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There are 6 ways to get from Los Angeles to Cabo San Lucas by plane, train, 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.

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Fly from Los Angeles  •  5h 56m

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

$130 - $974

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Bus  •  32h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca 9489 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas

$114 - $184

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Train to Santa Ana, fly  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Ana Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) SNA - SJD

$161 - $855

Train to San Diego, fly  •  8h 24m

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  2. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) SAN - SJD

$161 - $477

Train to Tijuana, fly  •  9h 1m

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

$121 - $517

Drive  •  26h 21m

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Cabo San Lucas 1159.2 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Cabo San Lucas is to bus which costs $110 - $190 and takes 32h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Cabo San Lucas is to fly which costs $130 - $1,000 and takes 5h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Cabo San Lucas. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Cabo San Lucas via Tijuana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 23m.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Cabo San Lucas is 927 miles. The road distance is 1159.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Cabo San Lucas without a car is to bus which takes 32h 23m and costs $110 - $190.

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It takes approximately 5h 56m to get from Los Angeles to Cabo San Lucas, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Cabo San Lucas bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Cabo San Lucas is to fly which takes 5h 56m and costs $130 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $190 and takes 32h 23m.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to San Jose Cabo Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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Los Angeles 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 to Cabo San Lucas.
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  • Distance: 926.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 56m

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Southwest Airlines and four other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Cabo San Lucas every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Cabo San Lucas via San Ysidro, Ca and Tijuana in around 32h 23m.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $2,300
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $2,300
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $3,100
Flights from San Diego to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $3,200
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $3,200
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose Cabo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Flights from San Diego to San Jose Cabo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from San Diego to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo via Oakland
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose Cabo via Oakland
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from San Diego to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $2,000
Flights from San Diego to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tijuana to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Tijuana to San Jose Cabo via Culiacan
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Aereo Calafia
Website
calafiaairlines.com
Flights from Tijuana to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Tijuana to San Jose Cabo via Loreto
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
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
2h 27m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $3,400
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from San Diego to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $380
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 Santa Ana Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
49m
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
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
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
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 Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Los Angeles to San Ysidro
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to San Ysidro
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx

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More Questions & Answers

Cabo San Lucas is 1h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 11:25 PM in Los Angeles and 12:25 AM in Cabo San Lucas.

Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Cabo San Lucas is 1159 miles. It takes approximately 26h 21m to drive from Los Angeles to Cabo San Lucas.

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

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There are 470+ hotels available in Cabo San Lucas. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30m and costs .

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