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There are 5 ways to get from Dana Point to Culiacán by train, plane, bus 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.

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Train to Tijuana, fly  •  7 h 59 min

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

$98 - $470

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Train, bus  •  30 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from San Juan Capistrano Amtrak Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Culiacán

$97 - $232

3 alternative options

Train, bus to Mexicali, fly  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from San Juan Capistrano Amtrak Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
  3. Fly from Mexicali (MXL) to Culiacan (CUL) MXL - CUL

$123 - $388

Bus  •  25 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Ana to Culiacán 417 Santa Rosa / ...

Drive  •  19 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Dana Point to Culiacán 1139.3 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dana Point to Culiacán is to train and bus which costs $95 - $240 and takes 30 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dana Point to Culiacán is to train and fly which costs $95 - $470 and takes 7 h 59 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 bus which takes 25 h 45 min and costs .

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

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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 Dana Point. It is currently 4:48 AM in Dana Point and 5:48 AM in Culiacán.

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

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There are 46+ hotels available in Culiacán. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dana Point to 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?

ACN Autobuses operates a bus from Dana Point to Culiacán 3 times a week, and the journey takes 23 h 25 min.

Airlines
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Mexicali to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 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
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Juan Capistrano Amtrak Station 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
Bus operators
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
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
$17
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Santa Ana to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
23 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
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