How to Get to Tulum from Cancun

And how to get around Tulum once you have arrived! Find the best deals for Tulum transportation and transfers to Tulum. Transportation from Cancun to Tulum, one way or round-trip Tulum transfers from the Cancun airport. Shuttles from Cancun to Tulum, taxis and private cars from Cancun to Tulum and back to the airport when you leave!

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How to Get From Cancun to Tulum and Local Tulum Transportation FAQs

Transportation from Cancun to Tulum:

Shuttle from Cancun to Tulum? How to get to Tulum depends on your needs and budget. If you are looking for the cheapest way to get from the Cancun airport to Tulum, call a friend for a ride, or take the ADO airport bus to Playa del Carmen, then catch a local colectivo van from there. The Playa del Carmen ADO bus to colectivo van to Tulum, is the least expensive option for transportation to Tulum (approximately $200-$300 pesos or $10-$15 USD). The trip by bus and/or combination of colectivo van will take from 2.5-3 hours.  The ADO bus station at the Cancun airport also has serval daily direct buses to Tulum.  Check their website link below.

How to get to Tulum if you are in a hurry? The fastest way to get from the Cancun airport to Tulum is by taxi or private driver and that takes about 1.5 hours.  You can find plenty of both options when you are exiting the Cancun airport, or you can make arrangements in advance for a private driver and car.  The cost for taxi or private car from the Cancun airport to Tulum is approximately $2000-$3000 pesos or $100-$150 USD.

The other options for transportation from Cancun to Tulum include; airport shuttle services, private vans, SUV’s and rental cars. Your choice should include factors including your group size and local transportation when you arrive to Tulum.  If you plan to stay on the beach at your resort most of the time then a transfer shuttle may make more sense.  If you want to explore the area, a rental car may be the better option.

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Tulum ADO Bus

ADO bus from the Cancun airport to Tulum is the least expensive transportation. Trip time for buses is 2-2.5 hours.  It takes a little longer, but buses are modern and comfortable.

Tulum Airport Shuttles

Choose this option if you need a ride to or from the airport and plan to stay put in Tulum when you get there.  Faster ride and easier to arrange at airport than the bus.

Tulum Taxi

The fastest way to get to or from the Cancun airport and Tulum is by taxi. You can reserve your profesional pre-screened and vetted driver right here.

Tulum Rental Cars

Renting a car for your Tulum vacation make sense if you have a full itinerary.  Add maximum mobility and convenience to your plans by renting a car for your Tulum time. Everyday travel expenses, make renting a car a good choice for adventurers.

Private Tulum Airport Transfers

Want to roll like a rock star? Book your private luxury SUV or sedan with professional driver.  From airport transfers to private car and driver on-call.  You get top-level transportation services in luxury vehicles at this level.

Tulum Limousine Service

If you are looking for the ultimate ride to Tulum and want to arrive in style, look no further.  Airport luxury limousine service to Tulum is available today. Having a destination wedding or special group event, or a night out in Playa del Carmen? Book a limo.

Local Tulum Transportation Options

There are many ways to get around Tulum, from walking to bikes, scooters, ATV’s, taxis, colectivos, rental cars and drones coming soon! Your choice for local Tulum transportation should be selected based on your needs during your Tulum time.   If you plan to be planted on the beach, you can stop reading now.

For everyone else, being more mobile in Tulum can make a BIG difference in your overall experience.  Outside the hotel zone on the beach, where walking and biking is a good way to get around, the distance from the beach hotel zone and downtown Tulum is between 6-16 KM, or about 3.5-10 mile bike ride, depending on how far into the hotel zone you venture. We love biking, but that ride can be daunting in the heat of the day. Vacation excursions and errands for groceries, tours or local adventures are made easy and convenient with the right Tulum transportation choices!

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Tulum Taxi

Taxis are everywhere around Tulum, you can catch them easily in the town and beach hotel zones. Going to the airport or planning an excursion? Reserve your profesional vetted driver right here.

Tulum Bike Rentals

Second only to taxis, getting around Tulum by bike is the most popular choice for non-motorized local Tulum transportation.  We love biking in Tulum!  Be careful of car traffic and always wear a helmet!

Tulum Scooter Rentals

Ride a scooter in Tulum!  You can rent basic gas or electric scooters or wide tire classic beach cruisers and e-bikes.  Scooters are a fun way to get around Tulum town and the beach.  Wear a helmet!

Tulum Rental Cars

Renting a car for a Tulum vacation makes sense if you have a full itinerary or prefer self-guided tours.  Add convenience by renting a car for your Tulum time. Daily transportation expenses often make renting a car a good $$ choice.

Motorcycle Rentals

Take a tour of the Yucatan or cruise from Tulum to Bacalar for the day.  Feel the freedom of riding a motorcycle in Mexico! Unforgettable experiences riding a Harley or BMW, with off-road bikes also available.

Tulum ATV Rentals

Get out in it…the jungle and beyond with an ATV rental! There’s a lot to explore that is out of reach of the typical rental car.  Renting an ATV for a couple days can solve that access issue and lead to some fun adventures!

Tulum Local Transportation