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

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Bus  •  5 h 12 min

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

$25 - $39

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Guanajuato to Zacatecas 183.9 miles

$24 - $40

Fly  •  6 h 32 min

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

$239 - $685

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The cheapest way to get from Guanajuato to Zacatecas is to drive which costs $460 - $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 $460 - $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 12 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 12 min and costs $470 - $750.

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It takes approximately 5 h 12 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 12 min and costs $470 - $750. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $4400 - $13000 and takes 6 h 32 min.

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There is no direct flight from Leon/Guanajuato Airport to Zacatecas Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 47 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 12 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 12 min. Alternatively, Aeroméxico, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Guanajuato to Zacatecas every 2 hours.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Zacatecas via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Zacatecas via Monterrey, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Zacatecas via Tijuana
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Zacatecas via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Zacatecas via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Bus operators
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Guanuajuato to León
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from León to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$21 - $35
Full Fare
$21 - $29
Regular Price
$27
Internet Discount
$23

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