There are 4 ways to get from Cancún to San Cristóbal de las Casas by plane, bus, rideshare 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.

Recommended option

Fly, bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Tuxtla Gutierrez (TGZ) CUN - TGZ
  2. Take the bus from Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport to San Cristóbal de las Casas

$60 - $295

Cheapest option

Bus, rideshare  •  20 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Felipe Carrillo Puerto
  2. Take the rideshare from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Bacalar
  3. Take the bus from Bacalar to San Cristóbal de las Casas

$31 - $41

2 alternative options

Bus  •  22 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Cancun Terminal ADO to San Cristóbal de las Casas OCC Cancun / ...

$30 - $80

Drive  •  13 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Cancún to San Cristóbal de las Casas 656.1 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cancún to San Cristóbal de las Casas is to bus and rideshare which costs $550 - $800 and takes 20 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cancún to San Cristóbal de las Casas is to fly and bus which costs $1100 - $6000 and takes 5 h 20 min.

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The distance between Cancún and San Cristóbal de las Casas is 784 km. The road distance is 1049.7 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Cancún to San Cristóbal de las Casas, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cancun Terminal ADO and arriving at San Cristóbal de las Casas. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 22 h 15 min.

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The nearest airport to San Cristóbal de las Casas is Tuxtla Gutierrez (TGZ) Airport which is 44.5 km away. Other nearby airports include Villahermosa (VSA) (141.5 km), Tapachula (TAP) (217.8 km), Flores (FRS) (294.9 km) and Guatemala City (GUA) (328.5 km).

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San Cristóbal de las Casas is 1 h behind Cancún. It is currently 10:35 PM in Cancún and 10:35 PM in San Cristóbal de las Casas.

Map of how to get from Cancún to San Cristóbal de las Casas.
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  • Distance: 490.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 20 min

What companies run services between Cancún, Mexico and San Cristóbal de las Casas, Mexico?

ADO operates a bus from Cancún to San Cristóbal de las Casas 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $80 and the journey takes 22 h 15 min. Transportes Caballero S.A de C.V also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Cancun to Tuxtla Gutierrez
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Cancun to Tuxtla Gutierrez
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Aereo Calafia
Website
calafiaairlines.com
Flights from Cancun to Tuxtla Gutierrez
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $24
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$17 - $24
Economy
$6 - $9
Bus from Cancun Terminal ADO to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
22 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$50 - $75
Economy
$40 - $65
Transportes Caballero S.A de C.V
Phone
+52 998 122 3684
Email
sergiocaballero-06@hotmail.com
Bus from Cancún to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
16 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
facebook.com
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 - $14
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Viajes de Lujo
Phone
+52 9831340796
Bus from Bacalar to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22
Other operators
Colectivos de Chetumal
Phone
+52 983 832 8164
Rideshare from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5

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