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There are 11 ways to get from Vancouver to Guanajuato by plane, shuttle, bus, train, taxi or car

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Fly Vancouver to Leon/Guanajuato

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver to Portland
  2. Take the bus from Portland to Bakersfield
  3. Take the bus from Bakersfield to La Piedad
  4. Take the bus from La Piedad to Irapuato

Fly Vancouver to Aguascalientes, shuttle

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Aguascalientes (AGU)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Aguascalientes to Guanajuato

Fly Vancouver to Queretaro, shuttle, bus

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Queretaro (QRO)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Queretaro Airport to San Miguel de Allende
  3. Take the bus from San Miguel de Allende to Guanajuato

Fly Vancouver to Mexico City, bus

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Mexico City (MEX)
  2. Take the bus from Mexico to Guanajuato

Fly Vancouver to San Luis Potosi, bus

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to San Luis Potosi (SLP)
  2. Take the bus from San Luis Potosí to León
  3. Take the bus from León to Guanajuato

Shuttle to Bellingham, fly to Leon/Guanajuato

  1. Take a shuttle bus from River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond to Bellingham Airport
  2. Fly from Bellingham (BLI) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX)

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Vancouver to Seattle
  2. Take the train from Seattle to Los Angeles
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles to Oceanside
  4. Take the bus from Oceanside to Tijuana Central Bus Term
  5. Take the bus from Tijuana to León
  6. Take the bus from León to Guanajuato

Train, bus, taxi

  1. Take the train from Vancouver to Seattle
  2. Take the train from Seattle to Los Angeles
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles to San Antonio Amtrak Station
  4. Take the bus from San Antonio to Monterrey
  5. Take the bus from Monterrey to San Miguel
  6. Take a taxi from San Miguel to Guanajuato

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver to Seattle
  2. Take the train from Seattle to Los Angeles
  3. Take the bus from Huntington Park to Guadalajara
  4. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Guanajuato

Drive

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Guanajuato
Canada → Mexico
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International entry into Mexico from Canada

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Canada
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Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Mexico from Canada

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Mexico

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Considerations leaving from Canada

The official advice is to delay international travel until fully vaccinated

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Mexico is currently allowed from Canada.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Guanajuato is 911.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Guanajuato is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Guanajuato is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 911.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Canada from Mexico.

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Last updated: 25 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Guanajuato is to fly which costs $370 - $400 and takes 11h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Guanajuato is to fly which costs $370 - $400 and takes 11h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to Guanajuato. However, there are services departing from Vancouver and arriving at Guanajuato via Portland, Bakersfield, La Piedad and Irapuato. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 4h.

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The distance between Vancouver and Guanajuato is 3689 km. The road distance is 4443.3 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Guanajuato without a car is to bus which takes 3 days 4h and costs $250 - $550.

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It takes approximately 11h 42m to get from Vancouver to Guanajuato, including transfers.

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Vancouver to Guanajuato bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Vancouver station.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Guanajuato is to fly which takes 11h 42m and costs $370 - $400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $250 - $550 and takes 3 days 4h.

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There is no direct flight from Vancouver Airport to Leon/Guanajuato Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 53m and has one stopover.

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Vancouver to Guanajuato bus services, operated by Coordinados, arrive at Irapuato station.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Guanajuato.
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  • Distance: 3689 km
  • Duration: 11h 42m

What companies run services between Vancouver, BC, Canada and Guanajuato, Mexico?

Aeroméxico, American Airlines and five other airlines fly from Vancouver to Guanajuato every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vancouver to Guanajuato via Portland, Portland, Bakersfield, La Piedad, and Irapuato in around 3 days 4h.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
aeromexico.com
Flights from Vancouver to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6500 - $14000
Flights from Vancouver to Leon/Guanajuato via San Francisco, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11h 58m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$6500 - $14000
Flights from Vancouver to Aguascalientes via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6000 - $18000
Flights from Vancouver to Queretaro via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5500 - $17000
Flights from Vancouver to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6500 - $18000
Flights from Vancouver to San Luis Potosi via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5000 - $16000
Flights from Bellingham to Leon/Guanajuato via Los Angeles, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$6000 - $19000
Flights from Bellingham to Leon/Guanajuato via Las Vegas, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
12h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$6000 - $18000
Flights from Bellingham to Leon/Guanajuato via Seattle, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$6000 - $18000
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6500 - $14000
Flights from Vancouver to Leon/Guanajuato via San Francisco, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11h 58m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$6500 - $14000
Flights from Vancouver to Queretaro via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5500 - $17000
Flights from Vancouver to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6500 - $18000
Flights from Vancouver to San Luis Potosi via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5000 - $16000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Vancouver to Leon/Guanajuato via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
13h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5500 - $15000
Flights from Vancouver to Aguascalientes via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
14h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6000 - $22000
Flights from Vancouver to Queretaro via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
11h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6000 - $21000
Flights from Vancouver to Mexico City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6500 - $19000
Flights from Vancouver to San Luis Potosi via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
11h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5000 - $19000
Flights from Vancouver to San Luis Potosi via Denver, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5500 - $17000
Flights from Bellingham to Leon/Guanajuato via Seattle, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
12h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6500 - $20000
Flights from Bellingham to Leon/Guanajuato via San Diego, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
11h 14m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$7000 - $24000
Flights from Bellingham to Leon/Guanajuato via Las Vegas, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
11h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$6500 - $23000
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Vancouver to Leon/Guanajuato via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$4100 - $14000
Flights from Vancouver to Queretaro via Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
9h 23m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$8000 - $16000
Flights from Vancouver to Queretaro via Cancun
Ave. Duration
9h 26m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$10000 - $20000
Flights from Bellingham to Leon/Guanajuato via Oakland
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$4900 - $16000
Flights from Bellingham to Leon/Guanajuato via Seattle, Sacramento
Ave. Duration
10h 6m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$4800 - $16000
Flights from Bellingham to Leon/Guanajuato via Seattle, San Jose
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$4900 - $16000
Flights from Bellingham to Leon/Guanajuato via Seattle, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10h 49m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$4800 - $16000
Flights from Bellingham to Leon/Guanajuato via Seattle, Oakland
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$4900 - $16000
Flights from Bellingham to Leon/Guanajuato via Seattle, Fresno
Ave. Duration
11h 9m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$4800 - $16000
Flights from Bellingham to Leon/Guanajuato via Oakland, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
12h 18m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$4900 - $16000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Aguascalientes via Edmonton, Houston
Ave. Duration
13h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$7000 - $21000
Flights from Vancouver to Queretaro via Edmonton, Houston
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$6500 - $20000
Flights from Vancouver to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6000 - $16000
Flights from Vancouver to Mexico City via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5500 - $13000
Flights from Vancouver to Mexico City via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6000 - $16000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Vancouver to Mexico City via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5500 - $13000
Flights from Vancouver to Mexico City via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5500 - $13000
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Vancouver to Leon/Guanajuato via Cancun
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$8000 - $18000
TAR Aerolineas
Website
tarmexico.com
Flights from Vancouver to Aguascalientes via Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$8000 - $16000
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$650 - $950
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$650 - $950
Premium
$3900 - $5500
Flexi Coach Seat
$1000 - $1600
Business Seat
$1000 - $1500
Train from Seattle to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
35h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2600 - $3700
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$2600 - $3700
Premium
$7500 - $11000
Flexi Coach Seat
$5000 - $8000
Business Seat
$5500 - $8500
Train from Los Angeles to Oceanside
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$500 - $750
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Premium
$3700 - $5500
Flexi Coach Seat
$800 - $1200
Business Seat
$750 - $1100
Train from Los Angeles to San Antonio Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2600 - $3800
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$2600 - $3800
Premium
$7500 - $11000
Flexi Coach Seat
$5500 - $8000
Business Seat
$5500 - $8500
Bus operators
BajioGo
Phone
+52 415 185 8665
Email
info@bajiogo.com
Website
bajiogo.com
Shuttle from Queretaro Airport to San Miguel de Allende
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$495
Schedules at
bajiogo.com
ETN
Phone
+52 800 800 0386
Email
atn_clientes@etn.com.mx
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from San Miguel de Allende to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Online discount
$110 - $160
Regular price at station
$130 - $180
Bus from Mexico Norte to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$500 - $800
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Online discount
$500 - $700
Regular price at station
$550 - $800
Bus from Guadalajara to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$390 - $850
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Online discount
$390 - $550
Regular price at station
$450 - $600
Primera Plus
Phone
+52 477 710 0060
Website
wl.primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from San Miguel de Allende to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Book at
cotizador.conectagfa.com.mx
Bus from Mexico to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$550 - $750
Book at
cotizador.conectagfa.com.mx
Bus from San Luis Potosí to León
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$300 - $400
Book at
cotizador.conectagfa.com.mx
Bus from La Piedad to Irapuato
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$160 - $210
Book at
cotizador.conectagfa.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$420 - $550
Book at
cotizador.conectagfa.com.mx
Omnibus de Mexico
Phone
+52 800 765 6636
Email
contacto@odm.com.mx
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from San Luis Potosí to León
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Child & Senior discount
$160 - $240
Regular
$330 - $480
Quick Shuttle
Phone
1.800.665.2122
Email
rez@quickcoach.com
Website
quickcoach.com
Shuttle from River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond to Bellingham Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$550 - $1200
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Vancouver to Portland
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$470 - $1200
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$550 - $1200
Adult Advance Purchase
$470 - $650
Bus from Vancouver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$260 - $1000
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$360 - $1000
Adult Advance Purchase
$260 - $360
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland to Bakersfield
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1800 - $2500
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$1800 - $2500
Flexible
$2600 - $3800
Bus from Oceanside to Tijuana Central Bus Term
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$260 - $380
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$260 - $380
Flexible
$600 - $900
Autobuses Elite
Phone
800 507 5500
Email
contacto@estrellablanca.com.mx
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Piedad to Irapuato
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$145
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to León
Ave. Duration
36h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2453
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Transportes Frontera
Phone
800 507 5500
Email
contacto@estrellablanca.com.mx
Website
transportesfrontera.com.mx
Bus from Monterrey to San Miguel
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$450
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Omnibus Mexicanos S.A. de C.V.
Phone
800 765 6636
Email
contacto@odm.com.mx
Website
omnibusmexicanos.com.mx
Bus from Huntington Park to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
40h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3477
Schedules at
omnibusmexicanos.com.mx
Other operators
Taxi from San Miguel to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Estimated price
$2000 - $2400

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Guanajuato is 2h ahead of Vancouver. It is currently 11:16 AM in Vancouver and 1:16 PM in Guanajuato.

Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Guanajuato is 4443 km. It takes approximately 2 days 0h to drive from Vancouver to Guanajuato.

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Volaris, WestJet, Viva Aerobus and three other airlines offer flights from Vancouver Airport to Leon/Guanajuato Airport.

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There are 100+ hotels available in Guanajuato. Prices start at $2000 MXN per night.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport is to subway which takes 24 min and costs $3 - $6.

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