Cancun International Airport transportation option to get you to your hotel

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Cancun International Airport Transportation

Here are all your Cancun International Airport transportation options. When you arrive in Cancun you can take the public ADO bus to downtown Cancun, Puerto Morelos (along the highway) and Playa Del Carmen. There are also private transfers that will take you direct to your hotel or rental. These are the two forms of transportation we recommend.

If you want to take a transfer, you have regular van and luxury options below. The company that offers these give our readers good prices and very reliable services so we recommend them.

Cancun International Airport Transportation
After a long flight you surely want to get to your hotel as fast as you can.

Private transfer from Cancun International Airport

If you are arriving at the Cancun Airport and want to get to your vacation in the most efficient way possible, a private car service from the Cancun Airport is the best way to go. There is no waiting for a shuttle to fill up and no negotiating with a taxi driver. Your bilingual driver is there ready for you to arrive. All of these options are private and will only take you and those traveling with you. This is our best recommendation for transportation this year. 

Cancun Airport Transportation
These are what the private transfer vans look like.

Private transfer to Cancun

The prices for a transfer from the Cancun Airport to both the Hotel Zone and the Downtown of Cancun are the same. the time from the airport to many hotels is 20 to 30 minutes. This is why it is important to save time and have a transfer waiting for you.  Tip: You can save between $15 and $20 USD by booking a round trip transfer from the airport to your hotel. 


Cancun International Airport Transportation

Private transfer to Puerto Morelos area from the airport

Puerto Morelos is just south of the Cancun Airport and will take a little over 20 minutes.  Tip: Booking a round trip will save you between $10-$30 USD. 

Cancun International Airport Transportation


Private transfer to Playa Del Carmen from the Cancun Airport

Playa Del Carmen is south of the Cancun Airport and it will take about 50 minutes to arrive at the city. Click the Book Now button to see prices and options. Tip: Booking a round trip with get you a nice discount on your transportation from the airport. 

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Private transfer to Tulum

From Cancun Airport to Tulum a transfer takes about one hour and a half. For this reason,  we like the private transfers so they take your directly and comfortably. It also saves on taking a taxi to your hotel after taking other forms of transportation. Prices for transfers can be seen for each hotel or area of Tulum in the Book Now button. You will go direct to the official transportation company. Tip: Booking a round trip can save you up to $25 USD. 

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Other services you can book with this transportation

When booking you can add on these extras to make your trip more comfortable.

  • Pre order drinks like, sodas, juices, beer or wine.
  • Snacks.
  • Book a one hour stop at a store for $35 USD. This can be very handy to do if you need to stock up on some of your favorite things for your vacation. If you are staying at a resort, many of them are not near any stores and you will need to take an expensive taxi to stores. This stop eliminates that and you arrive with everything you want to relax.

Luxury private car service in Cancun

Here are two limo services that we recommend for your transfer from the Cancun Airport to your resort. This limo service in Cancun has two options for you. They have a Chrysler 300 limousine and a Suburban limousine.

The first limo service in Cancun option

The option is the Chrysler 300 limo. This limousine holds 11 people or 6 people with luggage.

Cancun International Airport TransportationChrysler 300 Limo Service Prices

Below are all the prices from this limo service from Cancun Airport to all the areas of the Riviera Maya in Mexico.

Cancun Downtown or Cancun Hotel Zone

One way $145 Round trip $245

Isla Mujeres and Playa Mujeres Hotels

One way $167 Round trip $320

Puerto Morelos Limo Service

One way $167 Round trip $320

Playa Del Carmen or Cozumel Ferry Pier

One way $237 Round trip $458

Puerto Aventuras and Akumal Limo Service

One way $275 Round trip $535

Tulum Limo Service

One way $310 Round trip $605

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The second private car service limo option

If you like the looks of this Suburban Limo here are the details. This limo services holds up to 14 people. If traveling with luggage this limo holds 10 people with luggage. There are however options for a second vehicle for luggage if you have more then 10 people with luggage.

Cancun International Airport TransportationSuburban Limo Service Prices

Here are prices for all parts of the Riviera Maya you may need to go.

Cancun Downtown or Cancun Hotel Zone

One way $177 Round trip $333

Isla Mujeres and Playa Mujeres Hotels

One way $192 Round trip $364

Puerto Morelos Limo Service

One way $192 Round trip $364

Playa Del Carmen or Cozumel Ferry Pier

One way $239 Round trip $458

Puerto Aventuras and Akumal Limo Service

One way $270 Round trip $520

Tulum Limo Service

One way $296 Round trip $572

How to book this private limo service in Cancun

If you would like to book a limousine for your use while in Mexico, see the book now button below.

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If you decide to book a regular Cancun Airport transfer you can see our link here for prices.

Do you have any questions or comments about Cancun International Airport transportation?  Let us know in the comments below. We would love to hear from you.

Now that you are on your way to vacation, you might like to read our tours and places to go article. If you are looking for schedules for the ADO bus you can see their website here.

Cancun Airport Transportation
We hope you have a great vacation here in Mexico!


  1. We have found the transportation system pretty easy and affordable in Mexico. The transfer from the airport to our condo is 50 minutes and if that was a ride in our home of New Jersey they would charge near double that.

    • Hello

      Thank you so much for using our website! We hope you have a great time here. If anything is different or you find something you would like for us to add, let us know.

  2. Great site ?
    Very helpful & practical info.
    Wish there was for all of México. ADO site is a pain.
    Would u know where I can find ADO schedule and routes/prices, need transportation from puerto morelos to chiquila Holbox and back

    • Hello Roxy

      There are no direct busses from Puerto Morelos to Holbox. You will have to go to Cancun or Playa first.

  3. I have always found the ADO bus to be very professional, clean, with good air conditioning and speedy. It is a good service if you are going to Cancun or Playa. They however do not go to the resorts.

  4. Thanks for all your help with our trip! We are really looking forward to coming down!

    • We just looked at the ADO website and do not see Puerto Morelos listed anymore. We will have to ask at the bus station to confirm this but it does look like they have removed service to there.

  5. We always book ahead so there is someone waiting for us at the airport. We always watch people that just arrived running around like a chicken with their heads cut off looking for rides and paying the most for a taxi.

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