There are 6 ways to get from Columbia to Mexico City by plane, bus, night 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.

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Fly to Mexico City  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Columbia (CAE) to Mexico City (MEX) CAE - MEX

$346 - $1,831

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Bus, night bus  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Columbia to Atlanta, GA
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx
  3. Take the night bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  4. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte

$197 - $433

4 alternative options

Fly to Puebla, bus  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Columbia (CAE) to Puebla (PBC) CAE - PBC
  2. Take the bus from Cholula - Plaza San Diego to Mexico City TAPO

$356 - $1,861

Bus, night bus via Nuevo Laredo, Mx  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Columbia to Atlanta, GA
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx
  3. Take the night bus from Houston, Tx to Nuevo Laredo, Mx
  4. Take the bus from Nuevo Laredo to Mexico Central Norte

$207 - $467

Train, bus  •  2 days 18 h

  1. Take the train from Columbia Amtrak to Cary Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Cary Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
  3. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  4. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to San Antonio Amtrak
  5. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte

$323 - $854

Drive  •  34 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Columbia to Mexico City 2056.5 miles

$270 - $400

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Columbia to Mexico City. However, there are services departing from Columbia and arriving at Independencia_1 via Peachtree St Sw @ Brotherton Transportation Mall, Atlanta, Ga, Houston, Tx, Nuevo Laredo and Terminal Central De Autobuses Del Norte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3 h.

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The distance between Columbia and Mexico City is 1508 miles. The road distance is 2056.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Columbia to Mexico City without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 2 days 1 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to get from Columbia to Mexico City, including transfers.

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Columbia to Mexico City bus services, operated by South Eastern Stages, depart from Columbia station.

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There is no direct flight from Columbia Airport to Mexico City Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h and has one stopover.

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Columbia to Mexico City bus services, operated by ETN, arrive at Mexico Central Norte station.

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Mexico City is 1 h behind Columbia. It is currently 5:03 PM in Columbia and 4:03 PM in Mexico City.

Yes, the driving distance between Columbia to Mexico City is 2057 miles. It takes approximately 34 h 14 min to drive from Columbia to Mexico City.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Columbia Airport to Mexico City Airport.

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Map of how to get from Columbia to Mexico City.
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  • Distance: 1507.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 34 min

What companies run services between Columbia, SC, USA and Mexico City, Mexico?

Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Columbia to Mexico City hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbia to Mexico City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Flights from Columbia to Mexico City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from Columbia to Mexico City via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
10 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $2,300
Flights from Columbia to Puebla via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,900
Flights from Columbia to Puebla via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,000
Flights from Columbia to Puebla via Philadelphia, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbia to Mexico City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
Flights from Columbia to Puebla via Atlanta, Monterrey
Ave. Duration
13 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,100
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Columbia to Mexico City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
Flights from Columbia to Puebla via Atlanta, Monterrey
Ave. Duration
13 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbia to Mexico City via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,800
Flights from Columbia to Mexico City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,100
Flights from Columbia to Mexico City via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,100
Flights from Columbia to Puebla via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
11 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,100
Flights from Columbia to Puebla via Houston
Ave. Duration
14 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,800
Flights from Columbia to Puebla via Washington Dulles, Houston
Ave. Duration
11 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,100
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Columbia Amtrak to Cary Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Cary Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Room
$470 - $650
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Room
$350 - $490
Bus operators
Estrella Roja
Website
estrellaroja.com.mx
Bus from Cholula - Plaza San Diego to Mexico City TAPO
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
estrellaroja.com.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Night bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Night bus from Houston, Tx to Nuevo Laredo, Mx
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
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
$60 - $120
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$60 - $90
Ejecutivo
$100 - $105
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Nuevo Laredo to Mexico Central Norte
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$60 - $95
Full Fare
$85 - $120

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