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

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Fly to Zacatecas  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Mexico City (MEX) to Zacatecas (ZCL) MEX - ZCL

$79 - $375

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Bus #2  •  18 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from México Poniente to Queretaro Queretaro / ...
  2. Take the bus from Queretaro to Zacatecas

$28 - $46

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Fly to Aguascalientes, bus  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Mexico City (MEX) to Aguascalientes (AGU) MEX - AGU
  2. Take the bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas

$91 - $301

Bus Estrella Blanca  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from México Norte to San Luis Potosí México Norte-San Luis Potosí / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Luis Potosí to Zacatecas

$29 - $62

Bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Mexico City International Airport T1 to Querétaro
  2. Take the bus from Queretaro to Zacatecas

$40 - $50

Bus ETN  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from México Central del Norte to Zacatecas Mexico Norte / ...

$35 - $65

Drive  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Mexico City to Zacatecas 383.8 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Mexico City to Zacatecas is to bus which costs $500 - $900 and takes 18 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mexico City to Zacatecas is to fly which costs $1500 - $7500 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mexico City to Zacatecas. However, there are services departing from Mexico City International Airport T1 and arriving at Zacatecas via Queretaro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h.

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The distance between Mexico City and Zacatecas is 516 km. The road distance is 614.2 km.

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The best way to get from Mexico City to Zacatecas without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 24 min and costs $550 - $1200.

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It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from Mexico City to Zacatecas, including transfers.

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Mexico City to Zacatecas bus services, operated by Primera Plus, depart from Mexico City International Airport T1 station.

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The best way to get from Mexico City to Zacatecas is to fly which takes 3 h 4 min and costs $1500 - $7500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $550 - $1200 and takes 8 h 24 min.

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

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Mexico City to Zacatecas bus services, operated by Omnibus de Mexico, arrive at Zacatecas station.

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Map of how to get from Mexico City to Zacatecas.
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  • Distance: 322.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 4 min

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

Viva Aerobus and Aeroméxico fly from Mexico City to Zacatecas 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mexico City to Zacatecas via Autobuses del Norte, México Norte, and San Luis Potosí in around 8 h 24 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Mexico City to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Mexico City to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Mexico City to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Mexico City to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Mexico City to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$15 - $22
Full Fare
$11 - $16
Regular Price
$13
Internet Discount
$11
Bus from Mexico Norte to San Luis Potosí
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$28 - $45
Full Fare
$30 - $45
Regular Price
$37
Internet Discount
$33
Bus from México Central del Norte to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$35 - $60
Full Fare
$45 - $65
Regular Price
$62
Internet Discount
$56
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$14 - $21
Ejecutivo
$14 - $15
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from México Norte to San Luis Potosí
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$18 - $27
Primera Select
$28 - $40
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Mexico Central de Autobuses del Norte to San Luis Potosí
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $32
Schedules at
wl.primeraplus.com.mx
Regular Price
$32
Internet Discount
$29
Bus from Mexico City International Airport T1 to Querétaro
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
ventas.primeraplus.com.mx
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from San Luis Potosí to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Bus from Queretaro to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Pegasso
Website
pegasso.mx
Bus from México Poniente to Queretaro
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Schedules at
pegasso.mx
Regular Price
$16
Internet Discount
$14

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Yes, the driving distance between Mexico City to Zacatecas is 614 km. It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to drive from Mexico City to Zacatecas.

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Viva Aerobus and Aeroméxico offer flights from Mexico City Airport to Zacatecas Airport.

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There are 58+ hotels available in Zacatecas. Prices start at $30 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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