There are 10 ways to get from Monterey to Zacatecas by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly Monterey to Zacatecas  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Monterey (MRY) to Zacatecas (ZCL) MRY - ZCL

$230 - $814

Cheapest option

Bus Tufesa  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Tyler / Franklin to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station 55
  2. Take the bus from Gilroy, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Guadalajara
  4. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas

$133 - $351

8 alternative options

Fly San Jose to Zacatecas  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Zacatecas (ZCL) SJC - ZCL

$294 - $912

Fly Monterey to Aguascalientes, bus  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Monterey (MRY) to Aguascalientes (AGU) MRY - AGU
  2. Take the bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas

$189 - $633

Fly Monterey to Leon/Guanajuato, bus  •  14 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Monterey (MRY) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) MRY - BJX
  2. Take the bus from León to Zacatecas

$265 - $1,049

Fly San Jose to Guadalajara, bus  •  13 h

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Guadalajara (GDL) SJC - GDL
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Aguascalientes
  3. Take the bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas

$208 - $854

Fly San Francisco to Guadalajara, bus  •  14 h 6 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Guadalajara (GDL) SFO - GDL
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Aguascalientes
  3. Take the bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas

$198 - $804

Train, bus  •  44 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Salinas Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to El Paso Union Depot Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Ciudad Juárez to Chihuahua
  4. Take the bus from Chihuahua to Zacatecas

$221 - $581

Bus TAP Royal International  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Salinas, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Huntington Park to Guadalajara
  3. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas

$276 - $347

Drive  •  31 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Monterey to Zacatecas 1782.5 miles

$230 - $350

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Monterey to Zacatecas is to bus which costs $130 - $360 and takes 2 days 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Monterey to Zacatecas is to fly which takes 7 h 25 min and costs $290 - $950.

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The distance between Monterey and Zacatecas is 2409 km. The road distance is 2852 km.

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It takes approximately 11 h 24 min to get from Monterey to Zacatecas, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Monterey to Zacatecas. However, there are services departing from Tyler / Franklin and arriving at Zacatecas via Gilroy, Ca, 7th / Decatur, Los Angeles and Guadalajara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2 h.

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What companies run services between Monterey, CA, USA and Zacatecas, Mexico?

United Airlines, Volaris and four other airlines fly from Monterey to Zacatecas every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Monterey to Zacatecas via Monterey / Gilroy Train Station, Gilroy, Ca, Los Angeles, Ca, 7th / Decatur, 7th / Maple, Los Angeles, and Guadalajara in around 2 days 2 h.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Monterey to Zacatecas via Phoenix, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Flights from Monterey to Zacatecas via Las Vegas, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
13 h 31 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Monterey to Aguascalientes via Phoenix, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Monterey to Aguascalientes via Los Angeles, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Monterey to Leon/Guanajuato via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Monterey to Aguascalientes via San Francisco, Houston
Ave. Duration
12 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Flights from Monterey to Aguascalientes via San Diego, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Monterey to Leon/Guanajuato via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Flights from Monterey to Leon/Guanajuato via San Francisco, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Monterey to Leon/Guanajuato via San Francisco, Houston
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Flights from Monterey to Leon/Guanajuato via Los Angeles, Houston
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,900
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Monterey to Zacatecas via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Monterey to Zacatecas via San Francisco, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Monterey to Zacatecas via Phoenix, San Jose
Ave. Duration
11 h 9 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Monterey to Zacatecas via Phoenix, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
13 h 6 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Monterey to Aguascalientes via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Monterey to Aguascalientes via San Francisco, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Monterey to Zacatecas via Phoenix, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Flights from Monterey to Aguascalientes via Phoenix, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Monterey to Leon/Guanajuato via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Monterey to Zacatecas via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
15 h 59 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Flights from Monterey to Aguascalientes via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
12 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Monterey to Aguascalientes via San Diego, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Monterey to Aguascalientes via Los Angeles, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,000
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Salinas Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to El Paso Union Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$450 - $650
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$14 - $21
Full Fare
$10 - $15
Regular Price
$12
Internet Discount
$11
Bus from León to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$20 - $29
Full Fare
$19 - $27
Bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$23 - $35
Full Fare
$25 - $35
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
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$13 - $19
Ejecutivo
$13 - $14
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Regular Price
$17
Internet Discount
$16
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$10 - $16
Primera Select
$14 - $19
Bus from Ciudad Juárez to Chihuahua
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$17 - $25
Primera Select
$26 - $35
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Chihuahua to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Tyler / Franklin to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
mst.org
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Gilroy, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Bus from Salinas, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
35 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$80 - $120
Platinum
$120 - $150
Ejecutivo
$140 - $200
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Huntington Park to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
36 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$214
Schedules at
taproyal.com

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