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There are 9 ways to get from Los Angeles to Chihuahua by shuttle, plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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Shuttle to Tijuana, fly  •  5h 40m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Downtown Los Angeles, CA - 650 South Main Street to Cross Border Express, San Diego
  2. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Chihuahua (CUU) TIJ - CUU

$1442 - $2960

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Taxi to Santa Ana, fly  •  6h 53m

  1. Take a taxi from Los Angeles to Santa Ana
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Chihuahua (CUU) SNA - CUU

$6788 - $14194

Fly from Los Angeles  •  8h 30m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Chihuahua (CUU) LAX - CUU

$2783 - $7354

Fly from Burbank  •  10h 38m

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Chihuahua (CUU) BUR - CUU

$9841 - $9908

Bus to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly  •  10h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Union Station to Pomona Transit Center
  2. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to Chihuahua (CUU) ONT - CUU

$3597 - $9303

Bus via Ciudad Juárez  •  22h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to El Paso La
  2. Take the bus from Ciudad Juárez to Chihuahua

$1843 - $2692

Train, bus  •  22h 37m

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles to Deming Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Deming to El Paso
  3. Take the bus from Ciudad Juárez to Chihuahua

$2583 - $3556

Bus  •  26h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Tijuana Buenavista Aeropuerto Tijuana / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana Bus Terminal to Chihuahua Tijuana-Nuevo Laredo

$2754 - $8755

Drive  •  16h 58m

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Chihuahua 1495.1 km

$2500 - $3700

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International entry into Mexico from United States

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Allowed for: All visitors arriving by air. United States and Belize land borders are closed to non-essential travel

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Conditions of entry into Mexico from United States

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Chihuahua is 911.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Chihuahua is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Chihuahua is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 911.

Yes, entry into United States from Mexico is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 4 May 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Los Angeles to Chihuahua is to shuttle and fly, which costs $70 - $150 and takes 5h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Chihuahua is to shuttle and fly which costs $70 - $150 and takes 5h 40m.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Chihuahua is 1301 km. The road distance is 1495.1 km.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Chihuahua without a car is to bus via Ciudad Juárez which takes 22h 1m and costs $90 - $140.

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It takes approximately 5h 40m to get from Los Angeles to Chihuahua, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Chihuahua is to fly which takes 8h 30m and costs $130 - $370. Alternatively, you can bus via Ciudad Juárez, which costs $90 - $140 and takes 22h 1m.

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The quickest flight from Tijuana Airport to Chihuahua Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 54m.

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Chihuahua is 1h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 12:32 AM in Los Angeles and 1:32 AM in Chihuahua.

Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Chihuahua is 1495 km. It takes approximately 16h 58m to drive from Los Angeles to Chihuahua.

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Volaris offers flights from Tijuana Airport to Chihuahua Airport.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Chihuahua.
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  • Distance: 1300.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 40m

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

Volaris, Aeroméxico and nine other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Chihuahua hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Chihuahua via El Paso, El Paso, Ciudad Juárez, and Chihuahua in around 22h 1m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Santa Ana to Chihuahua via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2900 - $11000
Flights from Santa Ana to Chihuahua via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$3400 - $13000
Flights from Los Angeles to Chihuahua via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3100 - $12000
Flights from Los Angeles to Chihuahua via Will Rogers World, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$3100 - $12000
Flights from Los Angeles to Chihuahua via Tulsa, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3300 - $12000
Flights from Los Angeles to Chihuahua via Austin, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3200 - $12000
Flights from Burbank to Chihuahua via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3100 - $12000
Flights from Burbank to Chihuahua via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3100 - $12000
Flights from Burbank to Chihuahua via Las Vegas, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$3200 - $12000
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Chihuahua via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3500 - $13000
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Chihuahua via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 1m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$3500 - $13000
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tijuana to Chihuahua
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2400 - $4400
Flights from Santa Ana to Chihuahua via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$3600 - $13000
Flights from Santa Ana to Chihuahua via Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$6500 - $8500
Flights from Los Angeles to Chihuahua via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3000 - $8000
Flights from Los Angeles to Chihuahua via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$2500 - $7000
Flights from Burbank to Chihuahua via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 53m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$5500 - $8000
Flights from Burbank to Chihuahua via Las Vegas, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$2800 - $7500
Flights from Burbank to Chihuahua via Phoenix, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$2900 - $8000
Flights from Burbank to Chihuahua via San Jose, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
8h 47m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$3500 - $11000
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Chihuahua via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3400 - $9000
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Chihuahua via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$3700 - $11000
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Chihuahua via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$6000 - $9000
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Santa Ana to Chihuahua via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$3600 - $13000
Flights from Los Angeles to Chihuahua via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$2500 - $7000
Flights from Burbank to Chihuahua via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 53m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$5500 - $8000
Flights from Burbank to Chihuahua via Las Vegas, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$2800 - $7500
Flights from Burbank to Chihuahua via Phoenix, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$2900 - $8000
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Chihuahua via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$6000 - $9000
Aeroméxico
Website
aeromexico.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Chihuahua via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$3600 - $12000
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Chihuahua via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$3700 - $11000
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 to Deming Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1600 - $2300
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$1600 - $2300
Premium
$5500 - $8000
Flexi Coach Seat
$3100 - $4600
Business Seat
$3300 - $4700
Bus operators
CBX Cross Border Express
Phone
+1 619 207-0472
Website
crossborderxpress.com
Shuttle from Downtown Los Angeles, CA - 650 South Main Street to Cross Border Express, San Diego
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Schedules at
crossborderxpress.com
San Ysidro
$123
San Diego
$225
Los Angeles
$510
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Union Station to Pomona Transit Center
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Los Angeles to El Paso
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1300 - $1800
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
800 890 6821
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Deming to El Paso
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$470 - $1100
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana Bus Terminal to Chihuahua
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2000 - $7500
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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 Deming to El Paso
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$380 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$380 - $550
Flexible
$750 - $1100
Autotransportes Turísticos del Noroeste
Phone
+52 (614) 411-5783
Email
ventas@turisticosnoroeste.com
Website
turisticosnoroeste.com
Bus from Ciudad Juárez to Chihuahua
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$390 - $490
Schedules at
turisticosnoroeste.com
Other operators
Taxi from Los Angeles to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$4200 - $5500
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
Rosie Taxi Cab
Phone
+1 805-258-8937
Website
rosietaxicab.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com

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There are 41+ hotels available in Chihuahua. Prices start at $2000 MXN per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Tijuana Airport is to shuttle which takes 2h 30m and costs $6 - $25.

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