There are 3 ways to get from Santa Monica to Cabo San Lucas by 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.

Recommended option

Fly, bus  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) LAX - SJD
  2. Take the bus from San José del Cabo to Cabo San Lucas

$135 - $1,022

Cheapest option

Bus  •  33 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca 9465
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas

$122 - $200

1 alternative option

Drive  •  26 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Santa Monica to Cabo San Lucas 1172.5 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Monica to Cabo San Lucas is to bus which costs $120 - $200 and takes 33 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Monica to Cabo San Lucas is to fly and bus which costs $130 - $1,100 and takes 6 h 22 min.

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The distance between Santa Monica and Cabo San Lucas is 933 miles. The road distance is 1172.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Monica to Cabo San Lucas without a car is to bus which takes 33 h 28 min and costs $120 - $200.

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It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to get from Santa Monica to Cabo San Lucas, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to San Jose Cabo Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Cabo San Lucas is 1 h ahead of Santa Monica. It is currently 12:18 PM in Santa Monica and 1:18 PM in Cabo San Lucas.

Yes, the driving distance between Santa Monica to Cabo San Lucas is 1172 miles. It takes approximately 26 h 31 min to drive from Santa Monica to Cabo San Lucas.

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Map of how to get from Santa Monica to Cabo San Lucas.
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  • Distance: 933.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 22 min

What companies run services between Santa Monica, CA, USA and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Santa Monica to Cabo San Lucas via 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines, 7th / Olive, 7th / Decatur, Los Angeles, Ca, San Ysidro, Ca, and Tijuana in around 33 h 28 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $2,300
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $2,300
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $2,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $3,200
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $3,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo via Oakland
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $3,400
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $3,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $2,000
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,100
Bus operators
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 Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas
Ave. Duration
27 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx

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