Playa Aurora is located in the city of Playa del Carmen just 60 km from the Hotel Zone of Cancun and 48 km from the International Airport of Cancun, the second most important in Mexico and first in Latin America.
Playa Aurora is 220KM kilometers from Chichen Itza if you take the toll road highway 180D and it will take you about 2:42Hrs. to get to Chichen Itza. If you use the free highway 180, this would be 229KM kilometers and it would take you about 3:10Hrs.
If you are looking for ways to get from Playa Aurora to Chichen Itza, there are different options: Chichen Itza Tours, Car Rental or Bus.
Chichen Itza tours including hotel pick-up from Playa Aurora is probably the most comfortable option since you only need to pre-book the tour and you will be picked up at Playa Aurora and taken to Chichen Itza on the day of the excursion. There different tour options to enjoy a day at Chichen Itza from Playa Aurora:
Driving from Playa Aurora to Chichen Itza is another option. Driving down in the Yucatan Peninsula is very easy since the landscape is very flat and there are good big highways. Depending on the number of people in your party you can rent a small car for a really good price or a bigger SUV or van for a bigger party. You can check out Car Rental options here.
1. If you have a cellphone service it will always make your life easier, since you can turn on your Google Maps app and just get directions with your phone.
2. Staying at Playa Aurora, you need to head towards the 305D Highway and continue all the way down until you see the Chichen Itza sign. This toll road costs about 12 USD.
3. You will take the deviation to Highway 180D which will finally take you to Chichen Itza.