There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Mexico City by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Mexico City  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Mexico City (MEX) ORD - MEX

$113 - $706

7 alternative options

Fly Chicago Midway to Mexico City  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Mexico City (MEX) MDW - MEX

$153 - $705

Fly Chicago Midway to Queretaro, bus  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Queretaro (QRO) MDW - QRO
  2. Take the bus from San Juan del Río to Mexico Norte

$301 - $996

Train, bus via Dallas, Tx  •  43 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Dallas Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Laredo, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Nuevo Laredo to Mexico Sur

$241 - $612

Bus via Dallas/Forth Worth  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Dallas, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Dallas/Forth Worth to San Antonio, TX
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte

$177 - $387

Bus  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Dallas/Forth Worth - Grand Prairie
  2. Take the bus from DFW-Grand Prairie, Texas to San Antonio
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte

$135 - $265

Train, bus  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak Texas Eagle
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte Turimex Internacional

$225 - $601

Drive  •  34 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Mexico City 2078.2 miles

$270 - $410

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Mexico City is to fly which costs $110 - $750 and takes 7 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Mexico City is to fly which takes 7 h 10 min and costs $110 - $750.

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The distance between Chicago and Mexico City is 2722 km. The road distance is 3325 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 10 min to get from Chicago to Mexico City, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Mexico City. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Santa Veracruz via Griffin @ Main - S - Ns, Dallas/Forth Worth, San Antonio and Terminal Central De Autobuses Del Norte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Mexico City, Mexico?

United Airlines, Aeroméxico and four other airlines fly from Chicago to Mexico City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Mexico City via Dallas, Tx, Griffin @ Main - S - Ns, Pacific @ Olive - E- Ns, Dallas/Forth Worth, San Antonio, TX, San Antonio, México Central Norte, and Terminal Central De Autobuses Del Norte in around 2 days 0 h.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Mexico City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Mexico City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Queretaro via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Mexico City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Mexico City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Queretaro via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Mexico City via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Chicago Midway to Mexico City via Dallas, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Chicago Midway to Mexico City via St. Louis, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Chicago Midway to Mexico City via Nashville, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Mexico City via Kansas City, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mexico City via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $2,000
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Mexico City via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Queretaro
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mexico City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,900
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Dallas Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$230 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$270 - $380
Room
$500 - $750
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
32 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$290 - $430
Business Coach Seat
$350 - $490
Room
$650 - $900
Bus operators
Pegasso
Website
pegasso.mx
Bus from San Juan del Río to Mexico Norte
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
pegasso.mx
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Laredo, Tx
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110
Bus from Chicago, Il to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
19 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Nuevo Laredo to Mexico Sur
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$60 - $90
Full Fare
$80 - $120
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Dallas/Forth Worth to San Antonio, TX
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Dallas/Forth Worth - Grand Prairie
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from DFW-Grand Prairie, Texas to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$55 - $80
Ejecutivo
$93 - $98

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