Cancun, Mexico: Transportation


Cancun International Airport is located on the northeast side of the Yucatan Peninsula, about 20 minutes from Cancun, by car. The airport serves around 15 million passengers per year, making it the second busiest airport in Mexico and the biggest for international passengers.

There are many roundtrip airport transfer companies catering to arrivals, some more luxurious then others accompanied by an appropriate price tag.

Within the city buses and taxies are the main form of public transportation, while shuttle buses have routes down the coast to Tulum abour every half an hour.

Ferries and cruise ships link Cancun with the neighboring islands, like Cozumel and Isla Mujeres. The main port for passenger ferries is Puerto Juárez, while the dock for car ferries is about 4 miles north of downtown. A lot of ships depart from the Zona Hotelara as well.