There are 8 ways to get from Detroit 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 to Mexico City  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Mexico City (MEX) DTW - MEX

$223 - $333

Cheapest option

Megabus, bus  •  2 days 8 h

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

$168 - $329

6 alternative options

Fly to Puebla, bus  •  11 h 56 min

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

$305 - $883

Fly to Queretaro, bus  •  12 h 37 min

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

$485 - $2,050

Train, bus via Dallas, Tx  •  47 h 2 min

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

$254 - $612

Bus  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 831
  4. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte

$211 - $505

Train, bus  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte

$272 - $753

Drive  •  38 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Mexico City 2333.4 miles

$310 - $460

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Mexico City, Mexico?

Delta, Aeroméxico and two other airlines fly from Detroit to Mexico City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Detroit to Mexico City via Dayton Trotwood, Oh, Dallas, Tx, San Antonio, Tx, San Antonio, México Central Norte, and Terminal Central De Autobuses Del Norte in around 2 days 6 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Mexico City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Mexico City via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Mexico City via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Puebla via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Puebla via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Puebla via Washington Dulles, Houston
Ave. Duration
10 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,700
Flights from Detroit to Puebla via Toronto, Houston
Ave. Duration
10 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $2,200
Flights from Detroit to Queretaro via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,300
Flights from Detroit to Queretaro via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,400
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Detroit to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Mexico City via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $950
Flights from Detroit to Mexico City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $800
Flights from Detroit to Mexico City via Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$430 - $950
Flights from Detroit to Puebla via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Detroit to Queretaro via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,400
Flights from Detroit to Queretaro via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,000
Flights from Detroit to Queretaro via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Mexico City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $800
Flights from Detroit to Puebla via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Detroit to Queretaro via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,400
Flights from Detroit to Queretaro via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Mexico City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Detroit to Puebla via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Detroit to Queretaro via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $2,400
Flights from Detroit to Queretaro via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,500
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Detroit to Puebla via Toronto, Houston
Ave. Duration
10 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $2,200
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Detroit to Puebla via Cancun
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
32 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice 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
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
$7 - $12
Schedules at
estrellaroja.com.mx
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
$6 - $15
Schedules at
pegasso.mx
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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
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 Detroit, Mi to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
22 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
Bus from Dallas, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Nuevo Laredo to Mexico Sur
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$65 - $100
Full Fare
$90 - $130
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 - $130
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$60 - $90
Ejecutivo
$104 - $110
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Downtown Detroit to Chicago
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $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

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Detroit to Mexico City?

The distance between Detroit and Mexico City is 2962 km. The road distance is 3733 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Detroit to Mexico City?

The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Mexico City is to Megabus and bus which costs $160 - $330 and takes 2 days 8 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Detroit to Mexico City?

The quickest way to get from Detroit to Mexico City is to fly which takes 7 h 53 min and costs $220 - $340.

Is there a direct bus between Detroit and Mexico City?

No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Mexico City. However, there are services departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Santa Veracruz via Dayton Trotwood, Oh, Dallas, Tx, San Antonio and Terminal Central De Autobuses Del Norte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 6 h.

How long does it take to get from Detroit to Mexico City?

It takes approximately 7 h 53 min to get from Detroit to Mexico City, including transfers.