How To Get From Cancun Airport To Isla Mujeres Ferry

Welcome to Cancun! Once you land at Cancun International Airport, you have a few transportation options to reach the ferry terminal. Let’s explore the best ways to get there.

Option 1: Shuttle Service

Pre-booked Shuttle:

  • For peace of mind, book a shuttle service in advance. Reliable companies like Move U Cancun is Perfect if you value comfort and speed.

Option 2: Rental Car

  • Renting a car is a good option if you plan to explore more. Keep in mind parking logistics at the ferry terminal and on Isla Mujeres. Oh! Car Rental  Is one of the best companies in Cancun.

Choosing the Ferry Terminal

There are two main ferry terminals you can use to get to Isla Mujeres:

1. Puerto Juárez (Ultramar)

  • The most popular and frequent service, with ferries running every half hour. The journey takes about 15-20 minutes.

2. Gran Puerto (Ultramar)

  • Slightly closer to the Hotel Zone, offering the same reliable Ultramar service as Puerto Juárez.

From Cancun Airport to the Ferry Terminal:

The drive from Cancun Airport to either Puerto Juárez or Gran Puerto ferry terminal takes approximately 25-35 minutes, depending on traffic.

Boarding the Ferry


  • Purchase your tickets at the terminal. Round-trip tickets are recommended for convenience.

Ferry Ride:

  • The ferry ride to Isla Mujeres is quick and scenic, taking about 15-20 minutes.

Practical Tips

  • Timing: Ferries from Puerto Juárez start as early as 5:00 AM and run until 11:30 PM. Check the latest schedules online or at the terminal.
  • Luggage: There’s usually no additional fee for luggage, but it’s good to confirm.
  • Cost: Round-trip tickets cost around $15-$20 USD. Prices can vary, so check for the latest rates.

Sample Itinerary

  1. Arrival: Land at Cancun Airport.
  2. Transport: Take a pre-booked shuttle or taxi to Puerto Juárez (approximately 25-35 minutes).
  3. Ferry: Purchase a ticket and board the Ultramar ferry (approximately 15-20 minutes).
  4. Destination: Arrive at Isla Mujeres and start your adventure!

By following these simple steps, you’ll find yourself on the beautiful Isla Mujeres in no time. Enjoy your trip!

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