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There are 5 ways to get from Mexico City to Culiacán by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Mexico City (MEX) to Culiacan (CUL) MEX - CUL

$66 - $262

Cheapest option

Bus TAP  •  17 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Mexico City North Bus to Culiacán México Norte / ...

$60 - $130

3 alternative options

Bus ACN Autobuses  •  14 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from México Politécnico to Culiacán 1385 Puebla-Ensenada / ...

Bus ETN  •  18 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Tepotzotlán to Culiacán México Norte / ...

$69 - $145

Drive  •  13 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Mexico City to Culiacán 767.6 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Mexico City to Culiacán is to bus which costs $1100 - $2600 and takes 17 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mexico City to Culiacán is to fly which costs $1200 - $5500 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mexico City to Culiacán. However, there are services departing from Izazaga and arriving at Culiacán via Mexico Central Norte and Tepotzotlán. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 21 min.

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The distance between Mexico City and Culiacán is 1039 km. The road distance is 1228.2 km.

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The best way to get from Mexico City to Culiacán without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Mexico City to Culiacán, including transfers.

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Mexico City to Culiacán bus services, operated by ETN, depart from Tepotzotlán station.

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The best way to get from Mexico City to Culiacán is to fly which takes 3 h 33 min and costs $1200 - $5500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Mexico City Airport to Culiacan Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Mexico City to Culiacán bus services, operated by ETN, arrive at Culiacán station.

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Map of how to get from Mexico City to Culiacán.
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  • Distance: 649.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 min

What companies run services between Mexico City, Mexico and Culiacán, Mexico?

Interjet, Aeroméxico and two other airlines fly from Mexico City to Culiacán every 3 hours. Alternatively, ACN Autobuses operates a bus from Mexico City to Culiacán twice daily, and the journey takes 12 h 49 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Mexico City to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Mexico City to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Mexico City to Culiacan via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Mexico City to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Mexico City to Culiacan via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Bus operators
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from México Politécnico to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
12 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City North Bus to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$60 - $85
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from México Central del Norte to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$70 - $100
Full Fare
$95 - $130
Regular Price
$90
Internet Discount
$75
Bus from Tepotzotlán to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$65 - $100
Full Fare
$90 - $130
Regular Price
$90
Internet Discount
$75

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Culiacán is 1 h behind Mexico City. It is currently 4:27 AM in Mexico City and 3:27 AM in Culiacán.

Yes, the driving distance between Mexico City to Culiacán is 1228 km. It takes approximately 13 h 9 min to drive from Mexico City to Culiacán.

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Interjet, Viva Aerobus, Aeroméxico and Volaris offer flights from Mexico City Airport to Culiacan Airport.

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There are 47+ hotels available in Culiacán. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mexico City to Mexico City Airport is to line 4 night bus which takes 17 min and costs .

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