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There are 7 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Fuerte by plane, car, car ferry, bus, train or taxi

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 Loreto, drive, car ferry  •  16 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Loreto (LTO) LAX - LTO
  2. Drive from Loreto to La Paz Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the car ferry from La Paz Ferry Terminal to Topolobampo
  4. Drive from Topolobampo to El Fuerte

$264 - $599

Cheapest option

Bus TAP, Chepe Regional  •  31 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Long Beach, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Los Mochis
  3. Take the Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

$109 - $169

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Fly Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo, bus, car ferry, Chepe Regional  •  17 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) LAX - SJD
  2. Take the bus from San José del Cabo Airport to La Paz
  3. Take the car ferry from La Paz Ferry Terminal to Topolobampo
  4. Take the Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

$219 - $1,073

Train to Tijuana, fly to Los Mochis, Chepe Regional  •  13 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  2. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Los Mochis (LMM) TIJ - LMM
  3. Take the Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

$135 - $380

Bus, taxi  •  24 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Los Mochis 417 Santa Rosa / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

Bus TAP Royal International, Chepe Regional  •  29 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Huntington Park to Los Mochis
  2. Take the Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte Chihuahua-Mochis / Economy / ...

$151 - $154

Drive  •  18 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Fuerte 1042.7 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Fuerte is to bus and Chepe Regional which costs $100 - $170 and takes 31 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Fuerte is to train and fly and Chepe Regional which costs $130 - $380 and takes 13 h.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and El Fuerte is 786 miles. The road distance is 1042.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Fuerte without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 24 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 16 h 35 min to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Fuerte, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Loreto Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 4 min.

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El Fuerte is 1 h ahead of Los Angeles Airport (LAX). It is currently 7:45 PM in Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and 8:45 PM in El Fuerte.

Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Fuerte is 1043 miles. It takes approximately 18 h 9 min to drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Fuerte.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. offers flights from Los Angeles Airport to Loreto Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in El Fuerte. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Fuerte.
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  • Distance: 786.1 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 35 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles Airport (LAX), USA and El Fuerte, Sinaloa, Mexico?

There is no direct connection from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Fuerte. However, you can fly to Loreto, take the drive to La Paz Ferry Terminal, take the car ferry to Topolobampo, then take the drive to El Fuerte. Alternatively, you can fly to San Jose Cabo, take the walk to San José del Cabo Airport, take the bus to La Paz, take the drive to La Paz Ferry Terminal, take the car ferry to Topolobampo, take the drive to Los Mochis, take the Chepe Regional to El Fuerte, then take the taxi to El Fuerte.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $3,200
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $3,200
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Loreto
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $2,300
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $2,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo via San Jose
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo via Oakland
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $2,000
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $3,400
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tijuana to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Train operators
Chepe
Phone
01 (614) 439-7211 • 01 (614) 439-7212 • 01 800 122-4373
Email
chepe@ferromex.mx
Website
chepe.com.mx
Train from Los Mochis to El Fuerte
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
chepe.com.mx
2nd Class
$12
1st Class
$20
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
Bus operators
ecobajatours
Website
ecobajatours.com
Bus from San José del Cabo Airport to La Paz
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
ecobajatours.com
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
21 h 7 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 Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$134
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Los Mochis to El Fuerte
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Estimated price
$25 - $30

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