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There are 9 ways to get from Los Angeles to Michoacán by plane, taxi, bus, train 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 Los Angeles to Morelia  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Morelia (MLM) LAX - MLM

$156 - $438

Cheapest option

Bus TAP  •  40 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx 9489 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Morelia

$109 - $227

7 alternative options

Fly Los Angeles to Leon/Guanajuato, taxi  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) LAX - BJX
  2. Take a taxi from Leon/Guanajuato to La Piedad

$211 - $493

Fly Los Angeles to Mexico City, bus  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Mexico City (MEX) LAX - MEX
  2. Take the bus from Mexico Poniente to Heróica Zitácuaro

$120 - $352

Train to Tijuana, fly to Uruapan  •  9 h 1 min

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

$156 - $349

Fly Los Angeles to Guadalajara, bus  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Guadalajara (GDL) LAX - GDL
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Zamora

$120 - $462

Bus TAP Royal International  •  41 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Baldwin Park to Morelia

$229 - $233

Train, bus  •  2 days 0 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 Morelia

$264 - $700

Drive  •  29 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Morelia 1753 miles

$230 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Michoacán is to fly and bus which costs $120 - $470 and takes 9 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Michoacán is to fly which costs $150 - $440 and takes 6 h 21 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Michoacán is 1444 miles. The road distance is 1753 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Michoacán without a car is to bus which takes 40 h 53 min and costs $100 - $230.

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It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Los Angeles to Michoacán, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Michoacán is to fly which takes 6 h 21 min and costs $150 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $230 and takes 40 h 53 min.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Morelia Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 29 min.

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Michoacán is 2 h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 10:37 PM in Los Angeles and 12:37 AM in Michoacán.

Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Michoacán is 1753 miles. It takes approximately 29 h 14 min to drive from Los Angeles to Michoacán.

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Volaris, United Airlines and Aeroméxico offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Morelia Airport.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Michoacán.
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  • Distance: 1444.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 21 min

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

Volaris, Aeroméxico and United Airlines fly from Los Angeles to Morelia 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Morelia via Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx, Tijuana, and Morelia in around 40 h 53 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Morelia via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Leon/Guanajuato via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Mexico City via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Morelia via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Leon/Guanajuato via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Mexico City via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Morelia
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Los Angeles to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Tijuana to Uruapan
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara via San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara via Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Morelia via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Leon/Guanajuato via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $300
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak 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
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
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
La Linea
Phone
01 800 622 22 22
Website
lalinea.com.mx
Bus from Mexico Poniente to Heróica Zitácuaro
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
lalinea.com.mx
Autobuses Elite
Phone
01 800 507 5500, 57290807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Guadalajara to Zamora
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Zamora
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$14 - $19
Bus from Tijuana to Morelia
Ave. Duration
35 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$120 - $170
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 Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Laredo, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Baldwin Park to Morelia
Ave. Duration
39 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$214
Schedules at
taproyal.com
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Nuevo Laredo to Morelia
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$60 - $95
Full Fare
$85 - $120
Regular Price
$99
Internet Discount
$84
Other operators
Taxi from Leon/Guanajuato to La Piedad
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Taxitel de Guanajuato
Phone
+52 477 715 0097
Servicio de Taxi Línea Dorada
Phone
+52 477 770 4060

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