La Paz travel guide

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You're Going to Love La Paz

With a population of 171,485, La Paz is the largest city in Baja California Sur, Mexico by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 6 days in order to fully appreciate everything La Paz has to offer.

Where to Eat in La Paz

If you’re looking for affordable options, Azotea (Belisario Domínguez 387) and NEMI (Calle Francisco I. Madero 565) are great picks.

When to visit La Paz

La Paz in October
Estimated hotel price
C$ 129
1 night at 3-star hotel
La Paz in October
Estimated hotel price
C$ 129
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to La Paz in July, when the average temperature is 30 °C, and the highest can go up to 37 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 11 °C, with an average temperature of 17 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in September, when precipitation is around 59 mm. In contrast, April is usually the driest month of the year in La Paz, with an average rainfall of 1 mm.

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How to Get to La Paz

Plane

When flying to La Paz, you’ll arrive at La Paz Leon (LAP), which is located 10 km from the city centre The shortest flight to La Paz from Canada departs from Vancouver and takes around 10h 01m.

Car

Another option to get to La Paz is to pick up a car rental from San José del Cabo, which is about 135 km from La Paz. You’ll find branches of Hertz and America Car Rental, among others, in San José del Cabo.

Bus

La Paz’s bus station is located 2.7 km from the downtown.

Plane

When flying to La Paz, you’ll arrive at La Paz Leon (LAP), which is located 10 km from the city centre The shortest flight to La Paz from Canada departs from Vancouver and takes around 10h 01m.

Car

Another option to get to La Paz is to pick up a car rental from San José del Cabo, which is about 135 km from La Paz. You’ll find branches of Hertz and America Car Rental, among others, in San José del Cabo.

Bus

La Paz’s bus station is located 2.7 km from the downtown.

Airports near La Paz

Airlines serving La Paz

KLM
Good (837 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,650 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,567 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,602 reviews)
Air France
Good (985 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,103 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,416 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,995 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,024 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (933 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,787 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (740 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,571 reviews)
Frontier
Okay (1,364 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (777 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (959 reviews)
Air Europa
Good (333 reviews)
Aeromexico
Good (810 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
Good (950 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (556 reviews)
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Where to stay in La Paz

Average rates range from around C$ 171 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 316 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Seven Crown La Paz Malecon and Hotel Miramar.

Where to stay in popular areas of La Paz

Most booked hotels in La Paz

Hotel Catedral
3 stars
Excellent (9.1, Excellent reviews)
C$ 214+
Hotel Indigo La Paz Puerta Cortes, An IHG Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
C$ 401+
Seven Crown La Paz Centro Historico
3 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 149+
Araiza Palmira Hotel
4 stars
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
C$ 158+
La Concha Beach Hotel & Club
3 stars
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
C$ 173+
Hyatt Place La Paz
3 stars
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 221+

Renting a car in La Paz

Renting a car in La Paz costs C$ 31 per day, on average, or C$ 184 if you want to rent it for 6 days. MEXRENTACAR , Payless and Budget are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to rent a car in La Paz is the MEXRENTACAR branch at Camino al Aeropuerto Km 1.5, which is 9 km from the downtown.

Expect to pay C$ 1.90 per litre in La Paz (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 22.74 and C$ 30.32.

Renting a car in La Paz costs C$ 31 per day, on average, or C$ 184 if you want to rent it for 6 days. MEXRENTACAR , Payless and Budget are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to rent a car in La Paz is the MEXRENTACAR branch at Camino al Aeropuerto Km 1.5, which is 9 km from the downtown.

Expect to pay C$ 1.90 per litre in La Paz (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 22.74 and C$ 30.32.

Car rental agencies in La Paz

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