There are 6 ways to get from Dana Point to Culiacán by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Tijuana, fly  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from San Juan Capistrano Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  2. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Culiacan (CUL) TIJ - CUL

$94 - $470

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Train, bus to Mexicali, fly  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from San Juan Capistrano Amtrak to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center
  2. Take the bus from El Cajon to Calexico, Ca
  3. Fly from Mexicali (MXL) to Culiacan (CUL) MXL - CUL

$122 - $403

Train, bus  •  27 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from San Juan Capistrano Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to San Luis Río Colorado
  3. Take the bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Culiacán

$98 - $207

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  29 h 21 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from San Juan Capistrano, CA to San Diego, CA 5818
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Culiacán

Bus  •  32 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Pacific Coast-Golden Lantern to 7Th-Channel 1
  2. Take the bus from Huntington Park to Culiacán

$153 - $160

Drive  •  19 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Dana Point to Culiacán 1139.3 miles

$150 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Dana Point to Culiacán is to train and fly which costs $90 - $470 and takes 7 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dana Point to Culiacán is to train and fly which costs $90 - $470 and takes 7 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dana Point to Culiacán. However, there are services departing from Pacific Coast-Del Obispo and arriving at Culiacán via San Juan Capistrano, CA, San Diego, Ca and Tijuana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 21 min.

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The distance between Dana Point and Culiacán is 868 miles. The road distance is 1139.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Dana Point to Culiacán without a car is to train and bus which takes 27 h 26 min and costs $95 - $210.

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It takes approximately 7 h 59 min to get from Dana Point to Culiacán, including transfers.

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Dana Point to Culiacán bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from San Juan Capistrano, CA station.

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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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Dana Point to Culiacán bus services, operated by TAP, arrive at Culiacán station.

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Culiacán is 1 h ahead of Dana Point. It is currently 12:06 PM in Dana Point and 1:06 PM in Culiacán.

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  • Distance: 868.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 59 min

What companies run services between Dana Point, CA, USA and Culiacán, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Dana Point to Culiacán via Camino Capistrano-Ortega, San Juan Capistrano, CA, San Diego, CA, San Diego, Ca, Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx, and Tijuana in around 29 h 21 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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Juan Capistrano Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from San Juan Capistrano Amtrak to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from El Cajon to Calexico, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from El Cajon to Calexico,CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Aguacaliente
Phone
6646212955
Email
atencionaclientes@autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Website
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to San Luis Río Colorado
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
19 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
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GotoBus
Plus
$45 - $70
Platinum
$70 - $90
Ejecutivo
$80 - $120
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from San Juan Capistrano, CA to San Diego, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
TAP
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Pacific Coast-Golden Lantern to 7Th-Channel
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Huntington Park to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
27 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150
Schedules at
taproyal.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Dana Point to Culiacán is 1139 miles. It takes approximately 19 h 12 min to drive from Dana Point to Culiacán.

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

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