There are 9 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 47 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

7 alternative options

Fly Los Angeles to Toluca  •  10 h 13 min

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

$211 - $813

Fly Los Angeles to Puebla, bus  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Puebla (PBC) LAX - PBC
  2. Take the bus from Cholula - Plaza San Diego to Mexico City TAPO

$217 - $589

Train, bus  •  44 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to El Paso Union Depot Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from El Paso to Laredo
  3. Take the bus from Nuevo Laredo to Mexico Sur

$253 - $586

Bus TAP Royal International  •  45 h 36 min

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

$244 - $258

Bus Tufesa  •  46 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Guadalajara
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Celaya
  3. Take the bus from Celaya to Mexico City North Bus Terminal

$125 - $260

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

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

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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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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.

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

Interjet, United 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 Poniente, and Observatorio in around 45 h 36 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h
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 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Los Angeles to Puebla via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Puebla via Mexico City, Monterrey
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
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 to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Toluca via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Toluca via Cancun
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h
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 Los Angeles to Puebla via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $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
Flights from Los Angeles to Puebla via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Puebla via San Diego, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Puebla via Salt Lake City, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Puebla via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Puebla via Austin, Houston
Ave. Duration
10 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Mexicali to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Mexicali to Mexico City via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Mexicali to Mexico City via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Puebla via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Puebla via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Flights from Los Angeles to Puebla via Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
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
6 times a week
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
Greyhound USA
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
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
Estrella Roja
Website
estrellaroja.com.mx
Bus from Cholula - Plaza San Diego to Mexico City TAPO
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
estrellaroja.com.mx
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from El Paso to Laredo
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Nuevo Laredo to Mexico Sur
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$65 - $95
Full Fare
$90 - $130
Bus from Morelia to México Poniente
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$23 - $35
Full Fare
$24 - $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
$85 - $230
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$85 - $130
Platinum
$130 - $170
Ejecutivo
$150 - $210
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Celaya
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Celaya to Mexico City North Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx

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