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There are 8 ways to get from San Diego to Mazatlan Airport (MZT) by plane, train, 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.

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Fly Tijuana to Mazatlan  •  5 h

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

$112 - $302

Cheapest option

Bus TAP  •  29 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mazatlán

$75 - $148

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Fly San Diego to Mazatlan  •  6 h 34 min

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

$252 - $952

Train to Los Angeles, fly to Mazatlan  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Mazatlan (MZT) LAX - MZT

$183 - $824

Fly Tijuana to Culiacan, bus  •  8 h 1 min

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

$84 - $434

Bus ACN Autobuses  •  20 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana Buenavista to Villa Unión 1385 Puebla-Ensenada / ...

$88 - $99

Bus via Santa Ana, Ca  •  29 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca 9480 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Santa Ana to Mazatlan R. Urias 417 Santa Rosa / ...

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 - $100 and takes 20 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Mazatlan Airport (MZT) is to fly which costs $110 - $310 and takes 5 h.

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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 20 h 44 min and costs $85 - $100.

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It takes approximately 5 h 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 5 h and costs $110 - $310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $100 and takes 20 h 44 min.

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The quickest flight from Tijuana Airport to Mazatlan Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 23 min.

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Mazatlan Airport (MZT) is 1 h ahead of San Diego. It is currently 11:00 PM in San Diego and 12:00 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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Map of how to get from San Diego to Mazatlan Airport (MZT).
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  • Distance: 940.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

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, ACN Autobuses operates a bus from San Diego to Mazatlan Airport (MZT) 5 times a day. Tickets cost $76 and the journey takes 18 h 9 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Mazatlan via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from San Diego to Mazatlan via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from San Diego to Mazatlan via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Los Angeles to Mazatlan
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Mazatlan via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tijuana to Mazatlan
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Mazatlan via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Mazatlan
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Mazatlan via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,700
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Tufesa Mexico
Phone
(604) 952 0138
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Culiacán to Mazatlán
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Tijuana Buenavista to Villa Unión
Ave. Duration
18 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Santa Ana to Mazatlan R. Urias
Ave. Duration
26 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
TAP
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Diego, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35

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There are 262+ 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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