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There are 9 ways to get from Mexicali to Zacatecas 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 Mexicali to Zacatecas  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Mexicali (MXL) to Zacatecas (ZCL) MXL - ZCL

$174 - $667

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Bus TAP  •  34 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Mexicali to Mazatlan
  2. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Durango
  3. Take the bus from Durango to Zacatecas

$86 - $186

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Bus to Tijuana, fly to Zacatecas  •  6 h 56 min

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

$202 - $1,029

Fly Mexicali to Guadalajara, bus  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Mexicali (MXL) to Guadalajara (GDL) MXL - GDL
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Aguascalientes
  3. Take the bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas

$98 - $430

Fly Mexicali to Leon/Guanajuato, bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Mexicali (MXL) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) MXL - BJX
  2. Take the bus from León to Zacatecas

$135 - $439

Bus to Tijuana, fly to Aguascalientes, bus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Mexicali to Tijuana International Airport
  2. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Aguascalientes (AGU) TIJ - AGU
  3. Take the bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas

$115 - $220

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  36 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Mexicali to Saltillo Tijuana-Nuevo Laredo / ...
  2. Take the bus from Saltillo to Zacatecas Ave/DelNorte / ...

$129 - $199

Bus Tufesa Mexico  •  36 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Mexicali Bus Terminal to Guadalajara
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas Omnibus / ...

$94 - $145

Drive  •  23 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Mexicali to Zacatecas 1275.7 miles

$170 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Mexicali to Zacatecas is to bus which costs $1800 - $2800 and takes 36 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mexicali to Zacatecas is to fly which costs $3300 - $13000 and takes 6 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mexicali to Zacatecas. However, there are services departing from Mexicali and arriving at Zacatecas via Mazatlán and Durango. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 12 min.

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The distance between Mexicali and Zacatecas is 1673 km. The road distance is 2041.1 km.

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The best way to get from Mexicali to Zacatecas without a car is to bus which takes 34 h 12 min and costs $1600 - $3600.

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It takes approximately 6 h 51 min to get from Mexicali to Zacatecas, including transfers.

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Mexicali to Zacatecas bus services, operated by TAP, depart from Mexicali station.

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The best way to get from Mexicali to Zacatecas is to fly which takes 6 h 51 min and costs $3300 - $13000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1600 - $3600 and takes 34 h 12 min.

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There is no direct flight from Mexicali Airport to Zacatecas Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 7 min and has one stopover.

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Mexicali to Zacatecas bus services, operated by Omnibus de Mexico, arrive at Zacatecas station.

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Map of how to get from Mexicali to Zacatecas.
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  • Distance: 1045.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 51 min

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

Aeroméxico and Volaris fly from Mexicali to Zacatecas 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mexicali to Zacatecas via Mazatlán and Durango in around 34 h 12 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Mexicali to Zacatecas via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,500
Flights from Tijuana to Zacatecas via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Flights from Mexicali to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Tijuana to Aguascalientes via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tijuana to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Mexicali to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Mexicali to Guadalajara via Culiacan
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Mexicali to Guadalajara via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Mexicali to Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Tijuana to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $330
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Mexicali to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Bus operators
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali to Tijuana International Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
ventas.primeraplus.com.mx
Regular Price
$19
Internet Discount
$17
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$11 - $17
Primera Select
$15 - $20
Bus from Mazatlán to Durango
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $26
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$13 - $20
Primera Select
$20 - $26
Bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$16 - $24
Primera Select
$24 - $35
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Book at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$19 - $28
Full Fare
$17 - $25
Regular Price
$22
Internet Discount
$19
Bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$15 - $22
Full Fare
$11 - $16
Regular Price
$13
Internet Discount
$11
Bus from León to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$21 - $35
Full Fare
$20 - $29
Regular Price
$26
Internet Discount
$22
Bus from Mazatlán to Durango
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$22 - $35
Full Fare
$22 - $35
Bus from Durango to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$23 - $35
Full Fare
$23 - $35
Regular Price
$37
Internet Discount
$32
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$14 - $21
Ejecutivo
$14 - $15
Bus from Mazatlán to Durango
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$20 - $28
Ejecutivo
$24 - $26
Bus from Saltillo to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$23 - $35
Ejecutivo
$31 - $33
Bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$22 - $35
Ejecutivo
$28 - $30
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to Durango
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Bus from Durango to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Regular Price
$26
Internet Discount
$23
Bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali to Saltillo
Ave. Duration
30 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Tufesa Mexico
Phone
(604) 952 0138
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali Bus Terminal to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
31 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx

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Zacatecas is 2 h ahead of Mexicali. It is currently 12:34 AM in Mexicali and 2:34 AM in Zacatecas.

Yes, the driving distance between Mexicali to Zacatecas is 2041 km. It takes approximately 23 h 28 min to drive from Mexicali to Zacatecas.

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Volaris and Aeroméxico offer flights from Mexicali Airport to Zacatecas Airport.

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There are 55+ hotels available in Zacatecas. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mexicali to Mexicali Airport is to taxi which takes 21 min and costs $85 - $100.

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