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There are 3 ways to get from Tijuana to Culiacán by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Culiacan (CUL) TIJ - CUL

$60 - $349

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Bus  •  15 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana Buenavista to Culiacán 1385 Puebla-Ensenada / ...

$55 - $110

1 alternative option

Drive  •  18 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Tijuana to Culiacán 1097.6 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Tijuana to Culiacán is to bus which costs $1100 - $2100 and takes 15 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tijuana to Culiacán is to fly which costs $1100 - $7000 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tijuana Buenavista and arriving at Culiacán. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h 37 min.

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The distance between Tijuana and Culiacán is 1270 km. The road distance is 1756.1 km.

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The best way to get from Tijuana to Culiacán without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 37 min and costs $1100 - $2100.

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Tijuana to Culiacán, including transfers.

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Tijuana to Culiacán bus services, operated by ACN Autobuses, depart from Tijuana Buenavista station.

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The best way to get from Tijuana to Culiacán is to fly which takes 3 h 20 min and costs $1100 - $7000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1100 - $2100 and takes 15 h 37 min.

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The quickest flight from Tijuana Airport to Culiacan Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Tijuana to Culiacán bus services, operated by ACN Autobuses, arrive at Culiacán station.

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Map of how to get from Tijuana to Culiacán.
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  • Distance: 793.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

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

Aeroméxico, Interjet and two other airlines fly from Tijuana to Culiacán every 4 hours. Alternatively, ACN Autobuses operates a bus from Tijuana to Culiacán twice daily, and the journey takes 15 h 37 min. TAP also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Tijuana to Culiacan
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Bus operators
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Tijuana Buenavista to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
15 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
TAP

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Culiacán is 1 h ahead of Tijuana. It is currently 1:23 AM in Tijuana and 2:23 AM in Culiacán.

Yes, the driving distance between Tijuana to Culiacán is 1756 km. It takes approximately 18 h 29 min to drive from Tijuana to Culiacán.

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Aeroméxico, Interjet, Viva Aerobus and Volaris offer flights from Tijuana 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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The best way to get from Tijuana to Tijuana Airport is to bus which takes 4 min and costs .

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