You can get from Oaxaca City to Mazunte by bus + shared shuttle, private transfer, or rental car.
The cheapest option to travel from Oaxaca City to Mazunte is by OCC bus + shared shuttle, which costs USD 67. The journey takes about 15 hours.
The bus + shared shuttle is the most popular option, as it offers convenience and affordability for all travelers.
The fastest way to travel to Mazunte from Oaxaca City is by private transfer or rental, which takes about 6.5 hours.
Every expedition through Mexico has added a new chapter of insights to my travel story.
Within this guide, I’ve mapped out reliable transportation choices from Oaxaca City to Mazunte, sprinkled with firsthand tips, so your Mexican journey can be as smooth and captivating as mine has been!
Check our guide for the best options to travel from Oaxaca City to Mazunte.
Transportation Options from Oaxaca City to Mazunte
The following table outlines all transportation options from Oaxaca City to Mazunte:
|Oaxaca City to Mazunte Bus + Shuttle||10.5 hrs||$109|
|Private Transfer from Oaxaca City to Mazunte||~6.5 hrs||$529 to 789|
|Rental Car from Oaxaca City to Mazunte||6.5 hrs||–|
How far is Mazunte from Oaxaca City?
The distance from Oaxaca City to Mazunte is 170 miles or 274 kilometers.
Getting to Mazunte from Oaxaca City
1. Bus + Shuttle from Oaxaca City to Mazunte
Journey Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
The long road trip between Oaxaca City and Mazunte is made easy with this OCC Coach Bus and Travel Mazunte Shuttle combined ticket!
Since taking a bus will only take you to Puerto Escondido, we recommend booking a combo ticket with a shared shuttle pickup that will take you to your hotel in Mazunte!
The entire road trip takes about 15 hours, the longest way from Oaxaca City to Mazunte, but the roads are less dangerous, and tickets are very affordable!
One combined ticket from Oaxaca City to Mazunte costs USD 67!
Additionally, the buses are comfortable and well-equipped and make stops along the way so you can take a break and stretch your legs.
You can also take an overnight bus, so you catch some sleep during the trip and don’t spend a whole day traveling.
The shuttle and bus schedules are synchronized, so you don’t have to worry about finding a last-minute transportation option to get to Mazunte!
Oaxaca City to Mazunte via Puerto Escondido Bus + Shuttle Schedule
The table below displays the OCC bus + Travel Mazunte shared shuttle timetable for trips from Oaxaca City to Mazunte, detailing departure times, journey lengths, and fares.
2. Private Transfer from Oaxaca City to Mazunte
Journey Duration: Custom Time
The fastest and easiest way to get from Oaxaca City to Mazunte is by booking a private transfer.
Avoid schedules and long bus trips, and get to Mazunte in only about 7 hours in your private vehicle!
All you need to do is sit back, unwind, and take in the scenery during your journey since a private driver will take you directly from Oaxaca City to your exact destination in Mazunte!
You can arrange your itinerary, depart, and arrive whenever you want.
This is especially convenient for traveling with a group since you can split costs and get a reasonable deal!
There are different vehicles for different group sizes, so explore your options and book the one that fits your needs!
- 1-4 passengers: USD 529
- 5-10 passengers: USD 789
3. Rental Car from Oaxaca City to Mazunte
Journey Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
Alternatively, you can rent a car in Oaxaca City and travel independently to Mazunte!
Numerous rental car companies in Oaxaca City provide inexpensive car rentals between USD 40 and USD 80 per day.
On this beautiful road trip across Oaxaca, you’ll see a different side of Mexico, and it’ll take you just under 7 hours to arrive at Mazunte!
Although it’s a safe journey from Oaxaca City to Mazunte, you’ll be on a winding mountain road that’s not always well-maintained or well-lit, so it’s best always to be cautious!
Best day tours in Mazunte, Mexico
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is the cheapest way to get from Oaxaca to Mazunte?
The cheapest way to get from Oaxaca to Mazunte is by bus and shared shuttle via Puerto Escondido!
We recommend getting a combined ticket that consists of the OCC bus trip to Puerto Escondido and then a transfer to a shared shuttle that will take you to your accommodation in Mazunte. This ticket costs only USD 67!
What is the fastest way to get from Oaxaca to Mazunte?
The fastest way to get from Oaxaca to Mazunte is by car. The road trip from Oaxaca City to Mazunte by car takes only 6 hours and 30 minutes. You can rent a car or arrange a private transfer to Mazunte!
Is there a direct bus from Oaxaca City to Mazunte?
There is no direct bus from Oaxaca City to Mazunte; passengers only get dropped off in Puerto Escondido.
However, we recommend combining a bus + shuttle ticket via Puerto Escondido Bus Station, which will take you to your hotel in Mazunte!
How far is Puerto Escondido from Mazunte?
Mazunte is 73.5 kilometers away from Puerto Escondido. Since buses from Oaxaca City drop off passengers in Puerto Escondido, we recommend getting a combined ticket that includes a shuttle from Puerto Escondido directly to your accommodation in Mazunte!
How long is the bus from Oaxaca City to Puerto Escondido?
The bus ride from Oaxaca City to Puerto Escondido takes almost ten hours.