standard-title Ferry Service


Ferry Service to Mainland Mexico

La Paz, Baja California Sur, México

What is the schedule?  From where do they leave?

The Ferry leaves from La Paz daily and goes to Mazatlán and Topolobampo on the mainland. The Ferry Dock is located at Pichilingue Terminal.

The ferry to Mazatlan departs daily at 3:00 p.m. and arrives in Mazatlan at approximately 8:00 a.m. The ferry departs Mazatlan at 3:00 p.m. daily and arives in La Paz at approximately 8:00 a.m.

The duration of the trip is about 15 to 17 hours depending upon wind, weather and currents.

The rates are as follows – Ferry to Mazatlan 

Salon – $209.00 pesos; Turista – $415.00 pesos (2 to 4 persons without bathroom); Cabina – $622.00 pesos (small cabin – 2 persons with bathroom)

Vehicle transport charge – Small car (5.20 cm.)- 2,243.00 pesos. – Vehicle transport charge – Large car (5.20 – 6.50 cm.) – 2,917.00 pesos.

The ferry to Topolobampo departs daily at 10:00 p.m. and arrives at Topolobanpo at approximately 8:00 a.m. The ferry departs Topolobanpo at 10:00 p.m. daily and arives in La Paz at approximately 8:00 a.m. The duration of the trip is about 12 hours depending upon wind, weather and currents.

The rates are as follows – Ferry to Topolobampo

Salon – $140.00 pesos; Turista – $278.00 pesos (2 to 4 persons without bathroom); Cabina – $415.00 pesos (samll cabin – 2 persons with bathroom)

Vehicle transport charge – Small car (5.20 cm.)- 1,371.00 pesos. – Vehicle transport charge – Large car (5.20 – 6.50 cm.) – 1,779.00 pesos.
This information was verified on 16 August 1999. You should contact SEMATUR in La Paz for verification.

SEMATUR: La Paz – Phone: (112) 5-38-33 and (112) 5-88-99 or in Mexico City, (5) 286-1267. From USA or Canada, dial 011 52 first.

NOTE: There is no ferry service from Cabo San Lucas or La Paz to Puerta Vallarta.

NOTE: The ferries to the mainland DO NOT LEAVE FROM CABO, they depart from the Pichilingue Terminal in La Paz.
Rates are subject to change without notice.



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