There are 10 ways to get from San Jose to Cancun Airport (CUN) by plane, train, bus, ferry, night bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly San Jose to Cancun  •  9 h 7 min

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

$142 - $1,502

9 alternative options

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Cancun  •  8 h 25 min

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

$189 - $612

Train to Oakland, fly to Cancun  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Cancun (CUN) OAK - CUN

$200 - $849

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

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

$147 - $1,052

Fly San Jose to Cozumel, ferry, bus  •  12 h 28 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Cozumel (CZM) SJC - 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

$360 - $1,338

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Cozumel, ferry, bus  •  12 h 37 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 Port to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port
  4. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen Terminal Turística to Cancún International Airport T2

$217 - $1,048

Bus  •  3 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexico
  4. Take the bus from Mexico City to Cancun

$200 - $451

Train, bus  •  3 days 9 h

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Ciudad Obregón
  3. Take the bus from Obregón to Mexico
  4. Take the bus from Mexico City to Cancun

$256 - $542

Bus, night bus  •  3 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexico
  4. Take the bus from México Central Norte to Playa del Carmen Alterna Ado
  5. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen to Cancún International Airport

$206 - $463

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 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose to Cancun Airport (CUN) is to Caltrain and fly which costs $180 - $650 and takes 8 h 25 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 Los Angeles, Ca, Tijuana, Mexico City and Cancún Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 9 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 bus which takes 3 days 9 h and costs $200 - $460.

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It takes approximately 9 h 7 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 9 h 7 min and costs $140 - $1,500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $200 - $460 and takes 3 days 9 h.

Mode details

There is no direct flight from San Jose Airport to Cancun Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 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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Cancun Airport (CUN) is 3 h ahead of San Jose. It is currently 10:46 AM in San Jose and 12:46 PM 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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Map of how to get from San Jose to Cancun Airport (CUN).
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  • Distance: 2388.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 7 min

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

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and five 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 Los Angeles, Ca, Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx, Tijuana, Mexico, Mexico City, Cancun, and Cancún Bus Station in around 3 days 9 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Cancun via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Cancun via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Oakland to Cancun via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Oakland to Cancun via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $3,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $3,100
Flights from San Jose to Cozumel via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Miami
Ave. Duration
10 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11 h 54 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
12 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
13 h 24 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Cancun
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Cancun via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Cancun via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 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 Jose to Cozumel via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
16 h 28 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Houston
Ave. Duration
10 h 14 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Austin, Houston
Ave. Duration
11 h 13 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Denver
Ave. Duration
14 h 18 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Los Angeles, Houston
Ave. Duration
11 h 43 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Austin
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Cancun via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Cancun via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Cancun via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Cancun via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Cancun via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
11 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to Cancun via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
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
12 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
11 h 36 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Detroit
Ave. Duration
11 h 38 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from San Francisco to Cancun
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
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
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $2,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $2,000
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from San Francisco to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Oakland to Cancun via Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
11 h 39 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from San Jose to Cozumel via Phoenix, Cancun
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to Cozumel via Los Angeles, Cancun
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Cozumel via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Cancun
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $2,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Toronto
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
11 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,900
Flights from Oakland to Cancun via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $2,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Oakland to Cancun via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from San Jose Diridon Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
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
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
Bus from México Central Norte to Playa del Carmen Alterna
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$70 - $100
Economy
$65 - $95
Bus from Playa del Carmen to Cancún International Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $23
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$16 - $23
Economy
$5 - $8
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 Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $90
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
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
Bus from Obregón to Mexico
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$85 - $120
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Ciudad Obregón
Ave. Duration
17 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Plus
$50 - $75
Platinum
$75 - $100
Ejecutivo
$85 - $120
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 - $8
Schedules at
barcoscaribe.com
Book at
barcoscaribe.com
ADULT
$8
Quintana Roo Residents
$4
Yucatan Peninsula Residents
$6
Mexico Waterjets
Phone
9878721588
Email
datos@mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Website
mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $10
Schedules at
winjet.mx
Book at
winjet.mx
Regular
$10
Local
$3

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