There are 5 ways to get from Zihuatanejo to Guanajuato by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Leon/Guanajuato  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo (ZIH) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) ZIH - BJX

$91 - $322

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Bus Estrella Blanca  •  12 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Zihuatanejo to Querétaro Zihuatanejo-Querétaro
  2. Take the bus from Querétaro to Guanajuato Querétaro-Guanajuato / ...

$42 - $87

3 alternative options

Fly to Queretaro, bus  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo (ZIH) to Queretaro (QRO) ZIH - QRO
  2. Take the bus from Querétaro to Guanajuato

$229 - $537

Bus  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Zihuatanejo to Celaya Zihuatanejo
  2. Take the bus from Celaya to Irapuato Celaya / ...

$53 - $84

Drive  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Zihuatanejo to Guanajuato 324.4 miles

$40 - $65

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No, there is no direct bus from Zihuatanejo to Guanajuato. However, there are services departing from Zihuatanejo and arriving at Guanajuato via Celaya and Irapuato. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 25 min.

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The distance between Zihuatanejo and Guanajuato is 377 km. The road distance is 519 km.

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The best way to get from Zihuatanejo to Guanajuato without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Zihuatanejo to Guanajuato, including transfers.

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Zihuatanejo to Guanajuato bus services, operated by Primera Plus, depart from Zihuatanejo station.

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The best way to get from Zihuatanejo to Guanajuato is to fly which takes 4 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 25 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo Airport to Leon/Guanajuato Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 46 min and has one stopover.

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Zihuatanejo to Guanajuato bus services, operated by ETN, arrive at Irapuato station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zihuatanejo to Guanajuato is 519 km. It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to drive from Zihuatanejo to Guanajuato.

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Aeromar, Interjet, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo Airport to Leon/Guanajuato Airport.

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Map of how to get from Zihuatanejo to Guanajuato.
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  • Distance: 235.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

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

Aeroméxico, Volaris and four other airlines fly from Zihuatanejo to Guanajuato every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zihuatanejo to Guanajuato via Celaya, Irapuato, and Irapuato in around 10 h 25 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo to Leon/Guanajuato via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
TAR Aerolineas
Website
facebook.com
Flights from Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo to Queretaro
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $460
Bus operators
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Querétaro to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Zihuatanejo to Celaya
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$42 - $48
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Internet Promotion
$43
Regular Price
$48
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Querétaro to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $24
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$16 - $24
Full Fare
$13 - $18
Regular Price
$15
Internet Discount
$13
Bus from Celaya to Irapuato
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $19
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$12 - $19
Full Fare
$7 - $10
Regular Price
$7
Internet Discount
$6
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Zihuatanejo to Querétaro
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $55
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$24 - $40
Primera Select
$40 - $55

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There are 249+ hotels available in Guanajuato. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zihuatanejo to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs .

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