There are 8 ways to get from Los Angeles to Mexico City by plane, night bus, 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 Los Angeles to Mexico City  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Mexico City (MEX) LAX - MEX

$107 - $339

Cheapest option

Night bus to Mexicali, fly to Mexico City  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Calexico, Ca
  2. Fly from Mexicali (MXL) to Mexico City (MEX) MXL - MEX

$89 - $248

6 alternative options

Fly Los Angeles to Toluca  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Toluca (TLC) LAX - TLC

$211 - $813

Night bus, bus  •  43 h 41 min

  1. Take the night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Guadalajara
  3. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Mexico Poniente

$151 - $216

Bus TAP Royal International  •  45 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Baldwin Park to Morelia
  2. Take the bus from Morelia to México Terminal Norte Morelia

$243 - $248

Bus TAP  •  47 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx 9483 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexico

$101 - $237

Train, bus  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte Turimex Internacional

$243 - $650

Drive  •  31 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Mexico City 1908.5 miles

$250 - $370

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Mexico City is to night bus and fly which costs $85 - $250 and takes 9 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Mexico City is to fly which costs $100 - $340 and takes 6 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Mexico City. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Santa Veracruz via Tijuana and Terminal Central De Autobuses Del Norte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47 h 27 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Mexico City is 1557 miles. The road distance is 1908.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Mexico City without a car is to night bus and bus which takes 43 h 41 min and costs $150 - $220.

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It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to get from Los Angeles to Mexico City, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Mexico City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Mexico City is to fly which takes 6 h 27 min and costs $100 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $243 - $248 and takes 45 h 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Mexico City.
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  • Distance: 1557 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 27 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Mexico City, Mexico?

Interjet, American Airlines and six other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Mexico City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Mexico City via Baldwin Park station, Baldwin Park, Morelia, México Terminal Norte, and Autobuses del Norte in around 45 h 42 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Mexico City via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Mexicali to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Toluca via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Toluca via San Jose Cabo, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to Toluca via Mexico City, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Toluca via Puerto Vallarta, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to Toluca via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Mexico City via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Mexicali to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Mexicali to Mexico City via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Mexicali to Mexico City via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$320 - $460
Business Coach Seat
$380 - $550
Room
$700 - $1,000
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Calexico, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Autobuses Elite
Phone
01 800 507 5500, 57290807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tijuana to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
30 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Primera
$98
Primera Select
$106
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Mexico Poniente
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$35 - $55
Full Fare
$40 - $60
Regular Price
$51
Internet Discount
$46
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Baldwin Park to Morelia
Ave. Duration
39 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$214
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Morelia to México Terminal Norte
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Internet Promotion
$23
Regular Price
$25
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
$102 - $108

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