There are 6 ways to get from Mazatlán to Mexicali by plane, bus or car

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Fly Mazatlan to Mexicali  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Mazatlan (MZT) to Mexicali (MXL) MZT - MXL

$110 - $423

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Bus  •  23 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Mexicali Bus Terminal Tufesa

$55 - $140

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Fly Mazatlan to Tijuana, bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Mazatlan (MZT) to Tijuana (TIJ) MZT - TIJ
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana International Airport to Mexicali

$118 - $275

Fly Mazatlan to Yuma, bus  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Mazatlan (MZT) to Yuma (YUM) MZT - YUM
  2. Take the bus from San Luis Rio Colorado to Mexicali Bus Terminal

$206 - $1,425

Bus to Culiacan, fly to Mexicali  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Culiacán
  2. Fly from Culiacan (CUL) to Mexicali (MXL) CUL - MXL

$73 - $299

Drive  •  18 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Mazatlán to Mexicali 987 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Mazatlán to Mexicali is to bus which costs $1000 - $2500 and takes 23 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mazatlán to Mexicali is to bus and fly which costs $1300 - $6000 and takes 6 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mazatlán and arriving at Mexicali Bus Terminal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 h 20 min.

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The distance between Mazatlán and Mexicali is 1370 km. The road distance is 1579.2 km.

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The best way to get from Mazatlán to Mexicali without a car is to bus which takes 23 h 20 min and costs $1000 - $2500.

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It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to get from Mazatlán to Mexicali, including transfers.

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Mazatlán to Mexicali bus services, operated by Tufesa, depart from Mazatlán station.

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The best way to get from Mazatlán to Mexicali is to fly which takes 7 h 11 min and costs $2000 - $8000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1000 - $2500 and takes 23 h 20 min.

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There is no direct flight from Mazatlan Airport to Mexicali Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 29 min and has one stopover.

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Mazatlán to Mexicali bus services, operated by Tufesa, arrive at Mexicali Bus Terminal station.

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  • Distance: 856.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 11 min

What companies run services between Mazatlán, Mexico and Mexicali, Mexico?

Aeroméxico, Viva Aerobus and two other airlines fly from Mazatlán to Mexicali 5 times a day. Alternatively, Tufesa operates a bus from Mazatlán to Mexicali every 4 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $140 and the journey takes 23 h 20 min. TAP also services this route hourly.

Airlines
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Mexicali via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Mazatlan to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Flights from Culiacan to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Mexicali via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Yuma via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Mexicali via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Bus operators
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana International Airport to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
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reservamos.mx
Bus from San Luis Rio Colorado to Mexicali Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Mexicali Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $14
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GotoBus
Plus
$6 - $10
Platinum
$11 - $14
Ejecutivo
$10 - $14
Bus from Mazatlán to Mexicali Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $140
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GotoBus
Plus
$55 - $80
Platinum
$80 - $110
Ejecutivo
$95 - $140
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
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $23
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$16 - $23
Bus from Mazatlan to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
24 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$80 - $110

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Mexicali is 1 h behind Mazatlán. It is currently 10:12 PM in Mazatlán and 9:12 PM in Mexicali.

Yes, the driving distance between Mazatlán to Mexicali is 1579 km. It takes approximately 18 h 14 min to drive from Mazatlán to Mexicali.

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Viva Aerobus, Volaris and Aeroméxico offer flights from Mazatlan Airport to Mexicali Airport.

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There are 45+ hotels available in Mexicali. Prices start at $39 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 $110 - $140.

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