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There are 6 ways to get from Cabo San Lucas to Cancún by plane, bus, car ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Fly from San Jose Cabo (SJD) to Cancun (CUN) SJD - CUN

$84 - $331

5 alternative options

Bus, car ferry via Puebla  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from Cabo San Lucas to La Paz
  2. Take the car ferry from La Paz Ferry Terminal to Mazatlan Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Puebla
  4. Take the bus from Puebla CAPU to Cancun Terminal ADO

$203 - $357

Bus, car ferry  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from Cabo San Lucas to La Paz
  2. Take the car ferry from La Paz Ferry Terminal to Mazatlan Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Mazatlán to México Norte
  4. Take the bus from Mexico City to Cancun

$188 - $297

Bus, car ferry #2  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from Cabo San Lucas to La Paz
  2. Take the car ferry from La Paz Ferry Terminal to Mazatlan Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Mazatlan to México Norte
  4. Take the bus from Mexico City to Cancun

$193 - $257

Bus, car ferry #3  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from Cabo San Lucas to La Paz
  2. Take the car ferry from La Paz Ferry Terminal to Topolobampo
  3. Take the bus from Los Mochis to Mexico
  4. Take the bus from Mexico City to Cancun

$197 - $342

Drive  •  2 days 21 h

  1. Drive from Cabo San Lucas to Cancún 3549.5 miles

$470 - $700

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The cheapest way to get from Cabo San Lucas to Cancún is to fly which costs $1600 - $6500 and takes 7 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cabo San Lucas to Cancún is to fly which costs $1600 - $6500 and takes 7 h 48 min.

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The distance between Cabo San Lucas and Cancún is 2383 km. The road distance is 5679.2 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 48 min to get from Cabo San Lucas to Cancún, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Jose Cabo Airport to Cancun Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Cancún is 2 h ahead of Cabo San Lucas. It is currently 7:57 AM in Cabo San Lucas and 9:57 AM in Cancún.

Yes, the driving distance between Cabo San Lucas to Cancún is 5679 km. It takes approximately 2 days 21 h to drive from Cabo San Lucas to Cancún.

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American Airlines, United Airlines, Viva Aerobus and two other airlines offer flights from San Jose Cabo Airport to Cancun Airport.

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There are 1189+ hotels available in Cancún. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cabo San Lucas to Cancún.
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  • Distance: 1489.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 48 min

What companies run services between Cabo San Lucas, Mexico and Cancún, Mexico?

Interjet, Viva Aerobus and three other airlines fly from Cabo San Lucas to Cancún hourly.

Airlines
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Cancun via Guadalajara, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Cancun via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Cancun via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Cancun via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to Puebla
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$65 - $95
Full Fare
$85 - $130
Regular Price
$110
Internet Discount
$93
Bus from Mazatlán to Mexico Central Norte
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$60 - $90
Full Fare
$80 - $110
Regular Price
$80
Internet Discount
$72
Bus from Los Mochis to México Central del Norte
Ave. Duration
19 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$80 - $120
Full Fare
$110 - $160
Regular Price
$95
Internet Discount
$76
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Puebla CAPU to Cancun Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
22 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $140
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$65 - $95
Economy
$60 - $90
Bus from Mexico City to Cancun
Ave. Duration
24 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$70 - $100
Economy
$65 - $95
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to México Norte
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$50 - $75
Bus from Los Mochis to Mexico
Ave. Duration
21 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$70 - $100
Autobuses Elite
Phone
01 800 507 5500, 57290807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Mazatlán to Mexico City North Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlan to México Norte
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
ventas.primeraplus.com.mx
Ferry operators
Baja Ferries
Phone
01-800-3377437, 612-12-3 6397
Email
ventas.lapaz@bajaferries.com.mx clientes@bajaferries.com.mx reservaciones@bajaferries.com.mx
Website
bajaferries.com
Car ferry from La Paz Ferry Terminal to Mazatlan Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
bajaferries.com
Car ferry from La Paz Ferry Terminal to Topolobampo
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
bajaferries.com

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