How to Reach Playa Del Carmen

Playa del Carmen is located along the Caribbean Sea and the Yucatan Peninsula in Solidaridad, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico. This coastal town is located only 68 kilometers south of Cancun.

GET IN

  • By Air: The closest airport to Playa Del Carmen is located at Cancun. At just a little over an hour’s drive away, the Cancún International Airport not only connects to all the major airports in Mexico but also important cities in the United States and other South American countries. From the airport, you can either opt for scheduled buses or a private transfer.
  • By Road: If you are arriving from other towns of Mexico, you can either drive along the Highway 307 or Highway 305D to reach Playa Del Carmen by road. Alternatively, you can even make use of ADO bus to reach Playa.

GET AROUND

  • The layout of the town is rectangular making it very easy for you to move around. The main street, Avenida Juárez, runs east to west and connect the Highway 307 with the town square - El Zócalo which is very close to the beach. This street also cuts many north-south avenues that run parallel to the beach.
  • Within Playa Del Carmen, you can either move around on foot. The town is extremely pedestrian-friendly, and you can basically walk to everything. Alternatively, you can also rent a bike from the make bike shops around town. Car rentals and taxis are also readily available throughout Playa Del Carmen. Playa bus station at southern end of 5ta Avenida and Avenida Juárez has many buses that will take you around town.

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Playa Del Carmen. The most preferred mode of transport in Playa Del Carmen is Car.

Average distance: 12.33 km Average time: 28.33 min

  • Car 66.67%
    Driving 22.5 min Overall average time for 13.5 kms 22.5 min
  • Bike 33.33%
    Bike 40 min Overall average time for 10 kms 40 min
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  • What is the email address for The Fives downtown in Playa del Carmen? Thanks in advance!

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    • Thank you Johnny! Enjoy your day!

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    • The email address of The Fives Downtown Hotel in Playa del Carmen is info@thefivesdowntownhotel.com

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