There are 4 ways to get from Guadalajara to Guanajuato by bus, 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  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Guanajuato Primera Plus

$20

3 alternative options

Bus ETN  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Zapoan to León Culiacán / ...
  2. Take the bus from León to Guanuajuato

$24 - $35

Drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Guadalajara to Guanajuato 172.9 miles

$23 - $35

Fly  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Guadalajara (GDL) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) GDL - BJX

$108 - $354

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The cheapest way to get from Guadalajara to Guanajuato is to bus which costs $388 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Guadalajara to Guanajuato is to drive which costs $440 - $650 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The distance between Guadalajara and Guanajuato is 225 km. The road distance is 276.7 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from Guadalajara to Guanajuato, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Guadalajara to Guanajuato. However, there are services departing from Jardín Aranzazú and arriving at Guanajuato via Guadalajara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

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

Primera Plus operates a bus from Guadalajara to Guanajuato every 3 hours. Tickets cost $20 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min. Alternatively, Aeroméxico, Viva Aerobus and four other airlines fly from Guadalajara to Guanajuato hourly.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Flights from Guadalajara to Leon/Guanajuato via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Guadalajara to Leon/Guanajuato via Tijuana
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,800
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Leon/Guanajuato via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Guadalajara to Leon/Guanajuato via Ciudad Juarez
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Guadalajara to Leon/Guanajuato via Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Flights from Guadalajara to Leon/Guanajuato via Tijuana
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Leon/Guanajuato via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Leon/Guanajuato via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Leon/Guanajuato via Tijuana
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Bus operators
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from León to Guanuajuato
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Zapoan to León
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$21 - $30
Full Fare
$20 - $28

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