How to get from Los Angeles to Mexico City

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Recommended option

Fly to Mexico City  •  6 h 31 min

  1. LAX - MEX

$110 - $341

Cheapest option

Bus TAP  •  47 h 27 min

  1. 9483 / ...

$96 - $227

5 alternative options

Fly to Toluca  •  10 h 23 min

  1. LAX - TLC

$214 - $815

Train, bus  •  42 h 19 min

$224 - $522

Bus TAP Royal International  •  45 h 37 min

$244 - $260

Bus Tufesa  •  46 h 1 min

$119 - $258

Drive  •  31 h 46 min

  1. 1908.5 miles

$250 - $370

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

Aeroméxico, Interjet 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 Poniente, and Observatorio in around 45 h 37 min.

Airlines
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
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $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 to 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 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
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 Los Angeles to Toluca via Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to El Paso Union Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$450 - $650
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Ciudad Juárez to Durango
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$60 - $90
Full Fare
$80 - $110
Bus from Durango to México Central del Norte
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$50 - $75
Full Fare
$65 - $95
Regular Price
$88
Internet Discount
$73
Bus from Morelia to México Poniente
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$22 - $35
Full Fare
$23 - $35
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
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
35 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$80 - $120
Platinum
$120 - $160
Ejecutivo
$140 - $200
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Celaya
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Celaya to Mexico City North Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Los Angeles and Mexico City is 2491 km. The road distance is 3054 km.

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Mexico City is to fly which costs $110 - $350 and takes 6 h 31 min.

The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Mexico City is to fly which takes 6 h 31 min and costs $110 - $350.

No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Mexico City. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles and arriving at Independencia_1 via Guadalajara, Celaya and Terminal Central De Autobuses Del Norte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 h 1 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Los Angeles to Mexico City, including transfers.