There are 6 ways to get from Santa Maria to Mexicali by plane, bus or train

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 Santa Maria to Mexicali  •  22 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Santa Maria (RIA) to Mexicali (MXL) RIA - MXL

$565 - $1,619

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Fly Santa Maria to Tijuana, bus  •  24 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Santa Maria (RIA) to Tijuana (TIJ) RIA - TIJ
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana International Airport to Mexicali

$523 - $1,431

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Fly Santa Maria to El Centro  •  34 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Santa Maria (RIA) to El Centro (IPL) RIA - IPL

$613 - $1,816

Bus, bus to Porto Alegre, fly to Mexicali  •  27 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Maria to Sao Sepé
  2. Take the bus from Sao Sepe to Porto Alegre
  3. Fly from Porto Alegre (POA) to Mexicali (MXL) POA - MXL

$825 - $2,227

Fly Santa Maria to San Diego, bus  •  25 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Santa Maria (RIA) to San Diego (SAN) RIA - SAN
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali

$681 - $2,241

Fly Santa Maria to Los Angeles, train, bus  •  30 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Santa Maria (RIA) to Los Angeles (LAX) RIA - LAX
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali

$525 - $1,221

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Maria to Mexicali is to fly and train and bus which costs R$ 2100 - R$ 5000 and takes 30 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Maria to Mexicali is to fly which costs R$ 2200 - R$ 7000 and takes 22 h 37 min.

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The distance between Santa Maria and Mexicali is 9494 km.

It takes approximately 22 h 37 min to get from Santa Maria to Mexicali, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Santa Maria Airport to Mexicali Airport. The quickest flight takes 27 h 49 min and has three stopovers.

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Mexicali is 5 h behind Santa Maria. It is currently 12:28 AM in Santa Maria and 8:28 PM in Mexicali.

Aerolíneas Argentinas, Volaris, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and two other airlines offer flights from Santa Maria Airport to Mexicali Airport.

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There are 45+ hotels available in Mexicali. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Santa Maria to Santa Maria Airport is to taxi which takes 27 min and costs R$ 40 - R$ 55.

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  • Distance: 5934 miles
  • Duration: 22 h 37 min

What companies run services between Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil and Mexicali, Mexico?

Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras, Aerolíneas Argentinas and three other airlines fly from Santa Maria to Mexicali 3 times a day.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Santa Maria to Mexicali via Porto Alegre, Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
21 h 49 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,700
Flights from Santa Maria to Mexicali via Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
32 h 44 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,700
Flights from Santa Maria to Tijuana via Porto Alegre, Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
21 h 2 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flights from Santa Maria to Tijuana via Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
31 h 38 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flights from Porto Alegre to Mexicali via Sao Paulo, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
20 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from Porto Alegre to Mexicali via Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
18 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,400
Flights from Santa Maria to Los Angeles via Porto Alegre, Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
22 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Santa Maria to Mexicali via Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
32 h 43 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,700
Flights from Santa Maria to Mexicali via Porto Alegre, Lima, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
32 h 43 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from Porto Alegre to Mexicali via Lima, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
20 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Flights from Porto Alegre to Mexicali via Panama City, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Flights from Porto Alegre to Mexicali via Sao Paulo, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
20 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,400
Mokulele
Website
mokuleleairlines.com
Flights from Santa Maria to El Centro via Porto Alegre, Lima, San Salvador, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
33 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Santa Maria to El Centro via Porto Alegre, Lima, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
33 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Santa Maria to El Centro via Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
43 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $2,300
Flights from Santa Maria to El Centro via Porto Alegre, Panama City, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
43 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Santa Maria to San Diego via Porto Alegre, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
21 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,700
Flights from Santa Maria to Los Angeles via Porto Alegre, Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
22 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Santa Maria to Tijuana via Porto Alegre, Lima, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
31 h 38 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Santa Maria to Los Angeles via Porto Alegre, Lima, San Salvador
Ave. Duration
29 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Santa Maria to San Diego via Porto Alegre, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
21 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Santa Maria to San Diego via Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
21 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,200
Flights from Santa Maria to Los Angeles via Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
21 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Santa Maria to San Diego via Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo Viracopos, Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
30 h 19 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,200
Flights from Santa Maria to Los Angeles via Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo Viracopos, Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Santa Maria to Los Angeles via Porto Alegre, Brasilia, Miami
Ave. Duration
22 h 11 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,900
Flights from Santa Maria to Los Angeles via Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo, Miami
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Santa Maria to San Diego via Porto Alegre, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Houston
Ave. Duration
22 h 44 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Santa Maria to Los Angeles via Porto Alegre, Panama City
Ave. Duration
34 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 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
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana International Airport to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.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
Planalto
Phone
+55 55 3220-7470
Email
contato@planalto.com.br
Website
planalto.com.br
Bus from Santa Maria to Sao Sepé
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
e-commerce.passagensweb.net
Book at
e-commerce.passagensweb.net
Bus from Sao Sepe to Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
e-commerce.passagensweb.net
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
$18
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx

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