There are 7 ways to get from Mazatlán to El Fuerte by bus, taxi, train, car or plane

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

Bus, taxi  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Culiacán
  2. Take the bus from Culiacán to Los Mochis
  3. Take a taxi from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

Cheapest option

Bus, Chepe Regional  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Los Mochis Tufesa / ...
  2. Take the Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte Chihuahua-Mochis / Economy / ...

$16 - $18

5 alternative options

Bus, Chepe Regional via Culiacán  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Culiacán
  2. Take the bus from Culiacán to Los Mochis
  3. Take the Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

Taxi  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Mazatlán to El Fuerte 304.5 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Mazatlán to El Fuerte 304.5 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Los Mochis, Chepe Regional  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Mazatlan (MZT) to Los Mochis (LMM) MZT - LMM
  2. Take the Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

$176 - $981

Fly to Culiacan, bus, Chepe Regional  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Mazatlan (MZT) to Culiacan (CUL) MZT - CUL
  2. Take the bus from Culiacán to Los Mochis
  3. Take the Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

Questions & Answers

The distance between Mazatlán and El Fuerte is 419 km. The road distance is 487.2 km.

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The best way to get from Mazatlán to El Fuerte without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 7 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 36 min to get from Mazatlán to El Fuerte, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Mazatlan Airport to Los Mochis Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 51 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mazatlán to El Fuerte is 487 km. It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to drive from Mazatlán to El Fuerte.

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Volaris and Aeroméxico offer flights from Mazatlan Airport to Los Mochis Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in El Fuerte. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mazatlán to Mazatlan Airport is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Mazatlán to El Fuerte.
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  • Distance: 261.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 36 min

What companies run services between Mazatlán, Mexico and El Fuerte, Sinaloa, Mexico?

There is no direct connection from Mazatlán to El Fuerte. However, you can take the bus to Culiacán, take the bus to Los Mochis, then take the taxi to El Fuerte. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Mazatlán to El Fuerte via Los Mochis, Los Mochis, and El Fuerte in around 9 h 24 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Los Mochis via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Mazatlan to Culiacan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Culiacan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Mazatlan to Culiacan via Tijuana
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Mazatlan to Culiacan via Mexico City, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Culiacan via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Culiacan via Mexico City, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Train operators
Chepe
Phone
01 (614) 439-7211 • 01 (614) 439-7212 • 01 800 122-4373
Email
chepe@ferromex.mx
Website
chepe.com.mx
Train from Los Mochis to El Fuerte
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
chepe.com.mx
2nd Class
$12
1st Class
$20
Bus operators
TAP
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $29
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$20 - $29
Full Fare
$18 - $26
Regular Price
$12
Internet Discount
$11
Tufesa Mexico
Phone
(604) 952 0138
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Culiacán to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Other operators
Taxi from Los Mochis to El Fuerte
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Estimated price
$24 - $30

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