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There are 5 ways to get from Lázaro Cárdenas to Guanajuato by bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lázaro Cárdenas to Morelia
  2. Take the bus from Morelia to Irapuato

Bus via Salamanca

  1. Take the bus from Lázaro Cárdenas to Morelia
  2. Take the bus from Morelia to Salamanca
  3. Take the bus from Salamanca to Guanajuato

Drive

  1. Drive from Lázaro Cárdenas to Guanajuato

Bus, fly to Leon/Guanajuato

  1. Take the bus from Lázaro Cárdenas to Zihuatanejo
  2. Fly from Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo (ZIH) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX)

Bus, fly to Queretaro, shuttle

  1. Take the bus from Lázaro Cárdenas to Zihuatanejo
  2. Fly from Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo (ZIH) to Queretaro (QRO)
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Queretaro Airport to San Miguel de Allende
  4. Take the bus from San Miguel de Allende to Guanajuato

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The cheapest way to get from Lázaro Cárdenas to Guanajuato is to bus which costs $650 - $1400 and takes 8h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Lázaro Cárdenas to Guanajuato is to drive which costs $1000 - $1500 and takes 5h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lázaro Cárdenas to Guanajuato. However, there are services departing from Lázaro Cárdenas and arriving at Guanajuato via Morelia and Irapuato. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 33m.

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The distance between Lázaro Cárdenas and Guanajuato is 354 km. The road distance is 484.1 km.

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The best way to get from Lázaro Cárdenas to Guanajuato without a car is to bus which takes 8h 33m and costs $650 - $1400.

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It takes approximately 8h 33m to get from Lázaro Cárdenas to Guanajuato, including transfers.

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Lázaro Cárdenas to Guanajuato bus services, operated by Parhikuni, depart from Lázaro Cárdenas station.

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There is no direct flight from Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo Airport to Leon/Guanajuato Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 7m and has one stopover.

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Lázaro Cárdenas to Guanajuato bus services, operated by Primera Plus, arrive at Irapuato station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lázaro Cárdenas to Guanajuato is 484 km. It takes approximately 5h 38m to drive from Lázaro Cárdenas to Guanajuato.

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  • Distance: 353.6 km
  • Duration: 8h 33m

What companies run services between Lázaro Cárdenas, Mexico and Guanajuato, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Lázaro Cárdenas to Guanajuato via Morelia and Irapuato in around 8h 33m.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
aeromexico.com
Flights from Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2200 - $6500
Flights from Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo to Queretaro via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1700 - $6500
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City, Monterrey
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1600 - $6500
Bus operators
Parhikuni
Phone
+52 800 310 3103
Email
atencionaclientes@parhikuni.com.mx
Website
parhikuni.com
Bus from Lázaro Cárdenas to Morelia
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$500 - $650
Schedules at
parhikuni.com
Autovías
Primera Plus
Phone
+52 477 710 0060
Website
wl.primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Morelia to Irapuato
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$220 - $290
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cotizador.conectagfa.com.mx
Bus from Morelia to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $260
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cotizador.conectagfa.com.mx
Bus from Salamanca to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Book at
cotizador.conectagfa.com.mx
Bus from San Miguel de Allende to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Book at
cotizador.conectagfa.com.mx
CostaLine
Phone
800 003 7635
Website
costaline.com.mx
Bus from Lázaro Cárdenas to Zihuatanejo
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Schedules at
costaline.com.mx
Autobuses Elite
BajioGo
Phone
+52 415 185 8665
Email
info@bajiogo.com
Website
bajiogo.com
Shuttle from Queretaro Airport to San Miguel de Allende
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$500
Schedules at
bajiogo.com
ETN
Phone
+52 800 800 0386
Email
atn_clientes@etn.com.mx
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from San Miguel de Allende to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Online discount
$110 - $160
Regular price at station
$130 - $180

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Volaris, Aeromar, Viva Aerobus and Aeroméxico offer flights from Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo Airport to Leon/Guanajuato Airport.

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