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There are 7 ways to get from Monterey to Zacatecas by shuttle, plane, bus, train 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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Shuttle to San Jose, fly  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Monterey to San Jose International Airport
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Zacatecas (ZCL) SJC - ZCL

$295 - $912

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Bus Autobuses Elite  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Salinas, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana to Guadalajara
  4. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas Tdn

$169 - $292

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Fly from Monterey  •  10 h 44 min

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

$232 - $816

Bus ACN Autobuses  •  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 Madera, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Madera to Guadalajara Portales
  4. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas Tdn

$214 - $267

Train, bus TAP Royal International  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the train from Salinas Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Huntington Park to Guadalajara
  3. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas Tdn

$290 - $427

Train, bus via San Antonio, Tx  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the train from Salinas Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Antonio Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Laredo, Tx
  4. Take the bus from Nuevo Laredo to Zacatecas

$300 - $848

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 $210 - $270 and takes 2 days 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Monterey to Zacatecas is to shuttle and fly which costs $290 - $950 and takes 7 h 18 min.

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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, Madera and Guadalajara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2 h.

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The distance between Monterey and Zacatecas is 1506 miles. The road distance is 1782.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Monterey to Zacatecas without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 2 h and costs $210 - $270.

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It takes approximately 7 h 18 min to get from Monterey to Zacatecas, including transfers.

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Monterey to Zacatecas bus services, operated by Monterey-Salinas Transit, depart from Tyler / Franklin station.

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The best way to get from Monterey to Zacatecas is to fly which takes 10 h 44 min and costs $230 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $210 - $270 and takes 2 days 2 h.

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The quickest flight from San Jose Airport to Zacatecas Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 26 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Monterey to Zacatecas.
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  • Distance: 1505.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 18 min

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

United Airlines, Volaris and four other airlines fly from Monterey to Zacatecas hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Monterey to Zacatecas via Monterey / Gilroy Train Station, Gilroy, Ca, Madera, Ca, Madera, Guadalajara Portales, and Guadalajara in around 2 days 2 h.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from San Jose to Zacatecas via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
Flights from Monterey to Zacatecas via Phoenix, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
12 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Flights from Monterey to Zacatecas via Los Angeles, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Flights from Monterey to Zacatecas via Denver, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,800
Flights from Monterey to Zacatecas via San Francisco, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
15 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,800
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from San Jose to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Monterey to Zacatecas via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Monterey to Zacatecas via Phoenix, San Jose
Ave. Duration
10 h 58 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Monterey to Zacatecas via Phoenix, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Monterey to Zacatecas via San Francisco, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
14 h 42 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Monterey to Zacatecas via Denver, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Monterey to Zacatecas via Los Angeles, San Jose
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Zacatecas via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
Flights from Monterey to Zacatecas via Phoenix, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Flights from Monterey to Zacatecas via Los Angeles, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,900
Flights from Monterey to Zacatecas via Denver, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,800
Flights from Monterey to Zacatecas via San Francisco, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
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 Salinas Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
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 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
Bus operators
Monterey Bus
Website
montereyairbus.com
Shuttle from Monterey to San Jose International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
montereyairbus.com
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
$3 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Gilroy, Ca to Madera, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Salinas, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Laredo, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Madera to Guadalajara Portales
Ave. Duration
40 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$16 - $24
Primera Select
$24 - $35
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$22 - $35
Ejecutivo
$28 - $30
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Autobuses Elite
Phone
01 800 507 5500, 57290807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tijuana to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
30 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $105
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Primera
$96
Primera Select
$104
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
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Nuevo Laredo to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$40 - $65
Full Fare
$50 - $75

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Zacatecas is 2 h ahead of Monterey. It is currently 7:23 AM in Monterey and 9:23 AM in Zacatecas.

Yes, the driving distance between Monterey to Zacatecas is 1782 miles. It takes approximately 31 h 53 min to drive from Monterey to Zacatecas.

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Volaris and Aeroméxico offer flights from San Jose 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 Monterey to San Jose Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 30 min and costs $45 - $50.

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