There are 7 ways to get from Dallas to Zacatecas by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Zacatecas  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Zacatecas (ZCL) DFW - ZCL

$232 - $1,716

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Bus  •  21 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Monterrey, Mx 9403 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Monterrey to Zacatecas Omnibus

$81 - $174

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Fly to Aguascalientes, bus  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Aguascalientes (AGU) DFW - AGU
  2. Take the bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas

$222 - $1,436

Fly to San Luis Potosi, bus  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to San Luis Potosi (SLP) DFW - SLP
  2. Take the bus from San Luis Potosí to Zacatecas

$214 - $404

Train, bus  •  24 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Dallas Union Station to San Antonio Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Laredo, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Nuevo Laredo to Zacatecas

$119 - $274

Megabus, bus  •  24 h 52 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East to Austin, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Austin to San Luis Potosí
  3. Take the bus from San Luis Potosí to Zacatecas

$83 - $175

Drive  •  15 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Dallas to Zacatecas 870.7 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Dallas to Zacatecas is to Megabus and bus which costs $80 - $180 and takes 24 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dallas to Zacatecas is to fly which costs $230 - $1,800 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dallas to Zacatecas. However, there are services departing from Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East and arriving at Zacatecas via San Jacinto/14th, 5th/Guadalupe, Austin and San Luis Potosí. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 52 min.

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The distance between Dallas and Zacatecas is 781 miles. The road distance is 870.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Dallas to Zacatecas without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 51 min and costs $80 - $180.

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It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from Dallas to Zacatecas, including transfers.

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Dallas to Zacatecas bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East station.

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The best way to get from Dallas to Zacatecas is to fly which takes 5 h 47 min and costs $230 - $1,800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $180 and takes 21 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Zacatecas Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 19 min.

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Dallas to Zacatecas bus services, operated by Omnibus de Mexico, arrive at Zacatecas station.

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Map of how to get from Dallas to Zacatecas.
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  • Distance: 780.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 47 min

What companies run services between Dallas, TX, USA and Zacatecas, Mexico?

American Airlines and Aeroméxico fly from Dallas to Zacatecas once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dallas to Zacatecas via Monterrey, Mx, Sendero, Cuauhtémoc, and Monterrey in around 21 h 51 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,700
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Luis Potosi
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Aguascalientes via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Luis Potosi via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Zacatecas via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
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 Dallas Union Station to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $340
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$15 - $23
Full Fare
$11 - $16
Regular Price
$14
Internet Discount
$12
Bus from Nuevo Laredo to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$40 - $65
Full Fare
$55 - $80
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$15 - $21
Ejecutivo
$14 - $15
Bus from Austin to San Luis Potosí
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$50 - $75
Ejecutivo
$83 - $88
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from San Luis Potosí to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Bus from Monterrey to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
odm.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 Dallas, Tx to Monterrey, Mx
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Laredo, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Megabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Dallas to Zacatecas is 871 miles. It takes approximately 15 h 2 min to drive from Dallas to Zacatecas.

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American Airlines and Aeroméxico offer flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Zacatecas Airport.

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There are 53+ hotels available in Zacatecas. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dallas to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport is to tram which takes 50 min and costs $3.

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