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Merida Transportation – Taxi, Train, Bus & Airport Tips

Merida Transportation

When planning a trip to Merida, there are many different forms of transportation from which to choose. Here are some tips for some of the different types of transportation that is available in the country.

ADO Bus To and From Merida

It’s possible to fly directly to Merida, but another option is to fly into Cancun and then take a bus from Cancun to Merida. This is often a more affordable option.

Busses run between Merida and Cancun quite frequently. Typically one leaves each hour from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. The prices will vary based on the type of bus that you choose. The trip from Cancun to Merida takes about four hours.


Most of the attractions in Merida are centrally located so that they are easy to reach on foot. However, you may need to take a taxi from your hotel or the bus station to reach the center area of Merida.

It is important to note that taxis in Merida do not run on meters. Instead, there is a fixed price for every destination. The price is typically very reasonable and taxi drivers are generally very honest.

Horse Carriages

Overall, the best way to explore Merida is by walking around. However, many people enjoy using the horse carriages that are availabe to see the center of Merida as well as some of the suburbs. The price for a horse carriage ride in Merida will vary, but it is typically very affordable at about $4 for a 20 minute ride.

Editor’s Note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about Merida transportation.

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