There are 8 ways to get from New York to Mexico City by plane, train, 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 Newark to Mexico City  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Mexico City (MEX) EWR - MEX

$198 - $500

Cheapest option

Fly New York JFK to Mexico City  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Mexico City (MEX) JFK - MEX

$148 - $390

6 alternative options

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Mexico City  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Mexico City (MEX) PHL - MEX

$356 - $1,211

Fly Newark to Puebla, bus  •  12 h 8 min

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

$218 - $350

Bus  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Atlanta ,GA
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  4. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte

$222 - $473

Train, bus  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New Orleans to San Antonio
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte

$290 - $720

Train, bus via Consulado_1  •  2 days 21 h

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to San Antonio Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte

$323 - $885

Drive  •  44 h 48 min

  1. Drive from New York to Mexico City 2700.9 miles

$360 - $550

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Mexico City is to fly which costs $140 - $390 and takes 8 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Mexico City is to fly which costs $190 - $500 and takes 8 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Mexico City. However, there are services departing from New York, NY and arriving at Santa Veracruz via Pryor Rd Sw@University Ave, Atlanta, Ga, Houston, Tx, San Antonio and Terminal Central De Autobuses Del Norte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 12 h.

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The distance between New York and Mexico City is 2101 miles. The road distance is 2700.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Mexico City without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 12 h and costs $220 - $480.

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It takes approximately 8 h 1 min to get from New York to Mexico City, including transfers.

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New York to Mexico City bus services, operated by Pandora Bus, depart from New York, NY station.

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The best way to get from New York to Mexico City is to fly which takes 8 h 1 min and costs $190 - $500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $220 - $480 and takes 2 days 12 h.

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Map of how to get from New York to Mexico City.
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  • Distance: 2100.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 1 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Mexico City, Mexico?

United Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from New York to Mexico City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Mexico City via Atlanta ,GA, Pryor Rd Sw@University Ave, Alabama St @ Peachtree St, Atlanta, Ga, Houston, Tx, San Antonio, Tx, San Antonio, México Central Norte, and Terminal Central De Autobuses Del Norte in around 2 days 12 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Mexico City via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Mexico City via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Mexico City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Mexico City via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Newark to Puebla via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Flights from Newark to Puebla via New Orleans, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Flights from Newark to Puebla via Pittsburgh, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Flights from Newark to Puebla via Austin, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Flights from Newark to Puebla via Nashville, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Flights from Newark to Puebla via Indianapolis, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Flights from Newark to Puebla via Reagan Washington, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Flights from Newark to Puebla via Covington, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Flights from Newark to Puebla via Atlanta, Houston
Ave. Duration
10 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Flights from Newark to Puebla via Raleigh/Durham, Houston
Ave. Duration
10 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Flights from Newark to Puebla via Charlotte, Houston
Ave. Duration
10 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Flights from Newark to Puebla via Detroit, Houston
Ave. Duration
10 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Flights from Newark to Puebla via St. Louis, Houston
Ave. Duration
10 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Flights from Newark to Puebla via Washington Dulles, Houston
Ave. Duration
10 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Mexico City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Mexico City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Mexico City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Mexico City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Philadelphia to Mexico City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Newark to Mexico City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Mexico City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Mexico City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Mexico City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Philadelphia to Mexico City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Mexico City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Flights from Newark to Mexico City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Mexico City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Mexico City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Philadelphia to Mexico City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Philadelphia to Mexico City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Puebla via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $600
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from New York JFK to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Mexico City via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,100
Flights from Newark to Puebla via New Orleans, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from New York JFK to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Mexico City via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
30 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
Frequency
3 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 - $12
Schedules at
estrellaroja.com.mx
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Atlanta ,GA
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
search.gotobus.com
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 Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
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
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
$60 - $130
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$60 - $90
Ejecutivo
$103 - $108

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