Fly to Holbox, air taxi to and from the island to destinations like Cancun Airport, Cozumel, Playa del Carmen and Merida

A stunning starboard view of the plane wing and Punta Cocos beach on Isla Holbox. Photo Credit Šarūnas Burdulis

Do you want to visit Holbox from Cancun, but don’t fancy the long transfer by road? Why not take a quick flight over to the island and enjoy the view while you are up there? The trip from Cancun Airport to Holbox is a short thirty-minute flight and as you pay for the whole plane, these can be arranged at the time you need them. Get in touch today for a quote from Cancun to Holbox, or Holbox to Cancun, and keep a look out for our last-minute deals, too!

Planes can hold up to 9 people and costs are per plane one way (not per person). Please be aware weight restriction apply, so ask about luggage before booking. Quick, simple, professional. Let us help make your vacation to Holbox from Cancun that little bit easier.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take from Cancun Airport to Isla Holbox?

The average flight time is around 30 to 35 minutes.

Which terminal in Cancun Airport do I need to go to to fly to Holbox?

Flights to and from Holbox depart and arrive at the Fixed Base Operations terminal in Cancun, FBO for short.

How do I get to the FBO airport in Cancun?

To get to the FBO airport in Cancun you can board the free airport bus that takes approximately 40-45 minutes and departs every 20 minutes. You cannot easily get there on foot. You can also get a taxi at any of the other terminals and quickly get there in about 5 minutes. The price of the cab hovers around 30 USD.

How much time do I need for connecting flights to and from Cancún International Airport?

If you arrive to Cancun International Airport on an international flight please expect at least one and a half hours - 90 minutes - to exit your arrival terminal (unboarding, inmigration, baggage pickup and customs). If you plan on taking the free internal airport bus you'll need to add an additional 30 to 50 minutes. Or if you get a taxi just 5 additional minutes. If you're flying out of Cancun International you will need to account estimate an hour - 60 minutes- to an hour and a half - 90 minutes - from your taking off from Holbox to you arriving to your check-in terminal.

Will I have to pay an airport tax at the FBO?

For flights departing the FBO terminal there is an airport tax of 8 USD per person if you have not flown to Cancun on the same day. Flights from Playa del Carmen have a 4 USD airport tax. If you have arrived on a previous flight on the same day please keep your flight tickets as proof to not pay. You will not have to pay a tax if you are flying from Holbox.

Will I have to pay any additional fees for my Holbox flight?

Aside from the airport tax all of our prices include the 16% IVA (Federal Tax). Other operators give you the price before tax.

What is the baggage allowance on flights to and from Holbox?

For our smaller Cessna 206s the maximum total allowance is 330kgs (727lb) including passengers and the luggage. So if you are only two people you will be able to take luggage but for a group of 4 to 5 you will only be able to take carry-ons. For the larger Kodiak the total passenger + luggage allowance is 1500kgs (3306.934 lb)

What are the flight times to and from Isla Holbox?

As you will be booking a private flight you can choose the time to when it suits you. The only limitations are the need for daylight. So it needs to be between 6am and 6pm. We can advise more precisely if you let us know on which dates you'd like to fly.

Can my flight be canceled and will I be refunded?

If the flight needs to be canceled because of adverse weather conditions or technical issues you will be receive a FULL REFUND.

What is the cancelation policy for flights?

Cancelations made 24hrs before the flight will receive a 100% refund. Cancelations of the flight made less than 24hrs before will not receive any refund.

A stunning starboard view of the plane wing and Punta Cocos beach on Isla Holbox. Photo Credit Šarūnas Burdulis
A stunning starboard view of the plane wing and Punta Cocos beach on Isla Holbox. Photo Credit Šarūnas Burdulis
A stunning starboard view of the plane wing and Punta Cocos beach on Isla Holbox. Photo Credit Šarūnas Burdulis
A stunning starboard view of the plane wing and Punta Cocos beach on Isla Holbox. Photo Credit Šarūnas Burdulis

Cancun to Holbox

Price
1 to 5 passengers
Max 330kg
$10585 pesos
540 USD
Group Price

5 to 9 passengers
Max 1500kg
$25100 pesos
1280 USD
Group Price

Flight details
  • Each passenger must pay an airport tax of 11 USD, you must pay in cash at the airport before you board
  • For 1 to 5 passengers the maximum total weight of passengers and luggage is 330kgs/725lb
  • For 6 to 9 passengers the maximum total weight of passengers and luggage is 1500kgs/3300lb
  • Flight time is 30 minutes
  • This is the total price with Holbox landing fee and 16% federal taxes included

Isla Holbox to Cancún

Price
1 to 5 passengers
Max 330kg
$10585 pesos
540 USD
Group Price

5 to 9 passengers
Max 1500kg
$25100 pesos
1280 USD
Group Price

Flight details
  • Each passenger must pay an airport tax of 11 USD, you must pay in cash at the airport before you board
  • For 1 to 5 passengers the maximum total weight of passengers and luggage is 330kgs/725lb
  • For 6 to 9 passengers the maximum total weight of passengers and luggage is 1500kgs/3300lb
  • Flight time is 30 minutes
  • This is the total price with Holbox landing fee and 16% federal taxes included


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