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Journey Information

There are 11 intercity coaches per day from Tampico to Monterrey. Traveling by coach from Tampico to Monterrey usually takes around 7 hours and 56 minutes, but the fastest Senda Diamante coach can make the trip in 7 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance285 mi (458 km)
Shortest duration7h 35m
Cheapest price£28.15
Trips per day11
Most frequent serviceSenda Diamante
Coach lines1

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What coach companies travel from Tampico to Monterrey?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Tampico to Monterrey. Senda Diamante connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Senda Diamante117h 57m£28.71
  • Senda Diamante

    Senda Diamante

    Book Senda Diamante from Tampico to Monterrey from £28. There are 11 Senda Diamante schedules from Tampico to Monterrey and you can expect on average to pay for a Senda Diamante ticket to Monterrey. In Tampico, Senda Diamante departs to Monterrey from Central de Autobuses and no other station. In Monterrey, Senda Diamante arrives at Central de Autobuses and no other station.

    An average trip on Senda Diamante from Tampico to Monterrey takes 7 hours and 57 minutes , while the fastest available Senda Diamante trip will get you to Monterrey in 7 hours and 35 minutes .

    On weekends, Senda Diamante offers 12 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Monterrey.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Tampico to Monterrey during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the coach or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the coach ride from Tampico to Monterrey?

The coach takes an average of 7 hours and 56 minutes to cover the 285 miles from Tampico to Monterrey. However, the fastest coach only takes 7 hours and 35 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.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach to enjoy the weekend in Monterrey. 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, Friday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Tampico?

The first coach leaves at 04:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Tampico to Monterrey, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 11 scheduled coaches that travel from Tampico to Monterrey 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 Monterrey without transferring.

City Information


As the third-largest city in Mexico, Monterrey often surprises visitors with its rich cultural heritage. The city’s crown jewel is the Cerro de la Silla, which is the saddled-shaped mountain dominating its skyline. It features hiking trails that allow you to enjoy a panoramic view of the city. As you stroll around Monterrey, don’t miss out on the chance to visit Cerro del Obispado, which features a small museum that gives you an insight into the city’s history. For those who simply wish to wander here and there, the Macroplaza, which is the largest local plaza in Mexico, offers plenty of chances to mingle with locals and for shopping.

Those who enjoy their food with a spicy and smoky twist will love Monterrey. For a taste of authentic local specialties, head over to La Huasteca or El Regio. For cheap eats, Dona Tota or Taqueria Las Monjitas offer a good selection.

The city’s main station for intercity bus transportation is Central de Autobuses. There is also a Greyhound Terminal in the General Escobedo District. The city’s main airport is General Mariano Escobedo International Airport.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Tampico?

Main departure station: Central de Autobuses

Most coaches depart from the main station in Tampico.

All coach stations in Tampico:

  • Central de Autobuses

Where does the coach arrive in Monterrey?

Main arrival station: Central de Autobuses

Central de Autobuses is a hub of intercity coach service into and out of Monterrey. It is conveniently located near the city centre so you can easily reach other parts of the city from this location. Plus, the Cuauhtémoc subway stop is right across the street, serving L1 and L2 lines. The station includes a large waiting area with seats for passengers and other amenities such as public restrooms and fast-food restaurants.

Coach stations in Monterrey:

  • Central de Autobuses

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