many hotels have direct contact with taxis so is a good idea to ask in the lobby of your hotel about the route and prices.



  • Your hotel might hace direct contact with the taxi company
  • The taxi will go get you to your hotel
  • Private trip
  • Private seervice


  • Taxi rates are very high and they are not set
  • Vans and bigger taxis can be even more expensive
  • The hour stated by the driver is not sacred, it is possible it will arrive late
  • Poor choice of vehicles