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There are 6 ways to get from El Paso to Mexico City by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Ciudad Juarez (CJS) to Mexico City (MEX) CJS - MEX

$57 - $152

5 alternative options

Bus via Chihuahua  •  26 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Ciudad Juárez to Chihuahua
  2. Take the bus from Chihuahua to Zacatecas
  3. Take the bus from Zacatecas to México Central del Norte

$101 - $213

Bus  •  28 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Ciudad Juárez to Durango Ciudad Juárez
  2. Take the bus from Durango to México Central del Norte Durango / ...

$118 - $263

Bus via Monterrey  •  34 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from El Paso to Monterrey Tijuana Airport-Monterrey / ...
  2. Take the bus from Monterrey to Mexico Norte Omnibus

$90 - $213

Train, bus  •  34 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from El Paso Union Depot to San Antonio Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte Turimex Internacional

$151 - $365

Drive  •  21 h 4 min

  1. Drive from El Paso to Mexico City 1158.7 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from El Paso to Mexico City is to fly which costs $55 - $160 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from El Paso to Mexico City is to fly which costs $55 - $160 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from El Paso to Mexico City. However, there are services departing from El Paso, TX and arriving at Insurgentes Norte - Debussy via Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Zacatecas and Eje Central Lázaro Cárdenas - Poniente 116 Frente a Central Camionera. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 55 min.

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The distance between El Paso and Mexico City is 972 miles. The road distance is 1158.7 miles.

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The best way to get from El Paso to Mexico City without a car is to bus which takes 26 h 55 min and costs $100 - $220.

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It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from El Paso to Mexico City, including transfers.

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El Paso to Mexico City bus services, operated by Estrella Blanca, depart from Ciudad Juárez station.

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The best way to get from El Paso to Mexico City is to fly which takes 3 h 7 min and costs $55 - $160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $220 and takes 26 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Ciudad Juarez Airport to Mexico City Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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El Paso to Mexico City bus services, operated by ETN, arrive at México Central del Norte station.

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Map of how to get from El Paso to Mexico City.
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  • Distance: 972.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 7 min

What companies run services between El Paso, TX, USA and Mexico City, Mexico?

Interjet, Aeroméxico and two other airlines fly from El Paso to Mexico City every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from El Paso to Mexico City via Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Zacatecas, México Central del Norte, and Eje Central Lázaro Cárdenas - Poniente 116 Frente a Central Camionera in around 26 h 55 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Ciudad Juarez to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Ciudad Juarez to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Ciudad Juarez to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Ciudad Juarez to Mexico City via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Ciudad Juarez to Mexico City via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Ciudad Juarez to Mexico City via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $300
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 El Paso Union Depot to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Room
$360 - $500
Bus operators
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 Monterrey to Mexico Norte
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$35 - $55
Primera Select
$65 - $85
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 Monterrey to Mexico City North Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $65
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Zacatecas to México Central del Norte
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$35 - $60
Full Fare
$45 - $65
Regular Price
$62
Internet Discount
$56
Bus from Ciudad Juárez to Durango
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$60 - $90
Full Fare
$80 - $120
Regular Price
$106
Internet Discount
$90
Bus from Durango to México Central del Norte
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$50 - $80
Full Fare
$65 - $95
Regular Price
$90
Internet Discount
$75
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from El Paso to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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

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Mexico City is 1 h ahead of El Paso. It is currently 7:46 AM in El Paso and 8:46 AM in Mexico City.

Yes, the driving distance between El Paso to Mexico City is 1159 miles. It takes approximately 21 h 4 min to drive from El Paso to Mexico City.

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Volaris, Interjet, Aeroméxico and Viva Aerobus offer flights from Ciudad Juarez Airport to Mexico City Airport.

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There are 1148+ hotels available in Mexico City. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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The best way to get from El Paso to Ciudad Juarez Airport is to drive which takes 15 min and costs $1 - $2.

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