How to get to Isla Mujeres From Cancun

Do you want to visit Isla Mujeres? Then keep reading our article, because here we will tell you how to get to Isla Mujeres from Cancun.

How to get to Isla Mujeres from Cancun

Isla Mujeres is one of the destinations near the city of Cancun that you have to visit, and take advantage of a full day to tour it, get to know it and enjoy it. Although you really need more than one day to fully enjoy the island, spending just one day will leave you wanting to come back.

So you must be wondering, where is Isla Mujeres, how much does it cost to go to Isla Mujeres, how far is Isla Mujeres from Cancun? Well, keep reading because now we will answer it.

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    How to get to Isla Mujeres from Cancun

    As its name suggests “Isla Mujeres is an island” and one or rather, the only way to get there from Cancun is through a sea voyage. And in fact, every person who wants to visit Isla Mujeres and is in “the Riviera Maya”, has to first get to Cancun to go to the island.

    This is because Isla Mujeres is a very small place and has no space to receive private planes or jets, so all entrance to the place is by sea.

    So where can I take transportation to Isla Mujeres? Well, through the Ultramar Ferry. Ultramar is the largest shipping company in the state and dominates almost all the maritime routes of Cancun and the Riviera Maya.
    In the city of Cancun, there are 3 maritime routes to Isla Mujeres and these are at the Embarcadero (km 4.5), Playa Tortugas (km 6.5) and Playa Caracol (km 9). However, these routes are not the busiest to go to Isla Mujeres from Cancun.

    cancun to isla mujeres

    The ferry leaves very late and does not have continuous schedules, so most people prefer the Puerto Juarez ferry terminal. Here the ferry leaves every 30 minutes to Isla Mujeres and if you don’t know how to get to the overseas marine terminal in Puerto Juarez, don’t worry.

    Remember that we offer you a private, comfortable, safe and quality transportation service to take you to Puerto Juarez. Check our rates.

    Passengers One Way Round Trip
    1-3 $32 usd $57 usd
    4-7 $32 usd $57 usd
    8-10 $37 usd $67 usd

    So if you want to go to Isla Mujeres, the best way is to go to the maritime terminal of Puerto Juarez, to take the ferry and make a trip of about 20 minutes by sea. See here the prices of the Ferry to Isla Mujeres in the different terminals of Cancun.

    Terminal First Exit Last Departure Time Adults price
    Child price
    Puerto Juárez 6:30 AM 11.00 PM Cada 30 minutos 190.00 MXN 150.00 MXN
    Playa Tortuga 10.00 AM 6.00 PM 15.00 USD 10.00 USD
    El Embarcadero 10:15 AM 6:00 PM Table 15.00 USD 10.00 USD
    Playa Caracol 11:15 AM 6:00 PM 15.00 USD 10.00 USD

    Distance from Cancun to Isla Mujeres

    The distance between Puerto Juarez maritime terminal and Isla Mujeres is 6k and it is the fastest and closest route to Isla Mujeres.

    How much does it cost to go to Isla Mujeres

    The cost of the ferry to Isla Mujeres is 190.00 MXN for an adult for a single trip and 150.00 MXN for a child for a single trip. The transfer cost from Cancun to the Puerto Juarez Terminal is 32 USD Single Trip and 52 USD Round Trip.


    As you can see, to go to Isla Mujeres from Cancun is very easy and you just have to go to the marine terminal of your choice, but remember that the most recommended is Puerto Juarez terminal and we can take you there. Click here to make a reservation.