There are 7 ways to get from Los Angeles to Cancún by plane, ferry, bus, train 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 Cancun  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Cancun (CUN) LAX - CUN

$119 - $1,029

6 alternative options

Fly to Cozumel, ferry, bus  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Cozumel (CZM) LAX - CZM
  2. Take the ferry from Cozumel Port to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port
  3. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Cancún Terminal ADO

$222 - $1,825

Bus Tufesa  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Guadalajara
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Mexico City North Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Mexico City to Cancun

$178 - $383

Bus TAP Royal International  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the bus from Baldwin Park to Morelia
  2. Take the bus from Morelia to México Terminal Norte
  3. Take the bus from Mexico City to Cancun

$302 - $347

Bus TAP  •  3 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexico
  3. Take the bus from Mexico City to Cancun

$161 - $337

Train, bus  •  3 days 4 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte
  3. Take the bus from Mexico City to Cancun

$304 - $751

Drive  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Cancún 2923.5 miles

$390 - $600

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Cancún is to fly which costs $110 - $1,100 and takes 7 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Cancún is to fly which costs $110 - $1,100 and takes 7 h 51 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Cancún is 2119 miles. The road distance is 2923.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to get from Los Angeles to Cancún, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Cancún. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles and arriving at Cancun via Guadalajara and Mexico City. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 20 h.

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What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Cancún, Mexico?

Interjet, Delta and five other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Cancún hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Cancún via Guadalajara, Mexico City North Bus Terminal, and Mexico City in around 2 days 20 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $6,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $6,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Cozumel via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $7,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Cozumel via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $7,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $2,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Cozumel via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $8,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Cozumel via Detroit
Ave. Duration
10 h 38 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $8,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Cozumel via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
11 h 31 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $8,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Cozumel via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $5,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Cozumel via Miami
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $5,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Cozumel via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 51 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $5,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Cozumel via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
11 h 32 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $5,500
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $2,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $2,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Cozumel via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $3,500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Cozumel via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Cozumel via Toronto
Ave. Duration
11 h 54 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$320 - $460
Business Coach Seat
$380 - $550
Room
$700 - $1,000
Bus operators
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Cancún Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
35 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$85 - $130
Platinum
$130 - $170
Ejecutivo
$150 - $210
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
$33
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Morelia to México Terminal Norte
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Internet Promotion
$23
Regular Price
$25
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Mexico Central Norte
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$35 - $55
Full Fare
$40 - $60
Regular Price
$49
Internet Discount
$44
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
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Baldwin Park to Morelia
Ave. Duration
39 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$214
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$60 - $90
Ejecutivo
$101 - $107
Ferry operators
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
30 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
Mexico Waterjets
Phone
9878721588
Email
datos@mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Website
mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Ferry from San Miguel de Cozumel to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Regular
$5
Local
$4

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