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There are 7 ways to get from Mexico City to Monterrey by plane, subway, bus or car

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Fly from Mexico City  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Mexico City (MEX) to Monterrey (MTY) MEX - MTY

$44 - $119

Cheapest option

Bus Estrella Blanca  •  12 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Mexico Norte to Monterrey Omnibus

$5 - $85

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Line 1 subway to Toluca, fly  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from Pino Suárez_1_2 to Observatorio
  2. Fly from Toluca (TLC) to Monterrey (MTY) TLC - MTY

$58 - $136

Bus to Puebla, fly  •  4 h 36 min

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

$75 - $191

Bus ETN  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from México Sur - Taxqueña to Monterrey, Centro Cuernavaca / ...

$50 - $100

Bus Grupo Senda  •  15 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Cuautitlán to Monterrey

$48 - $85

Drive  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Mexico City to Monterrey 565.4 miles

$75 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Mexico City to Monterrey is to bus which costs $100 - $1600 and takes 12 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mexico City to Monterrey is to fly which costs $850 - $2300 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mexico City to Monterrey. However, there are services departing from Madero and arriving at Monterrey via Mexico Norte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 51 min.

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The distance between Mexico City and Monterrey is 705 km. The road distance is 904.7 km.

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The best way to get from Mexico City to Monterrey without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 25 min and costs $950 - $2000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Mexico City to Monterrey, including transfers.

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Mexico City to Monterrey bus services, operated by Estrella Blanca, depart from Mexico Norte station.

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The best way to get from Mexico City to Monterrey is to fly which takes 3 h 8 min and costs $850 - $2300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $950 - $2000 and takes 11 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Mexico City Airport to Monterrey Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Mexico City to Monterrey bus services, operated by Estrella Blanca, arrive at Monterrey station.

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Map of how to get from Mexico City to Monterrey.
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  • Distance: 440.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

What companies run services between Mexico City, Mexico and Monterrey, Mexico?

Interjet, Aeroméxico and two other airlines fly from Mexico City to Monterrey every 30 minutes. Alternatively, ETN operates a bus from Mexico City to Monterrey twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $100 and the journey takes 10 h 5 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Mexico City to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Flights from Puebla to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Mexico City to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Puebla to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Mexico City to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Flights from Toluca to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Mexico City to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Puebla to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Train operators
Sistema de Transporte Colectivo Metro
Phone
+52 55 5709 0860
Email
redessociales@metro.cdmx.gob.mx
Website
metro.cdmx.gob.mx
Subway from Pino Suárez_1_2 to Observatorio
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
metro.cdmx.gob.mx
Bus operators
Estrella Roja
Website
estrellaroja.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City TAPO to Cholula - Plaza San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
estrellaroja.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from México Sur - Taxqueña to Monterrey, Centro
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$50 - $80
Full Fare
$70 - $100
Regular Price
$100
Internet Discount
$85
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Mexico Norte to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$35 - $55
Primera Select
$60 - $85
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City North Bus Terminal to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $65
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from Cuautitlán to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
12 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$40 - $60
Ejecutivo
$66 - $70

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Yes, the driving distance between Mexico City to Monterrey is 905 km. It takes approximately 10 h 16 min to drive from Mexico City to Monterrey.

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Volaris, Interjet, Viva Aerobus and Aeroméxico offer flights from Mexico City Airport to Monterrey Airport.

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There are 176+ hotels available in Monterrey. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mexico City to Mexico City Airport is to line 4 night bus which takes 17 min and costs .

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