There are 8 ways to get from Los Angeles to Acapulco by plane, train, bus, night bus 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

Fly from Los Angeles  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Acapulco (ACA) LAX - ACA

$267 - $872

Cheapest option

Bus TAP  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexico
  3. Take the bus from México Central Norte to Acapulco Papagayo

$116 - $262

6 alternative options

Train to Tijuana, fly  •  9 h 42 min

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

$275 - $1,036

Bus Tufesa  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Guadalajara
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Acapulco Guadalajara

$129 - $313

Train, bus  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Laredo, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Nuevo Laredo to Mexico Sur
  4. Take the bus from Mexico City Taxqueña to Acapulco Papagayo

$284 - $728

Night bus, bus  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Guadalajara
  3. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Acapulco

$145 - $225

Bus TAP Royal International  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Huntington Park to Morelia
  2. Take the bus from Morelia to Acapulco Morelia

$251 - $282

Drive  •  35 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Acapulco 2111.1 miles

$280 - $410

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Acapulco is to night bus and bus which costs $140 - $230 and takes 2 days 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Acapulco is to fly which takes 7 h 1 min and costs $260 - $900.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Acapulco is 2646 km. The road distance is 3378 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 1 min to get from Los Angeles to Acapulco, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Acapulco. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles and arriving at Acapulco via Guadalajara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Acapulco, Mexico?

Volaris, Interjet and five other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Acapulco every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Acapulco via Guadalajara in around 2 days 0 h.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Acapulco via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Tijuana to Acapulco via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,500
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Acapulco via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Tijuana to Acapulco via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Acapulco
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Tijuana to Acapulco
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Acapulco via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $2,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Acapulco via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,800
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
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 San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$320 - $460
Business Coach Seat
$380 - $550
Room
$700 - $1,000
Bus operators
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
35 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$80 - $120
Platinum
$120 - $160
Ejecutivo
$140 - $200
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Acapulco
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$45 - $75
Full Fare
$60 - $90
Regular Price
$82
Internet Discount
$70
Bus from Nuevo Laredo to Mexico Sur
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$60 - $90
Full Fare
$85 - $120
Bus from Morelia to Acapulco
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Book at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$35 - $55
Full Fare
$45 - $65
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Laredo, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
CostaLine
Website
costaline.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City Taxqueña to Acapulco Papagayo
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
costaline.com.mx
Bus from México Central Norte to Acapulco Papagayo
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
costaline.com.mx
Autobuses Elite
Phone
01 800 507 5500, 57290807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tijuana to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
30 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $100
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Primera
$92
Primera Select
$100
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Acapulco
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$35 - $55
Primera Select
$55 - $80
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Huntington Park to Morelia
Ave. Duration
40 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$214
Schedules at
taproyal.com

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