There are 5 ways to get from Xalapa to Oaxaca by bus, car or plane

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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Bus via Puebla Terminal CAPU  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Xalapa to Puebla CAPU Ado/Gl/Au
  2. Take the bus from Puebla Terminal CAPU to ADO Oaxaca Puebla-Oaxaca

$26 - $68

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Xalapa to ADO Oaxaca Occ

$19 - $40

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Xalapa to Oaxaca 267.8 miles

$35 - $55

Bus to Veracruz, fly  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Xalapa to Veracruz Airport
  2. Fly from Veracruz (VER) to Oaxaca (OAX) VER - OAX

$146 - $347

Bus to Mexico City, fly  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Xalapa to Mexico City TAPO
  2. Fly from Mexico City (MEX) to Oaxaca (OAX) MEX - OAX

$58 - $216

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The cheapest way to get from Xalapa to Oaxaca is to bus which costs $370 - $800 and takes 9 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Xalapa to Oaxaca is to drive which costs $650 - $1000 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The distance between Xalapa and Oaxaca is 275 km. The road distance is 428.4 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 10 min to get from Xalapa to Oaxaca, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Xalapa and arriving at ADO Oaxaca. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 10 min.

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There are 267+ hotels available in Oaxaca. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Xalapa to Oaxaca.
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  • Distance: 171.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 10 min

What companies run services between Xalapa, Mexico and Oaxaca, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Xalapa to Oaxaca via Puebla CAPU and Puebla Terminal CAPU in around 8 h 10 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Veracruz to Oaxaca via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $310
Flights from Veracruz to Oaxaca via Monterrey, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Mexico City to Oaxaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Veracruz to Oaxaca via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Veracruz to Oaxaca via Guadalajara, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Mexico City to Oaxaca
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Aeromar
Website
aeromar.com.mx
Flights from Veracruz to Oaxaca via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Mexico City to Oaxaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Veracruz to Oaxaca via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Mexico City to Oaxaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Xalapa to Puebla CAPU
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $28
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$20 - $28
Economy
$9 - $14
Bus from Puebla Terminal CAPU to ADO Oaxaca
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$26 - $40
Economy
$16 - $23
Bus from Xalapa to ADO Oaxaca
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$29 - $40
Economy
$19 - $28
Bus from Xalapa to Veracruz Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $25
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$18 - $25
Economy
$7 - $10
Bus from Xalapa to Mexico City TAPO
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$24 - $35
Economy
$14 - $21

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