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There are 7 ways to get from Cabo San Lucas to Acapulco 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.

Recommended option

Fly from San Jose Cabo  •  5 h 57 min

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

$147 - $624

Cheapest option

Bus to La Paz, fly  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Cabo San Lucas to La Paz
  2. Fly from La Paz (LAP) to Acapulco (ACA) LAP - ACA

$136 - $467

5 alternative options

Bus TAP, car ferry  •  37 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Cabo San Lucas to La Paz
  2. Take the car ferry from La Paz Ferry Terminal to Topolobampo
  3. Take the bus from Los Mochis to Mexico
  4. Take the bus from México City TAPO Bus to Acapulco

$155 - $284

Bus Primera Plus, car ferry  •  38 h 26 min

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

$153 - $197

Bus Autobuses Elite, car ferry  •  42 h 58 min

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

$156 - $189

Bus, car ferry via Guadalajara  •  45 h 33 min

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

$150 - $227

Drive  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Drive from Cabo San Lucas to Acapulco 2737.1 miles

$360 - $550

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cabo San Lucas to Acapulco is to bus and car ferry which costs $3000 - $3700 and takes 42 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cabo San Lucas to Acapulco is to fly which costs $2800 - $12000 and takes 5 h 57 min.

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The distance between Cabo San Lucas and Acapulco is 1243 km. The road distance is 4379.4 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from Cabo San Lucas to Acapulco, including transfers.

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

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Acapulco is 1 h ahead of Cabo San Lucas. It is currently 7:35 PM in Cabo San Lucas and 8:35 PM in Acapulco.

Yes, the driving distance between Cabo San Lucas to Acapulco is 4379 km. It takes approximately 2 days 6 h to drive from Cabo San Lucas to Acapulco.

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Aeroméxico and Interjet offer flights from San Jose Cabo Airport to Acapulco Airport.

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There are 414+ hotels available in Acapulco. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cabo San Lucas to Acapulco.
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  • Distance: 777.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 57 min

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

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

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Acapulco via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from La Paz to Acapulco via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Acapulco via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Acapulco via Guadalajara, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from La Paz to Acapulco via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from La Paz to Acapulco via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
TAR Aerolineas
Website
tarmexico.com
Flights from La Paz to Acapulco via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Los Mochis to México Central del Norte
Ave. Duration
19 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$80 - $120
Full Fare
$110 - $160
Regular Price
$95
Internet Discount
$76
Bus from Guadalajara to Acapulco
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$50 - $75
Full Fare
$65 - $90
Regular Price
$85
Internet Discount
$73
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from México City TAPO Bus to Acapulco
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$26 - $40
Economy
$16 - $24
Bus from Zihuatanejo to Acapulco
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$22 - $35
Economy
$12 - $18
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlan to México Norte
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
ventas.primeraplus.com.mx
CostaLine
Website
costaline.com.mx
Bus from México Central Norte to Acapulco Papagayo
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
costaline.com.mx
Autobuses Elite
Phone
01 800 507 5500, 57290807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Mazatlán to Zihuatanejo
Ave. Duration
19 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$67
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
15 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$22 - $35
Primera Select
$35 - $50
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 La Paz Ferry Terminal to Topolobampo
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
bajaferries.com
Car ferry from La Paz Ferry Terminal to Mazatlan Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
bajaferries.com

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