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Shuttle from Playa del Carmen ferry pier to Cancun Airport

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Shuttle from Playa del Carmen ferry pier to Cancun Airport

We are considering a trip to Akumel and Tulum using a hire car then staying in Cozumel for a few days. We will drop the hire car at Playa and get the passenger ferry which means we will have to make arrangements to get to Cancun airport when we get off the ferry when we return. Bearing in mind the luggage and our age we do not think it would be feasible to walk to the Playa bus station.

Can anyone offer advice how we can get a reasonably priced shuttle from Playa ferry pier to Cancun airport?

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1. Re: Shuttle from Playa del Carmen ferry pier to Cancun Airport

You can take the ADO bus which is about $8-9 pp or you can try USA Transfers. We've used them a couple of times. The cost of a private shuttle is about $55 plus tip for up to 4 people.

We've done the bus as well, but prefer the shuttle.

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2. Re: Shuttle from Playa del Carmen ferry pier to Cancun Airport

Thanks for the information. Where does the shuttle pick you up in Playa?

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3. Re: Shuttle from Playa del Carmen ferry pier to Cancun Airport

I always use the bus for the transfer. If you can do the short two block walk from the pier to the ADO terminal on 5th Av., you can hire one of the tricycle guys at the pier to take your luggage to the bus terminal. (they even have a small ¨seat¨ they can place for one person to ride along.) Whatever mode you choose, you will have a short walk since the pier is in a pedestrian only area so necessary to go at least a couple of blocks to reach ground transportation.

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4. Re: Shuttle from Playa del Carmen ferry pier to Cancun Airport

It sounds like you may need similar assistance to get from your rental car place to the ferry going to Cozumel. Not knowing your rental car agency and where you drop the car at, you may have to take a taxi to a point closer to the ferry.

If that point is the taxi stand by the ADO bus station, you will see the tricyclo luggage guys right there so you could get your first experience with them at that point.

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5. Re: Shuttle from Playa del Carmen ferry pier to Cancun Airport

Thanks everyone for the advice. Much appreciated

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6. Re: Shuttle from Playa del Carmen ferry pier to Cancun Airport

As CP says, when you drop the rental car, even if they offer shuttle service, they cannot get you to the pier. As he said, if you can get yourselves dropped off at the ADO terminal on 5th, you will find the tricycle guys there waiting. They will take your bags directly to the ferry and leave them there for you to check with the ferry personnel.

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