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There are 4 ways to get from Monterrey to Tampico by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  1h 28m

  1. Fly from Monterrey (MTY) to Tampico (TAM) MTY - TAM

$1072 - $4004

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Bus  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Monterrey to Tampico Futura / ...

$664 - $1320

2 alternative options

Bus via Ciudad Victoria  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Monterrey to Ciudad Victoria Ave/DelNorte
  2. Take the bus from Ciudad Victoria to Tampico Tdn

$885 - $1493

Drive  •  6h 54m

  1. Drive from Monterrey to Tampico 497.7 km

$900 - $1400

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Monterrey to Tampico is to bus via Ciudad Victoria which costs $850 - $1500 and takes 8h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Monterrey to Tampico is to fly which costs $1000 - $4000 and takes 1h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Monterrey to Tampico. However, there are services departing from Monterrey and arriving at Tampico via Ciudad Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 4m.

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The distance between Monterrey and Tampico is 449 km. The road distance is 497.7 km.

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The best way to get from Monterrey to Tampico without a car is to bus via Ciudad Victoria which takes 8h 4m and costs $850 - $1500.

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It takes approximately 1h 28m to get from Monterrey to Tampico, including transfers.

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Monterrey to Tampico bus services, operated by Grupo Senda, depart from Monterrey station.

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The best way to get from Monterrey to Tampico is to fly which takes 1h 28m and costs $1000 - $4000. Alternatively, you can bus via Ciudad Victoria, which costs $850 - $1500 and takes 8h 4m.

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The quickest flight from Monterrey Airport to Tampico Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Monterrey to Tampico bus services, operated by Grupo Senda, arrive at Tampico station.

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Map of how to get from Monterrey to Tampico.
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  • Distance: 449.3 km
  • Duration: 1h 28m

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

Viva Aerobus flies from Monterrey to Tampico once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Monterrey to Tampico via Ciudad Victoria in around 8h 4m.

Airlines
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Monterrey to Tampico
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $3800
Bus operators
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: +1 800 733 7330 and México: +52 81 8151 5253
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from Monterrey to Ciudad Victoria
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$500 - $800
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$500 - $800
Primera
$550 - $750
Bus from Ciudad Victoria to Tampico
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$380 - $700
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$440 - $700
Primera
$470 - $650
Estrella Blanca
Phone
800 507 5500
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Monterrey to Tampico
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$460 - $1100
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Economic
$460 - $700
Select
$600 - $950
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Monterrey to Tampico
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$700 - $1100
Schedules at
odm.com.mx

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Yes, the driving distance between Monterrey to Tampico is 498 km. It takes approximately 6h 54m to drive from Monterrey to Tampico.

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Viva Aerobus offers flights from Monterrey Airport to Tampico Airport.

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There are 55+ hotels available in Tampico. Prices start at $2250 MXN per night.

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The best way to get from Monterrey to Monterrey Airport is to taxi which takes 23 min and costs $170 - $210.

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