There are 4 ways to get from Cancún to Veracruz by plane, bus 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  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Veracruz (VER) CUN - VER

$46 - $171

Cheapest option

Bus Vive Mexico  •  19 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Cancún (Parque El Crucero) to Coatzacoalcos
  2. Take the bus from Coatzacoalcos to Veracruz Coatzacoalcos-Veracruz

$39 - $59

2 alternative options

Bus  •  20 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from ADO Cancún to Veracruz Ado/Gl

$50 - $110

Drive  •  16 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Cancún to Veracruz 830.3 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cancún to Veracruz is to bus which costs $700 - $1200 and takes 19 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cancún to Veracruz is to fly which costs $850 - $3300 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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The distance between Cancún and Veracruz is 995 km. The road distance is 1328.5 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Cancún to Veracruz, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from ADO Cancún and arriving at Veracruz. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 h 5 min.

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The best way to get from Cancún to Cancun Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs $70 - $400.

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Map of how to get from Cancún to Veracruz.
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  • Distance: 621.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 24 min

What companies run services between Cancún, Mexico and Veracruz, Mexico?

Viva Aerobus, Aeroméxico and Interjet fly from Cancún to Veracruz 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cancún to Veracruz via Coatzacoalcos in around 19 h 45 min.

Airlines
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Cancun to Veracruz
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Cancun to Veracruz via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Cancun to Veracruz via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Bus operators
Vive Mexico
Phone
+52 984 133 8674, 9371280768, 9841531307
Bus from Cancún (Parque El Crucero) to Coatzacoalcos
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
facebook.com
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Coatzacoalcos to Veracruz
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$25 - $35
Economy
$15 - $22
Bus from ADO Cancún to Veracruz
Ave. Duration
20 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$60 - $85
Economy
$50 - $80

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