There are 9 ways to get from San Diego to Cancun Airport (CUN) by plane, train, ferry, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Tijuana to Cancun  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Cancun (CUN) TIJ - CUN

$148 - $1,368

8 alternative options

Fly San Diego to Cancun  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Cancun (CUN) SAN - CUN

$192 - $432

Train to Los Angeles, fly to Cancun  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Cancun (CUN) LAX - CUN

$149 - $1,082

Fly Tijuana to Cozumel, ferry, bus  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Cozumel (CZM) TIJ - CZM
  2. Take the ferry from Cozumel Port to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port
  3. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Cancún International Airport T2

$187 - $754

Fly San Diego to Cozumel, ferry, bus  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Cozumel (CZM) SAN - CZM
  2. Take the ferry from Cozumel Port to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port
  3. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Cancún International Airport T2

$391 - $1,938

Bus Autobuses Elite  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Guadalajara
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Mexico City North Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Mexico City to Cancun

$197 - $305

Bus TAP  •  2 days 21 h

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to San Luis Río Colorado
  2. Take the bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Mexico
  3. Take the bus from Mexico City to Cancun

$166 - $314

Bus TAP #2  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexico
  2. Take the bus from Mexico City to Cancun México-Cancún

$152 - $330

Drive  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Drive from San Diego to Cancun Airport (CUN) 2848.5 miles

$380 - $550

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Cancun Airport (CUN) is to bus which costs $160 - $320 and takes 2 days 21 h.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Cancun Airport (CUN) is to fly which costs $140 - $1,400 and takes 7 h 5 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Cancun Airport (CUN) is 2036 miles. The road distance is 2848.5 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to get from San Diego to Cancun Airport (CUN), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Cancun Airport (CUN). However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Cancún International Airport via Tijuana, Guadalajara, Mexico City and Cancún Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 17 h.

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What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Cancun Airport (CUN), Mexico?

Volaris, Viva Aerobus and two other airlines fly from San Diego to Cancun Airport (CUN) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Cancun Airport (CUN) via Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx, Tijuana, Guadalajara, Mexico City North Bus Terminal, Mexico City, Cancun, and Cancún Bus Station in around 2 days 17 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Cancun via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from San Diego to Cancun via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from San Diego to Cancun via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $6,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $6,500
Flights from San Diego to Cozumel via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$490 - $2,300
Flights from San Diego to Cozumel via Los Angeles, Houston
Ave. Duration
13 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,900
Flights from San Diego to Cozumel via San Francisco, Houston
Ave. Duration
13 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Cancun via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Cancun via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Cancun via Miami
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Cozumel via Miami
Ave. Duration
11 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $2,200
Flights from San Diego to Cozumel via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13 h 4 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $2,400
Flights from San Diego to Cozumel via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
13 h 28 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $2,400
Flights from San Diego to Cozumel via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
15 h 51 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Cancun via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from San Diego to Cancun via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $2,200
Flights from San Diego to Cozumel via Detroit
Ave. Duration
11 h 32 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,800
Flights from San Diego to Cozumel via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,500
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tijuana to Cancun
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $2,800
Flights from Tijuana to Cancun via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $2,800
Flights from Tijuana to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,800
Flights from Tijuana to Cancun via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $2,800
Flights from Tijuana to Cozumel via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
9 h 56 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $2,100
Flights from Tijuana to Cozumel via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Cancun via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Cancun via Austin
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Cancun via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Tijuana to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $2,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $2,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $2,000
Flights from Tijuana to Cozumel via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $2,400
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Tijuana to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $4,000
Flights from San Diego to Cancun via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $2,200
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Tijuana to Cancun via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Tijuana to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Tijuana to Cozumel via Cancun
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Tijuana to Cozumel via Mexico City, Cancun
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Diego to Cancun via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Cancún International Airport T2
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $23
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $23
Economy
$5 - $8
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
Autobuses Elite
Phone
01 800 507 5500, 57290807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tijuana to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
30 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $105
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Primera
$97
Primera Select
$105
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Mexico City North Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Mexico Central Norte
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$35 - $55
Full Fare
$40 - $60
Regular Price
$49
Internet Discount
$44
Aguacaliente
Phone
6646212955
Email
atencionaclientes@autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Website
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to San Luis Río Colorado
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Mexico
Ave. Duration
38 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$120 - $170
Bus from Tijuana to Mexico
Ave. Duration
41 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $190
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$130 - $190
Ferry operators
Ultramar Ferry
Phone
01 998 881 5890
Email
info@ultramar.com
Website
ultramarferry.com
Ferry from Cozumel Port to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
ultramarferry.com
Premium Plus
$9
First Class
$12
Plan Peninsular (Residentes en Yucatán, Campeche)
$6
Plan Quintana Roo (Residentes Q.Roo)
$4
Barcos Caribe
Phone
01 987 120 3982
Email
contacto@barcoscaribe.com
Website
barcoscaribe.com
Ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
barcoscaribe.com
Book at
barcoscaribe.com
ADULT
$7
Quintana Roo Residents
$4
Yucatan Peninsula Residents
$6
Mexico Waterjets
Phone
9878721588
Email
datos@mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Website
mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Ferry from San Miguel de Cozumel to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Regular
$5
Local
$4

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