Last updated on December 13th, 2022 at 12:24 pm
We will write how to get from Akumal to Playa Del Carmen by van. The distance from Akumal to Playa Del Carmen is 39 kilometers. Click here to book online Akumal activities and day trips
The travel time from Akumal to Playa Del Carmen is around 30 minutes by taxi and if you go by shared van it will take around 35 minutes. Read here how to get from Playa Del Carmen to Akumal
The cheapest way from Akumal to Playa Del Carmen is by shared van for $4 USD. If you go by taxi will be around 600-800 MXN which is $30 USD depending on your final destination
You can also rent a car in Akumal or get a private transfer that can be cheaper than a taxi around $30-50 USD same price like Uber or similar apps.
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WHERE TO STAY IN PLAYA DEL CARMEN
A total of $20 USD would be the range of your budget for accommodation in Playa Del Carmen. There are hotels mid-budget for $50-70 USD and you can find luxury accommodations starting from $120 USD.
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AKUMAL TO PLAYA DEL CARMEN
SHARED VAN FROM AKUMAL TO PLAYA DEL CARMEN (CHEAPEST WAY)
The cheapest way from Akumal to Playa Del Carmen is by shared van. The Sindicato Lazaro Cardenas vans are leaving from the Highway (click here to know the exact point in Google Maps) in Akumal. You will have to walk 20 minutes from the beach area or get a taxi to reach the van departure area.
VAN SCHEDULE FROM AKUMAL TO PLAYA DEL CARMEN
The van schedule from Akumal to Playa Del Carmen is leaving almost every hour starting from 8 am to 8 pm. The travel time by shared van from Akumal to Tulum is 35 minutes.
The travel time by shared van from Akumal to Playa Del Carmen is 35 minutes. The shared van fare from Akumal to Playa Del Carmen is $4 USD and you can book online or just pay by cash to the driver.
BY TAXI FROM AKUMAL TO PLAYA DEL CARMEN
If you go from Akumal to Playa Del Carmen by taxi is the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time from Akumal to Playa Del Carmen by taxi is around 30 minutes.
The taxi fare from Akumal to Playa Del Carmen is around 600-800 MXN which is $30-50 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depend on traffic and your final destination.
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UBER FROM AKUMAL TO PLAYA DEL CARMEN
If you are ordering Uber in Akumal you should know that prices are similar to taxi. You can pre-book with Uber app from your phone and go to the pickup point in the airport. Expect to pay around $30-50 USD depending on your destination and time of the day.
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CAR RENTAL AT AKUMAL
There are many options for renting a car in Akumal. It’s the most convenient option if you want to move around beaches. It will take you 30 minutes to get to Playa Del Carmen from Akumal in a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Centauro available in the airport. Prices are around $30-50 USD per day.
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PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM AKUMAL TO PLAYA DEL CARMEN
Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and are only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort. Prices are around $48 USD and you will be able to fit up to 3 people. It could be $16 USD per person.
BEST WAY FROM AKUMAL TO PLAYA DEL CARMEN
The best way from Akumal to Playa Del Carmen is getting by van if you are traveling on a budget for $4 USD. If you wish comfort you can try to get Uber or similar apps and private transportation if you are traveling with more people or if you are bringing so much luggage.
ACCOMMODATION BUDGET TRAVEL IN PLAYA DEL CARMEN
A total of $20 USD would be the range of your budget for accommodation in Cancun. There are hotels mid-budget $50-70 USD and you can find luxury accommodations starting from $120 USD.
BEST TIME TO VISIT IN PLAYA DEL CARMEN
There are 2 seasons dry and wet seasons. The rainy season starts in May. The best time to visit Playa Del Carmen is from the months of November to April because it is the month of the 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.
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CASH IN MEXICO
Mexico has its own currency called the Mexican Peso. A $1 USD=19 MXN. There are lots of ATMs and exchange currency in many parts of the country. And you have to know that dollars are very common and well-accepted in the country.
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