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There are 3 ways to get from Guanajuato to Zacatecas by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Guanuajuato to León
  2. Take the bus from León to Zacatecas Leon / ...

$24 - $39

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Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Guanajuato to Zacatecas 183.9 miles

$24 - $40

Fly  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) to Zacatecas (ZCL) BJX - ZCL

$158 - $504

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The cheapest way to get from Guanajuato to Zacatecas is to drive which costs $470 - $700 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Guanajuato to Zacatecas is to drive which costs $470 - $700 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Guanajuato to Zacatecas. However, there are services departing from Guanuajuato and arriving at Zacatecas via León. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 31 min.

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The distance between Guanajuato and Zacatecas is 238 km. The road distance is 294.2 km.

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The best way to get from Guanajuato to Zacatecas without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 31 min and costs $460 - $800.

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Guanajuato to Zacatecas, including transfers.

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Guanajuato to Zacatecas bus services, operated by Primera Plus, depart from Guanuajuato station.

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The best way to get from Guanajuato to Zacatecas is to bus which takes 5 h 31 min and costs $460 - $800. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $3000 - $10000 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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There is no direct flight from Leon/Guanajuato Airport to Zacatecas Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 58 min and has one stopover.

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Guanajuato to Zacatecas bus services, operated by ETN, arrive at Zacatecas station.

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Map of how to get from Guanajuato to Zacatecas.
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  • Distance: 148.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

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

You can take a bus from Guanajuato to Zacatecas via León in around 5 h 31 min. Alternatively, Aeroméxico, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Guanajuato to Zacatecas every 4 hours.

Airlines
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Zacatecas via Tijuana
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Zacatecas via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Zacatecas via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Zacatecas via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Zacatecas via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Bus operators
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Guanuajuato to León
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ventas.primeraplus.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from León to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$21 - $35
Full Fare
$20 - $29
Regular Price
$26
Internet Discount
$22

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Yes, the driving distance between Guanajuato to Zacatecas is 294 km. It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to drive from Guanajuato to Zacatecas.

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Interjet, Viva Aerobus, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Leon/Guanajuato Airport to Zacatecas Airport.

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There are 55+ hotels available in Zacatecas. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Guanajuato to Leon/Guanajuato Airport is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs $350 - $420.

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