Did you know that the distance from Cancun Airport to Playa del Carmen is 55.4 kilometers? It's actually not a very long distance and can be covered using various transportation options.

You can take an ADO bus from the airport, rent a car, or even take one of the taxis located outside Cancun Airport.

So why choose a private transfer service? Because we are one of the best options for getting from Cancun Airport to your hotel in Playa del Carmen. We offer a safe and fast option where you won't have to pay any extra fees, and furthermore, you won't have to endure long queues to board.

If you don't need to know any more, then BOOK NOW your private transfer service. But if you want to know more. Then read on and find out what we can offer you.

Transportation from cancun to Playa del Carmen

We know you are not looking for just any transportation from Cancun airport to Playa del Carmen. You are looking for a reliable, quality service that can offer you multiple vehicle options for your comfortable transfer from Cancun to Playa del Carmen. Then you don't need to look any further: We are the private transportation agency playa del carmen that you need. Don't you believe us? We invite you to read the comments of our hundreds of customers on our TripAdvisor and Google My Business accounts.

Tanya Hammel
Tanya Hammel
Amazing and kind!
Anton Vezikov
Anton Vezikov
Juan was our driver and we had a great experience.
Tarek Najem
Tarek Najem
Pretty good service. However, there was no one waiting for us, so we had to go to the correct platform after asking around. No big deal. Arielo was a great driver as he got us to our destination safe and sound. Thanks.
Tommi Rintamaa
Tommi Rintamaa
Car was very clean. Our driver Juan Canul was courteous and funny and also accommodated my request to stop at an ATM before heading out to the hotel. I received instructions and whatsapp messages ahead of our arrival on how to get to them. I can highly recommend them. Book your transportation in advance to avoid the hassle and haggling with taxi drivers. Heading home tomorrow morning and of course using them as our method of transportation to the airport.
Varun Gupta
Varun Gupta
Great experience with Cancun Airport Transportation to and from Tulum. Silverio Aban was a great driver.
Paulina C
Paulina C
Un excelente inicio A pesar del tramo corto tuvimos una experiencia muy cómoda, Gerry fue muy amable y atento con nosotros y sin duda recomendaríamos este servicio
Brenda Lisette P
Brenda Lisette P
Recomendado 5/5 Fue increíble el trato, muy amables y eficaces, fui rápido por negocios y lograron que me sienta realmente cómoda
Very professional & friendly driver & clean vehicle. We did have to wait 10-15 minutes for transportation vehicle upon arriving at airport. However they were spot on time when returning to airport. Super clean vehicle. I will use this transportation again when traveling to Cancun.
Ted W
Ted W
Exactly What was Promised The communication was very thorough. Plenty of directions via WhatsApp. They even called when our flight landed. Only a brief wait for the driver. Just what I wanted.
Cancun Airport Transportation Did a round trip for 3. Very friendly drivers, very clean van. Will definitely resuse the service on my next trip.
Super conducteur , grande gentillesse de la part de Francisco Super accueil et gentillesse de notre chauffeur Francisco . Facilité pour trouver notre chauffeur et zéro temps d'attente
Karla W
Karla W
Excellent and quick service! Used Cancun Transportation for the first time and it was rock solid. Once we landed and got out of the airport, quick walk over where we needed to meet the team. Driver was called and within 1-2 minutes he arrived. Very friendly, great English and welcomed us with cold beverages! Our return was just as good - punctual pickup, great service and very friendly! Would absolutely recommend. We did the luxury pickup and loved it!
Awesome! Super Reliable Husband and I were out of the airport in less than 10 minutes. Picked us up on time to take us back to the airport
Cancun Transportation We booked our transportation in advance because we didn't want to worry about getting to the hotel when we arrive or looking for transportation on our way to the airport. We arrived on Sunday Dec 10, we received a WhatsApp message with instruction of where to meet the representative. We followed the instructions, met the representative, and within 10 minutes our car was there. The transportation was clean, there was enough room for the 7 of us and everything was good. We also used Cancun airport transportation on our way back on Dec 16. Our driver was Armando and he was EXCELLEND. He drove carefully, he was very nice, very punctual, and we enjoyed the ride. Overall a great experience and we will defiantly use them again when we come back to Cancun.
Excellent Service! The service was excellent! I booked my transportation the day before and the company remained in constant communication with me. They told me where I should go and what stand area I should find them waiting at! I would highly recommend using this transportation service!

Discover Our Transfer Services to Popular Destinations

At Playa del Carmen VIP Transportation, we understand the importance of a worry-free transfer from the airport to your desired destination. We've compiled a list of the most popular destinations our clients are most likely to head to. Whether you are planning a getaway to a beautiful beach, a luxurious resort, or an exciting tourist destination, we are here to make sure your arrival is smooth and comfortable. Our reliable and professional transfer services are designed to give you the best experience from the moment you land. Explore our transfer options and book your trip with us today to enjoy a hassle-free arrival at your preferred destination!

Cancun airport to ST Regis Riviera Maya

Experience a worry-free transfer from Cancun Airport to the luxurious St. Regis Riviera Maya. Our professional service will comfortably take you to this coastal paradise, ensuring you begin your getaway in style.

ST Regis Riviera Maya

Cancun airport to Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya

Enjoy a relaxed journey from Cancun Airport to the exclusive Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya. Our expert drivers will transport you to this all-inclusive resort, where you'll kick-start your luxury experience from the very first moment.

Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya



Cancun airport to Banyan Tree Mayakoba

Your journey to serenity begins with our transfer from Cancun Airport to Banyan Tree Mayakoba. Let us take you to this exquisite retreat in the Riviera Maya, where you can commence your nature-infused getaway

Banyan Tree Mayakoba private taxi

Cancun airport to Secrets Maroma

Start your beach escape with our transfer service from Cancun Airport to Secrets Maroma. Relax and enjoy the journey to this luxury resort, where your Riviera Maya vacation becomes unforgettable

Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun

Cancun Airport to Sandos Caracol Eco Resort

The Sandos Caracol Eco Resort is located very close to the entrance of Playa del Carmen and 52.3 km from Cancun airport. A perfect hotel to enjoy during the day and close to the city to have fun at night.

Sandos Caracol Eco Resort Select Club

Cancun Airport to Grand Riviera Princess

The Grand Riviera Princess Hotel is characterized for being one of the best resorts located on Fifth Avenue in Playa del Carmen and is only 9.3 minutes away from downtown Playa del Carmen.

cancun airport transportation to Grand Riviera Princess


Hilton Playa del Carmen Airport Shuttle

Your serenity journey starts with our Cancun Airport to Hilton Playa del Carmen transfer. Let us take you to this nature-infused retreat in the Riviera Maya. Welcome to Hilton Playa del Carmen!

Hilton Playa del Carmen transfer cancun

Paradisus la Perla airport shuttle Cancun

Embark on tranquility with our Cancun Airport to La Perla Playa del Carmen transfer. Let us guide you to this coastal retreat in the Riviera Maya. Welcome to La Perla Playa del Carmen!

private transportation to Paradisus La Perla


How far from Playa del Carmen to Cancun Mexico?

The distance from Cancun city to Playa del Carmen is 68.2 km and the distance from Cancun airport to Playa del Carmen is 55.4 km away.

Although this distance is really relative. Why? Because it considers the center of Cancun to the center of Playa del Carmen or the Cancun airport to the center of Playa del Carmen.

Therefore, the distance could vary depending on what hotel or PDC place you need to get to. Do you have to worry about it? No, you don't have to worry about it at all and rely on our service from Cancun airport to Playa del Carmen.


Airport transfer from Cancun Airport to Playa del Carmen

Cancun airport is the closest airport to Playa del Carmen and we are sure that your first stop towards your vacation in the heart of the Riviera Maya will be Cancun airport.

Do you have to worry about how to get to Playa del Carmen? No, from Playa del Carmen you can take an ADO bus, a public transfer cab, a private shuttle service or even for the most demanding ones: Cancun airport vip service.

We can't leave out the car rental, however, which of all these options is the best? The taxi to playa del carmen or the private transfer to Playa del Carmen are your best option and now we will tell you about their benefits.

how much is a taxi from cancun airport to playa del carmen
how much is a cab from cancun airport to playa del carmen? The cost of a private cab or private transportation from the airport to PDC is from 85 USD.

Benefits of Private Transfer

ADO service can be an economical option to go to Playa del Carmen from Cancun airport, renting a car can also be a valid option, but what are the benefits of CHOOSING private cab service?

▶️ Comfort: Private transfer service provides the comfort of traveling in a vehicle exclusively for you and your group. You won't have to share the space with strangers or wait in long queues.

▶️ Privacy: By choosing a private transfer, you can enjoy privacy during your journey. You won't have to worry about sharing the space with others and can have private conversations or relax as you wish.

▶️ Punctuality: Private transfer services are known for their punctuality. The driver will be waiting for you at the agreed location and will take you directly to your destination without unnecessary delays.

▶️ Flexibility: With a private transfer, you have the flexibility to choose the pickup time that suits you best. You won't have to adhere to fixed schedules of public transportation or wait for an available taxi.

playa del carmen transfer

private service playa del carmen

▶️ Professional Driver: Private transfer services usually have professional and experienced drivers. They are familiar with the route and will provide you with a safe and smooth journey.

▶️ Spacious Vehicles: Vehicles used in private transfers are often spacious and comfortable, allowing you to travel with your luggage without any space constraints.

▶️ Personalized Attention: Being a private service, the driver will be dedicated solely to you and your needs. You can request additional stops or ask questions about the destination during the journey.

▶️ Transparent Pricing: Many private transfer services offer fixed and transparent rates, allowing you to know the cost of the transfer in advance and avoid unpleasant surprises when it's time to pay.

Specialized private transfer services for your comfort

For your comfort, satisfaction, and experience, we provide a specialized private transfer service from Cancun airport. Our dedicated vehicle is designed to meet the needs of various travelers, ensuring a comfortable and seamless journey to your destination, regardless of your vacation budget.

  • Private vehicle - VW Transporter or similar.
  • Perfect for 1 person, couples or small groups.
  • Our bilingual staff will be at the airport to welcome you upon your arrival.
  • Vehicle is for the exclusive use of your party only (not shared).
  • Taxes and Airport charges are included.
  • Traveler insurance included.
  • Bilingual driver.
passengers Single Round trip
1 to 3 passengers 65 USD 105 USD
4 to 7 passengers 70 USD 110 USD
8 to 10 passengers 75 USD 125 USD

Transfers to the best hotels in Playa del Carmen

Our transportation and cab service is very extensive, a service that is not limited to just a few hotels and resoert: We offer a first class and quality service to all hotels, apartments, vacation homes and Airbnb's in Playa del Carmen. Here are the most popular hotels and resorts with our hundreds of clients.

  • Paradisus Playa del Carmen All Inclusive
  • Grand Velas Riviera Maya
  • Cancun airport to Chable Maroma
  • The St Regis Kanai Resort, Riviera Maya
  • Etéreo
  • Fairmont Heritage Place Mayakoba
  • Andaz Mayakoba All Inclusive Package
  • Fairmont Mayakoba Riviera Maya
  • Soul Beach Boutique Hotel & Spa
  • Blue Diamond Luxury Boutique
  • Pueblito Escondido by Mistik Vacation Rentals
  • El Dorado Maroma
  • Casa Ticul Hotel Boutique

More than 20 years of experience behind us


Frequently Asked Questions

How much does transportation cost in Playa del Carmen?

Private transportation to Playa del Carmen costs 85 USD for a single trip service for 1 to 8 people and the cost of the ADO bus transfer from Playa del Carmen costs 240.00 MXN per person.

How much does a cab from the airport to Playa del Carmen cost?

As such, there is no standard rate for cab service to Playa del Carmen from Cancun. Therefore, the cost of the transfer is whatever "the driver on duty" wants to charge you and this can be from 500 MXN to 2,000 MXN or more.

How much does an uber charge from Cancun Airport to Playa del Carmen?

Unfortunately the Uber service does not have permission to operate inside the Cancun airport and therefore, you would have to leave the airport in order to take an Uber to Playa del Carmen. This service has an average cost of 800 MXN to 1,500 MXN per trip.

How much does an ADO charge from Cancun to Playa del Carmen?

Depending on where you take it from (Cancun Downtown or Cancun International Airport) the cost of the ADO to Playa del Carmen can be from 150.00 MXN to 240.00 MXN.

What is the difference between a private transfer and a shared transfer?

In a private transfer, the vehicle is reserved exclusively for you and your companions, giving you more comfort and privacy. On the other hand, a shared transfer involves sharing the vehicle with other passengers traveling to similar destinations.

How long does the transfer from Cancun to Playa del Carmen take?

The average travel time from Cancun to Playa del Carmen is approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour. It all depends on traffic and road conditions.

Can I make stops during the transfer?

Yes, you can request additional stops during the transfer. However, it is important to inform about these stops at the time of booking, so that we can adjust the time and itinerary accordingly.

Are infant or toddler seats available?

Yes, we can provide infant and toddler seats at no additional cost. You just need to let us know at the time of booking the age and approximate weight of the child to ensure we have the appropriate seat.

What happens if my flight is delayed or delayed?

We constantly monitor flights to adjust pick-up times in case of delays or early arrivals. Don't worry, we will be waiting for you even if there are changes to your flight itinerary.

Do I need to pay in advance or can I pay at the time of transfer?

Normally we require a prepayment to secure your reservation. However, we do have a cash payment option.

What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept several forms of payment, including credit/debit cards and bank transfers. When you make your reservation, we will provide you with details on the payment options available.

Do you offer transfer services at night?

Yes, we offer private transfers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including night hours. You can count on us for your transfers at any time.


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