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How to get from Playa del Carmen to Chiquila, Mexico

Chiquila is well connected with Playa Del Carmen. You can get from Playa Del Carmen by shared shuttle, private transfer, or rental car.

If you’re headed to Holbox Island or looking for a quiet getaway close to Cancun, Chiquila is a great place to stop! 

Chiquila is a small and charming Mexican town that operates as the departure point for ferries to nearby Holbox Island.

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The small Mexican town is one of Mexico’s best diving locations, and whale sharks can regularly be spotted swimming around! Chiquila is located just across the water from Holbox Island and offers boat tours and day trips around the area!

This bustling community is filled with local artisans, farmers, and fishermen creating some incredible handmade regional delicacies. And if you need to cool off after a long day of swimming or boat tours, plenty of excellent restaurants serve some delicious seafood dishes!

Chiquila is the perfect little town to stop for some rest or to get on a boat tour that will introduce you to the spectacular beauty of this region!

So, spend some time in Chiquila and explore some of these great activities the town has to offer!

Traveling between Playa Del Carmen and Chiquila is easy, and you can choose between a shared shuttle, private transfer, and rental car!

Check our guide for the best options to travel from Playa Del Carmen to Chiquila.

How far is Chiquila from Playa Del Carmen?

The distance from Playa Del Carmen to Chiquila is 76 miles or 122.3 kilometers.

Transportation Options from Playa Del Carmen to Chiquila

The following table outlines all transportation options from Playa Del Carmen to Chiquila:

MethodTravel timePrice
Shared Shuttle from Playa Del Carmen to Chiquila2 hours 30 minutesUSD 31
Private Transfer from Playa Del Carmen to ChiquilaCustom TimeUSD 216-USD 283
Rental Car1 hour 45 minutes

Getting to Chiquila from Playa Del Carmen

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1. Shared Van Shuttle from Playa Del Carmen to Chiquila

Journey Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

The shared van shuttle is the first traveling option to get you from Playa Del Carmen to Chiquila!

Shared shuttles are a safe choice for travelers on a tight budget, as they are one of the most affordable traveling options from Playa Del Carmen to Chiquila, and the ticket costs only USD 31!

Holbox Shuttles operates daily van shuttles that are comfortable and air-conditioned and can get you from Playa Del Carmen to Chiquila in only 2 hours and 30 minutes!

There are two shared van shuttle departures every day, so you can select which one to take.

To ensure you get a seat, we recommend buying your tickets online!

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Playa Del Carmen to Chiquila Shared Shuttle Schedule:

  • 08:30 AM to 11:00 AM: Shared Shuttle to Chiquila from Playa Del Carmen

Total price: USD 31

  • 03:30 PM to 06:00 PM: Shared Shuttle to Chiquila from Playa Del Carmen

Total price: USD 31

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2. Private Transfer from Playa Del Carmen to Chiquila

Journey Duration: Custom Time

Would you prefer a hassle-free trip? Then book a private transfer to Chiquila from Playa Del Carmen!

Booking a private transfer from Playa Del Carmen that will get you to Chiquila as quickly as possible is an excellent choice for those willing to splurge to save time.

We recommend pre-arranging your private transfer from Playa Del Carmen because it ensures comfort and privacy, provides an English-speaking driver, and gives you flexibility!

For larger groups of travelers, a private shuttle from your Playa Del Carmen hotel to Chiquila is more practical than the shared shuttle.

Additionally, you can choose your departure time and request stops along the way as needed!

Check out the different offers and book a private vehicle from Playa Del Carmen to Chiquila today!

Prices for a private transfer from Playa Del Carmen to Chiquila:

  • 1-3 passengers: USD 216
  • 4-6 passengers: USD 251
  • 7-10 passengers: USD 283

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On GuateGo, you can check all available transportation options from Playa del Carmen to Chiquila. It is a reliable and easy-to-use platform for comparing prices & schedules and making a booking online.

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3. Driving with Rental Car from Playa Del Carmen to Chiquila

Journey Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

Renting a car to travel from Playa Del Carmen to Chiquila is also brilliant if you want to explore the Yucatan Peninsula while traveling in Mexico.

Once you’ve rented a car from one of the Playa Del Carmen car rental agencies, you’ll be ready to head on your way to Chiquila!

You can get a great deal at a low cost since Playa Del Carmen’s car rentals are reasonably priced!

If you drive directly, the journey should take less than 2 hours, but you can explore the area, make detours, or even stop along the way! 

Given the freedom and flexibility you have when organizing your trip, this option is economical and cost-effective!

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Best day tours in Chiquila, Mexico

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The following widget shows some of the best tours in Chiquila, Mexico.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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How much is the bus from Playa del Carmen to Chiquila?

How long is the car drive from Playa del Carmen to Chiquila?

If you decide to travel by car or hire a private driver, you will get from Playa Del Carmen to Chiquila in about 2 hours.

What is the cheapest way to get from Playa Del Carmen to Chiquilá?

The cheapest way to get from Playa del Carmen to Chiquilá is by bus, which costs USD 31.

What is the fastest way to get from Playa Del Carmen to Chiquilá?

The fastest way to get from Playa del Carmen to Chiquilá is by car. This journey takes a little less than 2 hours if you drive directly.

Is there a direct connection between Playa del Carmen and Chiquilá?

Yes, there is a direct shared van shuttle departing from Playa del Carmen and arriving at Chiquilá. The shuttles operate every day, and there are two departures daily.