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There are 7 ways to get from Mazatlán to Santa Catalina Island by plane, ferry or bus

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

Fly to Los Angeles, ferry  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Mazatlan (MZT) to Los Angeles (LAX) MZT - LAX
  2. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$203 - $810

Cheapest option

Bus ACN Autobuses, ferry  •  30 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlan R. Urias to Santa Ana 417 Santa Rosa / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Newport Beach, CA to Avalon

$39 - $49

5 alternative options

Fly to Long Beach, ferry  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Mazatlan (MZT) to Long Beach (LGB) MZT - LGB
  2. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$205 - $1,149

Fly to Santa Ana, ferry  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Mazatlan (MZT) to Santa Ana (SNA) MZT - SNA
  2. Take the ferry from Newport Beach, CA to Avalon

$215 - $1,253

Fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus, ferry  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Mazatlan (MZT) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) MZT - ONT
  2. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to Flower St and Pico Blvd
  3. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$208 - $1,256

Fly to Burbank, ferry  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Mazatlan (MZT) to Burbank (BUR) MZT - BUR
  2. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$212 - $1,258

Bus TAP Royal International, ferry  •  34 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Huntington Park
  2. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$208 - $213

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mazatlán to Santa Catalina Island is to bus and ferry which costs $750 - $950 and takes 30 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mazatlán to Santa Catalina Island is to fly and ferry which costs $3900 - $16000 and takes 7 h 36 min.

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The distance between Mazatlán and Santa Catalina Island is 1627 km.

The best way to get from Mazatlán to Santa Catalina Island without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 30 h 37 min and costs $750 - $950.

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It takes approximately 7 h 36 min to get from Mazatlán to Santa Catalina Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Mazatlan Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 53 min.

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Santa Catalina Island is 1 h behind Mazatlán. It is currently 3:36 AM in Mazatlán and 2:36 AM in Santa Catalina Island.

Alaska Airlines, Inc. and American Airlines offer flights from Mazatlan Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Santa Catalina Island. Prices start at $118 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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Map of how to get from Mazatlán to Santa Catalina Island.
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  • Distance: 1017.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 36 min

What companies run services between Mazatlán, Mexico and Santa Catalina Island, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Mazatlán to Avalon. However, you can take the taxi to Mazatlan airport, fly to Los Angeles, take the walk to Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal, take the bus to Downtown Long Beach Station, take the walk to Long Beach Blvd & 3Rd St Sw, take the line 46 bus to First & Shelter B N, take the walk to Long Beach, then take the ferry to Avalon. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Mazatlan airport, fly to Long Beach, take the walk to Airport & Terminal W, take the line 111 bus to First & Shelter C N, take the walk to Long Beach, then take the ferry to Avalon.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Mazatlan to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Mazatlan to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Mazatlan to Long Beach via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 39 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Mazatlan to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Mazatlan to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Mazatlan to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Mazatlan to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Mazatlan to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Mazatlan to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Santa Ana via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Bus operators
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Flower St and Pico Blvd
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Mazatlan R. Urias to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
26 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Mazatlán to Huntington Park
Ave. Duration
29 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$168
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Ferry operators
Catalina Express
Catalina Tours
Website
catalinatours.net
Ferry from Long Beach to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
catalinatours.net
Ferry from Newport Beach, CA to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
catalinatours.net

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