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Journey Information

There are 72 intercity buses per day from Mexico City to Oaxaca. Traveling by bus from Mexico City to Oaxaca usually takes around 6 hours and 52 minutes, but the fastest AU bus can make the trip in 6 hours,

Distance227 mi (365 km)
Shortest duration6h 0m
Cheapest price€25.24
Trips per day72
Most frequent serviceAU
Bus lines6

How much is a bus ticket from Mexico City to Oaxaca?

Bus tickets for a trip from Mexico City to Oaxaca cost €42.02 on average. Tickets cheaper than €42.02 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

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Mexico City to Oaxaca, mark your calendar for October. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just €38. However, taking the bus from Mexico City to Oaxaca during May is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of €45. The best way to find deals on a trip in May is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

Prices as travel date approaches

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To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 14 days in advance to save up to €2.71.

What bus companies travel from Mexico City to Oaxaca?

There are 6 bus lines from Mexico City to Oaxaca available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 33 daily trips, AU usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
ADO256h 49m€47.39
ADO GL26h 34m€57.41
ADO OCC26h 45m€47.20
ADO Platino107h 2m€68.12
AU336h 54m€32.11
Autobuses Dolphin16h 30m€25.83
  • Book ADO from Mexico City to Oaxaca from €46. There are 25 trips per day offered by ADO from Mexico City to Oaxaca and you can expect on average to pay for a ADO ticket to Oaxaca. In Mexico City, ADO departs to Oaxaca from Mexico City TAPO San Lazaro Bus Station and one other station. In Oaxaca, ADO arrives at Oaxaca Bus Station .

    An average trip on ADO from Mexico City to Oaxaca takes 6 hours and 49 minutes , while the fastest available ADO trip will get you to Oaxaca in 6 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, ADO offers 25 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Oaxaca.

  • ADO GL is a prominent Mexican passenger bus company that has been operating since 1992. It is part of the renowned ADO group and focuses on luxury travel, primarily serving Mexico's southern and eastern regions, including the Gulf of Mexico and the Yucatan Peninsula. ADO GL offers deluxe coaches with executive-style seats, ample legroom, and various amenities such as air conditioning, restrooms, power outlets, and beverage services, providing a truly luxurious experience for passengers.

  • Book ADO OCC from Mexico City to Oaxaca from €46. There are 2 trips per day offered by ADO OCC from Mexico City to Oaxaca and you can expect on average to pay for a ADO OCC ticket to Oaxaca. In Mexico City, ADO OCC departs to Oaxaca from Mexico City Calz Taxquena and one other station. In Oaxaca, ADO OCC arrives at Oaxaca Bus Station .

    An average trip on ADO OCC from Mexico City to Oaxaca takes 6 hours and 45 minutes , while the fastest available ADO OCC trip will get you to Oaxaca in 6 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, ADO OCC offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Oaxaca.

  • 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.

  • Book AU from Mexico City to Oaxaca from €31. There are 33 trips per day offered by AU from Mexico City to Oaxaca and you can expect on average to pay for a AU ticket to Oaxaca. In Mexico City, AU departs to Oaxaca from Mexico City TAPO San Lazaro Bus Station and 2 other stations. In Oaxaca, AU arrives at Oaxaca Periferico Bus Station and one other station.

    An average trip on AU from Mexico City to Oaxaca takes 6 hours and 54 minutes , while the fastest available AU trip will get you to Oaxaca in 6 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, AU offers 37 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Oaxaca.

  • Book Autobuses Dolphin from Mexico City to Oaxaca from €25. Typically there is one Autobuses Dolphin schedule per day from Mexico City to Oaxaca and you can expect on average to pay for a Autobuses Dolphin ticket to Oaxaca. In Mexico City, Autobuses Dolphin departs to Oaxaca from Calle Francisco Espejel 7 . In Oaxaca, Autobuses Dolphin arrives at C. De Carbonera 724 .

    An average trip on Autobuses Dolphin from Mexico City to Oaxaca takes 6 hours and 30 minutes , while the fastest available Autobuses Dolphin trip will get you to Oaxaca in 6 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, Autobuses Dolphin offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Oaxaca.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 6 hours and 52 minutes to cover the 365 kilometers from Mexico City to Oaxaca. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Oaxaca. 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 bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

The first bus leaves at 00:00 and the last bus leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all buses from Mexico City to Oaxaca, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 72 scheduled buses that travel from Mexico City to Oaxaca every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Mexico City to Oaxaca 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 bus leave from in Mexico City?

Main departure station: Mexico City TAPO San Lazaro Bus Station

Buses to Oaxaca leave from 8 stations in Mexico City.

All bus stations in Mexico City:

  • Mexico City TAPO San Lazaro Bus Station

  • Central de Autobuses

  • Santa Martha Acatitla Bus Station

  • Mexico City Bus Station

  • Mexico City Calz Taxquena

  • Calle Francisco Espejel 7

  • Mexico City Carcel De Mujeres Bus Station

  • National Airport Terminal 1 (Arrivals)

Where does the bus arrive in Oaxaca?

Main arrival station: Oaxaca Bus Station

Buses arrive in Oaxaca at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

Bus stations in Oaxaca:

  • Oaxaca Bus Station

  • Oaxaca Periferico Bus Station

  • Oaxaca Santa Rosa Bus Station

  • C. De Carbonera 724

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