How to arrive

How to arrive

There are many ways to reach the beautiful town of Sisal. Located only 47 km northeast of Merida, the states capital, it is easy to reach by any means of transportation.

By plane

The closest airport, the ‘Merida Rejon International Airport’ (MID/MMMD) is located in Merida. It handles both domestic and international flights.


National airlines like Aeromexico, Interjet, Magni Charters, Volaris, Viva Aerobus among others offer flights from all corners of Mexico. International flights, however, are limited to the United States and Canada. The most popular international routes are with American Airlines to Miami, United Airlines to Houston and Aeromexico to Atlanta. Westjet offers flights from Toronto (Canada) to Merida

This Map shows all schedulded non-stop flights from Merida during the upcoming 7 days:

Nearest International Airport
The nearest airport with regular international flights is Cancun (Cancun International Airport/CUN).
From there you can either rent a car, a private transfer, or take a Bus to Merida. ADO offers 1st class, air-conditioned bus services from Cancun to Merida in approximately 4 hours time. In case you arrive late at night we recommend to stay one night in Cancun.
From airport to Sisal
The easiest way to get from Merida Airport to Sisal is with a rental car. You can also book one of the taxi services (local or UBER / But we definitely recommend to rent a car for more flexibility and to be more mobile, especially when you plan to stay in Sisal for a week or more. Like this you are more flexible in case you want to explore the area around Sisal during your vacation. Contact us in order to recommend you the best car rental agency runned by locals.

We can organise you an airport transfer as well.

By car

Renting a car and driving around in the Yucatan Peninsula is safe and easy. We definitely suggest to rent a car and drive on your own to Sisal in order to be more flexible and free to explore the area and do not depend on public transportation

It takes only around 45 minutes to get from Merida to the beautiful remote fishing village of Sisal by car. Three different roads link Merida with Hunucma, and from there one straight road goes directly to Sisal.
Driving through Hunucma and other authentic Mayan villages is a unique experience and a nice road trip out of time. But in case you want to reach Sisal in a faster way take the new highway towards Celestun first before heading direction Sisal.

We can recommend you great local professional car renting companies

By bus/public transportation

Traveling around the Peninsula of Yucatan
If you are travelling around the Peninsula of Yucatan and want to reach Merida (Sisal) by public transportation you can use the excellent bus services from ADO, that connects Merida with other popular tourist destinations and cities like Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Tulum. A safe and comfortable way to travel, in air-conditioned, modern busses with TV. This is the perfect option in case you don’t want to rent a car and drive around on your own.

For the different routes and time schedules visit

From Merida
Once in Merida you can rent a taxi or for the more adventurous ones use the combi or collectivo (local mexican public transportation van) to arrive in Sisal. It’s not the most comfortable way to travel and very time consuming. The combis are often crowded and without air conditioning. But in case you want to give it a try … Here you go!
First you will have to take a van to the village Hunucma. The mini van station is located in the center of Merida on 64th street between 65 and 67, a few blocks north of Parque San Juan and the main cathedral. Once you arrive in Hunucma village, you will have to switch in another collective transport with direction Sisal. This transport leaves next to the main church of Hunucma and will bring you to Sisal in an 20 min drive approx.