Locations - Tulum Airport

Tulum International Airport

Felipe Carrillo Puerto, 77130
Col. Yucatan, Quintana Roo


+52 (33) 4624 2114



Monday to Sunday 06:00 to 23:59

A New Gate to Paradise: The New Tulum Mexico Airport


Welcome to Tulum, a paradise in the Caribbean! You will need a good and affordable car rental service to visit this great place. This will allow you to see all the amazing things there. That’s why we recommend you book with MEX Rent-A-Car, the best option for car rental in Tulum Airport.

In this article, you will find all the info about our location, services, rates, and policies. We will also answer some of the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Tulum. So, keep reading and discover why MEX Rent A Car is your best ally for your trip to Tulum.


A state-of-the-art facility for tourism

The airport in Tulum is a fresh initiative in Mexico aimed at boosting tourism in the Yucatan Peninsula. Opened on December 1, 2023, the airport is one of the most modern in Latin America. The runway is 3.7 km long and can accommodate all types of planes, including large ones. The airport can handle up to 5.5 million passengers annually.

Tulum is 30 km away from the airport. Also 120 km from Cancun. This makes it convenient to access the main attractions in the area.


A direct connection with the Maya Train

The Felipe Carrillo Puerto International Airport has a train station connected to the "Tren Maya". This link lets passengers travel to other places by train, for example, the Cancun International Airport, Merida, Chichen Itza, Palenque, and more. The Maya Train is an easy green way to travel to important Maya historical and natural sites.


Ready to rent a car in Tulum? Here are some FAQs

Learned about Tulum Airport and its benefits? Need to rent a car from MEX Rent A Car? No problem, we can help you with that. In the next section, we will answer some of our customers' most common questions about renting a car in Tulum.

  1. Do I need a car in Tulum? While not essential, renting a car offers a convenient and comfortable way to fully explore Tulum and its surroundings. It provides an excellent option for boosting mobility.
  2. Is it safe to drive a rental car in Tulum? Yes, car renting is one of the safest and most comfortable ways to explore the Riviera Maya.
  3. Are there Ubers in Tulum? At the moment, Ubers do not operate in Tulum.
  4. Do you need Mexican Money in Tulum? Most places in Tulum take US dollars, but it's better to use Mexican money to avoid bad exchange rates.
  5. What is the main difference between a rental car and a taxi? Renting a car lets you explore Tulum freely, while a taxi charges a set price for a single trip.
  6. How does a car rental work in Tulum Mexico? You must be at least 18 years old to rent a car from MEX Rent a Car. You also need a valid driver's license, passport, and credit card.
  7. How much is a taxi in Tulum? From Tulum Airport to the hotel zone of Tulum, a taxi charges around 1,300 Mexican pesos (approx. USD 80).
  8. How much is a rental car in Tulum? Prices vary depending on the type of car, season, and coverage selected. With MEX Rent a Car, rental prices start from 350 pesos per day for a compact car (USD 20 per day).
  9. Is rental insurance included in the rental price in Mexico? You can select the appropriate coverage when booking a car directly on mexrentacar.com. Prices on the MEX website already include the final cost with the chosen coverage, making booking easier and transparent.
  10. Can I fly directly into Tulum? You can fly directly to Tulum from Mexico City. You can also fly to Tulum from US cities like Atlanta, Dallas Fort Worth, and Los Angeles.
  11. Is it better to fly into Tulum or Cancun? Your final destination will ultimately determine your choice. Tulum Airport helps you get to Playa del Carmen, Cozumel, Bacalar, and other places in Riviera Maya.
  12. Which airlines will fly into Tulum Mexico? Currently, the airlines that have confirmed flights to Tulum include Mexican carriers Volaris, Mexicana, Aeromexico, and Viva Aerobus. Confirmed foreign airlines include Delta Air Lines, Spirit Airlines, and American Airlines. United Airlines may confirm flights soon.
  13. How far is Tulum Airport from the beach? Tulum Airport is a 35-minute drive from the hotel zone of Tulum.


Book now and enjoy Tulum with MEX Rent-A-Car

Rent a car with MEX Rent-A-Car at Tulum Airport for the best experience in this beautiful destination. Enjoy your trip by renting a car with MEX Rent-A-Car at Tulum Airport. You can freely explore beautiful beaches, ancient ruins, charming towns, and natural wonders with flexibility and freedom.

You'll also enjoy our top-notch services, competitive rates, and welcoming staff. Don´t hesitate,  book now and get ready to experience Tulum with MEX Rent-A-Car.