Chichén Itzá

Chichén Itzá, Mexico. The UNESCO World Heritage Site and New Seven Wonder of the World is a must visit on your next trip to Cozumel or the Mexican Caribbean.

From the imposing Kukulcan Pyramid to the Sacred Cenote, Observatory, Temple of the Warriors, and Chichén Itzá ball court, these fascinating Mayan ruins offer an insight into the complex and mysterious history of this highly advanced ancient civilization.

This Chichén Itzá guide is designed to answer all of your frequently asked questions about these world-renowned Mayan ruins as well as provide detailed information about the different tours and how to get to Chichen Itza from Cozumel.

The fastes way to visit Chichén Itzá​

Chichén Itzá Excursions

Best Tour
Up to 13 passengers
4.5 hours
45 minutes flight

Visit Chichen Itza from Cozumel by plane! The UNESCO World Heritage Site is only a short 45-minute flight from Cozumel. Arrive before crowds and the hot weather.

Flights From$ 1,275 USD
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The most Exclusive and inspiring Chichen Itza experience that exists. Want to have the fascinating archaeological site of Chichen Itza for yourself? Yes, you can!

Chichén Itzá​ Facts


Chichén Itzá weather is mostly hot and humid, with occasional showers possible, especially during rainy season. Be sure to check the forecast about two days out and always bring a hat and sunscreen!

Getting There

Getting to Chichén Itzá from Cozumel takes about 4 hours by ferry and bus and just 35 minutes by plane with Fly Cozumel. Total time is about 12 hours by land or 4.5 by plane.


You can take pictures as a tourist on your Chichén Itzá excursion but video cameras cost an additional $40 Mexican pesos ($5 USD).


Fly Cozumel commands a fleet of modern Cesna airplanes which are constantly subject to a strict maintenance schedule. The plane used will depend on group size.

Chichén Itzá​ Travel Tips

We’ve taken the most frequently asked questions about Chichén Itzá and turned them into this handy guide full of tips and tidbits on everything from weather and opening hours to the famous shadow snake and the Sacred Cenote.

From the fun-filled Cozumel Pearl Farm and the Discover Mexico Park to visiting Holbox Island or a sightseeing tour by plane to see the great Kukulcan pyramid at Chichén Itzá, this is the guide to the top Cozumel cruise excursions.

Chichén Itzá or Tulum? What about Ek Balam and Coba? Did you know that you can visit all 4 Mayan ruins in one day on a spectacular scenic flight over land, air, and cenote? An incredible way to experience the history of the region!

Why Choose Fly Cozumel


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You’re on vacation to enjoy your time, not spend half a day on a bus. Our Fly Cozumel tours assure you reach Chichén Itzá in a mere 35 minutes. That way, you can enjoy the Mayan ruins at a leisurely pace before the heat and crowds take over.


At Fly Cozumel, you are our number one priority at all times. In consequence, safety is sacred. All routine maintenance and a rigorous inspection of our entire fleet is carried out to ensure utmost safety for each and every flight.

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Good News!

Chichén Itzá is re-opening!

Good news travelers! Chichén Itzá opened its doors again. Be the first to enjoy the archaeological site without crowds!