There are 10 ways to get from Mazatlán to Santa Catalina Island by plane, ferry, bus or train

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 Long Beach, ferry  •  12 h 20 min

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

$205 - $1,149

Cheapest option

Bus Tufesa, ferry  •  32 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Los Angeles
  2. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$111 - $270

8 alternative options

Fly to Los Angeles, ferry  •  7 h 40 min

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

$203 - $810

Fly to Santa Ana, ferry  •  10 h 48 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  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Mazatlan (MZT) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) MZT - ONT
  2. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to Grand Ave and 8th St W
  3. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$260 - $758

Fly to Burbank, ferry  •  13 h 28 min

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

$304 - $960

Fly to Tijuana, train, ferry  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Mazatlan (MZT) to Tijuana (TIJ) MZT - TIJ
  2. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak
  3. Take the ferry from Dana Point to Avalon

$179 - $373

Bus TAP Royal International, ferry  •  33 h 52 min

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

$208 - $213

Bus, train, ferry  •  34 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Tucson, AZ
  2. Take the train from Tucson Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$180 - $381

Bus TAP, ferry  •  36 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Tijuana
  2. Take the bus from San Ysidro, Ca to Long Beach, Ca
  3. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$129 - $313

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mazatlán to Santa Catalina Island is to bus and ferry which costs $2200 - $5500 and takes 32 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mazatlán to Santa Catalina Island is to fly and ferry which takes 7 h 40 min and costs $4000 - $17000.

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

It takes approximately 12 h 20 min to get from Mazatlán to Santa Catalina Island, including transfers.

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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 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. Alternatively, 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.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Mazatlan to Long Beach via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Mazatlan to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Mazatlan to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Mazatlan to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Mazatlan to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Mazatlan to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Mazatlan to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Mazatlan to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Mazatlan to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Mazatlan to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 44 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Mazatlan to Burbank via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Long Beach via Phoenix, Sacramento
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Mazatlan to Burbank via Los Angeles, Oakland
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Mazatlan to Burbank via Phoenix, San Jose
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Mazatlan to Burbank via Phoenix, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Mazatlan to Burbank via Phoenix, Oakland
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Santa Ana via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Mazatlan to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,000
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Ontario/San Bernardino via Mexico City, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Mazatlan to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Tijuana via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from Tucson Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $450
Bus operators
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Grand Ave and 8th St W
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
27 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$65 - $100
Platinum
$100 - $130
Ejecutivo
$110 - $170
Bus from Mazatlán to Tucson, AZ
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$40 - $65
Platinum
$65 - $85
Ejecutivo
$75 - $110
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
TAP
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
26 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Book at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$90 - $140
Full Fare
$130 - $180
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Ysidro, Ca to Long Beach, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Ferry operators
Catalina Express
Website
catalinaexpress.com
Ferry from Long Beach to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
catalinaexpress.com
Ferry from Dana Point to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
catalinaexpress.com
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
Ferry from Dana Point to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
catalinatours.net

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