There are 6 ways to get from Cancun Airport (CUN) to Culiacán by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Culiacan  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Culiacan (CUL) CUN - CUL

$91 - $334

5 alternative options

Fly to Mazatlan, bus  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Mazatlan (MZT) CUN - MZT
  2. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Culiacán

$118 - $421

Fly to Los Mochis, bus  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Los Mochis (LMM) CUN - LMM
  2. Take the bus from Los Mochis to Culiacán

$98 - $316

Bus via Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna  •  46 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna
  2. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Alterna to México Central Norte Ado
  3. Take the bus from Tepotzotlán to Culiacán

$146 - $301

Bus  •  47 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Cancun to Mexico City Cancún-México
  2. Take the bus from Tepotzotlán to Culiacán

$125 - $222

Drive  •  32 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Cancun Airport (CUN) to Culiacán 1788.8 miles

$240 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Cancun Airport (CUN) to Culiacán is to bus which costs $2300 - $4200 and takes 47 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cancun Airport (CUN) to Culiacán is to fly which costs $1700 - $6500 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cancun Airport (CUN) to Culiacán. However, there are services departing from Cancún International Airport and arriving at Culiacán via Cancún Terminal ADO, Playa del Carmen Alterna, México Central del Norte and Tepotzotlán. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 h 33 min.

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The distance between Cancun Airport (CUN) and Culiacán is 2140 km. The road distance is 2862 km.

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The best way to get from Cancun Airport (CUN) to Culiacán without a car is to bus which takes 46 h 33 min and costs $2700 - $6000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Cancun Airport (CUN) to Culiacán, including transfers.

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Cancun Airport (CUN) to Culiacán bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Cancún Terminal ADO station.

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The best way to get from Cancun Airport (CUN) to Culiacán is to fly which takes 5 h 21 min and costs $1700 - $6500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $2700 - $6000 and takes 46 h 33 min.

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There is no direct flight from Cancun Airport to Culiacan Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Cancun Airport (CUN) to Culiacán bus services, operated by ETN, arrive at Culiacán station.

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Map of how to get from Cancun Airport (CUN) to Culiacán.
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  • Distance: 1337.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 21 min

What companies run services between Cancun Airport (CUN), Mexico and Culiacán, Mexico?

Viva Aerobus, Aeroméxico and two other airlines fly from Cancun Airport (CUN) to Culiacán hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cancun Airport (CUN) to Culiacán via Cancún Bus Station, Cancún Terminal ADO, Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna, Playa del Carmen Alterna, México Central Norte, México Central del Norte, and Tepotzotlán in around 46 h 33 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Cancun to Culiacan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Cancun to Mazatlan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Cancun to Los Mochis via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Cancun to Los Mochis via Havana, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,200
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Cancun to Culiacan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Cancun to Culiacan via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
11 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Cancun to Culiacan via Mexico City, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Cancun to Los Mochis via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Flights from Cancun to Los Mochis via Mexico City, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
11 h 58 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Cancun to Culiacan via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Cancun to Culiacan via Veracruz, Monterrey
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Cancun to Mazatlan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Cancun to Culiacan via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Cancun to Culiacan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Cancun to Culiacan via Mexico City, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Cancun to Mazatlan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cancun to Mazatlan via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Bus operators
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Mazatlán to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $25
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GotoBus
Plus
$11 - $16
Platinum
$17 - $22
Ejecutivo
$18 - $25
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Los Mochis to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$17 - $23
Bus from Tepotzotlán to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$60 - $85
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $24
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$17 - $24
Economy
$5 - $9
Bus from Playa del Carmen Alterna to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$70 - $100
Economy
$65 - $95
Bus from Cancun to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
28 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$70 - $100
Economy
$65 - $100
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Tepotzotlán to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$70 - $100
Full Fare
$95 - $130
Regular Price
$92
Internet Discount
$77

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More Questions & Answers

Culiacán is 2 h behind Cancun Airport (CUN). It is currently 4:27 PM in Cancun Airport (CUN) and 3:27 PM in Culiacán.

Yes, the driving distance between Cancun Airport (CUN) to Culiacán is 2862 km. It takes approximately 32 h 24 min to drive from Cancun Airport (CUN) to Culiacán.

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Viva Aerobus, Aeroméxico, Interjet and Volaris offer flights from Cancun Airport to Culiacan Airport.

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There are 45+ hotels available in Culiacán. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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