There are 5 ways to get from Guadalajara to Acapulco by train, bus, plane 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.

Recommended option

Tren Ligero Línea 1, bus, fly  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the Tren Ligero Línea 1 from 18 de marzo to Periférico Sur
  2. Take the bus from Tren Ligero to Guadalajara
  3. Fly from Guadalajara (GDL) to Acapulco (ACA) GDL - ACA

Cheapest option

Bus Estrella Blanca  •  16 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Acapulco

$33 - $89

3 alternative options

Bus  •  14 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Acapulco Guadalajara

$45 - $85

Bus via Morelia  •  17 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Zapoan to Morelia
  2. Take the bus from Morelia to Acapulco Morelia

$54 - $100

Drive  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Guadalajara to Acapulco 540.6 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Guadalajara to Acapulco is to bus which costs $650 - $1900 and takes 16 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Guadalajara to Acapulco is to drive which takes 9 h 14 min and costs $1400 - $2200.

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The distance between Guadalajara and Acapulco is 561 km. The road distance is 865 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to get from Guadalajara to Acapulco, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Guadalajara to Acapulco. However, there are services departing from Juan Palomar y Arias and arriving at Acapulco via Guadalajara - Zapopan and Guadalajara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 35 min.

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What companies run services between Guadalajara, Mexico and Acapulco, Mexico?

ETN operates a bus from Guadalajara to Acapulco 4 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $85 and the journey takes 12 h.

Airlines
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Acapulco via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Acapulco via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Aeromar
Website
aeromar.com.mx
Flights from Guadalajara to Acapulco
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Train operators
Siteur
Website
siteur.gob.mx
Train from 18 de marzo to Periférico Sur
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
siteur.gob.mx
Bus operators
La Linea
Phone
01 800 622 22 22
Website
lalinea.com.mx
Bus from Tren Ligero to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
lalinea.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Acapulco
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$45 - $70
Full Fare
$60 - $85
Regular Price
$80
Internet Discount
$68
Bus from Zapoan to Morelia
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$22 - $35
Full Fare
$23 - $35
Bus from Morelia to Acapulco
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Book at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$35 - $55
Full Fare
$45 - $65
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Acapulco
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$30 - $50
Primera Select
$55 - $75
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Zapopan to Morelia
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
taproyal.com
TAP

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