There are 9 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Culiacan Airport (CUL) by plane, bus, train 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.

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Fly Los Angeles to Culiacan  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Culiacan (CUL) LAX - CUL

$130 - $460

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Bus TAP  •  30 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Long Beach, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx 9483 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Culiacán

$86 - $171

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Fly Los Angeles to Mazatlan, bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Mazatlan (MZT) LAX - MZT
  2. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Culiacán

$175 - $754

Train to Tijuana, fly to Culiacan  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  2. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Culiacan (CUL) TIJ - CUL

$103 - $486

Train to Santa Ana, fly to Culiacan  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Tustin station
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Culiacan (CUL) SNA - CUL

$156 - $503

Train, bus  •  28 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Yuma Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from 3rd Street @ Gila Street to 2nd Ave and B Street 95
  3. Take the bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Culiacán

$100 - $254

Bus  •  29 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Huntington Park to Culiacán

$154 - $156

Bus via Baldwin Park station  •  29 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Baldwin Park to Culiacán

$186 - $192

Drive  •  19 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Culiacan Airport (CUL) 1173.4 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Culiacan Airport (CUL) is to bus which costs $85 - $180 and takes 30 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Culiacan Airport (CUL) is to fly which costs $130 - $460 and takes 4 h 42 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Culiacan Airport (CUL) is 919 miles. The road distance is 1173.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Culiacan Airport (CUL) without a car is to train and bus which takes 28 h 23 min and costs $100 - $260.

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Culiacan (CUL), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Culiacan Airport (CUL) is to fly which takes 4 h 42 min and costs $130 - $460. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $153 - $157 and takes 29 h 25 min.

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There is no direct flight from Los Angeles Airport to Culiacan Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 8 min and has one stopover.

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Culiacan Airport (CUL) is 1 h ahead of Los Angeles Airport (LAX). It is currently 6:18 AM in Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and 7:18 AM in Culiacan Airport (CUL).

Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Culiacan Airport (CUL) is 1173 miles. It takes approximately 19 h 46 min to drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Culiacan Airport (CUL).

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American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc., Viva Aerobus and three other airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Culiacan Airport.

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  • Distance: 918.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles Airport (LAX), USA and Culiacan Airport (CUL), Mexico?

Volaris, Interjet and six other airlines fly from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Culiacan Airport (CUL) hourly. Alternatively, TAP Royal International operates a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Culiacan Airport (CUL) 5 times a day. Tickets cost $150 and the journey takes 27 h 15 min.

Airlines
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Culiacan via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Culiacan via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via Las Vegas, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via San Jose, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via San Jose Cabo, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via San Francisco, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via Sacramento, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via Denver, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via Oakland, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
10 h 11 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Culiacan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via San Jose Cabo, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Culiacan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Culiacan via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mazatlan
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Mazatlan via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mazatlan
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Yuma Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Tustin station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Mazatlán to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $25
Book at
Tufesa
Plus
$11 - $16
Platinum
$17 - $23
Ejecutivo
$18 - $25
Bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
19 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Book at
Tufesa
Plus
$45 - $70
Platinum
$70 - $90
Ejecutivo
$80 - $120
YCAT
Phone
+1 928-783-2235
Website
ycipta.org
Bus from 3rd Street @ Gila Street to 2nd Ave and B Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ycipta.org
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Huntington Park to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
27 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Bus from Baldwin Park to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
26 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$172
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Long Beach, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
TAP

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