We will write how to get from Playa Del Carmen to Merida. The distance from Playa Del Carmen to Merida is 288 kilometers. Click here to book online Cancun activities and day trips
The travel time from Playa Del Carmen to Merida is around 4 hours by taxi. If you go by bus around 4 hours and 15 minutes travel time. Read here how to get from Merida to Playa Del Carmen
The cheapest way from Playa Del Carmen to Merida is by bus for 500-700 MXN which is $30-35 USD and you can book online. If you go by taxi will be around 4000 MXN which is $180-200 USD depending on your final destination.
You can also rent a car in Playa Del Carmen or get a taxi, same price like Uber or similar apps.
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WHERE TO STAY IN MERIDA
A total of $20 USD would be the range of your budget for accommodation in Merida. There are hotels mid- budget for $50-70 USD and you can find luxury accommodation starting from $120 USD.
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PLAYA DEL CARMEN TO MERIDA
ADO BUS FROM PLAYA DEL CARMEN TO MERIDA (CHEAPEST WAY)
The cheapest way from Playa Del Carmen to Merida is by bus. There are direct buses leaving almost 24 hours from Playa Del Carmen ADO Bus Terminal to Merida ADO Bus Terminal.
BUS SCHEDULE FROM PLAYA DEL CARMEN TO MERIDA
The bus schedule from Playa Del Carmen to Merida is leaving almost every hour during the day. The ADO Bus fare from Playa Del Carmen to Merida is 500-700 MXN which is $30-35 USD. You can pay by cash at the ticket counter and you can also book online.
The travel time from Playa del Carmen to Merida is around 4 hours and 15 minutes to 5 hours and 30 minutes depending if the bus go direct or making a few stops on the way.
BY TAXI PLAYA DEL CARMEN TO MERIDA
If you go from Playa Del Carmen to Merida by taxi is most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi is around 4 hours. The taxi fare from Playa Del Carmen to Merida is around is $180-200 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depend on traffic and your final destination.
UBER PLAYA DEL CARMEN TO MERIDA
If you are ordering Uber in Playa Del Carmen you should know that prices are similar than taxi. You can pre book with Uber app from your phone and going to the pick up point in the airport. Expect to pay around $180-220 USD depending on your destination and time of the day.
CAR RENTAL AT PLAYA DEL CARMEN
There are many options for renting a car in Playa Del Carmen. It’s the most convenient option if you are planning to visit places around. It will take you 4 hours to get to Merida from Playa Del Carmen with a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Centauro available in the airport. Prices are around $30-40 USD per day.
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BEST WAY FROM PLAYA DEL CARMEN TO MERIDA
The best way from Playa Del Carmen to Merida is getting by ADO Bus if you are traveling on a budget for $30-35 USD around 500-700 MXN that you can book online. If you are traveling with more people you can try to get Uber or similar apps from Playa Del Carmen.
ACCOMMODATION BUDGET TRAVEL IN MERIDA
A total of $15 USD would be the range of your budget for accommodation in Merida. There are hotels mid- budget for $50-70 USD and you can find luxury accommodation starting from $120 USD.
FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN MEXICO
Your daily food budget travel in Mexico could be a total of $8-10 USD if you eat in local places. If you are in a budget you can go for street food all around the country. You can buy tacos for $1 USD. If you are going for fine dining restaurants starts from $10 USD per person for a meal.
BEST TIME TO VISIT IN MEXICO
There are 2 season dry and wet season. Rainy season starts in May. The best time to visit Mexico is from the months of November to April because it is the months of dry season. However, lots of tourists prefer to travel from January to March since it’s not peak season but it can be rainy for a few days.
CASH IN MEXICO
Mexico has its own currency called the Mexican Peso. A $1 USD=19 MXN. There are lots of ATM’s and exchange currency in many part of the country. And you have to know the dollars is very common and well-accepted in the country.
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