There are 5 ways to get from Cabo San Lucas to El Fuerte by bus, car ferry, train, car or plane

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

Bus, car ferry, Chepe Regional  •  13 h 21 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 Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

$79 - $90

Cheapest option

Fly San Jose Cabo to Culiacan, bus, Chepe Regional  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Fly from San Jose Cabo (SJD) to Culiacan (CUL) SJD - CUL
  2. Take the bus from Culiacán to Los Mochis
  3. Take the Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

$72 - $209

3 alternative options

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Cabo San Lucas to La Paz Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the car ferry from La Paz Ferry Terminal to Topolobampo
  3. Drive from Topolobampo to El Fuerte

$77 - $89

Fly San Jose Cabo to Los Mochis, Chepe Regional  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Fly from San Jose Cabo (SJD) to Los Mochis (LMM) SJD - LMM
  2. Take the Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

$74 - $240

Bus to La Paz, fly to Culiacan, bus, Chepe Regional  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Cabo San Lucas to La Paz
  2. Fly from La Paz (LAP) to Culiacan (CUL) LAP - CUL
  3. Take the bus from Culiacán to Los Mochis
  4. Take the Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

$104 - $292

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cabo San Lucas to El Fuerte is to drive and car ferry which costs $1600 - $1900 and takes 10 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cabo San Lucas to El Fuerte is to fly and bus and Chepe Regional which takes 9 h 17 min and costs $1400 - $4400.

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The distance between Cabo San Lucas and El Fuerte is 413 km.

It takes approximately 13 h 21 min to get from Cabo San Lucas to El Fuerte, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Cabo San Lucas, Mexico and El Fuerte, Sinaloa, Mexico?

There is no direct connection from Cabo San Lucas to El Fuerte. However, you can take the bus to La Paz, take the drive to La Paz Ferry Terminal, take the car ferry to Topolobampo, take the drive to Los Mochis, take the Chepe Regional to El Fuerte, then take the taxi to El Fuerte. Alternatively, you can take the drive to La Paz Ferry Terminal, take the car ferry to Topolobampo, then take the drive to El Fuerte.

Airlines
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Los Mochis via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Los Mochis via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $320
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from La Paz to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Los Mochis via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from La Paz to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Train operators
Chepe
Phone
01 (614) 439-7211 • 01 (614) 439-7212 • 01 800 122-4373
Email
chepe@ferromex.mx
Website
chepe.com.mx
Train from Los Mochis to El Fuerte
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
chepe.com.mx
2nd Class
$11
1st Class
$19
Bus operators
Ferry operators

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