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There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Mexico City by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Washington Dulles to Mexico City  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Mexico City (MEX) IAD - MEX

$180 - $311

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Fly Reagan Washington to Mexico City  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Mexico City (MEX) DCA - MEX

$194 - $374

Fly Reagan Washington to Puebla, bus  •  11 h 57 min

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

$244 - $1,234

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Mexico City  •  10 h

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

$372 - $1,654

Fly Washington Dulles to Puebla, bus  •  12 h 34 min

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

$250 - $1,241

Train, bus  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the train from Washington Union 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

$264 - $631

Bus  •  2 days 15 h

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 895 / ...
  4. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte

$228 - $543

Train, bus via Consulado_1  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the train from Washington Union 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

$297 - $796

Drive  •  41 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Mexico City 2480.8 miles

$330 - $480

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Mexico City is to fly which costs $180 - $320 and takes 8 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Mexico City is to fly which costs $180 - $320 and takes 8 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Mexico City. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Insurgentes Norte - Debussy via Richmond, Va, Dallas, Tx, San Antonio and Eje Central Lázaro Cárdenas - Poniente 116 Frente a Central Camionera. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 15 h.

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The distance between Washington and Mexico City is 1894 miles. The road distance is 2480.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Mexico City without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 12 h and costs $260 - $650.

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It takes approximately 8 h 6 min to get from Washington to Mexico City, including transfers.

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Washington to Mexico City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Mexico City is to fly which takes 8 h 6 min and costs $180 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $220 - $550 and takes 2 days 15 h.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Mexico City Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 45 min.

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Washington to Mexico City bus services, operated by Grupo Senda, arrive at México Central Norte station.

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  • Distance: 1894.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 6 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Mexico City, Mexico?

Aeroméxico, United Airlines and five other airlines fly from Washington to Mexico City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Mexico City via Richmond, Va, Dallas, Tx, San Antonio, Tx, San Antonio, México Central Norte, and Eje Central Lázaro Cárdenas - Poniente 116 Frente a Central Camionera in around 2 days 15 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Mexico City via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Mexico City via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Mexico City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Mexico City via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Puebla via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Puebla via Newark, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Puebla via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Puebla via Cleveland, Houston
Ave. Duration
10 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Mexico City via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Philadelphia to Mexico City via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Puebla via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Puebla via Greenville/Spartanburg, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Puebla via Raleigh/Durham, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Puebla via Oklahoma City, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Puebla via Pittsburgh, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Puebla via Indianapolis, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Puebla via Austin, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Puebla via Charlotte, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Puebla via Jacksonville, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Puebla via Covington, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Puebla via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
10 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Puebla via Kansas City, Houston
Ave. Duration
12 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Puebla via St. Louis, Houston
Ave. Duration
12 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Mexico City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Mexico City via Miami
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Mexico City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Mexico City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Mexico City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Mexico City via Miami
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Puebla via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Philadelphia to Mexico City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Philadelphia to Mexico City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Philadelphia to Mexico City via Miami
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Puebla via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Mexico City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Mexico City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Mexico City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $480
Flights from Reagan Washington to Mexico City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $480
Flights from Reagan Washington to Puebla via Detroit, Monterrey
Ave. Duration
11 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Mexico City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Mexico City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Mexico City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Mexico City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $480
Flights from Reagan Washington to Mexico City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $480
Flights from Reagan Washington to Puebla via Detroit, Monterrey
Ave. Duration
11 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Mexico City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Mexico City via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Mexico City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Mexico City via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Puebla via Jacksonville, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Mexico City via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Mexico City via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Mexico City via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,100
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Puebla via Cancun
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
26 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $440
Room
$550 - $850
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
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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Richmond, Va to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
32 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $310
Bus from Dallas, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75

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Mexico City is 1 h behind Washington. It is currently 5:02 AM in Washington and 4:02 AM in Mexico City.

Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Mexico City is 2481 miles. It takes approximately 41 h 1 min to drive from Washington to Mexico City.

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Aeroméxico, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., JetBlue Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Mexico City Airport.

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There are 1161+ hotels available in Mexico City. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs $2 - $4.

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