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How to get from Tulum to Chiquila, Mexico

Chiquila is well connected with Tulum. You can get from Tulum to Chiquila by bus, private transfer, or rental car.

Whether you’re heading to Holbox Island or looking for a place to rest before embarking on another journey, you’ll have to stop in Chiquila!

The small Mexican town of Chiquila is situated across the water from Holbox in the state of Quintana Roo and acts as the departure point for ferries to the nearby island!

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Chiquila makes a great location to explore Holbox Island or visit nearby places such as Playa Del Carmen, Cenote Dos Ojos, or Tulum.

Whale shark travelers and adventurers seeking fantastic boat tours and fishing destinations love this charming region! If you’re looking for a bite to eat while you wait for the next ferry, there are some fantastic restaurants on the beach here, too!

But for those who want to explore the best sights in this captivating small city with some unique tours and day trips, there are plenty of adventures and activities to keep you busy!

Traveling between Tulum and Chiquila is easy, and you can choose between a bus, private transfer, and rental car!

Check our guide for the best options to travel from Tulum to Chiquila.

How far is Chiquila from Tulum?

The distance from Tulum to Chiquila is 104 miles or 167.5 kilometers. It takes approximately 3 hours to get to Chiquila from Tulum!

Transportation Options from Tulum to Chiquila

The following table outlines all transportation options from Tulum to Chiquila:

MethodTravel timePrice
Coach Bus from Tulum to Chiquila3 hours 20 minutesUSD 34
Private Transfer from Tulum to ChiquilaCustom TimeUSD 265-USD 320
Rental Car2 hours 30 minutes

Getting to Chiquila from Tulum

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1. Coach Bus from Tulum to Chiquila

Journey Duration: 3 hours 20 minutes

The most economical way to travel from Tulum to Chiquila is by the ADO bus.

ADO is a reliable and safe company that we highly recommend for traveling in Mexico! The buses they operate are well equipped, with air conditioning, reclinable seats, TVs, and a bathroom. 

So, even though it’s a long journey, you will have everything you need to make your trip comfortable and enjoyable!

The ADO coach bus will take you from Tulum to Chiquila in 3 hours and 20 minutes while making one stop. And the price for one ticket is only USD 34!

So, save your seat from Tulum to Chiquila by booking your tickets online now!

How To Get From Tulum To Chiquila

Tulum to Chiquila Coach Bus Schedule:

  • 08:10 AM to 11:30 AM: Coach Bus to Chiquila from Tulum

Total price: USD 34

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2. Private Transfer from Tulum to Chiquila

Journey Duration: Custom Time

If you prefer not to adapt to bus or public transportation schedules, a private transfer to Chiquila might be a better option.

We recommend booking a private transfer, especially for families and groups. There are different depending on the number of passengers traveling with you so that you can adjust your ride to your needs!

This option for raveling from Tulum to Chiquila is reasonably priced; once you divide the costs among the group!

You can book a private vehicle with a private driver that will get you from Tulum to Chiquila in less than 3 hours! Of course, the cost of this travel method is higher than that of a bus, but you will get to your location much quicker.

Prices for a private transfer from Tulum to Chiquila:

  • 1-3 passengers: USD 265
  • 4-6 passengers: USD 299
  • 7-10 passengers: USD 320

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

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How To Get From Tulum To Chiquila

3. Driving with Rental Car from Tulum to Chiquila

Journey Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Lastly, renting a car from Tulum to Chiquila is an excellent idea if you plan to explore the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico.

Tulum has several car rental companies where you can rent a vehicle. Take advantage of Tulum’s reasonable car rental rates and get to Chiquila quickly!

Driving directly to Chiquila should take about 2 hours and 30 minutes, but you can stop along the way for a short break, explore the area, or make detours!

Considering the flexibility and freedom you can enjoy when organizing your trip, this option is cost-effective and reasonably priced!

So, pick a vehicle and head on a road trip from Tulum to Chiquila!

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How To Get From Tulum To Chiquila

Best day tours in Chiquila, Mexico

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How To Get From Tulum To Chiquila

Frequently Asked Questions

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What is the cheapest way to get from Tulum to Chiquilá?

The cheapest way to get from Tulum to Chiquilá is by coach bus, which costs USD 34.

What is the fastest way to get from Tulum to Chiquilá (Station)?

The fastest way to get from Tulum to Chiquilá is by car.  You can either book a private transfer or get a car rental and arrive in Chiquila in 2 hours and 30 minutes!

Is there a direct bus between Tulum and Chiquilá?

Yes, a direct ADO coach bus departs from Tulum and arrives at Chiquilá.

Where do I catch the Tulum to Chiquilá bus from?

Tulum to Chiquilá bus services, operated by ADO, depart from the ADO Tulum station.

Where does the Tulum to Chiquilá bus arrive?

Tulum to Chiquilá bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at the ADO terminal on Av. Delfines No. 6, Chiquilá.

Can I drive from Tulum to Chiquilá?

Yes, the driving distance between Tulum to Chiquilá is 104 miles or 167.5 kilometers. It takes approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes to drive the distance by car.

Where do you park for the Chiquila ferry?

The ferry pier in Chiquila is within walking distance of several parking lots where you can leave your car safely.