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There are 6 ways to get from Acapulco to Cabo San Lucas by plane, bus, car 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.

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Fly  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Acapulco (ACA) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) ACA - SJD

$97 - $323

5 alternative options

Bus, car ferry via Guadalajara  •  36 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Acapulco to Guadalajara
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Mazatlán
  3. Take the car ferry from Mazatlan Ferry Terminal to La Paz Ferry Terminal
  4. Take the bus from La Paz to Cabo San Lucas

$150 - $227

Bus, car ferry  •  37 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Acapulco Papagayo to México Central Norte
  2. Take the bus from Tepotzotlán to Los Mochis
  3. Take the car ferry from Topolobampo to La Paz Ferry Terminal
  4. Take the bus from La Paz to Cabo San Lucas

$174 - $284

Bus Primera Plus, car ferry  •  38 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Acapulco Papagayo to Mexico City Taxqueña
  2. Take the bus from México Norte to Mazatlan
  3. Take the car ferry from Mazatlan Ferry Terminal to La Paz Ferry Terminal
  4. Take the bus from La Paz to Cabo San Lucas

$152 - $185

Bus Autobuses Elite, car ferry  •  42 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Acapulco to Zihuatanejo
  2. Take the bus from Zihuatanejo to Mazatlán
  3. Take the car ferry from Mazatlan Ferry Terminal to La Paz Ferry Terminal
  4. Take the bus from La Paz to Cabo San Lucas

$156 - $185

Drive  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Drive from Acapulco to Cabo San Lucas 2740.7 miles

$360 - $550

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Acapulco to Cabo San Lucas is to bus and car ferry which costs $3000 - $3600 and takes 42 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Acapulco to Cabo San Lucas is to fly which costs $1800 - $6500 and takes 5 h 1 min.

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The distance between Acapulco and Cabo San Lucas is 1243 km. The road distance is 4385.1 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Acapulco to Cabo San Lucas, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Acapulco Airport to San Jose Cabo Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Cabo San Lucas is 1 h behind Acapulco. It is currently 10:04 PM in Acapulco and 9:04 PM in Cabo San Lucas.

Yes, the driving distance between Acapulco to Cabo San Lucas is 4385 km. It takes approximately 2 days 6 h to drive from Acapulco to Cabo San Lucas.

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TAR Aerolineas, Aeromar, Interjet and two other airlines offer flights from Acapulco Airport to San Jose Cabo Airport.

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There are 485+ hotels available in Cabo San Lucas. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Acapulco to Acapulco Airport is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs $210 - $260.

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Map of how to get from Acapulco to Cabo San Lucas.
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  • Distance: 777.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

What companies run services between Acapulco, Mexico and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico?

Aeroméxico, Interjet and four other airlines fly from Acapulco to Cabo San Lucas every 2 hours.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Acapulco to San Jose Cabo via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Acapulco to San Jose Cabo via Monterrey, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Acapulco to San Jose Cabo via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Flights from Acapulco to San Jose Cabo via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Acapulco to San Jose Cabo via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Acapulco to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$50 - $75
Full Fare
$65 - $95
Regular Price
$85
Internet Discount
$73
Bus from Tepotzotlán to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$75 - $120
Full Fare
$110 - $150
Regular Price
$95
Internet Discount
$76
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Mazatlán
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$22 - $35
Primera Select
$35 - $50
CostaLine
Website
costaline.com.mx
Bus from Acapulco Papagayo to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
costaline.com.mx
Bus from Acapulco Papagayo to Mexico City Taxqueña
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
costaline.com.mx
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from México Norte to Mazatlan
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Acapulco to Zihuatanejo
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$22 - $35
Economy
$12 - $18
Autobuses Elite
Phone
01 800 507 5500, 57290807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Zihuatanejo to Mazatlán
Ave. Duration
19 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$67
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Ferry operators
Baja Ferries
Phone
01-800-3377437, 612-12-3 6397
Email
ventas.lapaz@bajaferries.com.mx clientes@bajaferries.com.mx reservaciones@bajaferries.com.mx
Website
bajaferries.com
Car ferry from Mazatlan Ferry Terminal to La Paz Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
bajaferries.com
Car ferry from Topolobampo to La Paz Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
bajaferries.com

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