Los Angeles to Mexicali Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $38
Fastest Way Flight — 1h 24min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 30 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — bus, flight and by car
Distance 189 miles
Travel Companies Aeromexico, Mokulele Airlines, Multiple Airlines
Bus
$44 · 5h 37min · 32 lb of CO2
Los Angeles to Mexicali
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Flight
$42 · 1h 24min · 1038 lb of CO2
LAX to MXL
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Los Angeles to Mexicali Flights

There are 3 airports — LAX, BUR, SNA — that make sense to fly out of from Los Angeles and 2 airports — MXL, IPL — to access Mexicali. The best deals are usually found by flying out of LAX.

Aeromexico, Mokulele Airlines operate flights which can help you travel from Los Angeles to Mexicali.

The cheapest way by air is via Mokulele Airlines and flies from Los Angeles Intl (LAX) to Imperial Co (IPL). Mokulele Airlines flies from Los Angeles Intl (LAX) to Imperial Co (IPL) and is the quickest flight to get you from Los Angeles to Mexicali.Out of the 3 total modes of travel to Mexicali from Los Angeles, a flight is the quickest method.
Drive
$25 · 3h 28min · 40 lb of CO2
Los Angeles to Mexicali

Drive from Los Angeles to Mexicali

It's 189 miles between Los Angeles to Mexicali. On a typical day, it might take between 3h 28min and 3h 38min from Los Angeles to Mexicali under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 3h 49min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Mexicali by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $25.

What is the best way to travel from Los Angeles to Mexicali?

The are 9 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Los Angeles to Mexicali. The fastest way out of El Monte towards Calexico is by bus, as it is the quickest to the Mexicali area. This doesn't necessarily take into consideration traffic or weather - so these may impact some of your decision making. It's common to find tickets for as low as $38. Mokulele Airlines operates from Los Angeles to Mexicali, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Los Angeles to Mexicali?

On your trip from Los Angeles to Mexicali, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

What's the cheapest way from Los Angeles to Mexicali?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Los Angeles to Mexicali is by bus. The bus costs $38 roughly and will take 6 hours 18 minutes.

How long does it take from Los Angeles to Mexicali by car?

The total distance between Los Angeles and Mexicali is 189 miles and will take you about 3 hours 28 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $25.

Travel companies on this route

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Aeromexico Aeromexico from Los Angeles to Mexicali
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Mokulele Airlines Mokulele Airlines from Los Angeles to Mexicali