There are 7 ways to get from San Diego to Mazatlán 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 Tijuana to Mazatlan  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Mazatlan (MZT) TIJ - MZT

$125 - $327

Cheapest option

Bus  •  29 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mazatlán

$69 - $139

5 alternative options

Fly San Diego to Mazatlan  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Mazatlan (MZT) SAN - MZT

$199 - $1,412

Fly Tijuana to Culiacan, bus  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Culiacan (CUL) TIJ - CUL
  2. Take the bus from Culiacán to Mazatlán

$85 - $451

Bus via San Luis Río Colorado  •  27 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to San Luis Río Colorado
  2. Take the bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Mazatlán

$78 - $134

Bus Tufesa  •  32 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from San Ysidro Transit Center to San Luis Río Colorado Tijuana Airport-Ciudad Juárez
  2. Take the bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Mazatlán Tufesa

$98 - $198

Drive  •  20 h 6 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Mazatlán 1204.1 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Mazatlán is to bus which costs $75 - $140 and takes 27 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Mazatlán is to fly which costs $120 - $330 and takes 5 h 20 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Mazatlán is 932 miles. The road distance is 1204.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from San Diego to Mazatlán, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Mazatlán. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Mazatlán via Tijuana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Mazatlán, Mexico?

Volaris flies from San Diego to Mazatlán once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Mazatlán via San Ysidro/Intl Border, Tijuana, and San Luis Río Colorado in around 27 h 28 min.

Airlines
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tijuana to Mazatlan
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Mazatlan via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from San Diego to Mazatlan via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Aereo Calafia
Website
calafiaairlines.com
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan via La Paz
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Culiacán to Mazatlán
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $29
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$20 - $29
Full Fare
$18 - $26
Regular Price
$12
Internet Discount
$10
Aguacaliente
Phone
6646212955
Email
atencionaclientes@autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Website
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to San Luis Río Colorado
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Mazatlán
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$75 - $110
Bus from Tijuana to Mazatlán
Ave. Duration
27 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$85 - $120
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Ysidro Transit Center to San Luis Río Colorado
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Mazatlán
Ave. Duration
22 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$50 - $80
Platinum
$80 - $110
Ejecutivo
$90 - $130

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