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Los Cabos Transportation

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Travel distances within the Los Cabos area are not great and a variety of public transportation options are available, although most expats rely on their own automobiles to get around.

Taxis are plentiful in Los Cabos but can be expensive because it is an international resort area. Most taxis in Cabo San Lucas are large vans that can hold more than 10 passengers. Prices vary and may be negotiable. From Cabo to San José del Cabo taxi fare should be about US$40 and taxi fare to either Cabo or San José del Cabo from the Resort Corridor should be around US$15.

Water taxis located in the Cabo San Lucas downtown marina are available to take you to Cabo’s popular beaches, like Lover’s Beach. Rates for water taxis are not metered, but generally cost between US$3 to US$10 one way.

Buses are an inexpensive way to get around Los Cabos. The bus line that services the Los Cabos area – Subur Cabos – runs every 15 minutes, from 5:30 in the morning to around 10 in the evening. Buses run between Cabo San Lucas and Santa Anita, which is north of the international airport. Buses also make stops along the Resort Corridor. Bus fares generally are about US$2.50 each way from town-to-town. Drivers change small bills and make stops only at designated bus stops.