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There are 9 ways to get from Los Angeles to Monterrey by plane, train, night bus, bus 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.

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Fly Los Angeles to Monterrey  •  6 h 16 min

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

$161 - $768

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Night bus to Mexicali, fly to Monterrey  •  8 h 45 min

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

$97 - $329

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Train to Tijuana, fly to Monterrey  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  2. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Monterrey (MTY) TIJ - MTY

$114 - $329

Fly Los Angeles to Laredo, bus  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Laredo (LRD) LAX - LRD
  2. Take the bus from Nuevo Laredo to Monterrey

$250 - $950

Bus via El Paso, TX  •  36 h 36 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 - $336

Train Amtrak, bus  •  36 h 51 min

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

Bus  •  41 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Long Beach to Nuevo Laredo Tijuana-Nuevo Laredo
  2. Take the bus from Nuevo Laredo to Monterrey Nuevo Laredo-Monterrey

$130 - $240

Train, bus Greyhound Mexico  •  45 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to San Bernardino-Downtown station San Bernardino Line
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino to Monterrey Tijuana-Monterrey 2

$123 - $216

Drive  •  26 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Monterrey 1445.2 miles

$190 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Monterrey is to train and bus which costs $120 - $220 and takes 45 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Monterrey is to fly which costs $160 - $800 and takes 6 h 16 min.

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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 36 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Monterrey is 1225 miles. The road distance is 1445.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Monterrey without a car is to bus which takes 36 h 36 min and costs $140 - $340.

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It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to get from Los Angeles to Monterrey, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Monterrey 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 Monterrey is to fly which takes 6 h 16 min and costs $160 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $340 and takes 36 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Monterrey Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 20 min.

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Los Angeles to Monterrey bus services, operated by Grupo Senda, arrive at Monterrey station.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Monterrey.
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  • Distance: 1224.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 16 min

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

Aeroméxico, United Airlines and four 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 36 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Monterrey via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,700
Flights from Los Angeles to Laredo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Laredo via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Laredo via Las Vegas, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Laredo via Salt Lake City, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Laredo via Aspen, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Laredo via Fayetteville, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Monterrey via Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Monterrey via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Tijuana to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Tijuana to Monterrey via Chihuahua
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Tijuana to Monterrey via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Tijuana to Monterrey via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Monterrey via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Laredo via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Laredo via San Diego, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Monterrey via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,800
Flights from Tijuana to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Tijuana to Monterrey via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Mexicali to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Tijuana to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Tijuana to Monterrey via Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Tijuana to Monterrey via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Mexicali to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Monterrey via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Tijuana to Monterrey via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Tijuana to Monterrey via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Antonio Amtrak Station
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
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to San Bernardino-Downtown station
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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.

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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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to El Paso, Tx
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $200
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Nuevo Laredo to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$11 - $18
Primera Select
$16 - $21
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from Ciudad Juárez to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$55 - $80
Ejecutivo
$88 - $93
Turimex Internacional
Website
turimex.com
Bus from San Antonio to Laredo
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
turimex.com
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Nuevo Laredo to Monterrey Central de Autobuses
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$20 - $29
Full Fare
$18 - $26
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Long Beach to Nuevo Laredo
Ave. Duration
36 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Bernardino to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
41 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Monterrey is 2 h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 10:03 PM in Los Angeles and 12:03 AM in Monterrey.

Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Monterrey is 1445 miles. It takes approximately 26 h 19 min to drive from Los Angeles to Monterrey.

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Interjet, American Airlines, Volaris and two other airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Monterrey Airport.

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There are 174+ hotels available in Monterrey. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs .

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