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

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Fly to Colima  •  4 h 47 min

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

$215 - $919

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Bus via Zihuatanejo  •  16 h 2 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  •  6 h 27 min

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

Fly to Guadalajara, bus  •  5 h 37 min

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

$96 - $316

Bus ETN  •  15 h 15 min

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

$69 - $120

Bus via Lázaro Cárdenas  •  22 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Acapulco Centro Bus to Lázaro Cárdenas
  2. Take the bus from Lázaro Cárdenas to Manzanillo
  3. Take the bus from Manzanillo to Colima

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 $850 - $1900 and takes 16 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Acapulco to Colima is to fly which costs $4000 - $18000 and takes 4 h 47 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 15 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 15 min and costs $1300 - $2300.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 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 47 min and costs $4000 - $18000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1300 - $2300 and takes 15 h 15 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 ETN, 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 47 min

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

Aeromar, Aeroméxico and Interjet fly from Acapulco to Colima 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Acapulco to Colima via Guadalajara in around 15 h 15 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Acapulco to Manzanillo via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Acapulco to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Aeromar
Website
aeromar.com.mx
Flights from Acapulco to Colima via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Acapulco to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Acapulco to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Bus operators
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Manzanillo to Colima
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Colima
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$19 - $28
Full Fare
$17 - $24
Regular Price
$21
Internet Discount
$19
Bus from Acapulco to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$50 - $75
Full Fare
$65 - $95
Regular Price
$87
Internet Discount
$74
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Acapulco to Zihuatanejo
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$23 - $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
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
lalinea.com.mx
Autovías
Website
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
CostaLine
Website
costaline.com.mx
Bus from Acapulco Centro Bus to Lázaro Cárdenas
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
costaline.com.mx
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Lázaro Cárdenas to Manzanillo
Ave. Duration
12 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$16 - $25
Primera Select
$25 - $35

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

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There are 40+ hotels available in Colima. Prices start at $25 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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