There are 4 ways to get from Mexico City to Tapachula by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Mexico City (MEX) to Tapachula (TAP) MEX - TAP

$58 - $238

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Bus via Huixtla ADO  •  17 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from México DF Balbuena to Huixtla ADO Ado

$35 - $75

2 alternative options

Bus  •  17 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from México TAPO to Tapachula Gl/Occ

$45 - $80

Drive  •  13 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Mexico City to Tapachula 729.2 miles

$95 - $150

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from México TAPO and arriving at Tapachula. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 h 50 min.

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The distance between Mexico City and Tapachula is 886 km. The road distance is 1166.7 km.

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The best way to get from Mexico City to Tapachula without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Mexico City to Tapachula, including transfers.

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Mexico City to Tapachula bus services, operated by ADO, depart from México DF Balbuena station.

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The best way to get from Mexico City to Tapachula is to fly which takes 3 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Mexico City Airport to Tapachula Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Mexico City to Tapachula bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at Huixtla ADO station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mexico City to Tapachula is 1167 km. It takes approximately 13 h 36 min to drive from Mexico City to Tapachula.

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Volaris and Aeroméxico offer flights from Mexico City Airport to Tapachula Airport.

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  • Distance: 553.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 24 min

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

Volaris and Aeroméxico fly from Mexico City to Tapachula 4 times a day. Alternatively, ADO operates a bus from Mexico City to Tapachula 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $75 and the journey takes 16 h.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Mexico City to Tapachula
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Mexico City to Tapachula
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from México DF Balbuena to Huixtla ADO
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$50 - $75
Economy
$45 - $70
Bus from México TAPO to Tapachula
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$55 - $80
Economy
$45 - $70

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There are 17+ hotels available in Tapachula. Prices start at $26 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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