There are 5 ways to get from Tijuana 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 14 min

  1. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Acapulco (ACA) TIJ - ACA

$236 - $924

Cheapest option

Bus TAP  •  46 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Morelia
  2. Take the bus from Morelia to Acapulco Morelia

$126 - $237

3 alternative options

Bus  •  43 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Guadalajara
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Acapulco Guadalajara

$148 - $201

Bus via Acapulco  •  45 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Guadalajara
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Acapulco Puerto Vallarta-Acapulco

$133 - $191

Drive  •  34 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Tijuana to Acapulco 2046.1 miles

$270 - $400

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tijuana to Acapulco is to bus which costs $2500 - $3600 and takes 45 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tijuana to Acapulco is to fly which costs $4400 - $18000 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tijuana to Acapulco. However, there are services departing from Tijuana and arriving at Acapulco via Guadalajara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 25 min.

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The distance between Tijuana and Acapulco is 2445 km. The road distance is 3273.8 km.

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The best way to get from Tijuana to Acapulco without a car is to bus which takes 43 h 25 min and costs $2700 - $3800.

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Tijuana to Acapulco, including transfers.

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Tijuana to Acapulco bus services, operated by Autobuses Elite, depart from Tijuana station.

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The best way to get from Tijuana to Acapulco is to fly which takes 5 h 14 min and costs $4400 - $18000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $2700 - $3800 and takes 43 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Tijuana to Acapulco.
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  • Distance: 1528.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

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

Volaris, Aeroméxico and Interjet fly from Tijuana to Acapulco 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tijuana to Acapulco via Guadalajara in around 43 h 25 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Tijuana to Acapulco via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,500
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Tijuana to Acapulco via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tijuana to Acapulco
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Bus operators
Autobuses Elite
Phone
01 800 507 5500, 57290807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tijuana to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
30 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Primera
$99
Primera Select
$106
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Acapulco
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$50 - $75
Full Fare
$65 - $95
Regular Price
$88
Internet Discount
$75
Bus from Morelia to Acapulco
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Book at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$40 - $60
Full Fare
$50 - $70
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Acapulco
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$35 - $55
Primera Select
$60 - $85

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