Ferry to Cozumel

Ferry to Cozumel – Playa del Carmen Information

Ferry to Cozumel - Playa del Carmen: Plan Your Trip.

If you are staying in Cozumel and look for a private tour on the main land, here useful information about the ferry operating from Playa del Carmen to Cozumel.

The cruise takes about 45 minutes, count 1 hour total time pier to pier. Cost is around 500-600 pesos round trip depending of the company/class ticket.

2 Companies – Ferry to Cozumel –  Playa del Carmen:

There are 2 companies operating from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen, UltraMar and Winjet Mexico. Each company has a schedule on odds/even day and they switch every day. So you need to check which company will operate the day of your tour for the time you need.

Where can I find the ferry schedules?

Schedules are published on each company facebook page. Schedules for the following month are generally available 10 to 5 days before the start of the month: ULTRAMAR & WINJET

Is it worth booking ferry tickets online?

You can book online upfront the Cozumel-Playa Del Carmen tickets, but we would recommend not buy the return ticket, so that for the return, depending on the time you arrive you can buy the tickets for the company operating at that time, because if you buy return tickets you may have to wait for the next ferry.

Also, remember that if you miss the ferry, the next hour’s ferry will be from the other company, so either you will have to buy a ticket from the other company to take the next one, or else take the ferry 2 hours later.

For the ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen, from 7 a.m. and 8 a.m., we recommend that you arrive at least 20/30 minutes in advance to have time to buy the ticket and be sure to be able to board. A ticket purchased on site or online does not guarantee boarding at the desired time.

What are the best tours to do coming from Cozumel?

The earliest ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen is 7am, so you can be picked up in Playa del Carmen around 8am.

For a day trip, we recommend visiting the ruins of Tulum, cenotes and if you want to add more snorkeling then the swim with turtles in Akumal.

You have very good ocean snorkeling spots in Cozumel, so we highly recommend to focus on the Tulum mayan ruins, and/or the cenotes.

If you need more advices or recommendations about your ferry to Cozumel – Playa del Carmen, don’t hesitate to contact us, it will be a pleasure to help you find your adventure!


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