There are 8 ways to get from New Orleans to Mexico City by plane, bus, train, night bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Mexico City  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Mexico City (MEX) MSY - MEX

$152 - $458

Cheapest option

Bus  •  33 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans to San Antonio, TX
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte Turimex Internacional

$95 - $185

6 alternative options

Fly to Puebla, bus  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Puebla (PBC) MSY - PBC
  2. Take the bus from Cholula - Plaza San Diego to Mexico City TAPO

$162 - $306

Fly to Queretaro, bus  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Queretaro (QRO) MSY - QRO
  2. Take the bus from San Juan del Río to Mexico Norte

$242 - $1,460

Train, bus via Nuevo Laredo  •  32 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Laredo North
  3. Take the bus from Nuevo Laredo to Mexico Sur

$197 - $450

Bus, night bus  •  33 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Houston, Tx
  2. Take the night bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte

$117 - $271

Train, bus Grupo Senda  •  38 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak Sunset Limited
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte Turimex Internacional

$142 - $354

Drive  •  23 h 39 min

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Mexico City 1399.9 miles

$180 - $280

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Mexico City is to bus which costs $95 - $190 and takes 33 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Mexico City is to fly which takes 7 h 12 min and costs $150 - $460.

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The distance between New Orleans and Mexico City is 1484 km. The road distance is 2240 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to get from New Orleans to Mexico City, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Orleans to Mexico City. However, there are services departing from New Orleans, La and arriving at Independencia_1 via Houston, Tx, San Antonio and Terminal Central De Autobuses Del Norte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 35 min.

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What companies run services between New Orleans, LA, USA and Mexico City, Mexico?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from New Orleans to Mexico City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Orleans to Mexico City via San Antonio, TX, San Antonio, México Central Norte, and Terminal Central De Autobuses Del Norte in around 33 h 37 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Mexico City via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,400
Flights from New Orleans to Mexico City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,400
Flights from New Orleans to Puebla via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from New Orleans to Queretaro via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Mexico City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from New Orleans to Mexico City via Miami
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from New Orleans to Mexico City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from New Orleans to Puebla via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from New Orleans to Queretaro via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New Orleans to Mexico City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from New Orleans to Queretaro via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from New Orleans to Mexico City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from New Orleans to Queretaro via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to Mexico City via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New Orleans to Mexico City via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Room
$350 - $490
Bus operators
Estrella Roja
Website
estrellaroja.com.mx
Bus from Cholula - Plaza San Diego to Mexico City TAPO
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
estrellaroja.com.mx
Pegasso
Website
pegasso.mx
Bus from San Juan del Río to Mexico Norte
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
pegasso.mx
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Laredo North
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from New Orleans, La to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Night bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Nuevo Laredo to Mexico Sur
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$60 - $90
Full Fare
$80 - $120
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$55 - $85
Ejecutivo
$95 - $100

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