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Buses from Tampico to Monterrey

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Tampico - Monterrey Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 9 intercity buses per day from Tampico to Monterrey. Traveling by bus from Tampico to Monterrey usually takes around 8 hours and 4 minutes, but the fastest Transportes del Norte Diamante bus can make the trip in 7 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance285 mi (458 km)
Shortest duration7h 45m
Cheapest price$59.00
Trips per day9
Most frequent serviceTransportes del Norte Diamante
Bus lines1

Price trends for buses from Tampico to Monterrey

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What bus companies travel from Tampico to Monterrey?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Tampico to Monterrey. 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 Diamante98h 4m$59.00
  • Transportes del Norte Diamante

    Transportes del Norte Diamante

    Book Transportes del Norte Diamante from Tampico to Monterrey from $59. There are 9 trips per day offered by Transportes del Norte Diamante from Tampico to Monterrey and you can expect on average to pay for a Transportes del Norte Diamante ticket to Monterrey. In Tampico, 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 Tampico to Monterrey takes 8 hours and 4 minutes , while the fastest available Transportes del Norte Diamante trip will get you to Monterrey in 7 hours and 45 minutes .

    On weekends, Transportes del Norte Diamante offers 9 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Monterrey.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Tampico 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 Tampico to Monterrey?

The bus takes an average of 8 hours and 4 minutes to cover the 285 miles from Tampico to Monterrey. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours and 45 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?

The busiest and least busy days to travel on this route tend to change frequently from week to week. Weather, holidays, local events, and other factors can affect how crowded the bus is on any given day.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Tampico?

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Tampico to Monterrey, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 9 scheduled buses that travel from Tampico to Monterrey 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 Tampico to Monterrey 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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Tampico?

Main departure station: Central de Autobuses

Most buses depart from the main station in Tampico.

All bus stations in Tampico:

  • 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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