Transportation information for Playa del Carmen is provided below. Travel information includes driving directions, maps, airport information and more.
The most common airport for arriving to Playa del Carmen is the Cancun International Airport located approximately 45 miles (72 km) to the north. Flights are available from many large airlines from many large cities around the world. Buses are frequently available to get you to Playa del Carmen from Cancun. Taxis are another alternative.
Buses are available to get to Playa del Carmen. Many companies offer services from cities such as Mexico City, Cancun, Tulum, and many others. Taxis are plentiful in Playa del Carmen to get you to your destinations. Expect to pay a little more for a taxi at nighttime.
Map + Directions
You are able to drive from Cancun to Playa del Carmen by taking Highway 307. Car rentals are a good source of transportation and are offered in many locations such as at the airport in Cancun and also in downtown Playa del Carmen.