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

Shuttle, ferry, bus  •  20 h 46 min

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

$743 - $760

Cheapest option

Bus  •  28 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Belize City
  2. Take the bus from Belize City to Flores - Santa Elena
  3. Take the bus from Flores - Santa Elena to San Pedro Sula
  4. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to La Ceiba

$91 - $145

6 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  21 h 5 min

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

$212 - $234

Bus, ferry via Bacalar  •  21 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Bacalar
  2. Take the bus from Bacalar to Belize City
  3. Take the ferry from Belize City to Puerto Cortés
  4. Take the bus from Puerto Cortés to San Pedro Sula
  5. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to La Ceiba

$211 - $255

Drive  •  19 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Cancún to La Ceiba 779.3 miles

$110 - $160

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 Placencia, ferry, bus  •  17 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Placencia (PLJ) CUN - PLJ
  2. Take the ferry from Big Creek to Puerto Cortes
  3. Take the bus from Puerto Cortés to San Pedro Sula
  4. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to La Ceiba

$453 - $1,520

Fly to Dangriga, ferry, bus  •  15 h 54 min

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

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Cancún to La Ceiba. However, there are services departing from Cancún Terminal ADO and arriving at La Ceiba via Belize City, Flores - Santa Elena and San Pedro Sula. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 57 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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The best way to get from Cancún to La Ceiba without a car is to shuttle and ferry and bus which takes 20 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 20 h 46 min to get from Cancún to La Ceiba, including transfers.

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Cancún to La Ceiba bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Cancún Terminal ADO station.

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There is no direct flight from Cancun Airport to San Pedro Sula Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 3 min and has one stopover.

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Cancún to La Ceiba bus services, operated by Marvelus Bus & Shuttle, arrive at La Ceiba station.

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La Ceiba is 1 h behind Cancún. It is currently 5:33 PM in Cancún and 4:33 PM in La Ceiba.

Yes, the driving distance between Cancún to La Ceiba is 1247 km. It takes approximately 19 h 40 min to drive from Cancún to La Ceiba.

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Interjet, Aeroméxico, Copa Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Cancun Airport to San Pedro Sula Airport.

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Map of how to get from Cancún to La Ceiba.
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  • Distance: 376.3 miles
  • Duration: 20 h 46 min

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

You can take a bus from Cancún to La Ceiba via Belize City, Flores - Santa Elena, and San Pedro Sula in around 28 h 57 min.

Airlines
Maya Island Air
Website
mayaislandair.com
Flights from Cancun to Placencia via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 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
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Cancun to Placencia via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 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
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,700
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Cancun to San Pedro Sula via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cancun to San Pedro Sula via Miami
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Cancun to San Pedro Sula via Panama City
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cancun to San Pedro Sula via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Cancun to San Pedro Sula via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Cancun to San Pedro Sula via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Bus operators
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
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Puerto Cortés to San Pedro Sula
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Bus from Belize City to Flores - Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Book at
facebook.com
Bus from Flores - Santa Elena to San Pedro Sula
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Belize City
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $45
Economy
$23 - $35
Bus from Cancun Terminal ADO to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$27 - $40
Economy
$17 - $25
Bus from Bacalar to Belize City
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $29
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$21 - $29
Economy
$10 - $15
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Travel Mundo Maya
Phone
+501.2231200
Email
mundomayatravels@yahoo.com
Website
travelmundomaya.com
Bus from Flores - Santa Elena to San Pedro Sula
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
travelmundomaya.com
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
$150
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 Big Creek to Puerto Cortes
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
facebook.com

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There are 45+ hotels available in La Ceiba. Prices start at $28 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 .

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