There are 5 ways to get from Cancún to Guanajuato by plane, bus 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 to Leon/Guanajuato  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) CUN - BJX

$83 - $435

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Bus via Mexico City  •  33 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Cancun to Mexico City Cancún-México
  2. Take the bus from Mexico Norte to Guanajuato Central Norte

$81 - $139

3 alternative options

Fly to Queretaro, bus  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Queretaro (QRO) CUN - QRO
  2. Take the bus from Querétaro to Guanajuato

$106 - $390

Bus  •  32 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Cancun Terminal ADO to Puebla CAPU
  2. Take the bus from Puebla CAPU to Queretaro
  3. Take the bus from Querétaro to Guanajuato

$102 - $172

Drive  •  23 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Cancún to Guanajuato 1238.3 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Cancún to Guanajuato is to bus which costs $1500 - $2700 and takes 33 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cancún to Guanajuato is to fly which costs $1500 - $8500 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cancún to Guanajuato. However, there are services departing from Cancun Terminal ADO and arriving at Guanajuato via Puebla CAPU and Querétaro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 4 min.

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The distance between Cancún and Guanajuato is 1495 km. The road distance is 1981.2 km.

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The best way to get from Cancún to Guanajuato without a car is to bus which takes 32 h 4 min and costs $1900 - $3300.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Cancún to Guanajuato, including transfers.

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Cancún to Guanajuato bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Cancun Terminal ADO station.

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The best way to get from Cancún to Guanajuato is to fly which takes 4 h 30 min and costs $1500 - $8500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1900 - $3300 and takes 32 h 4 min.

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The quickest flight from Cancun Airport to Leon/Guanajuato Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 35 min.

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Cancún to Guanajuato bus services, operated by Primera Plus, arrive at Guanajuato station.

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Map of how to get from Cancún to Guanajuato.
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  • Distance: 934.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

What companies run services between Cancún, Mexico and Guanajuato, Mexico?

Interjet, Viva Aerobus and three other airlines fly from Cancún to Guanajuato hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cancún to Guanajuato via Puebla CAPU, Queretaro, and Querétaro in around 32 h 4 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Cancun to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Cancun to Queretaro via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Cancun to Queretaro via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Cancun to Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Cancun to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Cancun to Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Cancun to Queretaro
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Cancun to Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $600
Flights from Cancun to Queretaro
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cancun to Leon/Guanajuato via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Cancun to Queretaro via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Bus operators
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Querétaro to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Querétaro to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $24
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$16 - $24
Full Fare
$13 - $18
Regular Price
$15
Internet Discount
$13
Bus from Puebla CAPU to Queretaro
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$26 - $40
Full Fare
$27 - $40
Regular Price
$39
Internet Discount
$33
Bus from Mexico Norte to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$26 - $40
Full Fare
$29 - $40
Regular Price
$39
Internet Discount
$34
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancun Terminal ADO to Puebla CAPU
Ave. Duration
24 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$65 - $95
Economy
$60 - $95
Bus from Cancun to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
28 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$70 - $100
Economy
$65 - $100
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from México Norte to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$17 - $25
Primera Select
$26 - $35

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Guanajuato is 1 h behind Cancún. It is currently 8:14 PM in Cancún and 8:14 PM in Guanajuato.

Yes, the driving distance between Cancún to Guanajuato is 1981 km. It takes approximately 23 h 20 min to drive from Cancún to Guanajuato.

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Viva Aerobus, Volaris, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Cancun Airport to Leon/Guanajuato Airport.

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There are 256+ hotels available in Guanajuato. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cancún to Cancun Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs $70 - $400.

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