There are 8 ways to get from Cancún to La Ceiba by bus, ferry, car, shuttle or plane

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

Recommended option

Bus, ferry, drive  •  19 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Tulum
  2. Take the bus from Tulúm to Belize City
  3. Take the ferry from Belize City to Puerto Cortés
  4. Drive from Puerto Cortés to Tela
  5. Take the bus from Tela to La Ceiba

Cheapest option

Bus  •  26 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Belize City
  2. Take the bus from Belize City to San Pedro Sula
  3. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to La Ceiba

$149 - $175

6 alternative options

Shuttle, bus  •  29 h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Cancun Airport to Belize City
  2. Take the bus from Belize City to San Pedro Sula
  3. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to La Ceiba

$645 - $681

Drive  •  19 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Cancún to La Ceiba 779.3 miles

$110 - $160

Fly to Placencia, ferry, drive, bus  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Placencia (PLJ) CUN - PLJ
  2. Take the ferry from Placencia to Puerto Cortes
  3. Drive from Puerto Cortés to Tela
  4. Take the bus from Tela to La Ceiba

Fly to Dangriga, ferry, drive, bus  •  13 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Dangriga (DGA) CUN - DGA
  2. Take the ferry from Dangriga to Puerto Cortés
  3. Drive from Puerto Cortés to Tela
  4. Take the bus from Tela to La Ceiba

Fly to San Pedro Sula, bus  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to San Pedro Sula (SAP) CUN - SAP
  2. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to La Ceiba

$316 - $1,116

Fly to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, ferry, drive, bus  •  14 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) CUN - BZE
  2. Take the ferry from Placencia to Puerto Cortes
  3. Drive from Puerto Cortés to Tela
  4. Take the bus from Tela to La Ceiba

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cancún to La Ceiba is to drive which costs $2000 - $3100 and takes 19 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cancún to La Ceiba is to fly and bus which costs $6000 - $22000 and takes 11 h 32 min.

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The distance between Cancún and La Ceiba is 602 km. The road distance is 1246.9 km.

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It takes approximately 19 h 33 min to get from Cancún to La Ceiba, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Cancún, Mexico and La Ceiba, Honduras?

You can take a bus from Cancún to La Ceiba via Belize City, San Pedro Sula, and San Pedro Sula in around 26 h 4 min.

Airlines
Maya Island Air
Website
mayaislandair.com
Flights from Cancun to Placencia via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Cancun to Placencia via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, Dangriga
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Cancun to Dangriga via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Cancun to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Cancun to Placencia via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $2,800
Flights from Cancun to Dangriga via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,700
Flights from Cancun to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Cancun to San Pedro Sula via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Flights from Cancun to San Pedro Sula via San Salvador, Tegucigalpa
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cancun to San Pedro Sula via Miami
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cancun to San Pedro Sula via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Cancun to San Pedro Sula via Panama City
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Cancun to San Pedro Sula via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Tulum
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $26
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$19 - $26
Economy
$8 - $12
Bus from Tulúm to Belize City
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$28 - $40
Economy
$18 - $26
Bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Belize City
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $45
Economy
$23 - $35
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Tulum
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Horario De Buses
Website
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Tela to La Ceiba
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Transportes Manabre
Phone
+501 223 1200 / 663 5957
Email
mundomayatravels@yahoo.com
Bus from Belize City to San Pedro Sula
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
travelmundomaya.com
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Super Shuttle Belize
Website
facebook.com
Shuttle from Cancun Airport to Belize City
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$550
Schedules at
supershuttlebelize.com
Viana
Phone
(504) 2225-6583 - (504) 2516-1644
Website
vianatransportes.com
Bus from San Pedro Sula to La Ceiba
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
vianatransportes.com
Economy
$17
Executive
$24
Ferry operators
Starla International
Phone
+504 9545-9322
Email
starlaferry@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Belize City to Puerto Cortés
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
travelmundomaya.com
Ferry from Dangriga to Puerto Cortés
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
travelmundomaya.com
D-Express
Phone
+504 9991-0778
Email
belizeferry@hotmail.com
Website
belizeferry.com
Ferry from Placencia to Puerto Cortes
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
facebook.com

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