Tampico to Mexico City coach

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Tampico - Mexico City Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 12 intercity coaches per day from Tampico to Mexico City. Traveling by coach from Tampico to Mexico City usually takes around 7 hours and 18 minutes, but the fastest ADO Platino coach can make the trip in 6 hours and 30 minutes.

Distance210 mi (338 km)
Shortest duration6h 30m
Cheapest price£37.76
Trips per day12
Most frequent serviceADO
Coach lines2

How much is a coach ticket from Tampico to Mexico City?

Bus tickets for a trip from Tampico to Mexico City cost £38.53 on average. Tickets cheaper than £38.53 are an excellent bargain. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly average prices

Taking the bus from Tampico to Mexico City is usually cheapest in October, when the average ticket price is only £38. If you're planning to take the bus from Tampico to Mexico City during February, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of £45. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

What coach companies travel from Tampico to Mexico City?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Tampico to Mexico City that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, ADO usually offers more choice, with 8 scheduled trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
ADO87h 33m£38.80
ADO Platino46h 56m£48.15
  • Book ADO from Tampico to Mexico City from £38. There are 8 ADO schedules from Tampico to Mexico City and you can expect on average to pay for a ADO ticket to Mexico City. In Tampico, ADO departs to Mexico City from Tampico ADO Central Tampico and no other station. In Mexico City, ADO arrives at Central de Autobuses and no other station.

    An average trip on ADO from Tampico to Mexico City takes 7 hours and 33 minutes , while the fastest available ADO trip will get you to Mexico City in 6 hours and 30 minutes .

    On weekends, ADO offers 9 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Mexico City.

  • ADO Platino, a luxury intercity bus service in Mexico, offers a premium travel experience for passengers seeking comfort and elegance. As a sub-brand of ADO, ADO Platino lives up to its name by providing a platinum-level service. Popular routes include the Mexico City to Oaxaca journey, which takes approximately seven hours, and the trip from Merida to Cancun. With affordable ticket prices, ADO Platino ensures that travelers can enjoy luxury travel at a reasonable cost. On board, passengers can enjoy air-conditioned cabins with reclining seats, restrooms, USB power outlets, and complimentary Wi-Fi.

Frequently Asked Questions

The coach takes an average of 7 hours and 18 minutes to cover the 210 miles from Tampico to Mexico City. However, the fastest coach only takes 6 hours and 30 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

"Travelers prefer riding the coach on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Mexico City. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet."

The first coach leaves at 00:00 and the last coach leaves at 22:00. To see the times for all coaches from Tampico to Mexico City, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 12 scheduled coaches that travel from Tampico to Mexico City every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from Tampico to Mexico City without transferring.

City Information

Mexico City

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

Where does the coach leave from in Tampico?

Main departure station: Tampico ADO Central Tampico

Most coaches depart from the main station in Tampico.

All coach stations in Tampico:

  • Tampico ADO Central Tampico

Where does the coach arrive in Mexico City?

Main arrival station: Central de Autobuses

The coach 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 coach 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.

Coach stations in Mexico City:

  • Central de Autobuses

  • Mexico City Bus Station

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