There are 5 ways to get from Monterrey to Cancún by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Monterrey (MTY) to Cancun (CUN) MTY - CUN

$73 - $403

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Bus via Monterrey  •  37 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Monterrey to Mexico Norte Omnibus
  2. Take the bus from Mexico City to Cancun México-Cancún

$65 - $185

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Bus  •  37 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Monterrey, Centro to Mexico Central Norte Monterrey / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mexico City to Cancun México-Cancún

$114 - $197

Bus via Tampico  •  38 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Monterrey to Ciudad Victoria
  2. Take the bus from Ciudad Victoria to Tampico Tdn
  3. Take the bus from Tampico to Veracruz Ado
  4. Take the bus from Veracruz to ADO Cancún

$111 - $211

Drive  •  29 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Monterrey to Cancún 1576.3 miles

$210 - $310

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No, there is no direct bus from Monterrey to Cancún. However, there are services departing from Monterrey, Centro and arriving at Cancun via Mexico City. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 30 min.

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The distance between Monterrey and Cancún is 1462 km. The road distance is 2522.2 km.

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The best way to get from Monterrey to Cancún without a car is to bus which takes 37 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Monterrey to Cancún, including transfers.

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Monterrey to Cancún bus services, operated by ETN, depart from Monterrey, Centro station.

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The best way to get from Monterrey to Cancún is to fly which takes 3 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 37 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Monterrey Airport to Cancun Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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

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Cancún is 1 h ahead of Monterrey. It is currently 5:27 PM in Monterrey and 5:27 PM in Cancún.

Yes, the driving distance between Monterrey to Cancún is 2522 km. It takes approximately 29 h 26 min to drive from Monterrey to Cancún.

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Map of how to get from Monterrey to Cancún.
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  • Distance: 913.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

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

Interjet, Viva Aerobus and three other airlines fly from Monterrey to Cancún hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Monterrey to Cancún via Mexico Central Norte and Mexico City in around 37 h 30 min.

Airlines
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Monterrey to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Monterrey to Cancun via Tampico
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Monterrey to Cancun via Toluca
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Monterrey to Cancun via Villahermosa
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Monterrey to Cancun via Puebla
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Monterrey to Cancun via Tuxtla Gutierrez
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Monterrey to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Monterrey to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Monterrey to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Monterrey, Centro to Mexico Central Norte
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$50 - $80
Full Fare
$70 - $100
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 Tampico to Veracruz
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $45
Economy
$21 - $35
Bus from Veracruz to ADO Cancún
Ave. Duration
20 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$60 - $85
Economy
$50 - $80
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Monterrey to Mexico Norte
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$35 - $60
Primera Select
$65 - $85
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Monterrey to Mexico City North Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $65
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from Monterrey to Ciudad Victoria
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$21 - $30
Ejecutivo
$25 - $27
Bus from Ciudad Victoria to Tampico
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$19 - $27
Ejecutivo
$22 - $24

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

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There are 1092+ hotels available in Cancún. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Monterrey to Monterrey Airport is to taxi which takes 27 min and costs .

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