There are 7 ways to get from El Salvador to Cancún by plane, car, bus, ferry, taxi or shuttle

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 17 min

  1. Fly from San Salvador (SAL) to Cancun (CUN) SAL - CUN

$166 - $445

Cheapest option

Bus  •  37 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from San Salvador to Tapachula San Salvador
  2. Take the bus from Tapachula Terminal OCC to Cancún Terminal ADO OCC Tapachula

$96 - $136

5 alternative options

Drive, bus, ferry  •  22 h 2 min

  1. Drive from San Salvador to Nueva Ocotepeque
  2. Take the bus from Nueva Ocotepeque to San Pedro Sula
  3. Take the ferry from Puerto Cortés to Belize City
  4. Take the bus from Belize City to Cancún

$282 - $351

Bus, taxi, ferry  •  23 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from San Salvador to San Pedro Sula
  2. Take a taxi from San Pedro Sula to Puerto Cortés
  3. Take the ferry from Puerto Cortés to Belize City
  4. Take the bus from Belize City to Cancún

$292 - $386

Bus, shuttle  •  31 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos to Tica Bus Guatemala
  2. Take the bus from Guatemala Centra Norte to Belize City
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Belize City to Cancun Airport

$619 - $668

Bus via Belize City  •  31 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from San Salvador to San Pedro Sula
  2. Take the bus from San Pedro Sula to Belize City
  3. Take the bus from Belize City to Cancún

$138 - $202

Drive  •  20 h 33 min

  1. Drive from San Salvador to Cancún 818.5 miles

$110 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from El Salvador to Cancún is to bus which costs $95 - $140 and takes 37 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from El Salvador to Cancún is to fly which takes 3 h 17 min and costs $160 - $450.

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The distance between El Salvador and Cancún is 849 km. The road distance is 1310 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to get from El Salvador to Cancún, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from El Salvador to Cancún. However, there are services departing from San Salvador and arriving at Cancún Terminal ADO via La Libertad, San Salvador and Tapachula Terminal OCC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 50 min.

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What companies run services between El Salvador and Cancún, Mexico?

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and Skytrans fly from Ilopango to Cancún once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Salvador to Cancún via San Salvador Tica Bus Terminal San Benito, San Salvador, San Pedro Sula, Estacion F.F.N.N, San Pedro Sula, and Belize City in around 31 h 48 min.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from San Salvador to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $750
Skytrans
Website
skytrans.com.au
Flights from San Salvador to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Bus operators
Transportes Congolón
Phone
+504 9685-0541, +50498718218
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Nueva Ocotepeque to San Pedro Sula
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
facebook.com
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Belize City to Cancún
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$35 - $50
Economy
$26 - $40
Bus from Tapachula Terminal OCC to Cancún Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$55 - $80
Economy
$50 - $75
Tica Bus
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos to Tica Bus Guatemala
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com
Fuente Del Norte
Website
autobusesfuentedelnorte.com.gt
Bus from Guatemala Centra Norte to Belize City
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
autobusesfuentedelnorte.com.gt
Super Shuttle Belize
Website
facebook.com
Shuttle from Belize City to Cancun Airport
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$550
Schedules at
supershuttlebelize.com
Transportes Manabre
Phone
+501 223 1200 / 663 5957
Email
mundomayatravels@yahoo.com
Bus from San Pedro Sula to Belize City
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
travelmundomaya.com
Ferry operators
Starla International
Phone
+504 9545-9322
Email
starlaferry@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Puerto Cortés to Belize City
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
travelmundomaya.com
Other operators
Taxi from San Pedro Sula to Puerto Cortés
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Radio Taxi Hosanna
Phone
+504 5 2250-1669
Website
facebook.com
Radio Taxis Scooby
Phone
+504 5 2554-5144
Website
facebook.com

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