There are 4 ways to get from Zihuatanejo to Acapulco by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Zihuatanejo to Acapulco Ejido Costa

$13 - $20

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Bus ADO  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Petatlán to Acapulco Zihuatanejo-Acapulco

$12 - $33

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zihuatanejo to Acapulco 146.4 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Zihuatanejo to Acapulco 146.4 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Zihuatanejo to Acapulco is to bus which costs $250 - $370 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zihuatanejo to Acapulco is to taxi which costs $2200 - $2700 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zihuatanejo and arriving at Acapulco Ejido. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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The distance between Zihuatanejo and Acapulco is 197 km. The road distance is 234.2 km.

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The best way to get from Zihuatanejo to Acapulco without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 30 min and costs $250 - $370.

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The bus from Zihuatanejo to Acapulco Ejido takes 4 h 30 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Zihuatanejo to Acapulco bus services, operated by CostaLine, depart from Zihuatanejo station.

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Zihuatanejo to Acapulco bus services, operated by CostaLine, arrive at Acapulco Ejido station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zihuatanejo to Acapulco is 234 km. It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to drive from Zihuatanejo to Acapulco.

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There are 464+ hotels available in Acapulco. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zihuatanejo to Acapulco.
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  • Distance: 122.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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

CostaLine operates a bus from Zihuatanejo to Acapulco hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $20 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min.

Bus operators
CostaLine
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Petatlán to Acapulco
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $30
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$21 - $30
Economy
$10 - $16
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Taxi from Zihuatanejo to Acapulco
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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