What airport is closest to Tulum?
What airport is closest to Tulum, Mexico? If you are planning your vacation to one of the most beautiful territories in the world, you might be curious about where to land, in order to reach Tulum – and your hotel – safely and easily.
In terms of what airport is best to get to Tulum, many people are often torn between landing in Cozumel or Cancun. Both cities’ airports are relatively close to Tulum, but your choice might differ according to your specific plan and needs.
If you opt for Cozumel airport to get to Tulum, you might consider staying at least a night or two on the island, in order to relax for a while, and only after leave for Tulum.
If, on the other hand, you consider Cancun as the best airport to get to Tulum, you would probably choose it because it will give you the chance to reach Tulum right away.
Cancun is on mainland Mexico, while Cozumel is an island. In our opinion, flying into Cozumel and then have to somehow delay the start of your real holiday is not the best solution. Therefore, our advice would be to choose Cancun airport to get to Tulum and then reach your final accommodation right after landing, with no problem whatsoever.
Usually, those who choose Cozumel airport and only afterwards head to Tulum, do so because they believe it would be marginally cheaper, although that is not always the case. In general terms, flying into Cancun makes the most sense both economically and logistically. Plus, the stress factor should always be part of the equation: once you reach Mexico, we can guarantee you that you’ll feel like starting your vacation in no time, so why delaying it?
In terms of transportation from Cancun airport to Tulum, it has to be added that this trip requires less ground transportation issues, no ferry costs and therefore less time wasted getting to your hotel.
Still speaking in terms of transportation from Cancun airport to Tulum, you might also be wondering how long it takes to get to this amazing corner of the world. It takes about a couple of hours – sometimes a little more – to get from the Cancun airport to Tulum. Yet, if you are still wondering about Cozumel, you will have to consider that you will have to take the ferry in order to reach Playa del Carmen and then drive to Tulum.
If you want to receive further information on transportation to reach our hotel, please contact us: we will be happy to help!