There are 5 ways to get from Phoenix to Acapulco 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Acapulco (ACA) PHX - ACA

$263 - $1,616

Cheapest option

Bus TAP  •  45 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix West to Nogales
  2. Take the bus from Nogales to Santa Ana
  3. Take the bus from Santa Ana to Mexico
  4. Take the bus from México Central Norte to Acapulco Papagayo

$147 - $245

3 alternative options

Bus via Zapopan  •  41 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix East to Zapopan
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Acapulco Guadalajara

$235 - $287

Bus  •  44 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix East to Morelia
  2. Take the bus from Morelia to Acapulco Morelia

$253 - $284

Drive  •  29 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Phoenix to Acapulco 1737.7 miles

$230 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from Phoenix to Acapulco is to bus which costs $140 - $250 and takes 45 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Phoenix to Acapulco is to fly which costs $260 - $1,700 and takes 8 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Phoenix to Acapulco. However, there are services departing from Phoenix East and arriving at Acapulco via Zapopan and Guadalajara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 13 min.

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The distance between Phoenix and Acapulco is 1382 miles. The road distance is 1737.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to Acapulco without a car is to bus which takes 41 h 13 min and costs $230 - $290.

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It takes approximately 8 h 43 min to get from Phoenix to Acapulco, including transfers.

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Phoenix to Acapulco bus services, operated by TAP Royal International, depart from Phoenix East station.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to Acapulco is to fly which takes 8 h 43 min and costs $260 - $1,700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $230 - $290 and takes 41 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Phoenix to Acapulco.
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  • Distance: 1381.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 43 min

What companies run services between Phoenix, AZ, USA and Acapulco, Mexico?

United Airlines, American Airlines and four other airlines fly from Phoenix to Acapulco 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Phoenix to Acapulco via Zapopan and Guadalajara in around 41 h 13 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Acapulco via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Phoenix to Acapulco via Los Angeles, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Phoenix to Acapulco via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,900
Aeromar
Website
aeromar.com.mx
Flights from Phoenix to Acapulco via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Phoenix to Acapulco via Los Angeles, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,300
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Phoenix to Acapulco via Los Angeles, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,300
Bus operators
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Phoenix East to Zapopan
Ave. Duration
27 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$181
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Bus from Phoenix East to Morelia
Ave. Duration
32 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$211
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Bus from Phoenix West to Nogales
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
taproyal.com
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Acapulco
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$50 - $75
Full Fare
$65 - $95
Regular Price
$87
Internet Discount
$74
Bus from Morelia to Acapulco
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Book at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$40 - $60
Full Fare
$50 - $70
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Nogales to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Book at
GotoBus
Plus
$8 - $12
Platinum
$12 - $16
Ejecutivo
$12 - $17
TAP
CostaLine
Website
costaline.com.mx
Bus from México Central Norte to Acapulco Papagayo
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
costaline.com.mx

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