Puerto Juarez is a small town near the city of Cancun, a quiet place that curiously has become popular for being the main crossing point to Isla Mujeres. Since this place has a port from where you can take the ferry and even close to it several tour operators to the island.
Puerto Juarez, like several regions of the Riviera Maya has a beach atmosphere and of course, it is not only the point to go to Isla Mujeres, it also has beachfront party rooms and a few accommodations. In fact, some people looking for tranquility and calm, prefer to stay here. And if you are one of them, then keep reading because now we will tell you how to get to Puerto Morelos.
Are there any cabs in Puerto Juarez?
Yes, there are some cabs in Puerto Juarez. But the reality is that it is a small place and to move around in the region, you don’t really need this transportation service.
Is there public transportation in Puerto Juarez?
Yes, there are buses and colectivos. The cost is usually 10.00 MXN per person and there are even some that can take you very close to downtown Cancun.
Is there Uber in Puerto Juarez?
No, unfortunately there is no Uber service in Puerto Morelos.
Distance from downtown Cancun to Puerto Juarez
The distance from downtown Cancun to Puerto Juarez is 3.5 km and the average transfer time is approximately 10 minutes.
Distance from Cancún airport to Puerto Juárez
The distance from Cancun airport to Puerto Juarez is 20 km and the average transfer time is approximately 25 minutes.
Distance from Playa del Carmen to Puerto Juarez
The distance from Playa del Carmen to Puerto Juarez is 69.5 km and the average transfer time is approximately one hour and 15 minutes.
Distance from Tulum to Puerto Juarez
The distance from Tulum to Puerto Juarez is 132 km and the average transfer time is approximately 2 hours.
How to get to Puerto Juarez from Cancun
Puerto Juarez is really not far from Cancun, so you have different options to get there. Of course the cheapest is public transportation. But there is also the cab and the private transfer. So let’s take a look at our transportation options to Puerto Juarez.
The private transportation service is the most expensive option, hypothetically speaking of the distance to be traveled. But at the same time, it is the most reliable and comfortable option. It is an alternative that you can take to go to Puerto Juarez from downtown Cancun or from the Cancun airport.
Our second transfer option is the cab. It is advisable to take it in downtown Cancun and not from the airport. If you take it from the airport, it will be much more expensive than private transportation.
As such, you just have to make a stop and tell someone that you are going to Puerto Juarez and without further ado, he will take you to the port terminal or wherever you indicate.
This option is the most economical but at the same time the one that can give you the biggest headache. As a first point: You have to take a public transportation in downtown Cancun to «al crucero», which is a small region of Cancun, where Tulum Avenue and Lopez Portillo Avenue intersect.
Once you are here, you have to look for a small public transportation bus stop with destination Puerto Juarez. And simply wait for the colectivo or bus to pass.
The general cost of each of these services is 10.00 MXN, so in total to get to and from Puerto Juarez from Cancun will cost you just under 40.00 MXN.
Puerto Juarez is not far from Cancun and as we can see, you have several options to get here. The most economical, the public transfer and the most comfortable is the private transfer, but the one who chooses is you and we hope you enjoy your stay here.