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There are 6 ways to get from Guadalajara to Cancún by plane, ferry, bus or car

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Fly to Cancun  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Guadalajara (GDL) to Cancun (CUN) GDL - CUN

$58 - $304

5 alternative options

Fly to Cozumel, ferry, bus  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Guadalajara (GDL) to Cozumel (CZM) GDL - CZM
  2. Take the ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
  3. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Cancún

$135 - $935

Bus via San Pedrito  •  33 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Mexico City North Bus Terminal Primera Plus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mexico City to Cancun México-Cancún

$86 - $160

Bus  •  34 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Zapopan to Mexico Zapopan / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mexico City to Cancun México-Cancún

$90 - $160

Bus via Puebla  •  36 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Zapopan to Puebla Mazatlán
  2. Take the bus from Puebla CAPU to Cancun Terminal ADO Ado Gl

$100 - $185

Drive  •  24 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Guadalajara to Cancún 1353.1 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Guadalajara to Cancún is to fly which costs $1100 - $6000 and takes 5 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Guadalajara to Cancún is to fly which costs $1100 - $6000 and takes 5 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Guadalajara to Cancún. However, there are services departing from Jardín Aranzazú and arriving at Cancun via Guadalajara and Mexico City. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 25 min.

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The distance between Guadalajara and Cancún is 1719 km. The road distance is 2164.9 km.

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The best way to get from Guadalajara to Cancún without a car is to bus which takes 33 h 25 min and costs $1600 - $3100.

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Guadalajara to Cancún, including transfers.

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Guadalajara to Cancún bus services, operated by Primera Plus, depart from Guadalajara station.

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The best way to get from Guadalajara to Cancún is to fly which takes 5 h 4 min and costs $1100 - $6000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1600 - $3100 and takes 33 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Guadalajara Airport to Cancun Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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Guadalajara to Cancún bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at Cancun station.

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Map of how to get from Guadalajara to Cancún.
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  • Distance: 1074.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 4 min

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

Viva Aerobus, Interjet and two other airlines fly from Guadalajara to Cancún hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Guadalajara to Cancún via San Pedrito, Guadalajara, Mexico City North Bus Terminal, and Mexico City in around 33 h 25 min.

Airlines
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Guadalajara to Cozumel
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Guadalajara to Cozumel via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Flights from Guadalajara to Cancun via Toluca
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Flights from Guadalajara to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Flights from Guadalajara to Cozumel via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Guadalajara to Cancun via Villahermosa
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Guadalajara to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Guadalajara to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Cozumel via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Bus operators
Transporte Foráneo Cancún-Playa del Carmen
Phone
(52) 998 8886990
Website
taxistascancun.com
Bus from Playa del Carmen to Cancún
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
taxistascancun.com
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Mexico City North Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Mexico City North Bus
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Mexico Central Norte
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$35 - $50
Full Fare
$40 - $60
Regular Price
$48
Internet Discount
$44
Bus from Zapopan to Mexico Norte
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$35 - $55
Full Fare
$40 - $60
Regular Price
$49
Internet Discount
$45
Bus from Zapopan to Puebla
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$40 - $65
Full Fare
$50 - $75
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City to Cancun
Ave. Duration
24 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$70 - $100
Economy
$65 - $95
Bus from Puebla CAPU to Cancun Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
24 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$65 - $95
Economy
$60 - $90
Ferry operators
Mexico Waterjets
Phone
9878721588
Email
datos@mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Website
mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $9
Schedules at
winjet.mx
Book at
winjet.mx
Regular
$9
Local
$3
Ultramar Ferry
Phone
01 998 881 5890
Email
info@ultramar.com
Website
ultramarferry.com
Ferry from Cozumel Port to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
ultramarferry.com
Premium Plus
$9
First Class
$12
Plan Peninsular (Residentes en Yucatán, Campeche)
$6
Plan Quintana Roo (Residentes Q.Roo)
$4
Barcos Caribe
Phone
01 987 120 3982
Email
contacto@barcoscaribe.com
Website
barcoscaribe.com
Ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
barcoscaribe.com
Book at
barcoscaribe.com
ADULT
$7
Quintana Roo Residents
$4
Yucatan Peninsula Residents
$6

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Cancún is 1 h ahead of Guadalajara. It is currently 1:12 AM in Guadalajara and 2:12 AM in Cancún.

Yes, the driving distance between Guadalajara to Cancún is 2165 km. It takes approximately 24 h 47 min to drive from Guadalajara to Cancún.

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

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There are 1137+ hotels available in Cancún. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Guadalajara to Guadalajara Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs .

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