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Rental Cars | Buses | Ferries | Airlines | Taxis | Transfers

Passenger and car ferries depart regularly to the two main islands, Isla Mujeres and Cozumel. It’s always a good idea to check departure schedules are they are subject to change due to weather. 


Speedboats and passenger ferries run between the main dock on Isla Mujeres and Puerto Juárez on the mainland. Car ferries depart from Punta Sam and offer the smoothest ride for sensitive stomachs. To reach either Puerto Juárez or Punta Sam, you can take a bus from downtown (look for Route 8) or a taxi from the Hotel Zone. Water shuttles depart directly from the Hotel Zone. 

Puerto Juárez/Isla Passenger Ferry

Sultana del Mar or Blanca Beatrizare

(These boats are open-air with no air-conditioning.) 

Tel: (998) 877-0065

Cost: $15 pesos

Departure Times Crossing Time: 45 minutes
From Puerto Juarez

Every half hour

5:00 AM until 8:30 PM
Final ferry 11:30 PM

From Isla Mujeres

Every half hour 

5:00 AM until 8:30 PM
Final ferry 11 PM


Caribbean Lady or Miss Valentina 

(These boats are air-conditioned cruisers with bar service.)

Tel: (998) 877-0254 or (998) 877-0253

Cost: $35 pesos

Departure Times Crossing Time: 30  minutes
From Puerto Juarez

Every 20 minutes

6:30 AM until 8 PM

From Isla Mujeres

Every 30 minutes 

7 AM until 8 PM

Punta Sam/Isla Mujeres Car Ferry

Tel: (998) 887-0065

Vehicle Size

Prices (One Way)

Passengers $  15.00 pesos
Cars $120.00 pesos
Suburbans/Vans $170.00 pesos
Motorcycles $  80.00 pesos
Departure Times Total crossing time: 45 minutes
From Punta Sam 8:00AM, 11:00 AM, 2:45PM, 5:30PM, 8:15 PM
From Isla Mujeres 6:30AM, 9:30AM, 12:45PM, 4:15PM, 7:15 PM

Cancun Hotel Zone/Isla Water Shuttles

Cost: $15 round trip, Nauti Shuttle is $9.95
Time: 25 minutes

Service Departure Times
Asterix Water Taxi  Plaza Caracol 9am, 11am, 1pm, 3 pm
Tel: (998) 886-4847  Isla Mujeres 10am, 12pm, 2pm and 5pm
Colon Tours  Playa Linda 9:30 am
Tel: (998) 884-5333 Isla Mujeres 4 pm
Isla Shuttle Playa Tortuga 9am, 11am, 1pm, 3:45pm 
Tel. (998) 883-3448 Isla Mujeres 10am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm, and 5pm
Nauti Shuttle El Embarcadero to Isla Mujeres 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:45am, 1:15pm, 2:30pm, 5:45pm
Tel: (998) 883-3646 Isla Mujeres 10am, 11am, 2pm, 3:30pm, 5pm and 6:30pm
El Embarcadero to Garrafon Park 9:30am, 11am, 4pm, 5:15pm
Garrafon Park 10:20am, 11:30am, 4:30pm, 6pm



The waters between Cozumel and the mainland has some of the strongest currents in the area and ferries will be cancelled if the winds are high and the weather bad. Passenger ferries arrival at the main dock in downtown Cozumel while car ferries arrive at the south dock near the International. Always check the schedules before leaving as they are subject to change. 

Playa del Carmen/Cozumel Passenger Ferry
Cost: $8
Time: 45 to 60 minutes
Tel: (984) 872-1508 
6:00, 8:00, 9:00, 10:00, 11:00
13:00, 15:00, 17:00
18:00, 19:00
21:00, 23:00

Cancun/Cozumel Water Taxi 
Cost: $15
Time: 3 hours
Dock: Plaza del Tortugas, Blvd. Kukulcán, Km 6.5
Tel: (998) 883-1735
Departures from Cancun: 9, 11:30 AM
Departures from Cozumel: 6 PM

Calica/Cozumel Car Ferry
Cost: $ 5 per passenger, $67 any size truck or car.
Time: 2 hours
Tel: Maritima Chankanaab, (984) 872-0827
Departure from Calica Dock: 10:00 AM, 7:00 PM 
Departure from Cozumel: 8:00 AM, 5:30 PM

Puerto Morelos/Cozumel Car Ferry
Cost: $6 per passenger, $67 for standard cars
Time: 3 to 4 hours
Tel: Puerto Morelos: (984) 871-0008, Cozumel: (984) 872-0827 or (984) 872-0916
Departures from Puerto Morelos: 5,10:30AM,4 PM
Departures from Cozumel: 8 AM, 1:30, 7 PM.

Puerto Juarez


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