There are 5 ways to get from Guadalajara to Zihuatanejo by bus, car, train 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.

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Bus  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Zihuatanejo

$30 - $50

4 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Guadalajara to Zihuatanejo 332 miles

$40 - $65

Tren Ligero Línea 1, bus, fly to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo  •  4 h 58 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 Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo (ZIH) GDL - ZIH

Fly to Lazaro Cardenas, bus  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Guadalajara (GDL) to Lazaro Cardenas (LZC) GDL - LZC
  2. Take the bus from Lázaro Cárdenas to Zihuatanejo

$63 - $249

Fly to Acapulco, bus  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Guadalajara (GDL) to Acapulco (ACA) GDL - ACA
  2. Take the bus from Acapulco Ejido to Zihuatanejo

$146 - $536

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Guadalajara to Zihuatanejo is to bus which costs $600 - $1100 and takes 10 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Guadalajara to Zihuatanejo is to drive which takes 6 h 17 min and costs $900 - $1400.

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The distance between Guadalajara and Zihuatanejo is 388 km. The road distance is 531 km.

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It takes approximately 10 h 12 min to get from Guadalajara to Zihuatanejo, including transfers.

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

Autovías operates a bus from Guadalajara to Zihuatanejo twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
Aeromar
Website
aeromar.com.mx
Flights from Guadalajara to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Guadalajara to Lazaro Cardenas via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Guadalajara to Acapulco
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
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 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $500
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
Autovías
Website
autovias.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Zihuatanejo
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
autovias.com.mx
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
Estrella de Oro
CostaLine

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