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There are 11 ways to get from Phoenix to El Fuerte by bus, train, taxi, car, plane or car ferry

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

Bus, Chepe Regional via Tucson  •  14 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix to Tucson
  2. Take the bus from Tucson to Nogales
  3. Take the bus from Nogales to Los Mochis
  4. Take the Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

$74 - $91

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Bus, Chepe Regional  •  15 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix East to Nogales
  2. Take the bus from Nogales to Los Mochis
  3. Take the Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

$74 - $76

Bus, taxi  •  19 h

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix East to Los Mochis
  2. Take a taxi from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

$118 - $124

Drive  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Phoenix to El Fuerte 653.6 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Phoenix to Mazatlan, bus, Chepe Regional  •  14 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Mazatlan (MZT) PHX - MZT
  2. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Los Mochis
  3. Take the Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

$175 - $1,164

Fly Phoenix to Los Mochis, Chepe Regional  •  13 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Los Mochis (LMM) PHX - LMM
  2. Take the Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

$152 - $465

Fly Phoenix to Hermosillo, bus, Chepe Regional  •  15 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Hermosillo (HMO) PHX - HMO
  2. Take the bus from Hermosillo TAP to Ciudad Obregón
  3. Take the bus from Ciudad Obregón to Los Mochis
  4. Take the Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

$347 - $677

Bus to Mexicali, fly to Culiacan, bus, Chepe Regional  •  14 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Calexico, Ca
  2. Fly from Mexicali (MXL) to Culiacan (CUL) MXL - CUL
  3. Take the bus from Culiacán to Los Mochis
  4. Take the Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

$130 - $412

Fly Phoenix to San Jose Cabo, bus, car ferry, Chepe Regional  •  20 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) PHX - SJD
  2. Take the bus from San José del Cabo Airport to La Paz
  3. Take the car ferry from La Paz Ferry Terminal to Topolobampo
  4. Take the Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

$327 - $661

Fly Phoenix to Culiacan, bus, Chepe Regional  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Culiacan (CUL) PHX - CUL
  2. Take the bus from Culiacán to Los Mochis
  3. Take the Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

$132 - $432

Fly Phoenix to Ciudad Obregon, bus, Chepe Regional  •  18 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Ciudad Obregon (CEN) PHX - CEN
  2. Take the bus from Ciudad Obregón to Los Mochis
  3. Take the Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

$181 - $604

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Phoenix to El Fuerte is to bus and Chepe Regional which costs $74 - $76 and takes 15 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Phoenix to El Fuerte is to fly and bus and Chepe Regional which costs $130 - $440 and takes 11 h 30 min.

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The distance between Phoenix and El Fuerte is 531 miles. The road distance is 653.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to El Fuerte without a car is to bus and Chepe Regional which takes 15 h 13 min and costs $74 - $76.

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It takes approximately 14 h 41 min to get from Phoenix to El Fuerte, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Phoenix Airport to Mazatlan Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 7 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Phoenix to El Fuerte is 654 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 51 min to drive from Phoenix to El Fuerte.

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American Airlines offers flights from Phoenix Airport to Mazatlan Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in El Fuerte. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Phoenix to El Fuerte.
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  • Distance: 530.8 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 41 min

What companies run services between Phoenix, AZ, USA and El Fuerte, Sinaloa, Mexico?

There is no direct connection from Phoenix to El Fuerte. However, you can take the bus to Tucson, take the bus to Nogales, take the drive to Nogales, take the bus to Los Mochis, take the taxi to Los Mochis, take the Chepe Regional to El Fuerte, then take the taxi to El Fuerte. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Phoenix to El Fuerte via Nogales, Nogales, Los Mochis, Los Mochis, and El Fuerte in around 15 h 13 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Phoenix to Los Mochis via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Phoenix to Los Mochis via Hermosillo, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Phoenix to Los Mochis via Houston Hobby Apt, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Phoenix to Los Mochis via Manzanillo, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 14 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Phoenix to Los Mochis via Puerto Vallarta, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Phoenix to Los Mochis via Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 23 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Phoenix to Ciudad Obregon via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Phoenix to Ciudad Obregon via Puerto Vallarta, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Phoenix to Ciudad Obregon via Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 49 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Phoenix to Los Mochis via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Phoenix to Los Mochis via Hermosillo, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
10 h 23 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Mexicali to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Phoenix to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Phoenix to Ciudad Obregon via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Phoenix to Ciudad Obregon via Hermosillo, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
10 h 54 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Phoenix to Ciudad Obregon via San Antonio, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
11 h 7 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Phoenix to Ciudad Obregon via San Jose Cabo, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
12 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Phoenix to Ciudad Obregon via Mexico City, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
12 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Phoenix to Ciudad Obregon via Austin, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
12 h 9 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Mazatlan
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Phoenix to Hermosillo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Phoenix to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Phoenix to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to San Jose Cabo via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Phoenix to San Jose Cabo via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
TAR Aerolineas
Website
tarmexico.com
Flights from Phoenix to Ciudad Obregon via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Train operators
Chepe
Phone
01 (614) 439-7211 • 01 (614) 439-7212 • 01 800 122-4373
Email
chepe@ferromex.mx
Website
chepe.com.mx
Train from Los Mochis to El Fuerte
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
chepe.com.mx
2nd Class
$12
1st Class
$20
Bus operators
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Phoenix to Tucson
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Book at
GotoBus
Bus from Tucson to Nogales
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Book at
GotoBus
Autobuses Elite
Phone
01 800 507 5500, 57290807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Nogales to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Phoenix East to Nogales
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Bus from Phoenix East to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$91
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Bus from Obregón to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
taproyal.com
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlan to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$25 - $35
Bus from Hermosillo TAP to Ciudad Obregón
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$18 - $25
Bus from Obregón to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$17 - $24
Bus from Culiacán to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$16 - $23
Tufesa Mexico
Phone
(604) 952 0138
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Ciudad Obregón to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Culiacán to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Ciudad Obregón to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$20 - $30
Full Fare
$19 - $27
Bus from Culiacán to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$19 - $29
Full Fare
$18 - $25
Regular Price
$21
Internet Discount
$18
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Phoenix, Az to Calexico, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
ecobajatours
Website
ecobajatours.com
Bus from San José del Cabo Airport to La Paz
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
ecobajatours.com
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Los Mochis to El Fuerte
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Estimated price
$25 - $30

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