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City Information

Mexico City is one of the most vibrant and liveliest cities in the world, making it an exciting destination for all travelers. One of the must-see attractions in the city is the famous Museo Nacional de Antropología, which features an extensive collection from the city’s pre-Columbian era. Its star attraction is the famous Aztec Calendar Stone, also known as Piedra del Sol. For those who enjoy exploring the city’s amazing cultural life, the Palacio de Bellas Artes is a must-see destination. The art deco-style palace hosts some of the grandest cultural events around, including concerts, operas, etc. Another unique destination to check out is Teotihuacán, a world heritage site that contains some of the largest pre-Columbian pyramids in Mexico.

Mexico City’s food scene is so vast that it can be quite hard to fully explore in just a few days. Some notable foodie destinations include Pujol, Contramar, and Quintonil. If you want to grab one of those famous Mexican churros, head over to Churreria El Moro.

Mexico City’s four major bus stations are North, South, Observatorio, and TAPO. Some intercity buses leave directly from the Mexico City International Airport, which is located just about 7 miles east of the city center.

Station Information

The bus station on Eje Central Lázaro Cárdenas is a curbside stop where intercity and local buses connect to the Lázaro Cárdenas metro station. The metro station is located on Line 9 of the local metro system and includes all the basic amenities of a public station: public restrooms, ATMs, and a waiting area with roofs. The aboveground bus station is at the intersection of Eje Central Lázaro Cárdenas and Eje 3 in Mexico City. The intersection has a supermarket, and the surrounding blocks are home to many eateries and retail stores.

Popular bus stations in Mexico City:

  • Corporativo Banorte Santa Fe

  • Bajo Puente Juan Escutia

What bus companies travel to Mexico City, Ciudad de México?

Located in Ciudad de México, Mexico, Mexico City is accessible by bus from one other city. You can choose from 2 daily scheduled trips when you search for buses to Mexico City on Wanderu. Let's Travel usually has the most buses on any given day.

Bus companies serving Mexico City

BusRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Let's Travel14h 38m$22.67

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a bus ticket to Mexico City?

$22.53 is the cheapest price for a bus ticket to Mexico City, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Mexico City. In the last month, buses from Morelia to Mexico City had the lowest average price at $22.67.

Where is the bus station in Mexico City, Mexico?

The busiest bus station in Mexico City is Corporativo Banorte Santa Fe. As Mexico City's main station, it has the most buses coming and going. However, a popular alternative is Bajo Puente Juan Escutia.

What is the closest airport to Mexico City, CMX?

The closest airport to Mexico City is Licenciado Benito Juarez Intl Airport (MEX), it is located 4 miles from the city center of Mexico City.

Is Mexico City a popular bus travel destination?

Mexico City is the most popular bus destination in Ciudad de México. It also ranks number 33 in Mexico. Mexico City has the most bus connections in the region. There are 2 bus schedules arriving in Mexico City each day.

What is the population of Mexico City?

The population of Mexico City is 12294193. Mexico City ranks number 1 in terms of population in Ciudad de México and number 11 in all of Mexico.

How much do bus tickets to Mexico City cost?

Bus tickets to Mexico City range from for a short trip to Mexico City, while a 60 to 200 mile bus trip to Mexico City starts at , and a longer trip by bus to Mexico City can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $23 .

What type of traveler does Mexico City attract?

Solo travelers choose to travel by bus to Mexico City for its affordable fares and because of the safe and convenient experience that they note in their reviews.

What bus station is located closest to the city center of Mexico City?

The closest bus station to the city center of Mexico City is Bajo Puente Juan Escutia, located just 3.2 miles away. Select Bajo Puente Juan Escutia as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Mexico City. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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