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Riviera Maya, Mexico Event Planning

Key Highlights

Hotels 4
Total Sleeping Rooms 2,209
Committable Sleeping Rooms* 1,264
Committable Meeting Rooms* 37
Average Hotel Room Rate MXN 1,936
Average Daily Meal Cost MXN 1,234
Average Weekly Car Rental MXN 1,904
*Maximum for a single hotel

Riviera Maya, Mexico Airport Information

Cancun International Airport (CUN)

Approximate taxi fare: 1,433 MXN

Located 52 kilometers north of Playa del Carmen, Cancun International Airport is Mexico's 2nd busiest airport, providing air service to over 12 million passengers annually. The airport consists of three terminals, with international flights primarily utilizing the recently completed Terminal 3. The large number of airlines operating out of Cancun International allows for service to cities throughout the Americas as well as Europe.

Cancun International Airport offers a number of diversions for travelers with excess time before or between flights. There are a number of duty free shops in the airport offering items for travelers to purchase tax free. Diners at Cancun International Airport will not be disappointed by the countless options to grab a bite before the flight home. Corona Beach Bar, Tequiliería Jose Cuervo and Margaritaville all offer food and libations to travelers who haven't quite come to terms with leaving Mexico.

Air travelers can use the ADO public bus system for direct non-stop service from Cancun International to downtown Playa del Carmen. Buses leave from the airport's Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 daily throughout the morning and afternoon. The trip takes about 65 minutes and costs $10 USD per passenger.

Airline carriers serving Cancun International Airport

  • Aero California
  • Aerocaribe
  • Aeromexico
  • AeroTucan
  • Air Canada
  • Aircomet
  • Air Europa
  • Air Tran Airways
  • Air Transat
  • Aladia Airlines
  • Alaska Airlines
  • Allegiant Air
  • American Airlines
  • American West
  • Amerijet
  • Atlantic Airlines
  • Austrian Airlines
  • Aviacsa
  • Belair Airline
  • Blue Panorama Airline
  • Canjet Airlines
  • Condor Airlines
  • Continental Airlines
  • Copa Airlines
  • Corsair Airlines
  • Cubana de Aviacion
  • Delta Airlines
  • Edelweiss Airlines
  • Euro Atlantic Airways
  • Eurofly
  • First Choice
  • Frontier Airlines
  • Global Air
  • Iberia Airlines
  • Iberworld Airlines
  • Interjet
  • JetBlue
  • KLM Northwest Airlines
  • LAB Lloyd Aereo Boliviano
  • Lan Chile
  • LTU
  • Magnicharters
  • Martin Air Holland
  • Mexicana de Aviacion
  • Miami Air
  • Monarch Airways
  • North American Airlines
  • Northwest Airlines
  • Novair
  • Pace Airlines
  • Primaris Airlines
  • Pullmantur Airlines
  • Ryan International Airlines
  • SkyService Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
  • Sun Country Airlines
  • Tam Airlines
  • Tikal Jets
  • Thomas Cook Airlines
  • Thomson Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • U.S. Airways
  • USA3000
  • Varig
  • VivaAerobus
  • Volaris
  • Westjet Airlines

Riviera Maya, Mexico Public Transportation

Rental Cars

Cancun International Airport features eight on-site rental car companies. Check-in counters for Alamo, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Executive, Hertz, National and Thrifty can be found in the baggage claim area.


Taxis are available in the Riviera Maya region, particularly in the most popular areas for tourists. Guests should be warned that many drivers don't speak English, so it's advisable to bring written directions and ask the concierge to confirm a price with the driver before leaving. Taxis from Cancun International to Playa del Carmen averages MXN 335.

Distance To...

Distance Estimated Driving Time Estimated Min. Flying Time Estimated Flight Cost
Cancun, MX 68 km n/a n/a N/A
Miami, FL 910 km n/a 1 hr 35 min MXN 3,954+
Orlando, FL 1,078 km n/a 1 hr 53 min MXN 5,457+
Houston, TX 1,354 km n/a 2 hr 5 min MXN 4,604+
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