November 23, 2021

Transfer from Cancun airport to Isla Mujeres

Are you looking for a transfer from Cancun airport to Isla Mujeres? Then stay with us, because we will tell you everything you need to know to be able to move to this small and paradisiacal island of the Riviera Maya.

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Transfer from Cancun airport to Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres as such is an island and in order to get there from Cancun airport, you first have to take a private transfer service.

The final destination of the private transfer services is the Puerto Juarez maritime terminal, from where you will take the ferry to Isla Mujeres.

Remember that the maritime terminal of Puerto Juarez is the only terminal where the ferry to Isla Mujeres leaves almost every half hour and if you want to know more about prices, rates and schedules, click here.

Private Transfer

The best option to get from Cancun airport to Isla Mujeres is the private transfer service. The private transfer service has many competitive advantages over other transportation options.

  • It can be booked online
  • It will be waiting for you when your flight arrives
  • They are comfortable
  • They are safe
  • They are clean
  • They are equipped with WIFI and air conditioning.

In addition to these advantages, private transfer

Private Transfer

The private transfer service to Isla Mujeres has a maximum capacity of 9 people and is ideal for people looking for a private, safe, fast and comfortable transfer service. Generally, this private transfer service is provided in a Toyota Hiace or similar vehicle, with a maximum capacity of 9 passengers.

Luxury Transfer

If you are looking to take your private transfer experience to Isla Mujeres to another level, the luxury transfer service is perfect for you. This service is provided in a similar Suburban vehicle, with a maximum capacity of 6 passengers.

Limousine Transfer

Can you imagine getting off the plane and a limousine waiting for you to take you to Isla Mujeres? It’s time to stop imagining it and live the experience with the limousine transfer service. This service is provided in a Chrysler 300 Limo, with a maximum capacity of 11 passengers.

Group Transfers

Are you coming with your friends to visit Isla Mujeres? Then the group transfer is for you. This service is provided in a Sprinter, it has a maximum capacity of 16 passengers, the prices of this service are per vehicle and not per number of people.

Inclusive Transfer

Do you need a wheelchair ramp? The inclusive transfer is an opportunity to travel smoothly and safely to Isla Mujeres. These service vehicles are well maintained and can carry 1 person in a wheelchair plus 5 companions or 2 wheelchairs plus 3 companions.

Check the rates for each type of transfer here:

 

1 to 3
passengers

4 to 6
passengers

7 to 9
passengers

1 to 6
passengers

1 to 6
passengers

1 to 16
passengers

ISLA MUJERES $45 USD $75 USD $55 USD $80 USD $70 USD $100 USD $89 USD $155 USD $105 USD $175 USD $89 USD $155 USD
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Shared Transfer

If you are looking to save a little money, the shared transfer service to Isla Mujeres offered by ADO and the transfer company Playa Express may be the one you are looking for. The cost of the transfer is between 45.00 MXN to 75.00 MXN per person.

But before explaining the logistics to get to Isla Mujeres, with this type of transfer service, first let’s know some of its disadvantages.

  • It is not private: This service is shared with other people.
  • It is not comfortable: This service has very small “seats”, therefore you would not have a comfortable ride.
  • They make constant stops: This service is a “colectivo”, therefore, it may make stops during the trip.
  • It arrives at the ADO terminal: This type of transfer has the ADO terminal as a point of its route and not the maritime terminal of Isla Mujeres.
  • It is not very safe: Not all units go through a period of cleaning and sanitization.

Logistics to get to Isla Mujeres

If you choose the ADO service as your first transfer option, you have to look for the ADO module at the Cancun airport, buy your ticket and wait for the bus to depart to downtown Cancun. The waiting time can be from 30 minutes to one hour maximum.

As such, the bus will drop you off at the ADO terminal, and from here you have to look for Tulum Avenue, which is a main avenue and take a cab to the Puerto Juarez terminal, which will cost from 100.00 MXN to 150.00 MXN.

Or, take a public transportation bus to José López Portillo Avenue. From here, you will have to take another bus to Puerto Juarez and get to the maritime terminal.

ado a isla mujeres

If you choose Playa express vans as your transfer service, your first task will be to get out of Cancun airport to the federal highway. If you do it walking, it can take you 20 to 30 minutes to get there.

From the federal highway you have to wait for the Playa Express vans to pass by and make the stop. It should be noted that if the vans are “at capacity”, they will not stop and you will have to wait for another unit.

Once inside the unit, you will have to wait for it to arrive at the ADO terminal, from where you will have to take a cab to the Puerto Juárez terminal or follow the previous process: take a public transportation bus to José López Portillo Avenue. From here, you will have to take another bus to Puerto Juarez and arrive at the maritime terminal.

 

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Public Transportation

As a last transfer option to Isla Mujeres from Cancun Airport, we have the option of public transportation. But as such, it is not very recommendable for the following reasons:

  • The units are very noisy
  • No air conditioning
  • No Wifi
  • The seats are not comfortable, safe or clean.
  • The transfer is shared with more than 50 people
  • No space for luggage

Public transportation logistics

Once you arrive at the Cancun airport, you have to leave the airport towards the Cancun – Chetumal federal highway. It should be noted that there is no transfer from the airport to the highway, so you will have to walk and it can take up to 30 minutes.

Once on the federal highway, you have to take a public transportation to downtown Cancun; from there you have to take another transportation to Lopez Portillo Avenue and finally another transportation to Puerto Juarez.

In short, this method involves 3 different public transportation buses. And as we mentioned, it is not very safe and comfortable if you are traveling with a lot of luggage.

transporte publico cancun

Conclusion

The best way to get to Isla Mujeres from Cancun is by private transfer, as it is the safest, cleanest, and most comfortable, and of course, it avoids going through a long process of transportation logistics.

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