GFNY Cozumel brings together the popularity of mass participation GFNY racing along with the GF New York expertise into one of the fastest growing sports tourism destinations in the world, the Island of Cozumel, Mexico. On November 12th, 2017 you can be part of this challenging and competitive event as you enjoy our unique seafront cycling course in what we call "The Number One Cycling Event in Paradise!
Here’s some important travel information which can help you plan your trip and figure out the simplest way for you to get to Cozumel.
Cozumel’s International Airport is located just 10 min approximately from the heart of downtown and 20 min approximately to the hotel zones.
Cozumel has daily direct flights from many major US cities including Miami, Houston, Dallas, Atlanta, and Denver. Below is a list of the airlines that fly direct to and from Cozumel with there local number and a link to there website.
|United Airlnes/Continental Airlines||+52 (987) 872-5995 / +52 (987) 872-2847||Go to Website|
|US Airways||+52 (987) 869-1831 / +52 (987) 869-1830||Go to Website|
|Delta Airlines||+52 (987) 869-0208 / +52 (987) 869-0514||Go to Website|
|American Airlines||+52 (987) 878-4308||Go to Website|
|Frontier Airlines||+52 (987) 869-0998||Go to Website|
(Cancun - Cozumel -Cancun air shuttle)
|+52 (998) 881-9413 / 1-800-566-2700||Go to Website|
|Aeropuerto Internacional de Cozumel||+52 (987) 872-0485|
Inside the Cozumel airport you’ll find taxi shuttle booths offering transportation to any destination on the island for a reasonable price. You can also reserve a private or shared taxi now by visiting Airport-Hotel Taxi Service and your taxi will be waiting for you at the airport. Another option is to rent a car at the airport which can easily be done online at most major car rental companies. If you do rent a car, all you need to do is get a printed local guide of the island to find your way around. Driving in Cozumel is very easy.
Flights to Cozumel from Cancun are just a 20-minutes ride aboard Mayair, with 5 daily round trip flights in comfortable 19 passenger aircrafts. Flights start as early as 7:00 am from Cozumel to Cancun to as late as 7:00pm from Cancun to Cozumel.
There are modern buses called ADO that take you from Cancun to Playa del Carmen, where you can then take a short ferry boat ride to Cozumel. Fare is about $10 US per person per ride; the ride takes about 45 minutes to 1-hour depending on rush hour. In Playa del Carmen the Ferry pier is located 2 blocks away from the ADO bus terminal. You may purchase your ADO Bus tickets online.
Once you arrive in Playa del Carmen getting to Cozumel is just 30 minutes away, the ferry departs as early as 6:00 am from Cozumel coming and going hourly as late as 10:00 pm from Playa del Carmen.
You may buy your tickets right before you depart, or they can be bought in advance. Space on the boats is ample so you do not have to worry about availability, in most boats you can also sit outside and enjoy the Caribbean scenery. There will be no problem for you to bring your bicycle on the ferry they will just ask you to secure it in the back of the boat. The approximate cost for a round-trip Playa del Carmen-Cozumel-Playa del Carmen is about $16 US per person.
Once you arrive to Cozumel there will be a local taxi line which you can wait on to take the next taxi to your hotel or you can reserve a private taxi from the ferry pier in advance. Visit this link for more information Ferry to Hotel Taxi Service
GFNY COZUMEL will only work with the best hotels in Cozumel for your Gran Fondo experience. We will do all the research and secure the best deals, all you need to do is choose your hotel. All GFNY COZUMEL host hotels will be biker friendly and will offer special menus for all our athletes. On top of that by staying at a GFNY COZUMEL host hotel you will be around all your fellow athletes and get to share in the excitement and stories of your epic day on the course. No matter which hotel you choose all our host hotels will offer SPECIAL DISCOUNTS to all our participants and make sure your trip to paradise is one you will not forget. Please check our HOTEL PAGE which lists all the 2017 host hotels.