Playa del Carmen-Cozumel
The two ferry companies that sail from Playa del Carmen to Cozumel are easy to distinguish. Ultramar sails in blue-yellow colors, while Winjet sails in orange.
- Ultramar's fast ships sail to Cozumel in 35 minutes.
- Winjet takes about 45 minutes but is a fraction cheaper.
- The car ferry can be booked directly at ultracarga.com
You can buy ferry tickets at one of the kiosks in the harbor or easily online to be assured of a place on the desired sailing. Via Bookaway, you can book a ticket for both Winjet and Ultramar. For a small extra fee, you can also sail First class.
The first departures are around 8 am, and the last boats sail back around 10 pm. You can choose from at least 20 departures daily, which doesn’t even include the car ferry. The ferry operates 365 days a year, but the number of departures per day may vary depending on the season.
Ferry Ticket price
The cheapest transfer costs about $12. You can join Ultramar's faster boat for a little more, around $13. Do you want something more luxurious? A first-class ticket is $16.
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