Ferry service is available to and from La Paz to Mazatlan and Topolobampo on the Mexican mainland. The Ferry Dock is located at Pichilingue Terminal, west of La Paz City, two-hours north of Los Cabos by road.
THE FERRY TO MAZATLAN (BAJA FERRIES)
Departs on Sundays at 5:00 p.m. and arrives in Mazatlan at approximately 7 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays the departures are at 08:00 p.m. and arrives in Mazatlan at approximately 8 a.m. The return ferry departs Mazatlan at 5 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and arrives in La Paz at approximately 6 a.m. The comfortable trip is about 13 to 15 hours depending upon wind, weather, and currents. Once your vehicle is stowed below, you will not be allowed access, so bring your important belongings on deck with you.
FROM TOPOLOBAMPO (BAJA FERRIES)
To La Paz, the trip is a just over five hours, leaving Topolobampo at 11:00 p.m., Sunday thru Friday The return ferry departs La Paz at 3 p.m. Monday thru Friday and at 11 p.m. on Saturdays and sails back to Topolobampo. This is a newer and faster ferry. Like the ferry to Mazatlan, once your vehicle is stowed below, you will not be allowed access, so bring your important belongings on deck with you.