There are 8 ways to get from Cancun Airport (CUN) to Palenque 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 to Palenque  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Palenque (PQM) CUN - PQM

$183 - $630

Cheapest option

Bus Turistab  •  12 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Cancún to Palenque

$23 - $40

6 alternative options

Fly to Villahermosa, bus  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Villahermosa (VSA) CUN - VSA
  2. Take the bus from Carlos Rovirosa Pérez International Airport to Palenque

$57 - $243

Fly to Tuxtla Gutierrez, bus  •  7 h 40 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
  3. Take the bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Palenque

Fly to Ciudad Del Carmen, bus  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Ciudad Del Carmen (CME) CUN - CME
  2. Take the bus from Ciudad del Carmen to Villahermosa ADO
  3. Take the bus from Villahermosa to Palenque

$88 - $320

Bus  •  14 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from ADO Cancun to Palenque Occ/Ado/Au/Gl

$39 - $81

Bus Viajes de Lujo  •  16 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
  2. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Bacalar
  3. Take the bus from Bacalar to Palenque

$30 - $53

Drive  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Cancun Airport (CUN) to Palenque 524.6 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cancun Airport (CUN) to Palenque is to bus which costs $430 - $800 and takes 12 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cancun Airport (CUN) to Palenque is to fly which costs $3400 - $12000 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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The distance between Cancun Airport (CUN) and Palenque is 664 km. The road distance is 839.4 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from Cancun Airport (CUN) to Palenque, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cancun Airport (CUN) to Palenque. However, there are services departing from Cancún International Airport and arriving at Palenque via Terminal de Cancún and Cancún. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 43 min.

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

Aereo Calafia flies from Cancun Airport (CUN) to Palenque twice a week. Alternatively, Turistab operates a bus from Cancun Airport (CUN) to Palenque twice daily. Tickets cost $19 and the journey takes 11 h.

Airlines
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Cancun to Villahermosa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Cancun to Tuxtla Gutierrez
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Cancun to Ciudad Del Carmen via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Aereo Calafia
Website
calafiaairlines.com
Flights from Cancun to Palenque
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Cancun to Tuxtla Gutierrez
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Cancun to Ciudad Del Carmen via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Cancun to Villahermosa via Merida
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
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
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Carlos Rovirosa Pérez International Airport to Palenque
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $27
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$19 - $27
Economy
$8 - $12
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 Ciudad del Carmen to Villahermosa ADO
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $29
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$20 - $29
Economy
$9 - $14
Bus from Villahermosa to Palenque
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $27
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$19 - $27
Economy
$8 - $13
Bus from ADO Cancun to Palenque
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$40 - $60
Economy
$35 - $55
Bus from Cancún International Airport T2 to Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $23
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $23
Economy
$5 - $8
Transportes Caballero S.A de C.V
Phone
+52 998 122 3684
Email
sergiocaballero-06@hotmail.com
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Palenque
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
ATS
Bus from Ciudad del Carmen to Villahermosa
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Turistab
Phone
+52 3726653, 9371320691
Email
director_turistab@hotmail.com
Bus from Cancún to Palenque
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
facebook.com
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Bacalar
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Viajes de Lujo
Phone
+52 9831340796
Bus from Bacalar to Palenque
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16

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