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There are 3 intercity buses per day from Mexico City to Monterrey. Traveling by bus from Mexico City to Monterrey usually takes around 13 hours and 54 minutes, but the fastest Transportes del Norte Diamante bus can make the trip in 12 hours and 30 minutes.
|Distance||439 mi (706 km)|
|Shortest duration||12h 30m|
|Trips per day||3|
|Most frequent service||Transportes del Norte Diamante|
Price trends for buses from Mexico City to Monterrey
Monthly average prices
What bus companies travel from Mexico City to Monterrey?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Mexico City to Monterrey. Transportes del Norte Diamante connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Transportes del Norte Diamante||3||13h 55m||$74.00|
Transportes del Norte Diamante
Book Transportes del Norte Diamante from Mexico City to Monterrey from $74. There are 3 trips per day offered by Transportes del Norte Diamante from Mexico City to Monterrey and you can expect on average to pay for a Transportes del Norte Diamante ticket to Monterrey. In Mexico City, Transportes del Norte Diamante departs to Monterrey from Central de Autobuses . In Monterrey, Transportes del Norte Diamante arrives at Central de Autobuses .
An average trip on Transportes del Norte Diamante from Mexico City to Monterrey takes 13 hours and 55 minutes , while the fastest available Transportes del Norte Diamante trip will get you to Monterrey in 12 hours and 30 minutes .
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Mexico City to Monterrey 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 Monterrey?
The bus takes an average of 13 hours and 54 minutes to cover the 439 miles from Mexico City to Monterrey. However, the fastest bus only takes 12 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 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?
Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Mexico City to Monterrey for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Mexico City?
The first bus leaves at 2:00pm and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Mexico City to Monterrey, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many bus trips to Monterrey are there per day?
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.
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.
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 Monterrey?
Main arrival station: Central de Autobuses
Central de Autobuses is a hub of intercity bus service into and out of Monterrey. It is conveniently located near the city center so that 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.
All bus stations in Monterrey:
Central de Autobuses
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