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There are 6 ways to get from Cabo San Lucas to El Fuerte by bus, car ferry, train, taxi, 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 32 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

$86 - $97

Cheapest option

Fly to Culiacan, bus, Chepe Regional  •  9 h 21 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

$71 - $220

4 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Cabo San Lucas to Tijuana
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana Buenavista to Los Mochis
  3. Take a taxi from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

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

$82 - $94

Fly to Los Mochis, Chepe Regional  •  10 h 41 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

$76 - $243

Fly to Ciudad Obregon, bus, Chepe Regional  •  13 h 27 min

  1. Fly from San Jose Cabo (SJD) to Ciudad Obregon (CEN) SJD - CEN
  2. Take the bus from Ciudad Obregón to Los Mochis
  3. Take the Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

$95 - $312

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cabo San Lucas to El Fuerte is to drive and car ferry which costs $1500 - $1800 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 costs $1300 - $4300 and takes 9 h 21 min.

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

The best way to get from Cabo San Lucas to El Fuerte without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 2 days 1 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 13 h 32 min to get from Cabo San Lucas to El Fuerte, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Jose Cabo Airport to Los Mochis Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Interjet, Volaris and Aeroméxico offer flights from San Jose Cabo Airport to Los Mochis Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in El Fuerte. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cabo San Lucas to El Fuerte.
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  • Distance: 258.4 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 32 min

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 bus to Tijuana, take the walk to San Ysidro, take the bus to Tijuana, take the walk to Tijuana Buenavista, take the bus to Los Mochis, then take the taxi to El Fuerte.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Los Mochis via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Ciudad Obregon via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Los Mochis via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $320
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Ciudad Obregon via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
TAR Aerolineas
Website
tarmexico.com
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Ciudad Obregon via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $240
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
$12
Schedules at
chepe.com.mx
2nd Class
$12
1st Class
$20
Bus operators
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Cabo San Lucas to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
27 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Tijuana Buenavista to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
17 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Culiacán to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$16 - $23
Bus from Obregón to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$17 - $24
Tufesa Mexico
Phone
(604) 952 0138
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Culiacán to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Ciudad Obregón to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Culiacán to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$19 - $29
Full Fare
$18 - $25
Regular Price
$21
Internet Discount
$18
Bus from Ciudad Obregón to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$20 - $30
Full Fare
$19 - $27
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Obregón to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Los Mochis to El Fuerte
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Estimated price
$25 - $30

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