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There are 7 ways to get from Acapulco to Colima by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Colima  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Acapulco (ACA) to Colima (CLQ) ACA - CLQ

$115 - $458

Cheapest option

Bus via Ixtapa  •  16 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Acapulco to Zihuatanejo
  2. Take the bus from Ixtapa to Cuatro Caminos
  3. Take the bus from Cuatro Caminos to Colima

$47 - $97

5 alternative options

Fly to Manzanillo, bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Acapulco (ACA) to Manzanillo (ZLO) ACA - ZLO
  2. Take the bus from Manzanillo to Colima

$175 - $512

Fly to Guadalajara, bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Acapulco (ACA) to Guadalajara (GDL) ACA - GDL
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Colima

$63 - $222

Bus ETN  •  15 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Acapulco to Guadalajara Acapulco
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Colima

$65 - $114

Bus via Zihuatanejo  •  16 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Acapulco Centro Bus to Zihuatanejo
  2. Take the bus from Zihuatanejo to Cuatro Caminos
  3. Take the bus from Cuatro Caminos to Colima

$51 - $74

Drive  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Acapulco to Colima 409.1 miles

$55 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Acapulco to Colima is to bus which costs $900 - $1900 and takes 16 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Acapulco to Colima is to fly which costs $2200 - $9000 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Acapulco to Colima. However, there are services departing from Acapulco and arriving at Colima via Guadalajara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 5 min.

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The distance between Acapulco and Colima is 485 km. The road distance is 654.6 km.

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The best way to get from Acapulco to Colima without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 5 min and costs $1200 - $2200.

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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Acapulco to Colima, including transfers.

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Acapulco to Colima bus services, operated by ETN, depart from Acapulco station.

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The best way to get from Acapulco to Colima is to fly which takes 4 h 33 min and costs $2200 - $9000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1200 - $2200 and takes 15 h 5 min.

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There is no direct flight from Acapulco Airport to Colima Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Acapulco to Colima bus services, operated by Sur de Jalisco, arrive at Colima station.

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Map of how to get from Acapulco to Colima.
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  • Distance: 302.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 33 min

What companies run services between Acapulco, Mexico and Colima, Mexico?

Aeromar, Aeroméxico and two other airlines fly from Acapulco to Colima every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Acapulco to Colima via Guadalajara in around 15 h 5 min.

Airlines
Aeromar
Website
aeromar.com.mx
Flights from Acapulco to Colima via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Acapulco to Manzanillo via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Acapulco to Colima via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Acapulco to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
TAR Aerolineas
Website
tarmexico.com
Flights from Acapulco to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Manzanillo to Colima
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$14 - $20
Full Fare
$9 - $13
Regular Price
$9
Internet Discount
$8
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
Sur de Jalisco
Phone
01 800 622 22 22
Website
surdejalisco.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Colima
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
surdejalisco.com.mx
Autovías
Website
autovias.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Colima
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
autovias.com.mx
Bus from Cuatro Caminos to Colima
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
autovias.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
Parhikuni
Website
parhikuni.com
Bus from Ixtapa to Cuatro Caminos
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $26
Schedules at
parhikuni.com
Bus from Zihuatanejo to Cuatro Caminos
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $27
Schedules at
parhikuni.com
La Linea
Phone
01 800 622 22 22
Website
lalinea.com.mx
Bus from Ixtapa to Cuatro Caminos
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
lalinea.com.mx
Bus from Cuatro Caminos to Colima
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
lalinea.com.mx
CostaLine
Website
costaline.com.mx
Bus from Acapulco Centro Bus to Zihuatanejo
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
costaline.com.mx

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Yes, the driving distance between Acapulco to Colima is 655 km. It takes approximately 9 h 27 min to drive from Acapulco to Colima.

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Interjet, Volaris, Aeroméxico and Aeromar offer flights from Acapulco Airport to Colima Airport.

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There are 44+ hotels available in Colima. Prices start at $30 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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