There are 6 ways to get from Mazatlán to San José del Cabo by car ferry, bus, car or plane

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Car ferry, bus  •  16 h 43 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Mazatlan Ferry Terminal to La Paz Ferry Terminal Baja Ferries
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to San José del Cabo

$81 - $93

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Bus to Culiacan, fly to San Jose Cabo  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Culiacán
  2. Fly from Culiacan (CUL) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) CUL - SJD

$48 - $199

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Bus  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlan to Mexicali
  2. Take the bus from Mexicali to Tijuana
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas

$173 - $282

Drive  •  40 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Mazatlán to San José del Cabo 1924.3 miles

$250 - $380

Fly Mazatlan to San Jose Cabo  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Mazatlan (MZT) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) MZT - SJD

$120 - $423

Fly Mazatlan to La Paz, bus  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Mazatlan (MZT) to La Paz (LAP) MZT - LAP
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to San José del Cabo

$108 - $335

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The cheapest way to get from Mazatlán to San José del Cabo is to car ferry and bus which costs $1500 - $1800 and takes 16 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mazatlán to San José del Cabo is to fly and bus which costs $2000 - $6500 and takes 4 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mazatlán to San José del Cabo. However, there are services departing from Mazatlan and arriving at San José del Cabo via Mexicali, Tijuana and Cabo San Lucas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 8 h.

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The distance between Mazatlán and San José del Cabo is 337 km. The road distance is 3078.9 km.

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The best way to get from Mazatlán to San José del Cabo without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 8 h and costs $3200 - $5500.

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It takes approximately 16 h 43 min to get from Mazatlán to San José del Cabo, including transfers.

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Mazatlán to San José del Cabo bus services, operated by TAP, depart from Mazatlan station.

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The best way to get from Mazatlán to San José del Cabo is to bus which takes 2 days 8 h and costs $3200 - $5500. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $2200 - $8000 and takes 6 h.

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There is no direct flight from Mazatlan Airport to San Jose Cabo Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Mazatlán to San José del Cabo bus services, operated by ABC, arrive at Cabo San Lucas station.

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Map of how to get from Mazatlán to San José del Cabo.
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  • Distance: 210.7 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 43 min

What companies run services between Mazatlán, Mexico and San José del Cabo, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Mazatlán to San José del Cabo via Mexicali, Tijuana, and Cabo San Lucas in around 2 days 8 h. Alternatively, Viva Aerobus, Aeroméxico and three other airlines fly from Mazatlán to San José del Cabo every 4 hours.

Airlines
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Mazatlan to San Jose Cabo via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Mazatlan to San Jose Cabo via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Mazatlan to San Jose Cabo via Monterrey, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Mazatlan to La Paz
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Culiacan to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Mazatlan to San Jose Cabo via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Mazatlan to San Jose Cabo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Aereo Calafia
Website
calafiaairlines.com
Flights from Mazatlan to La Paz
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $380
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Culiacan to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $320
Bus operators
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
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
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
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
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reservamos.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas
Ave. Duration
27 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
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reservamos.mx
Aguacaliente
Phone
6646212955
Email
atencionaclientes@autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Website
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
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
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Yes, the driving distance between Mazatlán to San José del Cabo is 3079 km. It takes approximately 40 h 30 min to drive from Mazatlán to San José del Cabo.

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American Airlines, Aeroméxico and Viva Aerobus offer flights from Mazatlan Airport to San Jose Cabo Airport.

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There are 217+ hotels available in San José del Cabo. Prices start at $71 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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