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There are 7 ways to get from Cancún to Yaxchilán by helicopter, taxi, 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.

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Air taxi, taxi

  1. Take the Air taxi from Cancún International Airport to Palenque Airport
  2. Take a taxi from Palenque Airport to Balancán
  3. Take a taxi from Tenosique de Pino Suárez to Yaxchilán

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Fly to Tuxtla Gutierrez, drive

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Tuxtla Gutierrez (TGZ)
  2. Drive from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Yaxchilán

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Bus, taxi via El Chamizal

  1. Take the bus from Cancún to Balancán
  2. Take the bus from Balancán to El Chamizal
  3. Take a taxi from El Chamizal to Yaxchilán

Bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Cancún to Tenosique de Pino Suárez
  2. Take a taxi from Tenosique de Pino Suárez to Yaxchilán

Drive

  1. Drive from Cancún to Yaxchilán

Fly to Flores, drive

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Flores (FRS)
  2. Drive from Flores to Yaxchilán

Fly to Guatemala City, bus

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Guatemala City (GUA)
  2. Take the bus from Guatemala City to Bethel
Cancún → Yaxchilán
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Yaxchilán is 911.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Yaxchilán is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Yaxchilán is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 911.

Last updated: 12 Jan 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cancún to Yaxchilán is to drive which costs $1400 - $2200 and takes 14h 44m.

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The fastest way to get from Cancún to Yaxchilán is to fly and drive which takes 8h 21m and costs $3100 - $8000.

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The distance between Cancún and Yaxchilán is 643 km. The road distance is 875.5 km.

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The best way to get from Cancún to Yaxchilán without a car is to Air taxi and taxi which takes 12h 54m and costs $82000 - $83000.

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It takes approximately 12h 54m to get from Cancún to Yaxchilán, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Cancun Airport to Flores Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Yaxchilán is 1h behind Cancún. It is currently 8:05 PM in Cancún and 7:05 PM in Yaxchilán.

Yes, the driving distance between Cancún to Yaxchilán is 875 km. It takes approximately 14h 44m to drive from Cancún to Yaxchilán.

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Aeromar, Tropic Air and TAG Airlines offer flights from Cancun Airport to Flores Airport.

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The best way to get from Cancún to Cancun Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs $40 - $170.

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Map of how to get from Cancún to Yaxchilán.
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  • Distance: 642.8 km
  • Duration: 12h 54m

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

There is no direct connection from Cancún to Yaxchilán. However, you can take the bus to Cancun International Airport T2, take the walk to Cancún International Airport, take the Air taxi to Palenque Airport, take the taxi to Balancán, take the bus to Tenosique de Pino Suárez, then take the taxi to Yaxchilán. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Balancán, take the bus to El Chamizal, then take the taxi to Yaxchilán.

Airlines
TAG Airlines
Website
tag.com.gt
Flights from Cancun to Flores
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2900 - $10000
Flights from Cancun to Flores via Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2900 - $10000
Flights from Cancun to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2600 - $6000
Flights from Cancun to Guatemala City via Flores
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2600 - $6000
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Cancun to Tuxtla Gutierrez
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $4100
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Cancun to Tuxtla Gutierrez
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1100 - $6000
Flights from Cancun to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1100 - $5000
Aeromar
Website
aeromar.mx
Flights from Cancun to Flores
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$3400 - $14000
Flights from Cancun to Guatemala City via Flores
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$4800 - $9500
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Cancun to Flores via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$9000 - $24000
Volaris El Salvador
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Cancun to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $4200
Bus operators
Autobuses ATS
Bus from Cancún to Balancán
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$600 - $1400
Autobuses TRT
Phone
+52 999 924 0830
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Balancán to El Chamizal
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Autobuses Unidos (AU)
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancún to Tenosique de Pino Suárez
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$440 - $1300
moreinfo
facebook.com
Child & Senior disscount
$440 - $650
Regular
$850 - $1300
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 7947 7070
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Guatemala City to Bethel
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$370 - $600
Schedules at
transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Other operators
Holbox Collection
Phone
+52 998 840 3942
Email
reservaciones3@atbcommerce.com
Website
holboxcollection.com.mx
Helicopter from Cancún International Airport to Palenque Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$79540
Schedules at
holboxcollection.com.mx
Taxi from Palenque Airport to Balancán
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Estimated price
$750 - $950
Taxi Seguro
Phone
+52 916 121 9839
Website
facebook.com
Taxi Palenque
Phone
+52 916 121 9839
Website
facebook.com
El Tigre de la Selva Norte de Chiapas
Phone
+52 916 137 1744
Website
facebook.com

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