Mahahual is a small and paradisiacal town in the state of Quintana Roo and is located very close to the magical town of Bacalar and Chetumal, which is the capital of the state. As such it is not part of the Riviera Maya, but its beauty, beaches and beachfront cabins have made it a tourist destination for hundreds of travelers visiting Cancun or the Riviera Maya.

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And if you are one of them, right now we will tell you how to get to Mahahual from Cancun, we will show you the best options, as well as the approximate costs and distance. Are you ready? Let’s start

## What is the distance from Cancun to Mahahual?

The distance from downtown Cancun to the town of Mahahual is 355 km and the approximate travel time is 4 hours and 30 minutes.

## What is the distance from Puerto Morelos to Mahahual?

The distance from Puerto Morelos to Mahahual is 322 km and the approximate travel time is 4 hours.

## What is the distance from Playa del Carmen to Mahahual?

The distance from Playa del Carmen to Mahahual is 290 km and the approximate travel time is approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes.

## What is the distance from Tulum to Mahahual?

The distance from Tulum to Mahahual is 225.5 km and the approximate travel time is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes.

## What is the distance from Chetumal to Mahahual?

The distance between the city of Chetumal and Mahahual is 142 km and the average transfer time is 1 hour and 30 minutes.

## What is the distance from Bacalar to Mahahual?

The distance between the magical town of Bacalar and Mahahual is 103 km and the approximate transfer time is 1 hour and 15 minutes.

## How to get from Cancun or from Cancun airport to Mahahual?

Mahahual is a town that is not close to the city of Cancun and therefore, the transfer options are somewhat limited and in some cases «combined». For example: There is no ADO bus from Cancun to Mahahual, but there is from Cancun to Chetumal. And from Chetumal there are many direct vans that can take you to Mahahual.

But let’s not worry anymore, because right now we will know our transfer options from Cancun to Mahahual.

### Private transfer

The best option to get from Cancun to Mahahual is through a private transfer service. This service, as its name suggests, is totally private and has a transfer cost starting at $7,581.00 MXN.

Being a private transportation service, you will not share the vehicle with anyone you do not want and also, it will not make random stops which helps a lot so that the time can be a little less.

But that’s not all, because this means of transportation is equipped with air conditioning, WIFI and connections to charge your mobile device.

### ADO Bus

As we said at the beginning, there is no ADO transportation service or bus that goes directly to Mahahual, so you can take the option of going to Chetumal or Bacalar.

Bacalar is located much closer to Mahahual and the cost of the ADO ticket is 566.00 MXN per person. But if you want to have the opportunity to visit the capital of the state, then you can go first to Chetumal from Cancun and the ticket costs 588.00 MXN.

If you decide to get to Bacalar first, from Bacalar you can take a bus that has an average cost of 120.00 MXN to 150.00 MXN per person.

But if you choose to go to Chetumal and then to Mahahual, from the center of Chetumal you can take a Vans that runs the route Chetumal – Mahahual and has a cost of 80.00 MXN per person.

Or, you can take a bus that has an average cost of 150.00 MXN to 180.00 MXN per person and if you feel financially well off, you can take a cab from Chetumal to Mahahual which has an average cost of 600.00 MXN and can carry up to 5 passengers.