Is Chichen Itza closer to Cancun or Playa del Carmen?

Can I drive to Chichen Itza from Cancun?

Cancun to Chichen Itza

Distance-wise, Cancun is circa 200 km away from Chichen Itza. Driving from Cancun to Chichen Itza would take at least 2 hours 40 minutes each way & the entire road from Cancun to Chichen Itza is a toll road.

Can you drive to Chichen Itza from Playa del Carmen?

The 305 is a toll road and so is the 180 Highway. The total cost from Playa Del Carmen to Chichen Itza is 344 pesos each way or 688 pesos round trip (to see Mexico’s toll highways and current tolls, click here). Taking the toll roads will take about 2 hour and 11 minutes and is 180 kilometers.

Is Chichen Itza worth visiting?

Chichén Itzá is one of the new seven wonders of the world, and one of the most popular destinations in the Yucatan Peninsula and Mexico. The Mayan site is definitely worth a visit, and although it can get horrendously busy, follow these tips and you’ll get the most out of your trip!

What is the closest city to Chichen Itza?

Valladolid is a picturesque city in Yucatán, and is the closest tourist city to Chichen Itza. It takes 30-40 minutes to get to the Mayan city from Valladolid , you can drive by yourself taking the Costera del Golfo 180 highway that takes you straight to Chichen Itza.

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Is it safe to rent a car and drive from Cancun to Chichen Itza?

Re: Driving a rent a car from Cancun to Chichen Itza, any tips? Yes it is very safe. Two tips – leave early and fill up the tank before you get on the toll road as there is only one rest stop with a Pemex station (and it is usually busy).

Is the drive to Chichen Itza safe?

For the most part, it will be pretty safe to travel to Chichén Itzá, I would just take extra precaution if you are choosing to drive to this remote location, as some of the roads in Mexico can be quite treacherous and unpredictable, if you also don’t know the roads or area very well I would definitely reconsider …