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There are 10 ways to get from Washington to Cabo San Lucas by plane, train, 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.

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Fly from Washington Dulles  •  10h 27m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) IAD - SJD

$6395 - $22445

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Fly from Reagan Washington  •  10h 4m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) DCA - SJD

$5801 - $20361

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Train to Baltimore, fly  •  10h 14m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) BWI - SJD

$6944 - $24266

Train to Richmond, fly  •  12h 11m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) RIC - SJD

$8565 - $39929

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  11h 50m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) PHL - SJD

$7485 - $27396

Train, bus  •  3 days 21h

  1. Take the train from Rockville Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Victorville Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Victorville, CA to San Ysidro, CA Lv
  4. Take the bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas

$8290 - $12283

Bus  •  4 days 3h

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Los Angeles, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
  4. Take the bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas

$7821 - $11129

Bus via Chicago  •  4 days 6h

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Blythe, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Blythe to San Ysidro
  4. Take the bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas

$8330 - $12275

Train, bus via Yuma  •  4 days 19h

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Yuma Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Yuma to San Ysidro, CA
  4. Take the bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas

$8814 - $12638

Drive  •  2 days 15h

  1. Drive from Washington to Cabo San Lucas 3489.8 miles

$9000 - $13000

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Cabo San Lucas is to train and bus which costs $430 - $650 and takes 3 days 21h.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Cabo San Lucas is to fly which costs $300 - $1,100 and takes 10h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Cabo San Lucas. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Cabo San Lucas via Harrisburg, Pa, Los Angeles, Ca and Tijuana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 days 3h.

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The distance between Washington and Cabo San Lucas is 2236 miles. The road distance is 3489.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Cabo San Lucas without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 days 21h and costs $430 - $650.

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It takes approximately 10h 27m to get from Washington to Cabo San Lucas, including transfers.

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Washington to Cabo San Lucas bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Cabo San Lucas is to fly which takes 10h 27m and costs $330 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $400 - $600 and takes 4 days 3h.

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There is no direct flight from Washington Dulles Airport to San Jose Cabo Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 15m and has one stopover.

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Washington to Cabo San Lucas bus services, operated by ABC, arrive at Cabo San Lucas station.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Cabo San Lucas.
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  • Distance: 2236.2 miles
  • Duration: 10h 27m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico?

United Airlines, American Airlines and five other airlines fly from Washington to Cabo San Lucas hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Cabo San Lucas via Harrisburg, Pa, Los Angeles, Ca, San Ysidro, Ca, and Tijuana in around 4 days 3h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to San Jose Cabo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5000 - $31000
Flights from Washington Dulles to San Jose Cabo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$5000 - $31000
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Jose Cabo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5000 - $31000
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Jose Cabo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$5500 - $33000
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Jose Cabo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$5500 - $32000
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Jose Cabo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6000 - $35000
Flights from Baltimore to San Jose Cabo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6000 - $35000
Flights from Baltimore to San Jose Cabo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$6000 - $35000
Flights from Baltimore to San Jose Cabo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$7000 - $38000
Flights from Richmond to San Jose Cabo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6500 - $39000
Flights from Richmond to San Jose Cabo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$6500 - $39000
Flights from Richmond to San Jose Cabo via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6500 - $39000
Flights from Richmond to San Jose Cabo via New York La Guardia, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10h 38m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$8000 - $44000
Flights from Philadelphia to San Jose Cabo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6500 - $38000
Flights from Philadelphia to San Jose Cabo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$7500 - $42000
Flights from Philadelphia to San Jose Cabo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$6500 - $38000
Flights from Philadelphia to San Jose Cabo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$7000 - $39000
Flights from Philadelphia to San Jose Cabo via Fort Wayne, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6500 - $38000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to San Jose Cabo via Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5500 - $30000
Flights from Washington Dulles to San Jose Cabo via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$6500 - $33000
Flights from Washington Dulles to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 48m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$7500 - $36000
Flights from Washington Dulles to San Jose Cabo via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10h 12m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$8500 - $39000
Flights from Washington Dulles to San Jose Cabo via New Orleans, Houston
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$6000 - $30000
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Jose Cabo via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6000 - $30000
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Jose Cabo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$6000 - $32000
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Jose Cabo via Cleveland, Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$6000 - $32000
Flights from Baltimore to San Jose Cabo via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6500 - $33000
Flights from Baltimore to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$8500 - $41000
Flights from Baltimore to San Jose Cabo via Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$7500 - $37000
Flights from Richmond to San Jose Cabo via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$7000 - $37000
Flights from Richmond to San Jose Cabo via Denver
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$8500 - $41000
Flights from Richmond to San Jose Cabo via Washington Dulles, Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$7500 - $38000
Flights from Philadelphia to San Jose Cabo via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$7000 - $36000
Flights from Philadelphia to San Jose Cabo via Denver
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$8000 - $39000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to San Jose Cabo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6000 - $36000
Flights from Washington Dulles to San Jose Cabo via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h 21m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$7500 - $42000
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Jose Cabo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6000 - $36000
Flights from Baltimore to San Jose Cabo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6500 - $40000
Flights from Baltimore to San Jose Cabo via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h 1m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$8000 - $47000
Flights from Richmond to San Jose Cabo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$7500 - $45000
Flights from Philadelphia to San Jose Cabo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$7000 - $43000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to San Jose Cabo via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$6000 - $22000
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Jose Cabo via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$5500 - $20000
Flights from Baltimore to San Jose Cabo via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$6000 - $22000
Flights from Baltimore to San Jose Cabo via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$7000 - $24000
Flights from Philadelphia to San Jose Cabo via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$6500 - $24000
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$7000 - $25000
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$7500 - $26000
Flights from Baltimore to San Jose Cabo via San Diego
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$8000 - $28000
Flights from Baltimore to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$8000 - $28000
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$650 - $1200
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$650 - $1200
Business Class Seat
$1000 - $2000
Train from Washington Union Station to Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$900 - $1700
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$900 - $1700
Business Class Seat
$1400 - $2600
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$950 - $1900
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$950 - $1900
Business Class Seat
$1500 - $2700
Amtrak Acela Express

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1400 - $2000
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$1400 - $2000
First Class
$1400 - $3600
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2100 - $3000
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$2100 - $3000
First Class
$2600 - $5000
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$550 - $800
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$550 - $800
Premium
$3700 - $5500
Flexi Coach Seat
$850 - $1300
Business Seat
$800 - $1200
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$600 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$600 - $850
Premium
$3700 - $5500
Flexi Coach Seat
$950 - $1400
Business Seat
$900 - $1400
Train from Rockville Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1500 - $2200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$1500 - $2200
Premium
$5500 - $8000
Flexi Coach Seat
$3100 - $4600
Business Seat
$3300 - $4700
Train from Chicago Union Station to Victorville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
39h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3700 - $5500
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$3700 - $5500
Premium
$9500 - $14000
Flexi Coach Seat
$7500 - $12000
Business Seat
$8500 - $12000
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1600 - $2300
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$1600 - $2300
Premium
$5500 - $8000
Flexi Coach Seat
$3100 - $4700
Business Seat
$3300 - $4800
Train from Chicago Union Station to Yuma Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 12h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4200 - $6000
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$4200 - $6000
Premium
$10000 - $15000
Flexi Coach Seat
$9000 - $13000
Business Seat
$9500 - $14000
Bus operators
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Victorville, CA to San Ysidro, CA
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$600 - $1000
Book at
GotoBus
ABC
Phone
+52 664 104 7400 / +52 800 025 0222
Email
autobusesdelabajacalifornia@abc.com.mx
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas
Ave. Duration
27h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2100 - $3100
Schedules at
abc.com.mx
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$340 - $480
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$340 - $480
Flexible
$700 - $1100
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 days 14h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5000 - $7000
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$5000 - $7000
Flexible
$7000 - $10000
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$380 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$380 - $550
Flexible
$750 - $1100
Bus from Washington, Dc to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1500 - $2100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$1500 - $2100
Flexible
$2300 - $3300
Bus from Chicago, Il to Blythe, Ca
Ave. Duration
43h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3700 - $5500
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$3700 - $5500
Flexible
$5000 - $7500
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Los Angeles to San Ysidro
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to San Ysidro
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$800 - $1200
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Blythe to San Ysidro
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1000 - $1600
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Yuma to San Ysidro, CA
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$900 - $1300
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Cabo San Lucas is 2h behind Washington. It is currently 4:13 PM in Washington and 2:13 PM in Cabo San Lucas.

Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Cabo San Lucas is 3490 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 15h to drive from Washington to Cabo San Lucas.

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Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Washington Dulles Airport to San Jose Cabo Airport.

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There are 544+ hotels available in Cabo San Lucas. Prices start at $2872 MXN per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Washington Dulles Airport is to bus which takes 38m and costs $8.

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