There are 7 ways to get from St. Louis to Mexico City by plane, bus, train 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  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Mexico City (MEX) STL - MEX

$224 - $854

Cheapest option

Bus  •  43 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Louis, MO to Dallas/Forth Worth
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 831
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte

$144 - $283

5 alternative options

Fly to Puebla, bus  •  10 h 38 min

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

$194 - $734

Fly to Queretaro, bus  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Queretaro (QRO) STL - QRO
  2. Take the bus from San Juan del Río to Mexico Norte

$354 - $1,948

Train, bus  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak Texas Eagle
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte Turimex Internacional

$200 - $513

Train, bus via Nuevo Laredo  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Nuevo Laredo
  3. Take the bus from Nuevo Laredo to Mexico Central Norte

$249 - $577

Drive  •  29 h 49 min

  1. Drive from St. Louis to Mexico City 1781 miles

$230 - $350

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from St. Louis to Mexico City is to bus which costs $140 - $290 and takes 43 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from St. Louis to Mexico City is to fly which costs $220 - $900 and takes 8 h 3 min.

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The distance between St. Louis and Mexico City is 1438 miles. The road distance is 1781 miles.

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It takes approximately 8 h 3 min to get from St. Louis to Mexico City, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from St. Louis to Mexico City. However, there are services departing from St. Louis, MO and arriving at Santa Veracruz via Elm @ Cesar Chavez - W - Ns, Dallas, Tx, San Antonio and Terminal Central De Autobuses Del Norte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 24 min.

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What companies run services between St. Louis, MO, USA and Mexico City, Mexico?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from St. Louis to Mexico City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St. Louis to Mexico City via Dallas/Forth Worth, Elm @ Cesar Chavez - W - Ns, Elm @ Field - W - Fs, Dallas, Tx, San Antonio, Tx, San Antonio, México Central Norte, and Terminal Central De Autobuses Del Norte in around 43 h 24 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from St. Louis to Mexico City via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from St. Louis to Mexico City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from St. Louis to Mexico City via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from St. Louis to Puebla via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from St. Louis to Puebla via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from St. Louis to Puebla via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
11 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Flights from St. Louis to Queretaro via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from St. Louis to Queretaro via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $2,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to Mexico City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from St. Louis to Mexico City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from St. Louis to Mexico City via Miami
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from St. Louis to Mexico City via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,800
Flights from St. Louis to Mexico City via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,900
Flights from St. Louis to Puebla via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from St. Louis to Puebla via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from St. Louis to Queretaro via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $2,000
Flights from St. Louis to Queretaro via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from St. Louis to Mexico City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from St. Louis to Puebla via Atlanta, Monterrey
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,700
Flights from St. Louis to Queretaro via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from St. Louis to Mexico City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from St. Louis to Puebla via Atlanta, Monterrey
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,700
Flights from St. Louis to Queretaro via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Mexico City via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from St. Louis to Puebla via Cancun
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
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
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
$6 - $14
Schedules at
pegasso.mx
Greyhound USA
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 Dallas, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
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
$101 - $107
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Nuevo Laredo
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Nuevo Laredo to Mexico Central Norte
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$65 - $95
Full Fare
$85 - $120

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