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There are 6 ways to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Cancun Airport (CUN) by plane, bus, shuttle or car

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Fly from Placencia  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Placencia (PLJ) to Cancun (CUN) PLJ - CUN

$350 - $1,400

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Bus  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Placencia to Belize City
  2. Take the bus from Belize City to Cancún International Airport Belize City

$36 - $70

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Bus to Dangriga, fly  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Placencia to Dangriga
  2. Fly from Dangriga (DGA) to Cancun (CUN) DGA - CUN

$362 - $902

Shuttle to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, fly  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Placencia to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt Airport
  2. Fly from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt (BZE) to Cancun (CUN) BZE - CUN

$505 - $975

Drive  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Cancun Airport (CUN) 505.9 miles

$65 - $100

Bus, shuttle  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Placencia to Belize City
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Belize City to Cancun Airport

$560

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The cheapest way to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Cancun Airport (CUN) is to bus which costs $35 - $70 and takes 11 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Cancun Airport (CUN) is to fly which costs $350 - $1,400 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Cancun Airport (CUN). However, there are services departing from Placencia and arriving at Cancún International Airport via Belize City. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 45 min.

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The distance between Placencia Airport (PLJ) and Cancun Airport (CUN) is 525 km. The road distance is 809.5 km.

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The best way to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Cancun Airport (CUN) without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 45 min and costs $35 - $70.

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to fly from Placencia (PLJ) to Cancun (CUN), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Cancun Airport (CUN) bus services, operated by Ritchie's Bus Service, depart from Placencia station.

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The best way to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Cancun Airport (CUN) is to fly which takes 3 h 5 min and costs $350 - $1,400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $70 and takes 11 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Placencia Airport to Cancun Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Cancun Airport (CUN) bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at Cancún International Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Cancun Airport (CUN).
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  • Distance: 327.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

What companies run services between Placencia Airport (PLJ), Belize and Cancun Airport (CUN), Mexico?

Tropic Air and Maya Island Air fly from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Cancun Airport (CUN) every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Cancun Airport (CUN) via Belize City in around 11 h 45 min.

Airlines
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Placencia to Cancun via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $2,800
Flights from Placencia to Cancun via Dangriga, Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $2,800
Flights from Dangriga to Cancun via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,700
Flights from Belize City Goldson Intl Apt to Cancun
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Bus operators
Ritchie's Bus Service
Bus from Placencia to Dangriga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
belmopanonline.com
Bus from Placencia to Belize City
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
belmopanonline.com
Super Shuttle Belize
Website
facebook.com
Shuttle from Placencia to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$275
Schedules at
supershuttlebelize.com
Shuttle from Belize City to Cancun Airport
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$550
Schedules at
supershuttlebelize.com
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Belize City to Cancún International Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$35 - $50
Economy
$26 - $40

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Cancun Airport (CUN) is 1 h ahead of Placencia Airport (PLJ). It is currently 12:18 PM in Placencia Airport (PLJ) and 1:18 PM in Cancun Airport (CUN).

Yes, the driving distance between Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Cancun Airport (CUN) is 809 km. It takes approximately 11 h 21 min to drive from Placencia Airport (PLJ) to Cancun Airport (CUN).

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Maya Island Air and Tropic Air offer flights from Placencia Airport to Cancun Airport.

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There are 1229+ hotels available in Cancun Airport (CUN). Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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