Cancun Airport is the major airport serving the Riviera Maya. There is also a small internation airport on Cozumel; however, most of those flights make a stop at Cancun.
All major car rental companies are available and you can rent a car at the Cancun Airport, Playa Del Carmen, Akumal or Tulum. It is very easy to drive in the area but be sure you know the rules of the road. For example, to local drivers you left hand blinker may mean you are telling them it is OK to pass.
Taxis and Cabs
Taxis and cabs are available at all the major hotels and in most towns. It is advisable to discuss the rate prior to departure. Each drive should have a list of prices to and from major destinations.
Buses and other forms of transportation
The Riviera Maya has very good public transportation. The buses are clean and comfortable and there are bus stations at the Cancun Airport, Cancun city, Playa Del Carmen and Tulum. Many locals buses make stops along the highway and the bus stops are usually well marked. There are also white vans that many of the locals use. These are called combis. Most are air conditioned and quite comfortable, reliable and reasonably priced.
There are many companies that offer private drivers and transportation for groups. We will be delighted to help you with these arrangements. Contact us to learn more.