There are 7 ways to get from San Diego to Mazatlan Airport (MZT) by plane, bus or car

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Fly Tijuana to Mazatlan  •  4 h 50 min

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

$114 - $318

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Bus  •  29 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mazatlán

$81 - $148

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Fly San Diego to Mazatlan  •  7 h 8 min

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

$192 - $1,402

Fly Tijuana to Culiacan, bus  •  7 h 53 min

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

$88 - $460

Bus via San Luis Río Colorado  •  27 h 53 min

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

$86 - $144

Bus Tufesa  •  32 h 50 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

$104 - $206

Drive  •  20 h 23 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Mazatlan Airport (MZT) 1214.6 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Mazatlan Airport (MZT) is to bus which costs $85 - $150 and takes 27 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Mazatlan Airport (MZT) is to fly which costs $110 - $320 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Mazatlan Airport (MZT) is 941 miles. The road distance is 1214.6 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Mazatlan Airport (MZT) without a car is to bus which takes 27 h 53 min and costs $85 - $150.

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from San Diego to Mazatlan Airport (MZT), including transfers.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Mazatlan Airport (MZT) is to fly which takes 4 h 50 min and costs $110 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $150 and takes 27 h 53 min.

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The quickest flight from Tijuana Airport to Mazatlan Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 29 min.

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Mazatlan Airport (MZT) is 1 h ahead of San Diego. It is currently 7:59 AM in San Diego and 8:59 AM in Mazatlan Airport (MZT).

Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Mazatlan Airport (MZT) is 1215 miles. It takes approximately 20 h 23 min to drive from San Diego to Mazatlan Airport (MZT).

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Volaris offers flights from Tijuana Airport to Mazatlan Airport.

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There are 314+ hotels available in Mazatlan Airport (MZT). Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Diego to San Diego Airport is to line 992 bus which takes 9 min and costs $2 - $3.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Mazatlan Airport (MZT).
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  • Distance: 940.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Mazatlan Airport (MZT), Mexico?

Volaris flies from San Diego to Mazatlan Airport (MZT) once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Mazatlan Airport (MZT) via San Ysidro/Intl Border, Tijuana, San Luis Río Colorado, and Mazatlán in around 27 h 53 min.

Airlines
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tijuana to Mazatlan
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 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 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from San Diego to Mazatlan via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 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
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Culiacán to Mazatlán
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $29
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$20 - $29
Full Fare
$18 - $26
Regular Price
$12
Internet Discount
$11
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
$22
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
$65 - $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
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Mazatlán
Ave. Duration
22 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
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GotoBus
Plus
$50 - $80
Platinum
$80 - $110
Ejecutivo
$90 - $130

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