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There are 4 ways to get from Guadalajara to Zihuatanejo by bus, car or plane

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Bus Autovías  •  9h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Zihuatanejo

$35 - $55

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Bus La Linea  •  11h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Zihuatanejo

$35

Drive  •  6h 17m

  1. Drive from Guadalajara to Zihuatanejo 332 miles

$40 - $65

Fly  •  5h 5m

  1. Fly from Guadalajara (GDL) to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo (ZIH) GDL - ZIH

$80 - $316

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The cheapest way to get from Guadalajara to Zihuatanejo is to bus which costs $682 and takes 11h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Guadalajara to Zihuatanejo is to fly which costs $1500 - $6500 and takes 5h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Guadalajara to Zihuatanejo. However, there are services departing from Jardín Aranzazú and arriving at Zihuatanejo via Guadalajara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 43m.

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The distance between Guadalajara and Zihuatanejo is 388 km. The road distance is 531.1 km.

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The best way to get from Guadalajara to Zihuatanejo without a car is to bus which takes 9h 43m and costs $650 - $1100.

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It takes approximately 9h 43m to get from Guadalajara to Zihuatanejo, including transfers.

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Guadalajara to Zihuatanejo bus services, operated by Autovías, depart from Guadalajara station.

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The best way to get from Guadalajara to Zihuatanejo is to bus which takes 9h 43m and costs $650 - $1100. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $1500 - $6500 and takes 5h 5m.

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There is no direct flight from Guadalajara Airport to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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Guadalajara to Zihuatanejo bus services, operated by Autovías, arrive at Zihuatanejo station.

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Map of how to get from Guadalajara to Zihuatanejo.
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  • Distance: 242.3 miles
  • Duration: 9h 43m

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

Autovías operates a bus from Guadalajara to Zihuatanejo twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 7h 40m. Alternatively, Aeroméxico, Interjet and six other airlines fly from Guadalajara to Zihuatanejo hourly.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Flights from Guadalajara to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo via Monterrey, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Guadalajara to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo via Monterrey, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
TAR Aerolineas
Website
tarmexico.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo via Queretaro
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Bus operators
Autovías
Website
autovias.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Zihuatanejo
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
autovias.com.mx
La Linea
Phone
01 800 622 22 22
Website
lalinea.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Zihuatanejo
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
lalinea.com.mx

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Yes, the driving distance between Guadalajara to Zihuatanejo is 531 km. It takes approximately 6h 17m to drive from Guadalajara to Zihuatanejo.

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TAR Aerolineas, Volaris, American Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Guadalajara Airport to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo Airport.

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There are 254+ hotels available in Zihuatanejo. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Guadalajara to Guadalajara Airport is to bus which takes 21m and costs .

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