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There are 3 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Cabo San Lucas by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  2h 57m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) LAX - SJD

$2643 - $18876

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Bus  •  33h 20m

  1. Take the bus from LA Downtown to San Ysidro Port of Entry FlixBus
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas Tijuana

$2398 - $3565

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Drive  •  26h 22m

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Cabo San Lucas 1163.4 miles

$3000 - $4400

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Cabo San Lucas is to bus which costs $120 - $190 and takes 33h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Cabo San Lucas is to fly which costs $130 - $1,000 and takes 2h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Cabo San Lucas. However, there are services departing from Lax and arriving at Cabo San Lucas via LA Downtown and Tijuana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 20m.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Cabo San Lucas is 926 miles. The road distance is 1163.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Cabo San Lucas without a car is to bus which takes 33h 20m and costs $120 - $190.

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It takes approximately 2h 57m to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Cabo San Lucas, including transfers.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Cabo San Lucas bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from LA Downtown station.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Cabo San Lucas is to fly which takes 2h 57m and costs $130 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $190 and takes 33h 20m.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to San Jose Cabo Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 23m.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Cabo San Lucas bus services, operated by ABC, arrive at Cabo San Lucas station.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Cabo San Lucas.
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  • Distance: 926.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 57m

What companies run services between Los Angeles Airport (LAX), USA and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico?

United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and four other airlines fly from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Cabo San Lucas every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Cabo San Lucas via L. A. Union Station station, LA Downtown, San Ysidro Port of Entry, and Tijuana in around 33h 20m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3100 - $13000
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo via San Jose
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$3900 - $15000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3700 - $65000
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3700 - $65000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4800 - $65000
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4000 - $43000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4100 - $38000
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$4700 - $41000
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from LA Downtown to San Ysidro Port of Entry
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Schedules at
flixbus.com
ABC
Phone
+52 664 104 7400 / +52 800 025 0222
Email
autobusesdelabajacalifornia@abc.com.mx
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas
Ave. Duration
27h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2100 - $3100
Schedules at
abc.com.mx

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Cabo San Lucas is 1h ahead of Los Angeles Airport (LAX). It is currently 3:19 AM in Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and 4:19 AM in Cabo San Lucas.

Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Cabo San Lucas is 1163 miles. It takes approximately 26h 22m to drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Cabo San Lucas.

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Interjet, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and three other airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to San Jose Cabo Airport.

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There are 533+ hotels available in Cabo San Lucas. Prices start at $3007 MXN per night.

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