Cozumel to Chichen Itza By Plane!

  • 6 hours
  • All ages
  • Year-Round
  • Cozumel | Chichen Itza
(77 customer reviews)
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The best way to go from Cozumel to Chichen Itza? By plane! Visit the Mayan ruins in style and comfort, before the crowds & the heat with Fly Cozumel!

The #1  Cozumel Chichen Itza shore excursion

The Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza represent one of the most popular cultural tourist attractions in Mexico. Due to its importance, the site has been inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage list.

Moreover, the main pyramid of the ancient Mayan city, Kukulcan, also known as El Castillo, was declared one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.

Flying to Chichen Itza from Cozumel allows you to visit early in the morning, out of the hot sun and before the masses of tourists that arrive on day trip tours by bus.

The ancient city of Chichen Itza is the most visited archaeological site in Mexico. The iconic Kukulcan pyramid, the Observatory, Mayan ballcourt and the famous Temple of Warriors, among other buildings and ceremonial sites, attract millions of visitors each year.

Cozumel to Chichen Itza in 35 minutes

No other Cozumel Chichen Itza shore excursion will allow you to visit these stunning Mayan ruins in comfort.

On the Fly Cozumel Chichen Itza excursion, you’ll be able to reach this majestic World Heritage Site in just 45 minutes!

By land? It would take you over three hours. One-way!

Here’s how it works.

You’ll be picked up by a Fly Cozumel representative at your Cozumel cruise port, resort or vacation rental, who will take you directly to the nearby Cozumel International Airport.

Following a briefing by your Fly Cozumel pilot, you’ll buckle up and take off aboard a modern and well-maintained Cessna airplane.

In just 35 minutes, you’ll have flown over the Caribbean Sea and Yucatan Jungle and land at the Chichen Itza airport, located just ten minutes from these amazing Mayan ruins.

Our certified bilingual guide will be waiting for you to take you on a fascinating journey through the amazing history of the Chichen Itza ruins, once one of the great cities of the great Mayan civilization.

Finally, it’s back to the plane and up into the heavens for more mesmerizing views of the beautiful Yucatan Peninsula!

The total time of this Chichen Itza by Airplane from Cozumel tour is between four and five hours.

Description

Visit the archaeological site of Chichen Itza from Cozumel by plane and arrive in just 35 minutes!

The majestic Mayan ruins, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Seven New Wonder of the World, is only a short forty-five minutes away from Cozumel by plane.

Arrive in style and comfort at the famous archaeological site before the crowds and before the hot weather.

Just like our other Fly Cozumel excursions, you’ll go top-flight service all the way — no more traveling by ferry or public bus for hours and hours!

If there is one great Cozumel shore excursion you won’t want to miss, then it’s the Chichen Itza excursion by plane with Fly Cozumel!

Itinerary: Chichen Itza tour

Departure times for Chichen Itza tours from Cozumel begin at 7:00 a.m. and continue up until no later than 2:00 p.m. Please let us know if you’d like a specific time. Otherwise, we’ll plan a time for you in the early morning or early afternoon, depending on your availability.

Preparations (15 minutes)

  • Pick up at your Cozumel location (cruise dock/resort/home)
  • Transfer to Cozumel Airport
  • Discussing Flight Plan & Special Points of Interests
  • Safety Instructions
  • Bathroom Visit

Flight (35 minutes)

  • Flight Cozumel – Chichen Itza
  • Points of Interests During Flight

Ground Transportation (15 minutes)

  • Bathroom Visit at Airport Chichen Itza
  • Transfer to Mayan Ruins of Chichen Itza
  • Introduction to Private Guide

Visit Ruins (2 hours)

  • Private Tour of Archeological Site
  • Bathroom Visit

Transportation (15 minutes)

  • Transfer to the Chichen Itza Airport
  • Bathroom Visit

Return Flight (35 minutes)

  • Flight Chichen Itza – Cozumel

TOTAL EXCURSION TIME = 4.5 HOURS

What is included?

INCLUDED

Private Flight Round-Trip
Ground Transportation Chichen Itza
Entrance Fee and Private Guide Chichen Itza
Water Onboard

NOT INCLUDED

Airport tax (collected at checkout)

Have a large group? Contact us to book your flight!

Prices

1 PAX$1275.00 USD
2 PAX$1450.00 USD
3 PAX$1700.00 USD
4 PAX$1900.00 USD
5 PAX$2000.00 USD
6 PAX$2850.00 USD
7 PAX$3075.00 USD
8 PAX$3300.00 USD
9 PAX$3525.00 USD
10 PAX$3750.00 USD
11 PAX$3975.00 USD
12 PAX$4200.00 USD
13 PAX$4425.00 USD
Airport Tax$35.00 USD per person

Reviews (77)

77 reviews for Cozumel to Chichen Itza By Plane!

  1. R.

    We were on a cruise that stopped in Cozumel for the day and we wanted to visit the pyramids at Chichen Itza. Not wanting to spend most of the day in a bus traveling to the site we decided to book with Fly Cozumel.

    It was just my wife and me. We were met at the port terminal by Fernanda and a short cab ride to the airport. There we met our pilots Abraham and Tortuga. My wife was a little apprehensive about flying in a small prop plane but the pilots were very reassuring.

    A forty minute flight got us to the site where we met Jorge our tour guide. He is very knowledgeable and did a great job taking us around the ruins. Fascinating place to visit.

    All in all a wonderful day that we highly recommend to anyone wishing to avoid a long bus ride and all the lines at Chichen Itza.

    As Jorge said to us, “Hasta la Vista, baby!”

  2. Ivan

    Highlight of our trip! Our flight to Chichen Itza through Fly Cozumel was definitely the highlight of the trip. Our other option was to take a longggg bus ride to and from the site, which would have killed our only day in Cozumel. There was so much value in the excursion Fly Cozumel provided, from the seamless pickup at our port coordinated by Leo, to the spectacular flights between Cozumel airport and Chichen Itza airport by pilot Arturo, to the super-informative private guided tour by “the Tortuga”, to our awesome escort Sandra, and everything else. As a pilot, it was nice to experience general/charter aviation in Mexico, and to see the planes so well-maintained. Highly recommended.

  3. Kathleen

    Last week we were in Cozumel and were hoping to join a shared trip to Chichen Itza with Fly Cozumel. The weather didn’t cooperate a couple of the days but towards the end of our week we decided it would be too much for us to take a taxi to the ferry then the ferry to the mainland and then a bus of several hours to Chichen Itza. By flying in a smaller plane with Fly Cozumel we got to enjoy this magnificent Mayan ruin with a private guide who had a lot of knowledge of these ancient peoples. The flight over and back was quick and a highlight of our time in Cozumel.

  4. S. Andrews

    Fly Safe – I booked this company for four people in our family to fly from Cozumel to Chichen Itza.
    In my research I found two other companies that offered the same tour, but for less money. One company did not respond to my inquiry. The other company seemed eager for the business, but upon further investigation, I discovered they record was dubious. Everyone was happy that I chose such a reputable vendor. The flights, the ground transport, and the tour were all topnotch. The lunch (included) was enjoyed and appreciated.

  5. Rich

    The trip to Chichen Itza was easily the highlight of our week-long cruise. Everyone that participated in the trip from your team was wonderful. My son is still telling everyone he meets about the flight!

    Many thanks and merry Christmas,

    Rich

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