There are 5 ways to get from Baja California to Culiacán by plane, bus or car

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Fly from Tijuana  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Culiacan (CUL) TIJ - CUL

$60 - $358

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Bus TAP  •  24 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Culiacán

$57 - $112

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Fly from Mexicali  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Mexicali (MXL) to Culiacan (CUL) MXL - CUL

$78 - $300

Bus Tufesa  •  24 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
  2. Take the bus from Mexicali Bus Terminal to San Luis Rio Colorado
  3. Take the bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Culiacán

$85 - $178

Drive  •  18 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Tijuana to Culiacán 1097.6 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Baja California to Culiacán is to bus which costs $1000 - $2200 and takes 24 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Baja California to Culiacán is to fly which costs $1100 - $7000 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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The distance between Baja California and Culiacán is 962 km. The road distance is 1756.1 km.

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The best way to get from Baja California to Culiacán without a car is to bus which takes 24 h 26 min and costs $1000 - $2200.

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It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from Baja California to Culiacán, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Baja California to Culiacán is to fly which takes 2 h 27 min and costs $1100 - $7000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1000 - $2200 and takes 24 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from Tijuana Airport to Culiacan Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Culiacán is 1 h ahead of Baja California. It is currently 12:22 PM in Baja California and 1:22 PM in Culiacán.

Yes, the driving distance between Baja California to Culiacán is 1756 km. It takes approximately 18 h 29 min to drive from Baja California to Culiacán.

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Interjet, Viva Aerobus and Volaris offer flights from Tijuana Airport to Culiacan Airport.

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Map of how to get from Baja California to Culiacán.
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  • Distance: 601.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 27 min

What companies run services between Baja California, Mexico and Culiacán, Mexico?

Interjet, Viva Aerobus and Volaris fly from Tijuana to Culiacán every 4 hours. Alternatively, TAP operates a bus from Tijuana to Culiacán every 4 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $110 and the journey takes 24 h 20 min.

Airlines
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Mexicali to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Bus operators
TAP
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
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reservamos.mx
Bus from Mexicali Bus Terminal to San Luis Rio Colorado
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
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reservamos.mx
Aguacaliente
Phone
6646212955
Email
atencionaclientes@autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Website
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Mexicali Bus Terminal to San Luis Río Colorado
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $14
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GotoBus
Plus
$6 - $10
Platinum
$11 - $14
Ejecutivo
$10 - $14
Bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
19 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Book at
GotoBus
Plus
$45 - $70
Platinum
$70 - $90
Ejecutivo
$80 - $120

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There are 45+ hotels available in Culiacán. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Baja California to Tijuana Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $45 - $55.

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