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Recommended option

Fly Los Angeles to Culiacan  •  7 h 20 min

  1. LAX - CUL

$142 - $475

Cheapest option

Bus Tufesa  •  24 h 31 min

$60 - $210

5 alternative options

Train to Tijuana, fly to Culiacan  •  8 h 22 min

  1. TIJ - CUL

$98 - $442

Night bus to Mexicali, fly to Culiacan  •  8 h 18 min

  1. MXL - CUL

$101 - $362

Fly Los Angeles to Mazatlan, bus  •  8 h 54 min

  1. LAX - MZT

$173 - $793

Bus TAP Royal International  •  29 h

$152

Drive  •  19 h 31 min

  1. 1162.5 miles

$150 - $230

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

Volaris, Interjet and six other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Culiacán hourly. Alternatively, Tufesa operates a bus from Los Angeles to Culiacán once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $210 and the journey takes 24 h 31 min.

Airlines
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Culiacan via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Culiacan via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Mexicali to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Culiacan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan via Hermosillo
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Culiacan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Culiacan via San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mazatlan
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Mazatlan via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Culiacan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mazatlan
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Calexico, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $24
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$11 - $16
Platinum
$17 - $22
Ejecutivo
$17 - $24
Bus from Los Angeles to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
24 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $210
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$60 - $90
Platinum
$90 - $120
Ejecutivo
$110 - $150
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Los Angeles and Culiacán is 1470 km. The road distance is 1860 km.

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Culiacán is to bus which costs $60 - $210 and takes 24 h 31 min.

The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Culiacán is to fly which takes 7 h 20 min and costs $140 - $480.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Los Angeles and arriving at Culiacán. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 h 31 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 20 min to get from Los Angeles to Culiacán, including transfers.