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Buses from Monterrey to Mexico City

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Monterrey - Mexico City Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Monterrey to Mexico City. Traveling by bus from Monterrey to Mexico City usually takes around 13 hours and 8 minutes, but the fastest Transportes del Norte Diamante bus can make the trip in 12 hours and 50 minutes.

Distance439 mi (706 km)
Shortest duration12h 50m
Cheapest price$74.00
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceTransportes del Norte Diamante
Bus lines1

Price trends for buses from Monterrey to Mexico City

Monthly average prices

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What bus companies travel from Monterrey to Mexico City?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Monterrey to Mexico City. 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 Diamante413h 8m$74.00
  • Transportes del Norte Diamante

    Transportes del Norte Diamante

    Book Transportes del Norte Diamante from Monterrey to Mexico City from $74. There are 4 trips per day offered by Transportes del Norte Diamante from Monterrey to Mexico City and you can expect on average to pay for a Transportes del Norte Diamante ticket to Mexico City. In Monterrey, Transportes del Norte Diamante departs to Mexico City from Central de Autobuses . In Mexico City, Transportes del Norte Diamante arrives at Central de Autobuses .

    An average trip on Transportes del Norte Diamante from Monterrey to Mexico City takes 13 hours and 8 minutes , while the fastest available Transportes del Norte Diamante trip will get you to Mexico City in 12 hours and 50 minutes .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Monterrey to Mexico 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 Monterrey to Mexico City?

The bus takes an average of 13 hours and 8 minutes to cover the 439 miles from Monterrey to Mexico City. However, the fastest bus only takes 12 hours and 50 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?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Monterrey?

The first bus leaves at 4:00pm and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Monterrey to Mexico City, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Mexico City are there per day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Monterrey to Mexico City 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 Monterrey to Mexico City without transferring.

City Information

Monterrey

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.

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 Monterrey?

Main departure 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

Where does the bus arrive in Mexico City?

Main arrival 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

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