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

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Recommended option

Fly San Jose to Cancun  •  9 h 14 min

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

$142 - $1,502

8 alternative options

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Cancun  •  8 h 43 min

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

$191 - $616

Night bus to Los Angeles, fly to Cancun  •  14 h 58 min

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

$156 - $1,102

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Cozumel, ferry, bus  •  12 h 14 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

$220 - $1,049

Fly San Jose to Cozumel, ferry, bus  •  11 h 12 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

$381 - $1,335

Bus TAP  •  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

$190 - $420

Train, bus  •  3 days 9 h

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak 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

$241 - $511

Bus via Mazatlán  •  3 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Huntington Park to Mazatlán
  3. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Puebla
  4. Take the bus from Puebla CAPU to Cancun Terminal ADO

$324 - $501

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 Caltrain and fly which costs $190 - $650 and takes 8 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose to Cancun Airport (CUN) is to Caltrain and fly which takes 8 h 43 min and costs $190 - $650.

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The distance between San Jose and Cancun Airport (CUN) is 3821 km. The road distance is 5226 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 9 h 14 min to get from San Jose to Cancun Airport (CUN), including transfers.

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

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

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,100
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Cancun
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Cancun via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 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 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Cancun via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $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 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $6,500
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Houston
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Austin, Houston
Ave. Duration
10 h 14 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Denver
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from San Jose to Cozumel via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $2,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
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 Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Cancun via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
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 Francisco to Cozumel via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
11 h 21 min
When
Wednesday 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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to Cozumel via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $2,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Cancun via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Miami
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
11 h 46 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11 h 47 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
Flights from San Jose to Cozumel via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $2,400
Flights from San Jose to Cozumel via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
13 h 52 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $2,400
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to Cancun via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Cancun via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Austin, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Cancun via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
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
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Cancun via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Toronto
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
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
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $2,000
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from San Jose to Cozumel via Phoenix, Cancun
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to Cozumel via Denver, Cancun
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Jose to Cancun via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
11 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,900
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from San Francisco to Cozumel via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
11 h 39 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from San Jose to Cozumel via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $2,000
Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak 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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from San Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 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
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 - $21
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$15 - $21
Economy
$5 - $8
Bus from Mexico City to Cancun
Ave. Duration
24 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$65 - $90
Economy
$60 - $90
Bus from Puebla CAPU to Cancun Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
24 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$60 - $90
Economy
$55 - $85
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Mexico
Ave. Duration
41 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $170
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$120 - $170
Bus from Obregón to Mexico
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$75 - $110
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to Ciudad Obregón
Ave. Duration
17 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$45 - $70
Platinum
$65 - $90
Ejecutivo
$80 - $110
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Huntington Park to Mazatlán
Ave. Duration
29 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$168
Schedules at
taproyal.com
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to Puebla
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$60 - $90
Full Fare
$80 - $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 - $11
Schedules at
ultramarferry.com
Premium Plus
$8
First Class
$11
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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