There are 10 ways to get from Los Angeles to San Blas by plane, bus, taxi, train, night 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 Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta, bus, taxi  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) LAX - PVR
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Rincón de Guayabitos
  3. Take a taxi from Rincón de Guayabitos to San Blas

$168 - $1,155

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Night bus, bus, taxi  •  36 h 18 min

  1. Take the night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Penas
  3. Take a taxi from Penas to San Blas

$115 - $216

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Train to Tijuana, fly to Tepic, taxi  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  2. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Tepic (TPQ) TIJ - TPQ
  3. Take a taxi from Tepic to San Blas

$178 - $430

Fly Los Angeles to Mazatlan, bus, taxi  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Mazatlan (MZT) LAX - MZT
  2. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Penas
  3. Take a taxi from Penas to San Blas

$205 - $823

Train to Tijuana, fly to Puerto Vallarta, bus, taxi  •  12 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 Puerto Vallarta (PVR) TIJ - PVR
  3. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Rincón de Guayabitos
  4. Take a taxi from Rincón de Guayabitos to San Blas

$168 - $404

Fly Los Angeles to Guadalajara, bus, taxi  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Guadalajara (GDL) LAX - GDL
  2. Take the bus from Zapopan to Tepic
  3. Take a taxi from Tepic to San Blas

$150 - $502

Train to Santa Ana, fly to Puerto Vallarta, bus, taxi  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) SNA - PVR
  3. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Rincón de Guayabitos
  4. Take a taxi from Rincón de Guayabitos to San Blas

$197 - $1,092

Bus, taxi  •  35 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Baldwin Park to Tepic
  2. Take a taxi from Tepic to San Blas

$241 - $248

Train, bus, taxi  •  36 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Tucson Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Tucson to Tepic
  3. Take a taxi from Tepic to San Blas

$244 - $383

Drive  •  24 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to San Blas 1450.4 miles

$190 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to San Blas is to night bus and bus and taxi which costs $110 - $220 and takes 36 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to San Blas is to fly and bus and taxi which costs $160 - $1,200 and takes 8 h 58 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and San Blas is 1177 miles. The road distance is 1450.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to San Blas without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 35 h 7 min and costs $240 - $250.

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It takes approximately 8 h 58 min to get from Los Angeles to San Blas, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h.

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San Blas is 1 h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 4:06 PM in Los Angeles and 5:06 PM in San Blas.

Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to San Blas is 1450 miles. It takes approximately 24 h 20 min to drive from Los Angeles to San Blas.

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United Airlines, Delta, Interjet and four other airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport.

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There are 12+ hotels available in San Blas. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 1177 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 58 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and San Blas, Nayarit, Mexico?

There is no direct connection from Los Angeles to San Blas. However, you can take the train to LAX via FlyAway, take the walk to Los Angeles airport, fly to Puerto Vallarta, take the bus to Rincón de Guayabitos, then take the taxi to San Blas. Alternatively, you can take the train to San Diego Santa Fe Depot, take the walk to America Plaza Station, take the tram to San Ysidro/Intl Border, take the walk to San Ysidro, take the bus to Tijuana Airport, take the walk to Tijuana airport, fly to Tepic, then take the taxi to San Blas.

Airlines
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $2,100
Flights from Tijuana to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $440
Flights from Tijuana to Puerto Vallarta via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $440
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 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tijuana to Tepic
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Tijuana to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Tijuana to Puerto Vallarta via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Mazatlan
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Santa Ana to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $6,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $2,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $2,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Mazatlan
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Mazatlan via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $2,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Santa Ana to Puerto Vallarta via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $2,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Tijuana to Puerto Vallarta via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Tijuana to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta via Oakland
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $3,600
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
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
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
47 min
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 Amtrak to Tucson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $450
Bus operators
Compostela
Website
rivieranayarit.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Rincón de Guayabitos
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sayulitalife.com
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to Penas
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$17 - $24
Bus from Zapopan to Tepic
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$15 - $22
Bus from Tijuana to Penas
Ave. Duration
30 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$95 - $140
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Mazatlán to Penas
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Bus from Zapopan to Tepic
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Bus from Baldwin Park to Tepic
Ave. Duration
32 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$214
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Bus from Tucson to Tepic
Ave. Duration
24 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$132
Schedules at
taproyal.com
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
Night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Other operators
Taxi from Rincón de Guayabitos to San Blas
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Estimated price
$30 - $45

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