There are 4 ways to get from Santa Monica to Cabo San Lucas by plane, bus, train 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 from Los Angeles, bus  •  6 h 21 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 41 min

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

$111 - $188

2 alternative options

Train to Santa Ana, fly  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Tustin station
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) SNA - SJD

$150 - $828

Drive  •  26 h 31 min

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

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Monica to Cabo San Lucas is to bus which costs $110 - $190 and takes 33 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Monica to Cabo San Lucas is to fly and bus which takes 6 h 21 min and costs $130 - $1,100.

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The distance between Santa Monica and Cabo San Lucas is 1493 km. The road distance is 1876 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Santa Monica to Cabo San Lucas, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Monica to Cabo San Lucas. However, there are services departing from 5th / Santa Monica and arriving at Cabo San Lucas via Los Angeles, Ca and Tijuana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 41 min.

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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 / Decatur, Los Angeles, Ca, San Ysidro, Ca, and Tijuana in around 33 h 41 min.

Airlines
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 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $3,200
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose Cabo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo via San Jose
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo via Oakland
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $2,300
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $2,300
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $3,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $3,400
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
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
Train operators
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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
$90 - $140
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx

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