There are 7 ways to get from Mazatlán to Lázaro Cárdenas by plane, 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 to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Mazatlan (MZT) to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo (ZIH) MZT - ZIH
  2. Take the bus from Zihuatanejo to Lázaro Cárdenas

$181 - $728

Cheapest option

Bus TAP  •  16 h

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Uruapan
  2. Take the bus from Uruapan to Lázaro Cárdenas

$52 - $77

5 alternative options

Fly to Lazaro Cardenas  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Mazatlan (MZT) to Lazaro Cardenas (LZC) MZT - LZC

$157 - $660

Fly to Morelia, bus  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Mazatlan (MZT) to Morelia (MLM) MZT - MLM
  2. Take the bus from Central Camionera Morelia to Lázaro Cárdenas

$183 - $534

Bus ETN  •  16 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Morelia Mazatlán / ...
  2. Take the bus from Central Camionera Morelia to Lázaro Cárdenas

$90 - $126

Bus Autobuses Elite  •  21 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Zihuatanejo
  2. Take the bus from Zihuatanejo to Lázaro Cárdenas Zihuatanejo-Lázaro Cárdenas

$74 - $93

Drive  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Mazatlán to Lázaro Cárdenas 603.8 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mazatlán to Lázaro Cárdenas is to bus which costs $950 - $1500 and takes 16 h.

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The quickest way to get from Mazatlán to Lázaro Cárdenas is to fly which costs $2900 - $13000 and takes 4 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mazatlán to Lázaro Cárdenas. However, there are services departing from Mazatlán and arriving at Lázaro Cárdenas via Uruapan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h.

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The distance between Mazatlán and Lázaro Cárdenas is 729 km. The road distance is 966.1 km.

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The best way to get from Mazatlán to Lázaro Cárdenas without a car is to bus which takes 16 h and costs $950 - $1500.

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It takes approximately 7 h 44 min to get from Mazatlán to Lázaro Cárdenas, including transfers.

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Mazatlán to Lázaro Cárdenas bus services, operated by TAP, depart from Mazatlán station.

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The best way to get from Mazatlán to Lázaro Cárdenas is to fly which takes 4 h 57 min and costs $2900 - $13000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $950 - $1500 and takes 16 h.

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Map of how to get from Mazatlán to Lázaro Cárdenas.
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  • Distance: 455.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 44 min

What companies run services between Mazatlán, Mexico and Lázaro Cárdenas, Mexico?

Aeroméxico and Aeromar fly from Mazatlán to Lázaro Cárdenas 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mazatlán to Lázaro Cárdenas via Uruapan in around 16 h.

Airlines
Aeromar
Website
aeromar.com.mx
Flights from Mazatlan to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Mazatlan to Lazaro Cardenas via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Mazatlan to Morelia via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Mazatlan to Morelia via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Bus operators
Estrella de Oro
La Linea
Phone
01 800 622 22 22
Website
lalinea.com.mx
Bus from Central Camionera Morelia to Lázaro Cárdenas
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
venta.lalinea.com.mx
Parhikuni
Website
parhikuni.com
Bus from Uruapan to Lázaro Cárdenas
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Schedules at
ventas.parhikuni.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to Morelia
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$45 - $70
Full Fare
$60 - $85
Regular Price
$67
Internet Discount
$57
Autobuses Elite
Phone
01 800 507 5500, 57290807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Mazatlán to Zihuatanejo
Ave. Duration
19 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$68
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Zihuatanejo to Lázaro Cárdenas
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $25
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$18 - $25
Economy
$6 - $10

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