HOW TO ARRIVE AT ISLA HOLBOX
FROM CANCUN OR THE MAYAN RIVIERA
The easiest way to get to Holbox
is to contract a shuttle from Cancún or The Mayan Riviera. Experienced drivers will take you in an air-conditioned van to the door of your hotel on Holbox. Round-trip transportation is available at any time.
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BY BUS FROM CANCUN
From the Terminal (located on the corner of Tulum Ave. and Uxmal Ave.) you need to take the bus for Chiquila, whose departing times are: 5:30am, 7:30am, 12:40pm and 1:30pm.
It is approximately a 4 hour trip
Tickets are around $66 pesos (about $6 USD)..
BY CAR FROM CANCUN
Follow the signs for “Merida Libre and NO CUOTA (NO TOLL).” After 70km (about 43.5mi), at the intersection with “El Ideal,” follow the signs for “Kantunilkin-Holbox.” This will lead you to the Chiquila dock.
It is about a 2 ˝ hour journey.
UPON ARRIVAL IN CHIQUILA
Once you arrive in the town of Chiquila, you need to take the Holbox ferry from the main dock.
In the mid- to low-season (of tourism) the ferry leaves every two hours.
In the high-season it is every hour.
The trip is approximately 20min with a price of $40 pesos (about $5 USD).
FROM CHIQUILA TO HOLBOX: 6:00,8:00,10:00,11:00,12:00,14:00,16:00,17:00,19:00.
FROM HOLBOX TO CHIQUILA: 5:00,7:00,9:00,10:00,11:00,13:00, 15:00,16:00,18:00.