There are 10 ways to get from Mexicali to Zacatecas by plane, bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly Mexicali to Zacatecas  •  7 h 1 min

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

$173 - $667

Cheapest option

Bus TAP  •  38 h 16 min

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

$79 - $236

8 alternative options

Fly Mexicali to Aguascalientes, bus  •  8 h 53 min

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

$122 - $457

Bus to Tijuana, fly to Zacatecas  •  7 h 42 min

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

$205 - $1,039

Fly Mexicali to Guadalajara, bus  •  8 h 42 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 - $420

Bus to Tijuana, fly to Aguascalientes, bus  •  9 h 55 min

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

$119 - $229

Bus, train  •  31 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from El Centro, Ca to Yuma
  2. Take the train from Yuma Amtrak to El Paso Union Depot Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Ciudad Juárez to Chihuahua
  4. Take the bus from Chihuahua to Zacatecas

$181 - $394

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  35 h 30 min

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

$125 - $193

Bus Tufesa  •  36 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Mexicali Bus Terminal to Culiacán
  2. Take the bus from Culiacán to Aguascalientes
  3. Take the bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas Tdn

$107 - $226

Drive  •  23 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Mexicali to Zacatecas 1275.7 miles

$170 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mexicali to Zacatecas is to bus which costs $1500 - $4800 and takes 38 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mexicali to Zacatecas is to fly which takes 7 h 1 min and costs $3400 - $14000.

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The distance between Mexicali and Zacatecas is 1673 km. The road distance is 2041 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 1 min to get from Mexicali to Zacatecas, including transfers.

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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 Saltillo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 30 min.

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

Aeroméxico and Volaris fly from Mexicali to Zacatecas 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mexicali to Zacatecas via Saltillo in around 35 h 30 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Mexicali to Zacatecas via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,500
Flights from Mexicali to Aguascalientes via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Mexicali to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Tijuana to Aguascalientes via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tijuana to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Mexicali to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Mexicali to Guadalajara via Culiacan
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Mexicali to Guadalajara via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Tijuana to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $330
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Mexicali to Aguascalientes via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Mexicali to Aguascalientes via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Mexicali to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Train operators
Amtrak
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$14 - $21
Full Fare
$10 - $15
Regular Price
$13
Internet Discount
$11
Bus from Culiacán to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Book at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$50 - $75
Full Fare
$65 - $95
Regular Price
$69
Internet Discount
$58
Bus from Mexicali to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
30 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $220
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Book at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$100 - $160
Full Fare
$150 - $220
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
$13 - $20
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$14 - $20
Ejecutivo
$13 - $15
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
$29 - $32
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
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
$17
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Regular Price
$18
Internet Discount
$16
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 - $16
Primera Select
$15 - $20
Bus from Ciudad Juárez to Chihuahua
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$17 - $26
Primera Select
$27 - $35
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from El Centro, Ca to Yuma
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali to Saltillo
Ave. Duration
29 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Chihuahua to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali Bus Terminal to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$45 - $70
Platinum
$70 - $90
Ejecutivo
$80 - $110
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali to Guadalajara Central Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
32 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $140
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$95 - $140

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