Cancun to Tulum

Cancun to Tulum

  18 trips (MXN 262 – MXN 2,312)

Other Options



1h 45m

From MXN 2,040
Cancun Airport Transfer
2h taxi ride with Happy Shuttle
Tulum Hotel Transfer
From MXN 2,179 vehicle, all incl
Cancun Airport Transfer
2h taxi ride with Happy Shuttle
Boca Paila Hotel Transfer, Tulum
From MXN 2,201 vehicle, all incl

Cancun to Tulum Schedule

Cancun to Tulum Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
TripAlliance Van 9pax Any timeMXN 2,040.44
Happy Shuttle Van 10pax Any timeMXN 2,290.06
ADO Standard AC 07:10 - 08:35MXN 295.51
ADO Standard AC 08:20 - 09:45MXN 295.51
ADO Standard AC 10:00 - 11:25MXN 295.51
ADO Standard AC 12:10 - 13:35MXN 295.51
ADO Standard AC 14:00 - 15:25MXN 295.51
ADO Standard AC 17:15 - 18:10MXN 423.25
ADO Standard AC 20:05 - 21:00MXN 423.25

Transportation from Cancun to Tulum

How to get from Cancun to Tulum

When you want to get from Cancun to Tulum, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Bus
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Taxi. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about MXN 2,313.30. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as MXN 262.27.

How far is Cancun from Tulum?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Cancun to Tulum. Your trip will be a total of 82 miles (131 km). The flying distance is 79 miles (127 km).

How long does it take to get from Cancun to Tulum?

The travel time from Cancun to Tulum can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 3 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Cancun to Tulum?

The cost of the trip from Cancun to Tulum varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Autobuses Unidos: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as MXN 262.27 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi - a one-way taxi ticket can cost as much as MXN 2,313.30.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Cancun to Tulum:

  • Bus tickets - MXN 262.88 to MXN 424.65;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from MXN 2,042.34 to MXN 2,305.22.

How many trips per day are there between Cancun and Tulum?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Buses start plying the route from 07:10 - you can also take a bus as late as 21:35. There are 1 available bus trips every day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Cancun to Tulum any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Taking a bus from Cancun to Tulum is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.


Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Cancun to Tulum. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as MXN 2,042.34.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.

The most popular transport from Cancun to Tulum

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Cancun to Tulum? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% decided to go for a bus.