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There are 9 ways to get from San Jose to Cancun Airport (CUN) by plane, train, bus, ferry 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 San Jose to Cancun  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Cancun (CUN) SJC - CUN

$142 - $1,504

Cheapest option

Bus to Los Angeles, fly to Cancun  •  14 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to Los Angeles, CA
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Cancun (CUN) LAX - CUN

$141 - $1,044

7 alternative options

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Cancun  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Cancun (CUN) SFO - CUN

$192 - $616

Fly San Jose to Cozumel, ferry, bus  •  13 h 17 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Cozumel (CZM) SJC - CZM
  2. Take the ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
  3. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Cancún International Airport T2

$360 - $1,340

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Cozumel, ferry, bus  •  12 h 38 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Cozumel (CZM) SFO - CZM
  3. Take the ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
  4. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Cancún International Airport T2

$220 - $1,052

Train, bus  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Ana Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Santa Ana to Tijuana Centro
  4. Take the bus from Tijuana Centro to ACN Puebla
  5. Take the bus from Puebla CAPU to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna
  6. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Cancún International Airport T2

Bus  •  3 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Madera, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Madera to Morelia
  3. Take the bus from Morelia to México Terminal Norte
  4. Take the bus from Mexico City to Cancun

$273 - $383

Bus via Hermosillo  •  3 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Madera, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Madera to Hermosillo
  3. Take the bus from Hermosillo to Mexico
  4. Take the bus from Mexico City to Cancun

Drive  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Drive from San Jose to Cancun Airport (CUN) 3266.5 miles

$430 - $650

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Jose to Cancun Airport (CUN) is to bus and fly which costs $140 - $1,100 and takes 14 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose to Cancun Airport (CUN) is to fly which costs $140 - $1,500 and takes 8 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Jose to Cancun Airport (CUN). However, there are services departing from San Jose, Ca and arriving at Cancún International Airport via Madera, Morelia, Mexico City and Cancún Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 6 h.

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The distance between San Jose and Cancun Airport (CUN) is 2388 miles. The road distance is 3266.5 miles.

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The best way to get from San Jose to Cancun Airport (CUN) without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 22 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 46 min to get from San Jose to Cancun Airport (CUN), including transfers.

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San Jose to Cancun Airport (CUN) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Jose, Ca station.

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The best way to get from San Jose to Cancun Airport (CUN) is to fly which takes 8 h 46 min and costs $140 - $1,500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $270 - $390 and takes 3 days 6 h.

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There is no direct flight from San Jose Airport to Cancun Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 39 min and has one stopover.

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San Jose to Cancun Airport (CUN) bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at Cancun station.

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Map of how to get from San Jose to Cancun Airport (CUN).
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  • Distance: 2388.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 46 min

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and four other airlines fly from San Jose to Cancun Airport (CUN) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Jose to Cancun Airport (CUN) via Madera, Ca, Madera, Morelia, México Terminal Norte, Mexico City, and Cancún Bus Station in around 3 days 6 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Cancun
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Cancun via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Cancun via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Cancun via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 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 Jose to Cozumel via Denver
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 22 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Cancun via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $3,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $3,100
Flights from San Jose to Cozumel via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to Cozumel via Seattle, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
15 h 41 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Miami
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11 h 31 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Austin
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Dallas, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Cancun via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $2,200
Flights from San Jose to Cozumel via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Detroit
Ave. Duration
11 h 43 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $2,200
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from San Jose to Cozumel via Los Angeles, Cancun
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Cozumel via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Cancun
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,000
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from San Francisco to Cancun
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $2,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
11 h 18 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,900
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
11 h 51 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Ana Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
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
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $23
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $23
Economy
$5 - $8
Bus from Puebla CAPU to Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna
Ave. Duration
20 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$65 - $90
Economy
$55 - $85
Bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Alterna to Cancún International Airport T2
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 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
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Santa Ana to Tijuana Centro
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Tijuana Centro to ACN Puebla
Ave. Duration
29 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$94
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Madera to Morelia
Ave. Duration
43 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$180
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Madera to Hermosillo
Ave. Duration
20 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Madera, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Morelia to México Terminal Norte
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
ventas.primeraplus.com.mx
Internet Promotion
$22
Regular Price
$25
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Morelia to México Norte
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$23 - $35
Full Fare
$24 - $35
Regular Price
$31
Internet Discount
$26
Pegasso
Website
pegasso.mx
Bus from Morelia to México Norte
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Schedules at
pegasso.mx
Regular Price
$24
Internet Discount
$22
La Linea
Phone
01 800 622 22 22
Website
lalinea.com.mx
Bus from Central Camionera Morelia to Mexico City North Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
lalinea.com.mx
Autovías
Website
autovias.com.mx
Bus from Morelia to México Central del Norte
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
autovias.com.mx
TAP
Ferry operators
Mexico Waterjets
Phone
9878721588
Email
datos@mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Website
winjet.mx
Ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $9
Schedules at
winjet.mx
Book at
winjet.mx
Regular
$9
Local
$3
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
40 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

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Cancun Airport (CUN) is 3 h ahead of San Jose. It is currently 7:03 AM in San Jose and 10:03 AM in Cancun Airport (CUN).

Yes, the driving distance between San Jose to Cancun Airport (CUN) is 3267 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 8 h to drive from San Jose to Cancun Airport (CUN).

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Aeroméxico, JetBlue Airways, United Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from San Jose Airport to Cancun Airport.

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There are 1220+ hotels available in Cancun Airport (CUN). Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Jose to San Jose Airport is to line 10 bus which takes 7 min and costs $2 - $5.

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