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How to get from Oaxaca City to San Agustinillo Beach, Mexico

San Agustinillo Beach is well connected with Oaxaca City. You can get from Oaxaca City to San Agustinillo Beach by bus + shared shuttle, bus + private transfer, direct private transfer, or rental car.

One Oaxaca beach you must visit is San Agustinillo Beach, located right next to the town of Mazunte!

These beaches on the Oaxacan coast aren’t only the best beaches in Mexico, but also some of the most beautiful! San Agustinillo’s stunning beach, which boasts incredible wildlife and fantastic rock formations, has untamable beauty that defines Mexico’s coastline!

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While it’s still a beach town, San Agustinillo is not as touristy as Mazunte, so you’ll be among locals hanging out at this super popular beach with a more laid-back vibe.

And if you want to join the social scene and try some of the best restaurants, you can easily walk over to Mazunte or just grab a taxi!

However, if you wish to enjoy this part of Mexico in luxury, it’s best to stay at the San Agustinilo resort or hotels!

But to experience it all together- we recommend booking a guided day trip of the Oaxacan coast to discover everything this part of Mexico has to offer!

Traveling between Oaxaca City and San Agustinillo Beach is easy, and you can choose between a bus + shared shuttle, bus + private transfer, direct private transfer, and rental car!

Check our guide for the best options to travel from Oaxaca City to San Agustinillo Beach.

How far is San Agustinillo Beach from Oaxaca City?

The distance from Oaxaca City to San Agustinillo Beach is 171 miles or 275 kilometers.

Transportation Options from Oaxaca City to San Agustinillo Beach

The following table outlines all transportation options from Oaxaca City to San Agustinillo Beach:

MethodTravel timePrice
OCC Bus + Shared Shuttle from Oaxaca City to San Agustinillo Beach10-11 hoursUSD 70
OCC Bus + Private Transfer from Oaxaca City to San Agustinillo Beach10-11 hoursUSD 168
Private Transfer from Oaxaca City to San Agustinillo BeachCustom TimeUSD 534-USD 804
Rental Car6 hours 30 minutes

Getting to San Agustinillo Beach from Oaxaca City

1. OCC Bus + Travel Mazunte Shared Shuttle from Oaxaca City to San Agustinillo Beach

Journey Duration: 10-11 hours

Since there isn’t a direct bus or another form of public transportation that runs between Oaxaca City and San Agustinillo Beach, we have an even better solution!

With this combo ticket for the OCC Coach Bus and Travel Mazunte Shuttle, the long drive between Oaxaca City and San Agustinillo Beach is much easier!

We advise booking this combo ticket, including a shared shuttle pickup since taking the bus alone would only get you to Puerto Escondido. This way, you can be taken directly to your hotel in San Agustinillo Beach by making one transfer along the way!

The longest route from Oaxaca City to San Agustinillo Beach is a 10- to 11-hour drive. However, the roads are generally safe, and the prices for tickets are reasonable, considering the advantages you get with the hotel drop-off.

While getting the bus ticket alone will cost you USD 47, one combined ticket from Oaxaca City to San Agustinillo Beach costs USD 70! 

The buses are very comfortable and well-equipped, and they frequently stop so you can get some fresh air and a chance to stretch your legs. You can also board an overnight bus so that you don’t have to travel for a whole day and can get some rest during the journey.

You don’t have to stress about finding a last-minute means of transportation to get to your hotel at San Agustinillo Beach because the shuttle and bus schedules are planned out and coordinated!

Since this is the most popular option, we recommend checking the timetables and making early reservations!

Oaxaca City to San Agustinillo Beach Bus + Shared Shuttle Schedule:

Departure TimeArrival TimeDurationPrice per Person
11:15 PM09:15 AM11 hoursUSD 70
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10:30 PM08:30 AM11 hoursUSD 70Book Now 3 E1661788865313
08:30 AM07:00 PM11 hoursUSD 70Book Now 3 E1661788865313

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2. OCC Coach Bus + Private Transfer from Oaxaca City to San Agustinillo Beach

Journey Duration: 10-11 hours

You can also purchase a bus ticket and a private transfer if you choose to go by bus from Oaxaca City to San Agustinillo Beach for most of the journey.

As we previously mentioned, the bus will drop you off at Puerto Escondido Station, and for the remainder of the journey, you can schedule a private shuttle rather than using a shared shuttle!

This transportation method takes roughly 11 hours to travel from Oaxaca City to San Agustinillo Beach. The OCC coach bus will take you to Puerto Escondido Station for the first part of the journey.

Afterward, you can transfer to the scheduled private vehicle that will take you and your group directly to San Agustinillo Beach. This is way more convenient than jumping on a public shuttle or hunting for quick alternatives!

The private vehicle seats up to 3 people, and the total cost of the bus and shuttle is USD 168! This is practical if you have a lot of luggage and want to be as comfortable as possible.

Once the price is divided among your party, it also becomes quite affordable!

Consider your options and book your OCC Bus + Private Transfer ticket online!

Oaxaca City to San Agustinillo Beach Bus + Private Transfer Schedule

Departure TimeArrival TimeDurationPrice per Person
11:15 PM09:15 AM11 hoursUSD 168
Book Now 3 E1661788865313
10:30 PM08:30 AM11 hoursUSD 168Book Now 3 E1661788865313
08:30 AM07:00 PM11 hoursUSD 168Book Now 3 E1661788865313

3. Private Transfer from Oaxaca City to San Agustinillo Beach

Journey Duration: Custom Time

Booking a direct private transfer is the quickest and most convenient method to travel from Oaxaca City to San Agustinillo Beach.

Avoid timetables and lengthy bus rides by taking your own private vehicle to San Agustinillo Beach instead, which takes only around 7 hours.

Since a private driver will transport you directly from Oaxaca City to your final destination at San Agustinillo Beach, all you need to do is sit back, unwind and enjoy the landscape while you travel.

You set your own schedule, choosing when to leave and when to arrive.

If you’re traveling in a group, this is very practical because you can split the cost and get a good bargain.

Explore your alternatives and reserve the vehicle that best suits your requirements, as there are numerous vehicles for different group sizes!

Prices for a private transfer from Oaxaca City to San Agustinillo Beach:

  • 1-4 passengers: USD 534
  • 5-10 passengers: USD 804

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4. Driving with Rental Car from Oaxaca City to San Agustinillo Beach

Journey Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes

As a last alternative, you could also get a rental car in Oaxaca City and drive to San Agustinillo Beach on your own!

In Oaxaca City, many rental car agencies offer low-cost vehicle rentals that range from USD 40 to USD 80 per day.

On this lovely road trip across Oaxaca, you’ll experience a new side of Mexico, and it will take you under 7 hours to get to San Agustinillo Beach!

The trip from Oaxaca City to San Agustinillo Beach is safe, but you’ll be driving on a twisting mountain road that isn’t always well-lit or maintained, so it’s essential always to be careful!

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Best day tours in San Agustinillo Beach, Mexico

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The following widget shows some of the best tours in San Agustinillo Beach, Mexico.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What is the cheapest way to get from Oaxaca City to San Agustinillo Beach?

The cheapest way to get from Oaxaca to San Agustinillo Beach is with the OCC bus and shared shuttle via Puerto Escondido!
To get to your hotel in San Agustinillo Beach, we advise purchasing a combo ticket that includes the OCC bus ride to Puerto Escondido and a transfer to a shared shuttle. The cost of this ticket is only USD 70.

What is the fastest way to get from Oaxaca City to San Agustinillo Beach?

The fastest way to get from Oaxaca to San Agustinillo Beach is by car. The road trip from Oaxaca City to San Agustinillo Beach by car takes around 7 hours. You can rent a car, arrange a private transfer to San Agustinillo Beach, and get there as quickly as possible!

Is there a direct bus from Oaxaca City to San Agustinillo Beach?

There is no direct bus from Oaxaca City to San Agustinillo Beach. The last station for the bus is Puerto Escondido. That’s why we recommend getting the OCC Bus + Shared Shuttle ticket and getting taken to your hotel in San Agustinillo Beach.

How far is Puerto Escondido from San Agustinillo Beach?

San Agustinillo Beach is 74.6 kilometers away from Puerto Escondido.

How long is the bus from Oaxaca city to Puerto Escondido?

The bus ride from Oaxaca City to Puerto Escondido lasts about 10 hours.

Is there Uber or Lyft in Oaxaca?

No, neither Oaxaca City nor the state of Oaxaca has Uber or Lyft, but it does have a service named DiDi Taxi.

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