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There are 5 ways to get from Sayulita to Culiacán by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Mezcales to Culiacán

$37 - $52

4 alternative options

Bus ACN Autobuses  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Mezcales to Tepic
  2. Take the bus from Tepic to Penas
  3. Take the bus from Las Peñitas to Culiacán

Drive  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Sayulita to Culiacán 382.5 miles

$50 - $75

Fly from Puerto Vallarta  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Culiacan (CUL) PVR - CUL

$95 - $347

Bus to Guadalajara, fly  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Sayulita to Zapoan
  2. Fly from Guadalajara (GDL) to Culiacan (CUL) GDL - CUL

$78 - $269

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The cheapest way to get from Sayulita to Culiacán is to bus which costs $700 - $1000 and takes 10 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sayulita to Culiacán is to fly which costs $1800 - $7000 and takes 6 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sayulita to Culiacán. However, there are services departing from Sayulita and arriving at Culiacán via Mezcales. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 43 min.

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The distance between Sayulita and Culiacán is 480 km. The road distance is 611.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sayulita to Culiacán without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 43 min and costs $700 - $1000.

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It takes approximately 10 h 43 min to get from Sayulita to Culiacán, including transfers.

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Sayulita to Culiacán bus services, operated by TAP, depart from Mezcales station.

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The best way to get from Sayulita to Culiacán is to bus which takes 10 h 43 min and costs $700 - $1000. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $1800 - $7000 and takes 6 h 18 min.

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There is no direct flight from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Culiacan Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h and has one stopover.

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Sayulita to Culiacán bus services, operated by TAP, arrive at Culiacán station.

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Map of how to get from Sayulita to Culiacán.
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  • Distance: 299.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 43 min

What companies run services between Sayulita, Nayarit, Mexico and Culiacán, Mexico?

TAP operates a bus from Sayulita to Culiacán every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 9 h 10 min. Alternatively, Viva Aerobus, Interjet and four other airlines fly from Sayulita to Culiacán hourly.

Airlines
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Culiacan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Culiacan via Mexico City, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Guadalajara to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Culiacan via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from Guadalajara to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Culiacan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Culiacan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Guadalajara to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Bus operators
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Mezcales to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$35 - $50
Bus from Mezcales to Tepic
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$13 - $19
Bus from Tepic to Penas
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$10 - $14
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Tepic to Penas
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
taproyal.com
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Tepic to Las Peñitas
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Las Peñitas to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Vallarta Plus
Website
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Sayulita to Zapoan
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com
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vallartaplus.com

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Culiacán is 1 h behind Sayulita. It is currently 9:32 AM in Sayulita and 8:32 AM in Culiacán.

Yes, the driving distance between Sayulita to Culiacán is 612 km. It takes approximately 7 h 16 min to drive from Sayulita to Culiacán.

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Interjet, Viva Aerobus, Volaris and Aeroméxico offer flights from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Culiacan Airport.

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There are 46+ hotels available in Culiacán. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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