There are 8 ways to get from Los Angeles to Oaxaca 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Los Angeles  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Oaxaca (OAX) LAX - OAX

$145 - $370

7 alternative options

Train to Tijuana, fly  •  9 h 56 min

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

$154 - $379

Bus via Ciudad Obregón  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Ciudad Obregón
  2. Take the bus from Obregón to Mexico
  3. Take the bus from México Terminal TAPO to ADO Oaxaca Ado

$150 - $306

Bus TAP Royal International  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Baldwin Park to Morelia
  2. Take the bus from Morelia to México Poniente
  3. Take the bus from México Terminal TAPO to ADO Oaxaca Ado

$266 - $303

Train, bus via San Antonio, Tx  •  2 days 6 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 Puebla
  4. Take the bus from Puebla Terminal CAPU to ADO Oaxaca

$292 - $762

Train, bus TAP  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexico
  3. Take the bus from México Terminal TAPO to ADO Oaxaca Ado

$146 - $350

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  2 days 19 h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Reynosa
  2. Take the bus from Reynosa to Veracruz
  3. Take the bus from Veracruz Terminal de Autobuses to ADO Oaxaca

$190 - $320

Drive  •  36 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Oaxaca 2199.1 miles

$290 - $430

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Oaxaca is to bus which costs $150 - $310 and takes 2 days 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Oaxaca is to fly which costs $140 - $370 and takes 7 h 1 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Oaxaca is 1785 miles. The road distance is 2199.1 miles.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Oaxaca. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles and arriving at ADO Oaxaca via Obregón, México Central Norte and México Terminal TAPO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2 h.

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

Volaris, Interjet and four other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Oaxaca every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Oaxaca via Ciudad Obregón, Obregón, Mexico, México Central Norte, México TAPO, and México Terminal TAPO in around 2 days 2 h.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Oaxaca via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Tijuana to Oaxaca via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Oaxaca
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Oaxaca via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Tijuana to Oaxaca
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Tijuana to Oaxaca via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Oaxaca via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Tijuana to Oaxaca via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $380
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Oaxaca via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
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 53 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
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to Ciudad Obregón
Ave. Duration
17 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$50 - $75
Platinum
$75 - $100
Ejecutivo
$85 - $120
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Obregón to Mexico
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$85 - $120
Bus from Tijuana to Mexico
Ave. Duration
41 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $190
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$130 - $190
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from México Terminal TAPO to ADO Oaxaca
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $45
Economy
$21 - $30
Bus from Puebla Terminal CAPU to ADO Oaxaca
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$26 - $40
Economy
$16 - $24
Bus from Reynosa to Veracruz
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$45 - $70
Economy
$40 - $60
Bus from Veracruz Terminal de Autobuses to ADO Oaxaca
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$29 - $45
Economy
$19 - $28
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 Morelia to México Poniente
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$24 - $35
Full Fare
$24 - $35
Bus from Nuevo Laredo to Puebla
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Book at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$70 - $110
Full Fare
$100 - $140
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
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
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to Reynosa
Ave. Duration
41 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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