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There are 3 ways to get from Río Lagartos to Cancún by bus or car

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Bus  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Rio Lagartos to Tizimin
  2. Take the bus from Tizimín to Kantunilkín
  3. Take the bus from Kantunilkín to Cancún

$138 - $225

2 alternative options

Bus via Leona Vicario  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Rio Lagartos to Tizimin
  2. Take the bus from Tizimín Terminal to Leona Vicario
  3. Take the bus from Leona Vicario to ADO Cancun

$193 - $300

Drive  •  3h 12m

  1. Drive from Río Lagartos to Cancún 251 km

$460 - $700

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The cheapest way to get from Río Lagartos to Cancún is to bus which costs $130 - $230 and takes 5h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Río Lagartos to Cancún is to drive which costs $460 - $700 and takes 3h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Río Lagartos to Cancún. However, there are services departing from Rio Lagartos and arriving at Cancún via Tizimín and Kantunilkín. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 27m.

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The distance between Río Lagartos and Cancún is 144 km. The road distance is 251 km.

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The best way to get from Río Lagartos to Cancún without a car is to bus which takes 5h 27m and costs $130 - $230.

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It takes approximately 5h 27m to get from Río Lagartos to Cancún, including transfers.

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Río Lagartos to Cancún bus services, operated by Autobuses Noreste Yucatán, depart from Rio Lagartos station.

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Río Lagartos to Cancún bus services, operated by Autobuses Noreste Yucatán, arrive at Cancún station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Río Lagartos to Cancún is 251 km. It takes approximately 3h 12m to drive from Río Lagartos to Cancún.

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There are 1160+ hotels available in Cancún. Prices start at $2250 MXN per night.

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Map of how to get from Río Lagartos to Cancún.
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  • Distance: 143.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 27m

What companies run services between Río Lagartos, Mexico and Cancún, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Río Lagartos to Cancún via Tizimín and Kantunilkín in around 5h 27m.

Bus operators
Autobuses Noreste Yucatán
Phone
+52 999 924 6355
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Rio Lagartos to Tizimin
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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Autobuses Noreste Yucatán
Bus from Tizimín to Kantunilkín
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
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Autobuses Noreste Yucatán
Bus from Kantunilkín to Cancún
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $85
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Autobuses Noreste Yucatán
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tizimín Terminal to Leona Vicario
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Autobuses Oriente
Phone
+52-55-5784-4652
Website
guiasdeviaje.mx
Bus from Leona Vicario to ADO Cancun
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
guiasdeviaje.mx

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