Last updated on February 5th, 2023 at 10:52 am
How To Get From Palenque to Playa del Carmen – You can go by bus, taxi and private transfer.
What Is The Distance From Palenque to Playa del Carmen?
The distance from Palenque to Playa del Carmen is 767 kilometers. Click here to book online Palenque activities and day tours
The travel time by car from Palenque to Playa del Carmen is around 10 hours and 30 minutes. To be honest so much distance to rent a car and get a private transfer. Read here how to get from Playa del Carmen to Palenque the reverse way.
What Is The Cheapest Way From Palenque to Playa del Carmen?
The cheapest way from Palenque to Playa del Carmen is by bus for $74 USD and you can book online. The bus travel time from Palenque to Playa del Carmen is around 12-13 hours.
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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.
CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR ACCOMMODATION IN PLAYA DEL CARMEN
BOOK YOUR TRAVEL INSURANCE
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HOW TO GET FROM PALENQUE TO PLAYA DEL CARMEN
OCC BUS FROM PALENQUE TO PLAYA DEL CARMEN (CHEAPEST WAY)
The cheapest way from Palenque to Playa del Carmen is by bus. There are night buses leaving from Palenque Bus Terminal to Playa del Carmen Bus Terminal. You will be able to save a night’s accommodation if you are on a budget by taking the night bus from Palenque to Playa del Carmen!
BUS SCHEDULE FROM PALENQUE TO PLAYA DEL CARMEN
The bus schedule from Palenque to Playa del Carmen is leaving at 9 30 pm and 10 40 pm you can book in advance from Palenque Bus Terminal (check the exact location in Google Maps) to Playa del Carmen ADO Bus Terminal (check the exact location in Google Maps).
The bus fare from Palenque to Playa del Carmen is around $74 USD. The bus travel time from Palenque to Playa del Carmen is around 12 hours. You can pay by cash at the ticket counter and book online.
There are 3 different Bus companies doing the route from Playa del Carmen to Palenque and viceversa: ADO Bus, OCC Buses and AU Buses (Autobuses Unidos).
BEST WAY FROM PALENQUE TO PLAYA DEL CARMEN
The best way from Palenque to Playa del Carmen is getting by night bus for $74 USD if you are traveling on a budget you can book online and it will take 12 hours and you will avoid paying for a night in a hotel and you will be arriving at Playa del Carmen early morning to relax in the beach.
BEST TIME TO VISIT IN PLAYA DEL CARMEN
There is 2 seasons dry and wet season. 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 the country’s dollars are very common and well-accepted.
Click here to know more about the exchange rate of Mexico.
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