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Holbox ferry timetable, the most up-to-date schedule with prices and bus connections

Once you arrive to Chiquilá you will need to cross the Laguna Conil also know as Yalahau. The easiest option to arrive in Holbox is via the two companies' catamarans with alternating ferry departures every half an hour. You cannot use the other company's tickets.

The average ferry journey time is 25 minutes. All vessels have a top deck if you fancy a bit of sun and the breeze or to see the stars at night. On early journeys if you are lucky you might see dolphins! The lower decks have air-conditioning and toilets.

Departing Chiquilá

From Chiquilá the ferries run from 6:00am to 9:30pm. Holbox Xpress (red boats) leaves on the hour and 9 Hermanos (blue boats) on the half hour. For the full updated schedule with buses view our bus connections page.

Departing Holbox

From Holbox the first departure to Chiquilá is 5:00am and you can leave the island on the last ferry at 8:30pm. 9 Hermanos (blue boats) leaves on the hour and Holbox Xpress (red boats) on the half hour. For the full updated schedule with bus connections view the corresponding tag below.

The ferry schedules may be subject to change in case of adverse weather conditions.

Alternatives to the Holbox ferries

If you'd rather not wait you can hire a small boat or "lancha" to run you accross.

Buses and Taxis

The port is a 5 minute walk from the bus, taxi and transfers stops. For more info transportation options to get to and from Chiquilá view our page with bus departure times, taxis, transfer and car rentals.

What else is around?

You can also buy refreshments above the 9 Hermanos waiting lounge or at Chakte accross the entrance from the entrance to the port where you can also find an ATM. There is also now a Bureau de Change/ Forex house on the side of the roundabout.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Chiquila Holbox ferry

When is the first ferry to Holbox?

The first ferry departing Chiquila is at 6am.

What time is the last ferry to Holbox?

The last ferry to Isla Holbox from Chiquila departs at 9:40pm.

When is the first ferry to Chiquila?

The first ferry departing Holbox is at 5am.

What time is the last ferry to Chiquila?

The last ferry to Chiquila from Isla Holbox departs at 8:40pm.

How much is the ferry ticket to Holbox?

The price for adults is $150 pesos. Children under 12o cms pay $100 pesos. These are single journey prices there are no return prices.

Can pets travel on the Holbox Ferry?

Yes, pets may travel but you will need to have them on the top deck and on a leash or a cage.

Is there a toilet on the Holbox Ferry?

Yes, both companies have toilets in their ferries.

How long is the Holbox ferry?

The journey between Chiquila and Holbox is around 25 minutes depending on the wind.

Where do I catch the ferry to Holbox from Chiquila?

The ferries both depart for the main pier in the port of Chiquila. It is only a 10 minute walk from the bus station or 5 minutes from where the shuttles and transfers will leave you.

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UPDATED 30/10/19

Holbox to Chiquilá
Ferry Times

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Departure  Service Connections
05:00am9hmnosNoreste
05:30am > Cancun
Noreste
05:30am > Tizimín > Valladolid > Merida

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06:30amhxpress
07:00am9hmnosOriente
07:45am > Cancun
Colectivo
07:30am > Cancun
Noreste
07:30am > Tizimín
Airport Shuttle
07:30am > Cancun Int Airport
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07:30amhxpressColectivo
08:00am > Playa del Carmen
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08:00am9hmnos
08:30amhxpress
09:00am9hmnos
09:30amhxpressAirport Shuttle
10:30am > Cancun Int Airport
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10:00am9hmnos
10:30amhxpressNoreste
11:00am > Tizimín
ADO
11:15am > Cancún
11:00am9hmnosADO
12:30pm > Cancún

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11:30amhxpressAirport Shuttle
01:30am > Cancun Int Airport

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12:00pm9hmnosADO
01:00pm > Playa del Carmen

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12:30pmhxpressColectivo
01:15pm > Cancun

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01:00pm9hmnosADO > Aeropuerto >Cancun
01:45pm > Cancun
Noreste
01:30pm > Tizimín

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01:30pmhxpressMayab
02:15pm > Cancun

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02:00pm9hmnosColectivo
2:30pm > Playa del Carmen
ADO
02:45pm > Playa del Carmen

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02:30pmhxpressMayab
03:15pm >Cancun

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03:00pm9hmnosNoreste
03:30pm > Tizimín
Colectivo
3:30pm > Playa del Carmen

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03:30pmhxpress
04:00pm9hmnosNoreste
04:30pm > Tizimín > Valladolid > Merida ADO
04:45pm > Valladolid > Merida
04:45pm > Merida Fiesta Americana
ADO
05:00pm > Playa del Carmen
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04:30pmhxpress
05:00pm9hmnosHolbox Day Shuttle
05:30pm > Cancun

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05:30pmhxpressNoreste
06:00pm > Tizimín

ADO
05:00pm > Cancun
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06:00pm9hmnosColectivo
06:30pm > Playa del Carmen
06:30pmhxpressColectivo
07:00pm > Playa del Carmen
07:00pm9hmnos
07:40pmhxpress
08:40pmhxpress


Ferry Prices

All prices are one-way

Tickets cannot be purchased in advance or reserved

Passenger type Price
Adults and Children over 120cm tall$150 pesos
Minors (up to 120cm tall)$100 pesos
Elderly Tourists INAMAMP $100 pesos
Local Adult (with municipal Lázaro Cárdenas ID)$80 pesos
Local Minor$30 pesos
Daily commuters:
Students, Teachers & labourers from Lázaro Cárdenas.
$30 pesos
Infants: 0-2 year oldsGRATIS/FREE

All departure times are subject to change due to weather conditions

UPDATED 30/10/19

Chiquilá to Holbox
Ferry Times

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Departure  Service Connections
06:00amhxpressArriving from
Mérida:
11:30pm Oriente
Valladolid:
3:06am Oriente

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07:30am9hmnos
08:00amhxpress
08:30am9hmnos
08:30amChiquila CancunFerry 07:30am
14:30 hrs
Ferry 13:30 hrs
09:00amhxpress
09:30am9hmnos
10:00amhxpress
10:30am9hmnosArriving from
Cancún:
8:00am Holbox Day Tour
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11:00amhxpressArriving from
Cancún:
7:50am Mayab
Playa del Carmen:
8:15am ADO & 8:25am ADO
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11:30am9hmnos
11:30amhxpress
12:00pm9hmnosArriving from
Cancún:
8:15am ADO
Playa del Carmen:
9:15am ADO

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12:30pmhxpressArriving from
Merida:
6:45am ADO
7:15 ADO Fiesta Americana
Tulum:
8:10am ADO
Valladolid:
9:55am ADO
Cancún:
10:00am Colectivo
10:30am Colectivo

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01:00pm9hmnosArriving from
Playa del Carmen:
10:15am & 10:25am ADO
01:30pmhxpress
02:00pm9hmnos
02:30pmhxpressArriving from
Cancún:
10:30am ADO Primera
11:30am Colectivo

Cancún Int Airport:
12:00pm Airport Shuttle

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03:30pmhxpress
04:00pm9hmnos
04:30pmhxpressArriving from
05:41pm Colectivo

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05:00pm9hmnosArriving from
Cancún:
02:15pm ADO

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05:30pmhxpress
06:00pm9hmnosArriving from
Cancún:
03:15pm ADO
Cancún Int Airport:
3:30pm Airport Shuttle

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06:30pmhxpress
07:00pm9hmnos
07:30pmhxpress
08:00pm9hmnos
08:30pmhxpressArriving from
Cancún:
6:00pm Colectivo
Cancún Int Airport:
6:30pm Airport Shuttle Playa del Carmen:
6:00am Colectivo
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09:40pmhxpress


Ferry Prices

All prices are one-way

Tickets cannot be purchased in advance or reserved

Passenger type Price
Adults and Children over 120cm tall$150 pesos
Minors (up to 120cm tall)$100 pesos
Elderly Tourists INAMAMP$100 pesos
Local Adult (with minicipal ID)$80 pesos
Local Minor$30 pesos
Daily commuters:
Students, Teachers & labourers
$30 pesos
Infants: 0-2 year oldsGRATIS/FREE

All departure times are subject to change due to weather conditions