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There are 4 ways to get from Palenque to Cancún by bus, plane or car

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Bus to Villahermosa, fly  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Palenque to Carlos Rovirosa Pérez International Airport
  2. Fly from Villahermosa (VSA) to Cancun (CUN) VSA - CUN

$56 - $267

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Palenque to ADO Cancun Occ/Ado/Au/Gl / ...

$18 - $60

2 alternative options

Bus, bus to Tuxtla Gutierrez, fly  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Palenque to San Cristóbal de las Casas
  2. Take the bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport
  3. Fly from Tuxtla Gutierrez (TGZ) to Cancun (CUN) TGZ - CUN

$59 - $294

Drive  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Palenque to Cancún 522.8 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Palenque to Cancún is to bus which costs $350 - $1200 and takes 13 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palenque to Cancún is to bus and fly which costs $1000 - $5500 and takes 5 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Palenque and arriving at ADO Cancun. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 10 min.

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The distance between Palenque and Cancún is 675 km. The road distance is 836.5 km.

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The best way to get from Palenque to Cancún without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 10 min and costs $350 - $1200.

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It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Palenque to Cancún, including transfers.

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Palenque to Cancún bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Palenque station.

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The quickest flight from Villahermosa Airport to Cancun Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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Cancún is 1 h ahead of Palenque. It is currently 1:14 AM in Palenque and 2:14 AM in Cancún.

Map of how to get from Palenque to Cancún.
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  • Distance: 422.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 25 min

What companies run services between Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico and Cancún, Mexico?

ADO operates a bus from Palenque to Cancún 4 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 13 h 10 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Villahermosa to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Palenque to Carlos Rovirosa Pérez International Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $26
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$18 - $26
Economy
$8 - $12
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $24
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$17 - $24
Economy
$6 - $9
Bus from Palenque to ADO Cancun
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$40 - $60
Economy
$35 - $50
Turismo Alianza
Phone
+52 9211677641
Bus from Palenque to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
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Viajes de Lujo
Phone
+52 9831340796
Bus from Palenque to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Transportes Caballero S.A de C.V
Phone
+52 998 122 3684
Email
sergiocaballero-06@hotmail.com
Bus from Palenque to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
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Bus from Palenque to Cancún
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
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Turistab
Phone
+52 3726653, 9371320691
Email
director_turistab@hotmail.com
Bus from Palenque to Cancún
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
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Yes, the driving distance between Palenque to Cancún is 836 km. It takes approximately 10 h 43 min to drive from Palenque to Cancún.

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Viva Aerobus offers flights from Villahermosa Airport to Cancun Airport.

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There are 1197+ hotels available in Cancún. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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