Travel from San-Salvador to Cancún

Bus or fly from San Salvador to Cancún?

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. flies from San Salvador to Cancún once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Salvador to Cancún via Guatemala Zona 1, Guatemala Centra Norte, Belize City, and Belize City in around 29 h 43 min.

How to get from San Salvador to Cancún

ModeDurationPrice
From San Salvador drive to San Salvador airport, fly to Cancun airport, then bus to Cancún.3 h 10 min$250
From San Salvador bus to Guatemala City, taxi to Ciudad Guatemala Centra Norte, bus to Gualán, drive to Punta Gorda, bus to Belmopan, walk to Belmopan, bus to Belize City, then bus to Cancún.34 h 17 min$160
From San Salvador bus to Guatemala Zona 1, bus to Guatemala Centra Norte, bus to Belize City, walk to Belize City, then bus to Cancún.29 h 43 min$123
From San Salvador drive to San Salvador, bus to San Pedro Sula, train to Estacion F.F.N.N, walk to San Pedro Sula, bus to Belize City, then bus to Cancún.30 h 56 min$181
From San Salvador bus to Guatemala Zona 1, bus to Santa Elena, walk to Flores, bus to Bacalar, bus to Cancun Airport, then bus to Cancún.34 h 2 min$129
From San Salvador drive to Cancún.20 h 33 min$133

How long does it take to get from San Salvador to Cancún?

It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from San Salvador to Cancún, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between San Salvador and Cancún?

No, there is no direct bus from San Salvador to Cancún. However, there are services departing from San Salvador and arriving at Cancún via Guatemala Zona 1, Guatemala Centra Norte and Belize City. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 43 min.

Operators from San Salvador to Cancún

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
ADO+52 800 369 4652ADO
Autobuses FDN79477070 - 22513817Autobuses FDN
Litegua+502 2326-9595Litegua
James Bus CompanyJames Bus Company
James Bus LineJames Bus Line
Fuente Del NorteFuente Del Norte
Platinum Centro AmericaPlatinum Centro America
Ferrocarril Nacional de HondurasFerrocarril Nacional de Honduras
Transportes Manabre+501 223 1200 / 663 5957Transportes Manabre
Linea Dorada+502 2415-8900 / 8901 / 8902 / 8911Linea Dorada
Marlin Espadas+52 983 837 32 29Marlin Espadas
Autobuses Mayab55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000Autobuses Mayab
Transporte Foráneo Cancún-Playa del Carmen55 888 69 90Transporte Foráneo Cancún-Playa del Carmen
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    San Salvador to Cancún:

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      1 Fly
      • One-Way approx: USD $167 - $435
      • Duration: 3 h 10 min
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      • Duration: 34 h 17 min
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      4 Bus via San Pedro Sula
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      • Duration: 30 h 56 min
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