Location of Isla Holbox

Isla Holbox has a landing strip for small planes. The closest airports are Cancún (CUN) and Mérida (MID).

First you must make your way to Chiquilá, where the ferries depart from. Busses make the journey from the central bus stations in both Cancún and Mérida, though the trip is longer and they make various stops before arriving to the destination. For information on trips to and from Chiquilá you can call the ADO bus line at 01 (800) 702-8000 (from Mexico).

How to get to Isla Holbox by car?

Your travel by land from the Merida airport to Chiquilá in car, taxi or organized transfer and the trip is around three hours.

For this trip, you have the option to go by Tizimín or Valladolid. We sincerely recommend the second option because it is simpler.

Depart the city going toward Chichen Itzá, Valladolid and Cancún on the toll road (cuota). Upon arrival in Valladolid change to the freeway (libre) towards Cancún. If you continue on the toll road you will go past the exit to Chiquilá.

Pass through the towns Tikuch, Chemax, Candelaria, Xcan and Nuevo Xcan until you reach El Ideal. In this town you will see the turn off to the left, which is the way towards Kantunilkin, Solferino and Chiquilá.