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There are 6 ways to get from León to Matamoros by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Matamoros  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) to Matamoros (MAM) BJX - MAM

$145 - $488

Cheapest option

Bus via Monterrey  •  15 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from León to Zacatecas
  2. Take the bus from Zacatecas to Monterrey Tdn
  3. Take the bus from Monterrey to Matamoros Tdn

$59 - $101

4 alternative options

Fly to Reynosa, bus  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) to Reynosa (REX) BJX - REX
  2. Take the bus from Reynosa to Matamoros

$134 - $444

Fly to Brownsville  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) to Brownsville (BRO) BJX - BRO

$234 - $1,505

Bus  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from León to Querétaro Leon / ...
  2. Take the bus from Querétaro to Matamoros Central Norte / ...

$65 - $116

Drive  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Drive from León to Matamoros 520 miles

$65 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from León to Matamoros is to bus which costs $1100 - $2000 and takes 15 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from León to Matamoros is to fly which costs $2800 - $9500 and takes 6 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from León to Matamoros. However, there are services departing from León and arriving at Matamoros via Querétaro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 40 min.

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The distance between León and Matamoros is 678 km. The road distance is 831.9 km.

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The best way to get from León to Matamoros without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 40 min and costs $1200 - $2300.

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It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to get from León to Matamoros, including transfers.

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León to Matamoros bus services, operated by ETN, depart from León station.

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The best way to get from León to Matamoros is to fly which takes 6 h 54 min and costs $2800 - $9500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1200 - $2300 and takes 14 h 40 min.

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There is no direct flight from Leon/Guanajuato Airport to Matamoros Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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León to Matamoros bus services, operated by ETN, arrive at Matamoros station.

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Map of how to get from León to Matamoros.
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  • Distance: 423.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 54 min

What companies run services between León, Mexico and Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico?

Aeroméxico, Interjet and Volaris fly from León to Matamoros 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from León to Matamoros via Querétaro in around 14 h 40 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Matamoros via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Reynosa via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Brownsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Reynosa via Cancun
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Reynosa via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Bus operators
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Reynosa to Matamoros
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Bus from Zacatecas to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Bus from Monterrey to Matamoros
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from Reynosa to Matamoros
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$13 - $19
Ejecutivo
$11 - $13
Bus from Zacatecas to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$27 - $40
Ejecutivo
$37 - $39
Bus from Monterrey to Matamoros
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$21 - $30
Ejecutivo
$27 - $29
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from León to Querétaro
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$17 - $26
Full Fare
$15 - $21
Regular Price
$18
Internet Discount
$16
Bus from Querétaro to Matamoros
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$50 - $75
Full Fare
$65 - $90
Bus from León to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$21 - $35
Full Fare
$20 - $29
Regular Price
$26
Internet Discount
$22
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Monterrey to Matamoros
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $30
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$15 - $23
Primera Select
$23 - $30

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Yes, the driving distance between León to Matamoros is 832 km. It takes approximately 10 h 20 min to drive from León to Matamoros.

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Interjet and Aeroméxico offer flights from Leon/Guanajuato Airport to Matamoros Airport.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Matamoros. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from León to Leon/Guanajuato Airport is to bus which takes 1 h and costs $65 - $75.

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