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There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco to Mexico City Airport (MEX) 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.

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Fly from San Francisco  •  6 h 38 min

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

$126 - $258

6 alternative options

Fly from Oakland  •  7 h 19 min

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

$150 - $231

Train, bus ACN Autobuses  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from Richmond Amtrak to Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot
  2. Take the bus from Fresno to Guadalajara Portales
  3. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Mexico Central Norte

$255 - $346

Bus TAP Royal International  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Huntington Park to Morelia
  3. Take the bus from Morelia to México Terminal Norte

$269 - $359

Bus via Hermosillo  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from McAllister St & Polk St- San Francisco Civic Ctr to Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St 101
  2. Take the bus from Santa Rosa to Hermosillo
  3. Take the bus from Hermosillo to Mexico

Train, bus via San Antonio  •  2 days 18 h

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square 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 to México Central Norte

$314 - $875

Drive  •  38 h 4 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Mexico City Airport (MEX) 2293.5 miles

$300 - $450

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Mexico City Airport (MEX) is to fly which costs $120 - $260 and takes 6 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Mexico City Airport (MEX) is to fly which costs $120 - $260 and takes 6 h 38 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Mexico City Airport (MEX) is 1901 miles. The road distance is 2293.5 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Mexico City Airport (MEX) without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 5 h and costs $250 - $350.

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It takes approximately 6 h 38 min to get from San Francisco to Mexico City Airport (MEX), including transfers.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Mexico City Airport (MEX) is to fly which takes 6 h 38 min and costs $120 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $260 - $360 and takes 2 days 6 h.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Mexico City Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 10 min.

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Mexico City Airport (MEX) is 2 h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 3:30 AM in San Francisco and 5:30 AM in Mexico City Airport (MEX).

Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Mexico City Airport (MEX) is 2293 miles. It takes approximately 38 h 4 min to drive from San Francisco to Mexico City Airport (MEX).

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Interjet, Delta, Aeroméxico and two other airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Mexico City Airport.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Mexico City Airport (MEX).
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  • Distance: 1900.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 38 min

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Mexico City Airport (MEX), Mexico?

United Airlines, Aeroméxico and four other airlines fly from San Francisco to Mexico City Airport (MEX) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Mexico City Airport (MEX) via Los Angeles, Ca, 7th / Decatur, Pacific / Florence, Huntington Park, Morelia, México Terminal Norte, and Autobuses del Norte in around 2 days 6 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Mexico City via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $460
Flights from San Francisco to Mexico City via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Mexico City via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $460
Flights from Oakland to Mexico City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $470
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Mexico City via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Mexico City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Oakland to Mexico City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from San Francisco to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $460
Flights from San Francisco to Mexico City via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Mexico City via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $460
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Oakland to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Oakland to Mexico City via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
9 h 8 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
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
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 Richmond Amtrak to Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$190 - $270
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station
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 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
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Fresno to Guadalajara Portales
Ave. Duration
39 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Santa Rosa to Hermosillo
Ave. Duration
25 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Mexico Central Norte
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$39 - $44
Schedules at
viaje.primeraplus.com.mx
Regular Price
$44
Internet Discount
$40
Bus from Morelia to México Terminal Norte
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
ventas.primeraplus.com.mx
Internet Promotion
$22
Regular Price
$25
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Mexico City North Bus
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Mexico Central Norte
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$35 - $50
Full Fare
$40 - $60
Regular Price
$48
Internet Discount
$44
Bus from Morelia to México Norte
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$23 - $35
Full Fare
$24 - $35
Regular Price
$31
Internet Discount
$26
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 San Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
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
Pegasso
Website
pegasso.mx
Bus from Morelia to México Norte
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Schedules at
pegasso.mx
Regular Price
$24
Internet Discount
$22
Autovías
Website
autovias.com.mx
Bus from Morelia to México Central del Norte
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
autovias.com.mx
La Linea
Phone
01 800 622 22 22
Website
lalinea.com.mx
Bus from Central Camionera Morelia to Mexico City North Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
lalinea.com.mx
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from McAllister St & Polk St- San Francisco Civic Ctr to Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
TAP
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 - $120
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$60 - $90
Ejecutivo
$100 - $105

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