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There are 9 ways to get from Distrito Federal to Guanajuato by plane, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly to Leon/Guanajuato

  1. Fly from Tuxtla Gutierrez (TGZ) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX)

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Fly to Aguascalientes, shuttle

  1. Fly from Tuxtla Gutierrez (TGZ) to Aguascalientes (AGU)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Aguascalientes to Guanajuato

Fly to Queretaro, shuttle, bus

  1. Fly from Tuxtla Gutierrez (TGZ) to Queretaro (QRO)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Queretaro Airport to San Miguel de Allende
  3. Take the bus from San Miguel de Allende to Guanajuato

Bus via Mexico City

  1. Take the bus from Tuxtla Gutiérrez to México City
  2. Take the bus from Mexico to Guanajuato

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Tuxtla Gutiérrez to México Central Norte
  2. Take the bus from Mexico to Guanajuato

Bus via León

  1. Take the bus from Tuxtla Gutiérrez to México Central Norte
  2. Take the bus from Mexico Central Norte to Leon
  3. Take the bus from León to Guanajuato

Bus #2

  1. Take the bus from Tuxtla Gutiérrez to Puebla CAPU
  2. Take the bus from Puebla to Guanajuato

Bus via Dolores Hidalgo

  1. Take the bus from Tuxtla Gutiérrez to México Central Norte
  2. Take the bus from México Central Norte to Dolores Hidalgo

Drive

  1. Drive from Distrito Federal to Guanajuato

Tuxtla Gutierrez (TGZ) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) flights

The flight time between Tuxtla Gutierrez (TGZ) and Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) is around 5h 55m and covers a distance of around 1017 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 44m. Services are operated by Aeroméxico, Volaris and Viva Aerobus. Typically 72 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

72 Weekly Planes
5h 55m Average Duration
$762 Cheapest Price
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Distrito Federal → Guanajuato
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Guanajuato is 911.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Guanajuato is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Guanajuato is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 911.

Last updated: 17 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Distrito Federal to Guanajuato is to bus via Mexico City which costs $1500 - $2000 and takes 19h 13m.

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The fastest way to get from Distrito Federal to Guanajuato is to fly. Taking this option will cost $850 - $4100 and takes 5h 35m.

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The distance between Distrito Federal and Guanajuato is 996 km. The road distance is 1202.2 km.

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The best way to get from Distrito Federal to Guanajuato without a car is to bus via Mexico City which takes 19h 13m and costs $1500 - $2000.

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It takes approximately 5h 35m to get from Distrito Federal to Guanajuato, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Distrito Federal to Guanajuato is to fly which takes 5h 35m and costs $850 - $4100. Alternatively, you can bus via Mexico City, which costs $1500 - $2000 and takes 19h 13m.

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There is no direct flight from Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport to Leon/Guanajuato Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 49m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Distrito Federal to Guanajuato is 1202 km. It takes approximately 13h to drive from Distrito Federal to Guanajuato.

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Volaris, Viva Aerobus and Aeroméxico offer flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport to Leon/Guanajuato Airport.

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There are 100+ hotels available in Guanajuato. Prices start at $2000 MXN per night.

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Map of how to get from Distrito Federal to Guanajuato.
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  • Distance: 996.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 35m

What companies run services between Distrito Federal, Mexico and Guanajuato, Mexico?

Aeroméxico, Volaris and Viva Aerobus fly from Distrito Federal to Guanajuato every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Distrito Federal to Guanajuato via Tuxtla Gutiérrez, México City, Balbuena, Pantitlán, Autobuses del Norte, and Mexico in around 19h 13m.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
aeromexico.com
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1600 - $6000
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Aguascalientes via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1900 - $7000
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Queretaro via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2200 - $4700
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Leon/Guanajuato via Cancun
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1700 - $8000
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Leon/Guanajuato via Cancun
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1100 - $6000
TAR Aerolineas
Website
tarmexico.com
Flights from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Queretaro via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1000 - $5500
Bus operators
BajioGo
Phone
+52 415 185 8665
Email
info@bajiogo.com
Website
bajiogo.com
Shuttle from Queretaro Airport to San Miguel de Allende
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$497
Schedules at
bajiogo.com
ETN
Phone
+52 800 800 0386
Email
atn_clientes@etn.com.mx
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from San Miguel de Allende to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Online discount
$110 - $160
Regular price at station
$130 - $180
Bus from Mexico Norte to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$500 - $800
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Online discount
$500 - $700
Regular price at station
$550 - $800
Bus from México Central Norte to León
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$500 - $800
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Online discount
$500 - $750
Regular price at station
$600 - $800
Primera Plus
Phone
+52 477 710 0060
Website
wl.primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from San Miguel de Allende to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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cotizador.conectagfa.com.mx
Bus from Mexico to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$550 - $750
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cotizador.conectagfa.com.mx
Bus from Mexico Central Norte to Leon
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$550 - $750
Book at
cotizador.conectagfa.com.mx
ADO

Autobuses de Oriente (ADO) is one of Mexico’s largest bus companies, mainly operating south of Mexico City and into the Yucatan Peninsula. Choose from three bus classes: ADO (first class), ADO GL (luxury class) and ADO Platino (platinum class and the most expensive). All buses are comfortable, with reclining seats, blackout curtains, air conditioning and a toilet; ADO Platino offers additional amenities such as extra legroom, onboard Wi-Fi and individual screens.

Contact Details
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tuxtla Gutiérrez to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$900 - $1700
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
ADO
$900 - $1400
ADO GL
$1000 - $1700
Futura Select
Phone
800 507 5500
Email
contacto@estrellablanca.com.mx
Website
futura.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City North to León
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$632
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Puebla to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$948
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Ómnibus Cristóbal Colón (OCC)
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tuxtla Gutiérrez to Puebla CAPU
Ave. Duration
13h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$850 - $1500
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tuxtla Gutiérrez to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$950 - $1400
Schedules at
ado.com.mx

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The best way to get from Distrito Federal to Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs $50 - $65.

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