There are 8 ways to get from Austin to La Paz by plane, bus, car ferry, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly Austin to San Jose Cabo, bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) AUS - SJD
  2. Take the bus from San José del Cabo Airport to 8 de octubre

$250 - $982

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  40 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to Monterrey, Mx
  2. Take the bus from Monterrey to Mazatlán
  3. Take the car ferry from Mazatlan Ferry Terminal to La Paz Ferry Terminal

$136 - $250

6 alternative options

Fly Austin to La Paz  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to La Paz (LAP) AUS - LAP

$194 - $658

Bus to San Antonio, fly to San Jose Cabo, bus  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  2. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) SAT - SJD
  3. Take the bus from San José del Cabo Airport to 8 de octubre

$296 - $912

Bus, car ferry via Laredo North  •  38 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 831
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Laredo North
  3. Take the bus from Nuevo Laredo to Monterrey Central de Autobuses
  4. Take the bus from Monterrey to Mazatlán
  5. Take the car ferry from Mazatlan Ferry Terminal to La Paz Ferry Terminal

$181 - $311

Bus, car ferry via Saltillo  •  42 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin - San Jacinto/15Th to San Antonio, TX
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Nuevo Laredo
  3. Take the bus from Nuevo Laredo to Monterrey
  4. Take the bus from Monterrey to Saltillo Tdn
  5. Take the bus from Saltillo to Mazatlán
  6. Take the car ferry from Mazatlan Ferry Terminal to La Paz Ferry Terminal

$174 - $259

Train, bus, Chepe Regional, car ferry  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the train from Austin Amtrak to El Paso Union Depot Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from El Paso, TX to Chihuahua, MX
  3. Take the Chepe Regional from Chihuahua Train Station to Los Mochis
  4. Take the car ferry from Topolobampo to La Paz Ferry Terminal

$274 - $476

Drive  •  40 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Austin to La Paz 2027 miles

$270 - $400

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Austin to La Paz is to bus and car ferry which costs $170 - $260 and takes 42 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Austin to La Paz is to fly which takes 7 h 33 min and costs $190 - $700.

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The distance between Austin and La Paz is 1415 km. The road distance is 3243 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 5 min to get from Austin to La Paz, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Austin, TX, USA and La Paz, Mexico?

Volaris flies from Austin to La Paz 3 times a week.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to San Jose Cabo via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from San Antonio to San Jose Cabo via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from San Antonio to San Jose Cabo via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,900
Flights from San Antonio to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Austin to San Jose Cabo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from San Antonio to San Jose Cabo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from San Antonio to San Jose Cabo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,700
Flights from San Antonio to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Austin to San Jose Cabo via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from San Antonio to San Jose Cabo via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to San Jose Cabo via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Antonio to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,300
Flights from San Antonio to San Jose Cabo via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $2,400
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Austin to La Paz via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from San Antonio to San Jose Cabo via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Austin Amtrak to El Paso Union Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Room
$400 - $550
Chepe
Phone
01 (614) 439-7211 • 01 (614) 439-7212 • 01 800 122-4373
Email
chepe@ferromex.mx
Website
chepe.com.mx
Train from Chihuahua Train Station to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
15 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $95
Schedules at
chepe.com.mx
2nd Class
$89
1st Class
$149
Bus operators
ecobajatours
Website
ecobajatours.com
Bus from San José del Cabo Airport to 8 de octubre
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
ecobajatours.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Laredo North
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Austin, Tx to Monterrey, Mx
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Nuevo Laredo to Monterrey Central de Autobuses
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$19 - $28
Full Fare
$18 - $25
Bus from Monterrey to Mazatlán
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$45 - $70
Full Fare
$60 - $90
Bus from Monterrey to Saltillo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Book at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$13 - $19
Full Fare
$8 - $12
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Monterrey to Mazatlán
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$30 - $55
Primera Select
$55 - $75
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Monterrey to Mazatlán
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Megabus
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Nuevo Laredo
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from Nuevo Laredo to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$17 - $25
Ejecutivo
$19 - $21
Bus from Monterrey to Saltillo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$13 - $18
Ejecutivo
$11 - $12
Bus from Saltillo to Mazatlán
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$35 - $55
Ejecutivo
$56 - $59
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from El Paso, TX to Chihuahua, MX
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Book at
ims.eplalimo.com
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
$62
Schedules at
bajaferries.com
Car ferry from Topolobampo to La Paz Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
bajaferries.com

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