Nazzareno Miele

24 May 2021

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How to get to Tulum from Cancun?

Visit Tulum, one of the most magical places in Mexico.


So, you are in Cancun and want go to Tulum but then you realize the distance is 131 KM (81 miles).  It takes approximately 2 hours and 11 minutes from Downtown.


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How to get from Downtown Cancun to Tulum?


1.- One of the most popular options if you are on a budget is to take a shared van across the street from the ADO bus station in Cancun Downtown to Playa del Carmen and then switch to in Playa del Carmen to another van going to Tulum. Prices are around 5-10 USD for the trip in general, so this is definitely a cheap option.

2.- Another cheap and easy option is to take a bus Cancun – Tulum in the ADO bus station located in Cancun Downtown (to get there just take a taxi and ask the driver to take you to the ADO Station). A ticket costs between $10 and $15 USD depending on the time and season.

3.- The best and more recommended option is to book a private shuttle from Cancun to Tulum and forget your COVID worries, the waiting and just focus on the fun and your vacation.


What to do in Tulum?


Tulum is a magical place full of magic, beaches, ruins, cenotes and more. We recommend these unmissable places in Tulum:

  • Mamazul mezcaleria: If you love mezcal and new experiences this is for you – Mamazul Tulum offers around 400 different mezcales and destilados of agave.
  • The Mayan ruin Zamá “Place of the dawning sun” has a perfect view of the rising sun!
  • Tulum Wooden Sculpture: Just go to the entrance of Raw Love and AHAU Tulum.
  • Papaya Playa Beach Club.

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