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5 days Playa del Carmen to Mexico City

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5 days Playa del Carmen to Mexico City

Hi all. Arriving late 31/7 in Playa del Carmen after overland trip from Costa Rica, and need to fly out of Mexico City 5 days later on 6/8. Wondering whether it's worth trying to find overland trip from Playa d.c. to Mexico city or whether to fly and just spend the time in Mexico City. Any advice appreciated. Thanks.

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1. Re: 5 days Playa del Carmen to Mexico City

It is a long boring 24-hour bus ride from Playa del Carmen to Mexico City. Stay in each place a couple of days and fly.

There are low cost carriers - Volaris and Interjet - that have good rates. Volaris serves just Toluca, outside of Mexico City, while Interjet serves Toluca and Mexico City. Fares are even cheaper to Toluca.

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Hi

Plane 2hrs and bus 24hrs and both are the same price to Mexico city.but if you want to see more places on the way by land you can hire a private transfer and stop in some places to visit such as Palenque and do over nigth there,then you can go to Puebla and finaly Mexico City.contac www.transportationscancun.com they can give you some info about it.

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3. Re: 5 days Playa del Carmen to Mexico City

how boring is it? We are thinking of driving instead of flying from DF to Campeche so we have the car to do some sight seeing?

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4. Re: 5 days Playa del Carmen to Mexico City

If you hire a car the one-way drop-off charges are exorbitant. I just checked Cancun-Mexico City on Hertz and it was 890 USD just to drop the car off!

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5. Re: 5 days Playa del Carmen to Mexico City

Mex56,

If you have the time to break your driving you can stop in Veracruz, La Venta in Villahermosa, go out of your route and visit Palenque, and then to Ciudad del Carmen. If you've never been in Palenque I strongly recomend it to you. Vale la pena el viaje!

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