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Mexico City-San Luis Potosí Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Mexico City to San Luis Potosí bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$28.00
Shortest duration6h 0m
Trips per day3
Bus lines1

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.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $28.00 was the low point for bus fares from Mexico City to San Luis Potosí City. Buses from San Luis Potosí to Mexico City are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $28.00 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 2 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $0.77 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 6 hours and 12 minutes to cover the 223 miles (359 kilometers) from Mexico City, CMX to San Luis Potosí City, SLP. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours, The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday 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 3 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 Ciudad de México to San Luis Potosí without transferring.

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

There is one bus company that operates from Mexico City to San Luis Potosí. Transportes del Norte Diamante is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Transportes del Norte Diamante36h 13m$28.67

Book Transportes del Norte Diamante from Mexico City to San Luis Potosí City from $28. There are 3 trips per day offered by Transportes del Norte Diamante from Mexico City to San Luis Potosí and you can expect on average to pay $29 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 13 minutes, while the fastest available Transportes del Norte Diamante trip will get you to San Luis Potosí City in 6 hours and 0 minutes, On weekends, Transportes del Norte Diamante offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $29 for a weekend trip to San Luis Potosí City.

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