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There are 3 ways to get from Loreto to San Carlos by bus, car ferry, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, car ferry, taxi  •  16 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Loreto to Santa Rosalia
  2. Take the car ferry from Santa Rosalía to Guaymas
  3. Take a taxi from Guaymas to San Carlos

$84 - $99

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  14 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Loreto to Santa Rosalía
  2. Take the car ferry from Santa Rosalía to Guaymas
  3. Drive from Guaymas to San Carlos

$76 - $88

1 alternative option

Bus, taxi  •  31 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Loreto to Tijuana
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
  3. Take the bus from Mexicali Bus Terminal to Hermosillo
  4. Take a taxi from Hermosillo to San Carlos

$131 - $196

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Loreto to San Carlos is to drive and car ferry which costs $1400 - $1700 and takes 14 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Loreto to San Carlos is to drive and car ferry which costs $1400 - $1700 and takes 14 h 47 min.

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The distance between Loreto and San Carlos is 281 km.

The best way to get from Loreto to San Carlos without a car is to bus and car ferry and taxi which takes 16 h 22 min and costs $1600 - $2000.

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It takes approximately 16 h 22 min to get from Loreto to San Carlos, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Loreto to San Carlos.
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  • Distance: 175.8 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 22 min

What companies run services between Loreto, Baja California Sur, Mexico and San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico?

There is no direct connection from Loreto to San Carlos. However, you can take the bus to Santa Rosalia, take the walk to Santa Rosalía, take the car ferry to Guaymas, then take the taxi to San Carlos. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Tijuana, take the bus to Mexicali Bus Terminal, take the bus to Hermosillo, then take the taxi to San Carlos.

Bus operators
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Loreto to Santa Rosalia
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Bus from Loreto to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
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reservamos.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Aguacaliente
Phone
6646212955
Email
atencionaclientes@autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Website
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali Bus Terminal to Hermosillo
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$35 - $55
Ferry operators
Santa Rosalia
Website
ferrysantarosalia.com
Car ferry from Santa Rosalía to Guaymas
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
ferrysantarosalia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Guaymas to San Carlos
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27

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