How to get around Cancun in 2023

SmartTransfers Team

SmartTransfers Team

March 1, 2023

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Did you just land and don't know how to move around Cancun? Get all the information you need here.

If you are traveling to Cancun, you already know this is one of the most beautiful beach destinations in the world. Its unique weather, spectacular coastlines, and impressive archaeological sites make it a unique destination.

Every year, the city receives an average of 10 million tourists from around the globe.

That is why an utterly touristic destination such as Cancun has a significant number of services for people that want to move around this huge city.

However, it is essential to mention that these services are almost full every day and even more in the high season (summer and winter).

So it is highly recommended to book your transportation in Cancun before visiting this Mexican paradise.

Getting to know the transportation options

We can't stress this enough; it is essential to know each of the services that you have at your disposal in Cancun.

Choosing the right one is fundamental to avoid any inconvenience and problems after landing at the Cancun airport. 

To make the right choice for your transportation options, you must consider the following points:

  • When and for how long you will stay in Cancun.
  • Where are you staying, downtown? The Hotel Zone?
  • What kind of activities do you want to do?
  • Your budget. How much are you willing to spend on transportation?

These questions will help you choose the best transportation. However, it is essential to remember that digital platforms like Uber have an ongoing conflict with locals, so they are not recommended for use.

Private transfer from Cancun Airport

When you book with Smart Transfers, you choose Cancun's top-rated passenger transportation agency.

Therefore, we offer the best option for travelers looking for Cancun Airport Transport.

You can travel alone or with friends and family with our comfortable vans or luxury vehicles.

And remember, we don't only offer one-way trips; you can book round trips with us!

We will pick you up at the Cancun airport and take you to your hotel, or anywhere you are staying in Cancun.

We suggest that our clients come in groups because our vehicles are mainly made for groups traveling to the Mexican Caribbean.

Therefore, your friends and family can travel together without any, like a shared shuttle.

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ADO bus has a particular bus line to get you to Playa del Carmen or Tulum from Cancun. It can also take you downtown Cancun.

This bus line is extremely safe and popular because all their vehicles depart from the ADO terminals.

However, they won't get you exactly to your destination, only to another ADO bus stop.

So if you are far from your destination, you must use another bus, taxi, or walk there. But on the bright side, the ADO bus is affordable and has round-trip options.

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Cancun Car Rental

We suggest you rent a car in Cancun if you are staying for a long time and want to visit the Mexican Caribbean and see places such as Playa del Carmen and Tulum, which are relatively far away from Cancun.

Renting a car allows you to move freely from one place to the next without being rushed and moving at your own pace.

If you are interested in this type of transportation service, you just have to look for the many car rental agencies in Cancun. Some are at the airport, so you can choose a vehicle since you land in Cancun. 

Renting a car in Cancun is a great option, even though it's not very affordable.

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Cancun Taxi Service

This transportation service is available for anyone in Cancun, and it's more famous for the people in the hotel district (Hotel Zone). 

This option makes it to our list because it is easy to find a cab anywhere.

However, although it's a straightforward way to move, it is not recommended as the prices can vary depending on how far you travel.

It is not the most comfortable option for groups traveling together, as it can only fit up to 3 people in a car.

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