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There are 5 ways to get from Cancún to Guardalavaca by plane, train, shuttle or helicopter

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Fly Cancun to Camaguey, train, shuttle  •  12h 5m

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Camaguey (CMW) CUN - CMW
  2. Take the train from Camaguey to Holguin
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Holguín to Sol Rio Luna Mares Resort

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Fly Cancun to Santiago, train, shuttle  •  12h 35m

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Santiago (SCU) CUN - SCU
  2. Take the train from Santiago de Cuba to Cacocum
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Holguín to Sol Rio Luna Mares Resort

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Fly Cancun to Holguin, shuttle  •  8h 10m

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Holguin (HOG) CUN - HOG
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Holguín to Sol Rio Luna Mares Resort

Air taxi to Cozumel, fly to Holguin, shuttle  •  15h 45m

  1. Take the Air taxi from Cancún International Airport to Cozumel Airport
  2. Fly from Cozumel (CZM) to Holguin (HOG) CZM - HOG
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Holguín to Sol Rio Luna Mares Resort

Air taxi to Merida, fly to Holguin, shuttle  •  11h 57m

  1. Take the Air taxi from Cancún International Airport to Merida Airport
  2. Fly from Merida (MID) to Holguin (HOG) MID - HOG
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Holguín to Sol Rio Luna Mares Resort

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cancún to Guardalavaca is to fly and train and shuttle which costs $1600 - $3800 and takes 12h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Cancún to Guardalavaca is to fly and shuttle which costs $2400 - $6000 and takes 8h 10m.

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The distance between Cancún and Guardalavaca is 1142 km.

It takes approximately 12h 5m to get from Cancún to Guardalavaca, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Cancun Airport to Camaguey Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Guardalavaca is 1h ahead of Cancún. It is currently 3:11 PM in Cancún and 4:11 PM in Guardalavaca.

Viva Aerobus offers flights from Cancun Airport to Camaguey Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Guardalavaca. Prices start at $100 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 $40 - $170.

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Map of how to get from Cancún to Guardalavaca.
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  • Distance: 1141.8 km
  • Duration: 12h 5m

What companies run services between Cancún, Mexico and Guardalavaca, Cuba?

There is no direct connection from Cancún to Guardalavaca. However, you can take the bus to Cancun International Airport T2, take the walk to Cancun airport, fly to Camaguey, take the taxi to Camaguey, take the train to Holguin, take the walk to Holguín, take the shuttle to Sol Rio Luna Mares Resort, take the walk to Hotel Río de Mares, then take the bus to Guardalavaca. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Cancun International Airport T2, take the walk to Cancun airport, fly to Holguin, take the walk to Holguin Airport, take the bus to Holguin, take the bus to Martí, take the walk to Holguín, take the shuttle to Sol Rio Luna Mares Resort, take the walk to Hotel Río de Mares, then take the bus to Guardalavaca.

Airlines
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Cancun to Camaguey
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Flights from Cancun to Holguin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Cozumel to Holguin via Cancun
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Flights from Cancun to Santiago
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Cubana de Aviación
Website
cubana.cu
Flights from Cozumel to Holguin via Miami, Havana
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Merida to Holguin via Havana
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Merida to Holguin via Miami, Havana
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Cozumel to Holguin via Cancun, Havana
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
Ferrocarriles de Cuba
Website
en.wikipedia.org
Train from Camaguey to Holguin
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Old trains
$1
Second class
$1
First class
$1
Train from Santiago de Cuba to Cacocum
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Old trains
$1
Second class
$1
First class
$1
Bus operators
Transtur
Website
facebook.com
Shuttle from Holguín to Sol Rio Luna Mares Resort
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Schedules at
facebook.com
The little Dotto Train
$3
The Jardines del Rey Bus Tour
$5
Other operators
Holbox Collection
Phone
+52 998 406 9004
Email
reservaciones3@atbcommerce.com
Website
holboxcollection.com.mx
Helicopter from Cancún International Airport to Cozumel Airport
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$847
Schedules at
holboxcollection.com.mx
Helicopter from Cancún International Airport to Merida Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$2,600
Schedules at
holboxcollection.com.mx

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