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

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Fly Miami to Cancun  •  4h 55m

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Cancun (CUN) MIA - CUN

$115 - $483

5 alternative options

Train to Fort Lauderdale, fly to Cancun  •  6h 2m

  1. Take the train from Miami to Fort Lauderdale Station
  2. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Cancun (CUN) FLL - CUN

$125 - $588

Fly Miami to Cozumel, ferry, bus  •  6h 44m

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

$207 - $668

Bus  •  3 days 11h

  1. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Orlando, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Houston, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  4. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte
  5. Take the bus from Mexico City to Cancun

$269 - $592

Train, bus  •  4 days 12h

  1. Take the train from Miami Amtrak Station to Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Edinburg, Tx 831 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Reynosa to Villahermosa
  5. Take the bus from Villahermosa to Cancún Terminal ADO

$418 - $1,038

Drive  •  2 days 8h

  1. Drive from Miami to Cancún 2975.4 miles

$390 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Miami to Cancún is to fly which costs $110 - $490 and takes 4h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Miami to Cancún is to fly which costs $110 - $490 and takes 4h 55m.

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The distance between Miami and Cancún is 531 miles. The road distance is 2975.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Miami to Cancún without a car is to bus which takes 3 days 11h and costs $260 - $600.

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It takes approximately 4h 55m to get from Miami to Cancún, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Miami to Cancún is to fly which takes 4h 55m and costs $110 - $490. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $260 - $600 and takes 3 days 11h.

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The quickest flight from Miami Airport to Cancun Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 49m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Miami to Cancún is 2975 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 8h to drive from Miami to Cancún.

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LATAM Chile and American Airlines offer flights from Miami Airport to Cancun Airport.

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There are 1251+ hotels available in Cancún. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Miami to Cancún.
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  • Distance: 530.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 55m

What companies run services between Miami, FL, USA and Cancún, Mexico?

American Airlines and LATAM Chile fly from Miami to Cancún 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Miami to Cancún via Miami International Airport Station Northbound, Miami, Fl, Orlando, Fl, Houston, Tx, San Antonio, Tx, San Antonio, and Mexico City in around 3 days 11h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Miami to Cozumel
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Miami to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $3,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
Brightline
Phone
+1 305-521-4800
Email
guestservices@gobrightline.com
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from Miami to Fort Lauderdale Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Book at
Brightline
SmartPlus
$14 - $20
Smart
$10 - $14
Select
$26 - $31
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Miami Amtrak Station to Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
20h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $360
Business Coach Seat
$290 - $410
Room
$550 - $800
Bus operators
Transporte Foráneo Cancún-Playa del Carmen
Phone
(52) 998 8886990
Website
taxistascancun.com
Bus from Playa del Carmen to Cancún
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
taxistascancun.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Miami, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
Bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Richmond, Va to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
32h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $310
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Edinburg, Tx
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$95 - $130
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
21h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$60 - $90
Ejecutivo
$100 - $105
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City to Cancun
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$70 - $100
Economy
$65 - $95
Bus from Reynosa to Villahermosa
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$60 - $90
Economy
$55 - $85
Bus from Villahermosa to Cancún Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$40 - $60
Economy
$35 - $55
Ferry operators
Mexico Waterjets
Phone
9878721588
Email
datos@mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Website
winjet.mx
Ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
40m
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
40m
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
40m
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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