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

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Fly  •  3h 28m

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

$73 - $402

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Bus  •  37h 50m

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

$65 - $188

3 alternative options

Bus via Tepotzotlán  •  33h 22m

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

$114 - $207

Bus via Veracruz  •  38h 20m

  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

$110 - $210

Drive  •  29h 26m

  1. Drive from Monterrey to Cancún 1576.3 miles

$210 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Monterrey to Cancún is to bus which costs $1200 - $3700 and takes 37h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Monterrey to Cancún is to fly which costs $1400 - $8000 and takes 3h 28m.

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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 Tepotzotlán and Mexico City. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 22m.

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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 33h 22m and costs $2100 - $4000.

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It takes approximately 3h 28m 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 3h 28m and costs $1400 - $8000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $2100 - $4000 and takes 33h 22m.

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The quickest flight from Monterrey Airport to Cancun Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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

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Map of how to get from Monterrey to Cancún.
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  • Distance: 913.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 28m

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

Viva Aerobus, Interjet and three other airlines fly from Monterrey to Cancún hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Monterrey to Cancún via Tepotzotlán and Mexico City in around 33h 22m.

Airlines
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Monterrey to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Monterrey to Cancun via Tampico
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Monterrey to Cancun via Toluca
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Monterrey to Cancun via Tuxtla Gutierrez
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Monterrey to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Monterrey to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Monterrey to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Monterrey, Centro to Tepotzotlán
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$50 - $75
Full Fare
$65 - $95
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 Tampico to Veracruz
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
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
20h 5m
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
12h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$35 - $55
Primera Select
$65 - $85
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Monterrey to Mexico City North Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $90
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
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$20 - $29
Ejecutivo
$25 - $27
Bus from Ciudad Victoria to Tampico
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$18 - $26
Ejecutivo
$21 - $23

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Cancún is 1h ahead of Monterrey. It is currently 6:09 AM in Monterrey and 7:09 AM in Cancún.

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

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Interjet, Aeroméxico, Volaris and Viva Aerobus offer flights from Monterrey 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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The best way to get from Monterrey to Monterrey Airport is to taxi which takes 27m and costs $180 - $220.

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