There are 6 ways to get from Xalapa to Matamoros by bus, plane or car

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Bus to Veracruz, fly to Matamoros  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Xalapa to Veracruz Airport
  2. Fly from Veracruz (VER) to Matamoros (MAM) VER - MAM

$159 - $579

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Bus  •  20 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Xalapa to Veracruz
  2. Take the bus from Veracruz to Matamoros Ado/ Gl

$47 - $95

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Bus to Mexico City, fly to Matamoros  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Xalapa to Mexico City TAPO
  2. Fly from Mexico City (MEX) to Matamoros (MAM) MEX - MAM

$127 - $298

Bus to Veracruz, fly to Reynosa, bus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Xalapa to Veracruz Airport
  2. Fly from Veracruz (VER) to Reynosa (REX) VER - REX
  3. Take the bus from Reynosa to Matamoros

$148 - $465

Bus Grupo Senda  •  16 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Xalapa to Tampico ADO/Platino
  2. Take the bus from Tampico to Matamoros TDelNorte

$48 - $86

Drive  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Xalapa to Matamoros 581.9 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Xalapa to Matamoros is to bus which costs $850 - $1800 and takes 20 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Xalapa to Matamoros is to bus and fly which costs $2800 - $9000 and takes 6 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Xalapa to Matamoros. However, there are services departing from Xalapa and arriving at Matamoros via Tampico. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 20 min.

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The distance between Xalapa and Matamoros is 708 km. The road distance is 931.1 km.

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The best way to get from Xalapa to Matamoros without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 20 min and costs $900 - $1700.

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It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to get from Xalapa to Matamoros, including transfers.

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Xalapa to Matamoros bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Xalapa station.

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There is no direct flight from Veracruz Airport to Matamoros Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 2 min and has one stopover.

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Xalapa to Matamoros bus services, operated by Grupo Senda, arrive at Matamoros station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Xalapa to Matamoros is 931 km. It takes approximately 13 h 5 min to drive from Xalapa to Matamoros.

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  • Distance: 442.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 46 min

What companies run services between Xalapa, Mexico and Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Xalapa to Matamoros via Tampico in around 16 h 20 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Veracruz to Matamoros via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Mexico City to Matamoros
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Veracruz to Reynosa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Xalapa to Veracruz Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $25
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$18 - $25
Economy
$7 - $10
Bus from Xalapa to Mexico City TAPO
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$24 - $35
Economy
$14 - $21
Bus from Xalapa to Tampico
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $45
Economy
$20 - $29
Bus from Xalapa to Veracruz
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $25
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$18 - $25
Economy
$6 - $10
Bus from Veracruz to Matamoros
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$45 - $70
Economy
$40 - $60
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Reynosa to Matamoros
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from Reynosa to Matamoros
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$13 - $19
Ejecutivo
$12 - $13
Bus from Tampico to Matamoros
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$28 - $40
Ejecutivo
$39 - $42

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Interjet and Aeroméxico offer flights from Veracruz Airport to Matamoros Airport.

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