There are 4 ways to get from Tapachula to Acapulco 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  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Tapachula (TAP) to Acapulco (ACA) TAP - ACA

$110 - $418

Cheapest option

Bus via Puerto Escondido  •  23 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Tapachula Terminal OCC to Puerto Escondido Occ
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Escondido to Acapulco Centro

$47 - $85

2 alternative options

Bus  •  23 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Tapachula to México TAPO Gl/Occ
  2. Take the bus from México City TAPO Bus to Acapulco México-Acapulco

$62 - $115

Drive  •  16 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Tapachula to Acapulco 685 miles

$90 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tapachula to Acapulco is to bus which costs $950 - $1800 and takes 23 h 21 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Tapachula to Acapulco is to fly which takes 5 h 52 min and costs $2100 - $8500.

More details

The distance between Tapachula and Acapulco is 845 km. The road distance is 1096 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Tapachula to Acapulco, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Tapachula to Acapulco. However, there are services departing from Tapachula Terminal OCC and arriving at Acapulco Centro via Puerto Escondido. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 21 min.

More details

What companies run services between Tapachula, Mexico and Acapulco, Mexico?

Aeroméxico, Volaris and Interjet fly from Tapachula to Acapulco every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tapachula to Acapulco via Puerto Escondido in around 23 h 21 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Tapachula to Acapulco via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tapachula Terminal OCC to Puerto Escondido
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$35 - $55
Economy
$28 - $45
Bus from Tapachula to México TAPO
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$50 - $75
Economy
$45 - $70
Bus from México City TAPO Bus to Acapulco
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$25 - $40
Economy
$16 - $24

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Train travel in France: A guide to SNCF, How do I get from Sydney to Melbourne and Italian Lakes: Getting around by train - to help you get the most out of your next trip.