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Private Airport Transfers Cancun to Playa Del Carmen

Transfers from Cancun Airport to Playa Del Carmen Cancun International Airport.

Are you looking to get to your hotel or rental as smooth as possible from the airport? Does the thought of renting a car seem like too much to take on during your vacation? Well a private transfer from the Cancun Airport to Playa Del Carmen might just be the best option for getting there and back. Here is why.

Transfers from Cancun Airport to Playa Del Carmen

We have looked over the transportation options for you. This transfer company has a great reputation and provides service to all destinations along the Riviera Maya including Cancun, Playa Del Carmen and Tulum. They make it easy to get from the airport to your holiday destination and start having fun.

If you are interesting in booking a private transfer you can do so here in this link.


Top reason to book a private transfers to and from the Cancun Airport

  • Reasonable prices especially for a group.
  • Fast transfer to your hotel or rental property.
  • You can take ADO public bus to Playa Del Carmen but then most likely you need to take a taxi to your hotel. This can take time and add to your expense. It is also hard with luggage.
  • Some large all inclusive hotels that offer free transfer service have large 60 passenger busses that wait for guest. This is good but you have to wait for all the other people to get on and when you get to the hotel you will checking in with a large group. For just a little bit of money you can be on your way and beat the crowds.
  • English speaking driver that can answer any question you have.
  • You can pay in US Dollars, Canadian Dollars or Mexican Pesos.
  • Is very cost effective. It can be as low as $8.50 USD per person one way.
  • For larger groups it can be cheaper then taxis.
  • Professional drivers.
  • Detailed arrival information for you and easy booking.
  • Optional stop for a restaurant or shopping can be added to your journey. See below.

Add a stop on your way from Cancun Airport

As mentioned above one of the benefits of private transfers is the fact you can also include a stop at a grocery store. This is great if you are staying in a condo and want to stock up without having to do a separate trip out with taxis. For example a stop at Walmart is $30USD for one hour. Usually this is sufficient but more time can be booked if you want.

You can also book a restaurant stop. If you are coming in after a long flight and want to grab something to eat before unpacking, this is a great option. Here are some easy and fun restaurants to stop at on your way to your destination. None of these are on 5th Avenue because that might take more time then you want. These are all around 30th Avenue in the center of Playa Del Carmen.

  • El Fogon-Mexican tacos and always a good way to start your vacation. There are two easy locations in the center of Playa. They have beer and drinks also! This is a low cost restaurant. You can read more about El Fogon in our article about the best place for tourist to get tacos!
  • Nativo Restaurant– This is a casual and fun local place that serves up good juice and Mexican plates. It is very affordable and fresh. They have two location almost next to each other on 30th Avenue. We like the new one on 30th Avenue and 20th Street.
  • 3XL Burgers– This restaurant might be perfect if you want to shop at Walmart and grab something to eat because it is right across the street. This is a good burger place and usually someone speaks English there.
  • If you are looking for something special or particular, see our full Restaurant Guide to Playa Del Carmen here.

Note: A shopping stop or restaurant stop must be booked ahead of time so they can schedule out their drivers for other guest.

Transfers from Cancun Airport to Playa Del Carmen and back

It is just as easy to get back to the airport using this company as well. They will make sure you make your flight and get you to the airport on time.  Tip: book a roundtrip and you can save money on your overall transportation cost. You can save $10 USD -$35 USD by booking roundtrip.

We hope you have an amazing vacation and enjoy getting back and forth to your holiday destination with ease on this private transfer from Cancun Airport to Playa Del Carmen or where ever you are staying.

Caancun airport map ADO bus trasportation to Playa Del Carmen

Cancun Airport with the three terminals which transfer companies can pick you up from as soon as your flight arrives

15 Comments on Private Airport Transfers Cancun to Playa Del Carmen

  1. Jeannette Macono // July 26, 2016 at 6:12 AM // Reply

    We always take a private transfer from Cancun airport. It might seem like a little more but it makes it so easy and smooth. It is really a good value and I recommend to my houseguest that come to visit me here in Playa del Carmen.

  2. Hello. We are coming to Playa Del Carmen and landing at Cancun at with our dog. Is it possible to come on the private transport with our dog? Is there an extra fee?

    • Mr.Yucatan // March 6, 2017 at 7:42 AM // Reply

      Hello Chantell

      The private transportation company we have here will take dogs at no additional charge but you will need to have your dog in a carrier. That is the only rule they have. We hope you have a great trip here.

  3. We are just writing a thank you note for suggesting this transfer. We had a great time in Playa Del Camren and many thanks to your helpful website.

    • Thank you for your nice note. It is always nice to hear from readers. We are happy to hear you had a good time here.

  4. We are going to Playa Del Carmen late Feb. This info is greatly appreciated. We will book this for our airport transfer. Thanks!

  5. J. Roffman // March 9, 2017 at 1:05 AM // Reply

    Hello. I just wanted to let you know that I took the transfer and it was very good service. Thanks for the recommendations.

    • Mr.Yucatan // March 9, 2017 at 1:02 PM // Reply

      Sure! We are love recommending good services for people that visit the Riviera Maya and Playa Del Carmen. We are glad you had a good experience and hope you come back soon.

  6. We used this airport transfer service to Playa del Carmen based on this website’s recommendation. It cost $60USD. For this price, we assumed a driver would be ready to pick us up when we arrived in Cancun. Their website states someone would be standing outside the airport exit holding up a sign to greet us. There was a person, but the only way we found him was my husband spotting the company’s logo on the front of his shirt after we searched the whole area for 10-15 min Then, we waited over an additional 30 minutes for our driver to arrive at the airport. Needless to say, we did not choose this service for our return trip to the airport, since we did not know whether we could count on it being punctual. We planned to take the ADO bus back for $9USD/pp but, last minute, we were offered a shuttle van for $16USD/pp from the Cozumel ferry terminal, so we took advantage of this option which worked out great!

    • Hello J. Herr

      Thank you for your comments. You will be perhaps glad to hear that we changed from the transportation company that you dealt with. Although we did not have many issues with them we are working with a smaller and more professional company now. We are glad you took advantage of the bus as well since this is another option to the airport.

  7. Hi
    We are arriving in PDC this Sunday and would like to take the transfer from Cancun airport to PDC. Can you confirm the company we should go with is Cancun Airport Transportation.

    • Yes that is where the link takes you in our article. This is the company we recommend and our readers have been very satisfied with. We hope you have a great vacation here and if you need anything feel free ask. Also our search box will help you find things from the hundreds of articles we have on the area.

  8. If you book a roundtrip to airport is it possible for shuttle to drop us off at a hotel in Playa Del Carmen, and then the return trip, pick us up at or around the Ferry as our last four days we will be in Cozumel?

    • Hello Betty

      This should not be a problem. We have sent an email to the transportation company to see how it is best to book a round trip from the Cancun Airport with a different pickup. We should hear back from them today and will respond to you here. Thank you.

    • Mr.Yucatan // March 24, 2017 at 5:53 PM // Reply

      Hello Betty. We got a reply back from the private transportation company. It is possible to do. You can just book a round trip and there will be a comment section where you can say you want a different pickup location.

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