There are 7 ways to get from Los Angeles to Monterrey by plane, 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 to Monterrey  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Monterrey (MTY) LAX - MTY

$169 - $822

Cheapest option

Bus via El Paso, TX  •  36 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to El Paso, Tx 1408 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ciudad Juárez to Monterrey Tdn

$140 - $341

5 alternative options

Fly to McAllen, bus  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to McAllen (MFE) LAX - MFE
  2. Take the bus from Reynosa to Monterrey

$212 - $449

Train, bus via San Antonio, Tx  •  35 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Laredo, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Nuevo Laredo to Monterrey

$216 - $606

Bus  •  45 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana Airport to Nuevo Laredo
  3. Take the bus from Nuevo Laredo to Monterrey

$162 - $306

Train, bus Greyhound Mexico  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Oceanside, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana to Monterrey

$151 - $278

Drive  •  26 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Monterrey 1445.2 miles

$190 - $280

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

Aeroméxico, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Monterrey hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Monterrey via El Paso, Tx, El Paso, TX, and Ciudad Juárez in around 36 h 35 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Monterrey via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,100
Flights from Los Angeles to McAllen via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Monterrey via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,700
Flights from Los Angeles to McAllen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Monterrey via Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Monterrey via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Monterrey via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to McAllen
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
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
Twice daily
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
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from Reynosa to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$18 - $27
Ejecutivo
$21 - $23
Bus from Nuevo Laredo to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$18 - $26
Ejecutivo
$21 - $23
Bus from Ciudad Juárez to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$55 - $80
Ejecutivo
$91 - $96
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Reynosa to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$12 - $18
Primera Select
$17 - $22
Bus from Nuevo Laredo to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$12 - $18
Primera Select
$16 - $22
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Laredo, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to El Paso, Tx
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $200
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Oceanside, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$22 - $28
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana Airport to Nuevo Laredo
Ave. Duration
37 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
42 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Los Angeles to Monterrey?

The distance between Los Angeles and Monterrey is 1959 km. The road distance is 2312 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Monterrey?

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Monterrey is to fly which costs $160 - $850 and takes 6 h 9 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Los Angeles to Monterrey?

The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Monterrey is to fly which takes 6 h 9 min and costs $160 - $850.

Is there a direct bus between Los Angeles and Monterrey?

No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Monterrey. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Monterrey via El Paso, TX and Ciudad Juárez. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 35 min.

How long does it take to get from Los Angeles to Monterrey?

It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from Los Angeles to Monterrey, including transfers.