There are 8 ways to get from Cancún to Puerto Cortés by bus, ferry, rideshare, 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

Bus, ferry via Tulum  •  15 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Cancún to Playa del Carmen
  2. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum
  3. Take the bus from Tulúm to Belize City
  4. Take the ferry from Belize City to Puerto Cortés

$173 - $195

Cheapest option

Bus, rideshare, ferry  •  17 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
  2. Take the rideshare from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Chetumal
  3. Take the bus from Chetumal to Belize City
  4. Take the ferry from Belize City to Puerto Cortés

$165 - $175

6 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  16 h

  1. Take the bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Belize City Terminal ADO
  2. Take the ferry from Belize City to Puerto Cortés Belize

$173 - $195

Drive  •  15 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Cancún to Puerto Cortés 627.1 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Placencia, ferry  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Placencia (PLJ) CUN - PLJ
  2. Take the ferry from Big Creek to Puerto Cortes

$414 - $1,481

Fly to Dangriga, ferry  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Dangriga (DGA) CUN - DGA
  2. Take the ferry from Dangriga to Puerto Cortés

Fly to San Pedro Sula, bus  •  10 h 16 min

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

$285 - $1,085

Fly to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, ferry  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) CUN - BZE
  2. Take the ferry from Belize City to Puerto Cortés

$404 - $891

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cancún to Puerto Cortés is to drive which costs $1600 - $2500 and takes 15 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cancún to Puerto Cortés is to fly and bus which costs $5000 - $21000 and takes 10 h 16 min.

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The distance between Cancún and Puerto Cortés is 606 km. The road distance is 1003.3 km.

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The best way to get from Cancún to Puerto Cortés without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 15 h 37 min and costs $3200 - $3700.

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It takes approximately 15 h 37 min to get from Cancún to Puerto Cortés, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Cancun Airport to Placencia Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 59 min and has one stopover.

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Puerto Cortés is 1 h behind Cancún. It is currently 11:58 AM in Cancún and 10:58 AM in Puerto Cortés.

Yes, the driving distance between Cancún to Puerto Cortés is 1003 km. It takes approximately 15 h 58 min to drive from Cancún to Puerto Cortés.

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Map of how to get from Cancún to Puerto Cortés.
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  • Distance: 378.5 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 37 min

What companies run services between Cancún, Mexico and Puerto Cortés, Honduras?

There is no direct connection from Cancún to Puerto Cortés. However, you can take the bus to Playa del Carmen, take the bus to Tulum, take the walk to Tulúm, take the bus to Belize City, then take the ferry to Puerto Cortés. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Cancún to Puerto Cortés via Belize City and Belize City in around 16 h.

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 3 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
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Flights from Cancun to San Pedro Sula via Miami
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
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
Flights from Cancun to San Pedro Sula via Miami
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 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 44 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
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
Bus operators
Transporte Foráneo Cancún-Playa del Carmen
Phone
(52) 998 8886990
Website
taxistascancun.com
Bus from Cancún to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
taxistascancun.com
Sindicato de taxistas Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Phone
01 984 267 3111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
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 - $27
Bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Belize City
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $50
Economy
$23 - $35
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $15
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
BBOC
Phone
+501 630-9303
Email
belizebusownerscoop@hotmail.com
Website
belizebus.wordpress.com
Bus from Chetumal to Belize City
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
belizebus.wordpress.com
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San Pedro Sula to Puerto Cortés
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
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
Other operators
Colectivos de Chetumal
Phone
+52 983 832 8164
Rideshare from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Chetumal
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5

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