There are 11 ways to get from Santa Barbara to Culiacan Airport (CUL) by train, plane, bus, night 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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Train to Tijuana, fly to Culiacan  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  2. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Culiacan (CUL) TIJ - CUL

$107 - $513

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Bus, night bus  •  31 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana to Culiacán

$92 - $201

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Bus to Los Angeles, fly to Culiacan  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, CA to Los Angeles Airport, CA
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Culiacan (CUL) LAX - CUL

$174 - $515

Fly Santa Barbara to Culiacan  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Culiacan (CUL) SBA - CUL

$150 - $552

Bus, night bus to Mexicali, fly to Culiacan  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Calexico, Ca
  3. Fly from Mexicali (MXL) to Culiacan (CUL) MXL - CUL

$114 - $395

Train to Santa Ana, fly to Culiacan  •  12 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Culiacan (CUL) SNA - CUL

$176 - $561

Bus to Los Angeles, fly to Mazatlan, bus  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, CA to Los Angeles Airport, CA
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Mazatlan (MZT) LAX - MZT
  3. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Culiacán

$210 - $844

Train, bus Tufesa  •  30 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Yuma Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from 3rd Street @ Gila Street to 2nd Ave and B Street 95
  4. Take the bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Culiacán

$124 - $311

Bus  •  31 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6731 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Huntington Park to Culiacán

$169 - $194

Train, bus TAP Royal International  •  31 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...
  2. Take the bus from Baldwin Park to Culiacán

$210 - $249

Drive  •  20 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Santa Barbara to Culiacan Airport (CUL) 1253.2 miles

$160 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Barbara to Culiacan Airport (CUL) is to bus and night bus which costs $90 - $210 and takes 31 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Barbara to Culiacan Airport (CUL) is to bus and fly which costs $170 - $550 and takes 8 h 52 min.

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The distance between Santa Barbara and Culiacan Airport (CUL) is 997 miles. The road distance is 1253.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Barbara to Culiacan Airport (CUL) without a car is to train and bus which takes 30 h 34 min and costs $120 - $320.

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It takes approximately 11 h 7 min to get from Santa Barbara to Culiacan Airport (CUL), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Santa Barbara to Culiacan Airport (CUL) is to fly which takes 11 h 51 min and costs $150 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $160 - $200 and takes 31 h 8 min.

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The quickest flight from Tijuana Airport to Culiacan Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Culiacan Airport (CUL) is 1 h ahead of Santa Barbara. It is currently 3:41 PM in Santa Barbara and 4:41 PM in Culiacan Airport (CUL).

Yes, the driving distance between Santa Barbara to Culiacan Airport (CUL) is 1253 miles. It takes approximately 20 h 58 min to drive from Santa Barbara to Culiacan Airport (CUL).

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Interjet, Viva Aerobus and Volaris offer flights from Tijuana Airport to Culiacan Airport.

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Map of how to get from Santa Barbara to Culiacan Airport (CUL).
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  • Distance: 996.6 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 7 min

What companies run services between Santa Barbara, CA, USA and Culiacan Airport (CUL), Mexico?

American Airlines, Interjet and five other airlines fly from Santa Barbara to Culiacan Airport (CUL) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santa Barbara to Culiacan Airport (CUL) via Los Angeles, Ca, 7th / Decatur, Pacific / Florence, Huntington Park, and Culiacán in around 31 h 8 min.

Airlines
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Los Angeles to Culiacan via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Culiacan via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Santa Barbara to Culiacan via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Santa Barbara to Culiacan via San Francisco, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Santa Barbara to Culiacan via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Santa Barbara to Culiacan via Phoenix, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Santa Barbara to Culiacan via Denver, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Santa Barbara to Culiacan via San Francisco, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Santa Barbara to Culiacan via Los Angeles, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Mexicali to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via Las Vegas, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via San Jose, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via San Jose Cabo, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via San Francisco, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via Sacramento, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via Denver, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via Oakland, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
10 h 11 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Culiacan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Santa Barbara to Culiacan via Phoenix, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Santa Barbara to Culiacan via Los Angeles, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Santa Barbara to Culiacan via San Francisco, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,700
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via San Jose Cabo, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from Los Angeles to Culiacan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Santa Barbara to Culiacan via San Francisco, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,700
Flights from Santa Barbara to Culiacan via Los Angeles, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
13 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Los Angeles to Culiacan via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Santa Barbara to Culiacan via Phoenix, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Mazatlan
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Mazatlan via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mazatlan
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $110
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Yuma Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Bus operators
Santa Barbara Airbus
Website
sbairbus.com
Bus from Santa Barbara, CA to Los Angeles Airport, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
sbairbus.com
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 Santa Barbara, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Calexico, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Mazatlán to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $25
Book at
GotoBus
Plus
$11 - $16
Platinum
$17 - $22
Ejecutivo
$18 - $25
Bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
19 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Book at
GotoBus
Plus
$45 - $70
Platinum
$70 - $90
Ejecutivo
$80 - $120
YCAT
Phone
+1 928-783-2235
Website
ycipta.org
Bus from 3rd Street @ Gila Street to 2nd Ave and B Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ycipta.org
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Huntington Park to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
27 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Bus from Baldwin Park to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
26 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$172
Schedules at
taproyal.com
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There are 45+ hotels available in Culiacan Airport (CUL). Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Santa Barbara to Santa Barbara Airport is to bus which takes 23 min and costs $1 - $2.

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