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There are 8 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Culiacan Airport (CUL) by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Los Angeles to Culiacan  •  4 h 39 min

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

$130 - $460

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Bus TAP  •  31 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Long Beach, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx 9455 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Culiacán

$86 - $171

6 alternative options

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

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

$176 - $749

Train to Tijuana, fly to Culiacan  •  9 h 17 min

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

$100 - $477

Train to Santa Ana, fly to Culiacan  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Ana Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Culiacan (CUL) SNA - CUL

$185 - $365

Bus ACN Autobuses  •  26 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Culiacán 417 Santa Rosa / ...

Bus TAP Royal International  •  29 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Huntington Park to Culiacán

$154 - $156

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 31 h 55 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 39 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 bus which takes 26 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 39 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 39 min and costs $130 - $460. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 26 h 39 min.

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There is no direct flight from Los Angeles Airport to Culiacan Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Culiacan Airport (CUL) is 1 h ahead of Los Angeles Airport (LAX). It is currently 8:01 AM in Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and 9:01 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 39 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, ACN Autobuses operates a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Culiacan Airport (CUL) 3 times a week, and the journey takes 24 h 9 min.

Airlines
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Culiacan via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Culiacan via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via San Jose, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via Las Vegas, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via Oakland, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via San Francisco, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via San Jose Cabo, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via Denver, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via San Antonio, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via Phoenix, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
10 h 36 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Culiacan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via San Jose Cabo, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via Phoenix, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Culiacan via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 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
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Monterrey
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via Houston, Monterrey
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mazatlan
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Mazatlan via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via Phoenix, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Culiacan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mazatlan
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
TAR Aerolineas
Website
facebook.com
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via Phoenix, Hermosillo
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $320
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 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 to Santa Ana Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Tufesa Mexico
Phone
(604) 952 0138
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
24 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
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
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
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
TAP

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