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Buses from Mexico City to San Luis Potosí

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Mexico City - San Luis Potosí Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 5 intercity buses per day from Mexico City to San Luis Potosí. Traveling by bus from Mexico City to San Luis Potosí usually takes around 6 hours and 24 minutes, but the fastest Transportes del Norte Diamante bus can make the trip in 6 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance223 mi (359 km)
Shortest duration6h 15m
Cheapest price$35.00
Trips per day5
Most frequent serviceTransportes del Norte Diamante
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Mexico City to San Luis Potosí?

$35.00 is the average price of a bus ticket from Mexico City to San Luis Potosí. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in August. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $29 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Mexico City to San Luis Potosí in March, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $34 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Mexico City to San Luis Potosí?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Mexico City to San Luis Potosí. Transportes del Norte Diamante connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Transportes del Norte Diamante56h 24m$37.17
  • Transportes del Norte Diamante

    Transportes del Norte Diamante

    Book Transportes del Norte Diamante from Mexico City to San Luis Potosí City from $35. There are 5 trips per day offered by Transportes del Norte Diamante from Mexico City to San Luis Potosí and you can expect on average to pay for a Transportes del Norte Diamante ticket to San Luis Potosí City. In Mexico City, Transportes del Norte Diamante departs to San Luis Potosí City from Central de Autobuses . In San Luis Potosí City, Transportes del Norte Diamante arrives at Central de Autobuses .

    An average trip on Transportes del Norte Diamante from Mexico City to San Luis Potosí City takes 6 hours and 24 minutes , while the fastest available Transportes del Norte Diamante trip will get you to San Luis Potosí City in 6 hours and 15 minutes .

    On weekends, Transportes del Norte Diamante offers 5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to San Luis Potosí City.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Mexico City to San Luis Potosí City during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus 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, bus 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 bus 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 bus ride from Mexico City to San Luis Potosí City?

The bus takes an average of 6 hours and 24 minutes to cover the 223 miles from Mexico City to San Luis Potosí. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 15 minutes. 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.

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

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to San Luis Potosí at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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 bus 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 buses leave Mexico City?

The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Mexico City to San Luis Potosí, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Mexico City to San Luis Potosí 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 San Luis Potosí 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: Central de Autobuses

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.

All bus stations in Mexico City:

  • Central de Autobuses

Where does the bus arrive in San Luis Potosí?

Main arrival station: Central de Autobuses

All buses from Mexico City arrive at one main station in San Luis Potosí City.

All bus stations in San Luis Potosí:

  • Central de Autobuses

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