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

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Fly Los Angeles to Zacatecas  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Zacatecas (ZCL) LAX - ZCL

$211 - $817

Cheapest option

Bus EPLA Limo Express  •  29 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from El Monte to El Paso
  2. Take the bus from Ciudad Juárez to Chihuahua
  3. Take the bus from Chihuahua to Zacatecas

$109 - $193

5 alternative options

Fly Los Angeles to Aguascalientes, bus  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Aguascalientes (AGU) LAX - AGU
  2. Take the bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas

$189 - $468

Train to Tijuana, fly to Zacatecas  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  2. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Zacatecas (ZCL) TIJ - ZCL

$233 - $1,145

Bus TAP Royal International  •  42 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Baldwin Park to Guadalajara
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas Omnibus / ...

$231 - $254

Bus ACN Autobuses  •  42 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Guadalajara Portales 417 Santa Rosa / ...
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas Omnibus / ...

$177 - $196

Drive  •  26 h 11 min

  1. Drive from El Monte to Zacatecas 1448.9 miles

$190 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from El Monte to Zacatecas is to bus which costs $100 - $200 and takes 29 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from El Monte to Zacatecas is to fly which costs $210 - $850 and takes 7 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from El Monte to Zacatecas. However, there are services departing from Ramona Blvd and Lee Ln and arriving at Zacatecas via Baldwin Park and Guadalajara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 22 min.

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The distance between El Monte and Zacatecas is 1225 miles. The road distance is 1448.9 miles.

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The best way to get from El Monte to Zacatecas without a car is to bus which takes 42 h 22 min and costs $230 - $260.

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It takes approximately 7 h 19 min to get from El Monte to Zacatecas, including transfers.

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El Monte to Zacatecas bus services, operated by TAP Royal International, depart from Baldwin Park station.

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The best way to get from El Monte to Zacatecas is to fly which takes 7 h 19 min and costs $210 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $200 and takes 29 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Zacatecas Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 10 min.

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

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Map of how to get from El Monte to Zacatecas.
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  • Distance: 1225.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 19 min

What companies run services between El Monte, CA, USA and Zacatecas, Mexico?

Volaris, Aeroméxico and Delta fly from El Monte to Zacatecas 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from El Monte to Zacatecas via El Paso, Ciudad Juárez, and Chihuahua in around 29 h 36 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Zacatecas via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Aguascalientes via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Tijuana to Zacatecas via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Tijuana to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Aguascalientes via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Zacatecas via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,200
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Aguascalientes via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$15 - $22
Full Fare
$11 - $16
Regular Price
$13
Internet Discount
$11
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
$14 - $21
Ejecutivo
$14 - $15
Bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$22 - $35
Ejecutivo
$28 - $30
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from El Monte to El Paso
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Ciudad Juárez to Chihuahua
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$18 - $27
Primera Select
$28 - $40
Bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$16 - $24
Primera Select
$24 - $35
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Chihuahua to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Baldwin Park to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
35 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$214
Schedules at
taproyal.com
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Guadalajara Portales
Ave. Duration
34 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com

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More Questions & Answers

Zacatecas is 2 h ahead of El Monte. It is currently 9:10 PM in El Monte and 11:10 PM in Zacatecas.

Yes, the driving distance between El Monte to Zacatecas is 1449 miles. It takes approximately 26 h 11 min to drive from El Monte to Zacatecas.

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Volaris, Delta and Aeroméxico offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Zacatecas Airport.

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There are 58+ hotels available in Zacatecas. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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