There are a variety of ways to get to La Paz. You can opt to fly, bus, drive, or take a ferry to this beautiful destination. Here is some reference information for your planning needs.
The easiest way to get to La Paz is to fly directly to General Marquez de Leon Airport (LAP), which is located 15 minutes from downtown. With that said, direct flights are infrequent and generally more expensive than flying to San Jose del Cabo (SJD).
There is a bus service from San Jose del Cabo to La Paz. The bus is pretty comfortable with reclining seats and a bathroom. It usually takes a little over 3 hours. Check out their schedule at: www.shuttletolapaz.com
By Private Car
A Safe Ride provides service in Baja Sur . The drivers are English speaking and professional.
Service area includes
-Los Cabos -La Paz -LaVentana -Comitan -Los Barriles -La Ribera -Cabo Pulmo -Todo Santos and any place in between
Private taxi service to and from both the La Paz and Los Cabos Airport. Contact them at:
Casa República apartments, one of the nicest places you can rent in La Paz, are approximately six blocks towards the ferry from the bus terminal at Cinco de Mayo/Abasolo (Malecon).
Highways 1 (south) and 9 (west) link La Paz to the tourist destinations of Todos Santos, San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas. Highway 1 north takes travelers towards the towns of Loreto and the rest of El Norte.
Helpful References for Transportation to La Paz, Mexico
- LA PAZ INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
- “Manuel Marquez De Leon”
- Km. 9 Transp. Highway
- Tel: 01152 (612) 122-1486 / (612) 122-9386
- Alvaro Obregon s/n
- From US: (800) 700-3346
- Reservations: 01152 (612) 122-0091 y 122-0092
- Arrivals and departures: 01152 (612) 124-6367
- ALASKA AIRLINES
- Reservations: 001-800-252-7522
- Arrivals and departures: (612) 124-6131
- Bus (612) 122-7898
- Tourism Office (612) 122-5939
- Red Cross (612) 122-1111
- Road Service (612) 125-9677
You should also check out the The La Paz tourism website transportation page for more information, especially regarding transportation inside the city.