There are 10 ways to get from San Francisco to Mexico City by plane, train, night bus, 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 San Francisco to Mexico City  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Mexico City (MEX) SFO - MEX

$127 - $259

9 alternative options

Fly Oakland to Mexico City  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Mexico City (MEX) OAK - MEX

$151 - $232

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Mexico City  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Mexico City (MEX) SJC - MEX

$172 - $294

Fly San Francisco to Toluca  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Toluca (TLC) SFO - TLC

$231 - $713

Night bus, bus  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the night bus from Oakland, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexico

$138 - $325

Bus TAP Royal International  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco - Townsend St & 5th St to Los Angeles
  2. Take the bus from Huntington Park to Morelia
  3. Take the bus from Morelia to México Poniente

$272 - $304

Bus TAP  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, 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 Mexico

$137 - $321

Train, bus  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Yuma Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Mexico

$196 - $487

Caltrain, train, bus  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
  2. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Oceanside, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
  5. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexico

$189 - $449

Drive  •  38 h 3 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Mexico City 2289.8 miles

$300 - $450

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Mexico City is to fly which costs $120 - $260 and takes 7 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Mexico City is to fly which takes 7 h 3 min and costs $120 - $260.

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The distance between San Francisco and Mexico City is 3038 km. The road distance is 3664 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to get from San Francisco to Mexico City, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Mexico City. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Santa Veracruz via Los Angeles, Ca, Tijuana and Terminal Central De Autobuses Del Norte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 8 h.

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What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Mexico City, Mexico?

United Airlines, Aeroméxico and five other airlines fly from San Francisco to Mexico City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Mexico City via Los Angeles, Patsaouras Transit Plaza, Sunset / Figueroa, Figueroa / Sunset, Pacific / Florence, Huntington Park, Morelia, México Poniente, and Observatorio in around 2 days 7 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Mexico City via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Mexico City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Oakland to Mexico City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from San Jose to Mexico City via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $300
Flights from San Jose to Mexico City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $300
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from San Francisco to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $460
Flights from San Francisco to Mexico City via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Mexico City via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $460
Flights from Oakland to Mexico City via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $470
Flights from San Jose to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $330
Flights from San Jose to Mexico City via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $340
Flights from San Jose to Mexico City via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $330
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $460
Flights from San Francisco to Mexico City via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Mexico City via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $470
Flights from San Jose to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $330
Flights from San Jose to Mexico City via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $340
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from San Francisco to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from San Francisco to Mexico City via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Oakland to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Oakland to Mexico City via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from San Francisco to Toluca via Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Toluca via Cancun
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from San Francisco to Mexico City via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from San Francisco to Toluca via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Toluca via Cancun
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Toluca via Los Angeles, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Mexico City via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Mexico City via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Mexico City via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from San Jose to Mexico City via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Mexico City via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Yuma Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Oakland, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Bus from Oceanside, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$22 - $28
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Mexico
Ave. Duration
41 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $170
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$120 - $170
Bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Mexico
Ave. Duration
38 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$110 - $160
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from San Francisco - Townsend St & 5th St to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Huntington Park to Morelia
Ave. Duration
40 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$214
Schedules at
taproyal.com
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Morelia to México Poniente
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$22 - $35
Full Fare
$22 - $35

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