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There are 9 ways to get from Santa Barbara to Culiacan Airport (CUL) by train, 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.

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Train to Tijuana, fly to Culiacan  •  11 h 7 min

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

$112 - $513

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Bus to Los Angeles, fly to Culiacan  •  8 h 50 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  •  9 h 20 min

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

$150 - $552

Train, bus to Mexicali, fly to Culiacan  •  13 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
  3. Fly from Mexicali (MXL) to Culiacan (CUL) MXL - CUL

$137 - $431

Train to Santa Ana, fly to Culiacan  •  13 h 13 min

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

$176 - $561

Bus to Los Angeles, fly to Mazatlan, bus  •  10 h 31 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

$212 - $839

Bus ACN Autobuses  •  27 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6731 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Culiacán 417 Santa Rosa / ...

Bus TAP Royal International  •  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

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 which costs $160 - $200 and takes 31 h 8 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 50 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 bus which takes 27 h 25 min and costs .

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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 9 h 20 min and costs $150 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 27 h 25 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 10:54 AM in Santa Barbara and 11:54 AM 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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Aeroméxico, Interjet, Viva Aerobus and Volaris offer flights from Tijuana Airport to Culiacan Airport.

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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 six 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, Los Angeles, and Culiacán in around 27 h 25 min.

Airlines
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Los Angeles to Culiacan via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Culiacan via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Santa Barbara to Culiacan via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 44 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Santa Barbara to Culiacan via San Francisco, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Santa Barbara to Culiacan via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 59 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Santa Barbara to Culiacan via Denver, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 24 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Santa Barbara to Culiacan via Phoenix, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
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 Santa Ana to Culiacan via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via San Jose, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via Las Vegas, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via Oakland, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via San Francisco, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via San Jose Cabo, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via Denver, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
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 San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Culiacan via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Santa Barbara to Culiacan via Phoenix, San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Santa Barbara to Culiacan via San Francisco, San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Santa Barbara to Culiacan via Los Angeles, San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Santa Barbara to Culiacan via Denver, San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via San Francisco, San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via Salt Lake City, San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via Phoenix, San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via Oakland, San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Monterrey
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Culiacan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Santa Barbara to Culiacan via Phoenix, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Santa Barbara to Culiacan via Las Vegas, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Santa Barbara to Culiacan via Los Angeles, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via San Jose Cabo, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Santa Barbara to Culiacan via Phoenix, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Santa Ana to Culiacan via Phoenix, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
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
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from Los Angeles to Culiacan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Santa Barbara to Culiacan via Los Angeles, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Culiacan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Santa Barbara to Culiacan via Phoenix, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
TAR Aerolineas
Website
tarmexico.com
Flights from Santa Barbara to Culiacan via Phoenix, Hermosillo
Ave. Duration
11 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mazatlan
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station 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 Station to Santa Ana Amtrak Station
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
Bus operators
Santa Barbara Airbus
Website
sbairbus.com
Bus from Santa Barbara, CA to Los Angeles Airport, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
sbairbus.com
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Aguacaliente
Phone
6646212955
Email
atencionaclientes@autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Website
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Tufesa Mexico
Phone
(604) 952 0138
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
24 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
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

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There are 46+ hotels available in Culiacan Airport (CUL). Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Santa Barbara to Santa Barbara Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs $1 - $2.

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