How to travel from Los Angeles to Mexico City

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Travel Information to Mexico City from Los Angeles

distanceDistance1544 miles (2491 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $239
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $2 (€2) • 53 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $239 (€214) • 3 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVolaris

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 1544 miles (2491 km) between Los Angeles and Mexico City. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Volaris among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Los Angeles to Mexico City.

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FAQs

Travel from Los Angeles, USA to Mexico City, Mexico is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Mexico City from Los Angeles restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United States.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Mexico City, Mexico from Los Angeles?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Mexico City, Mexico?

The government of Mexico has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 12/7/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Los Angeles and Mexico City closer to your planned date of departure here.

The restriction level for your return to Los Angeles, USA from Mexico is: Conditional.

Is my journey back to Los Angeles from Mexico City restricted?

Entry into USA is currently allowed for: Entry is conditional for citizens and permanent residents of Mexico.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Los Angeles from Mexico City?

Conditions of reentry into USA:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 5 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Los Angeles, USA?

You should observe these safety measures in USA as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information about your return travel to USA was last checked on 12/7/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Los Angeles from Mexico City closer to your date of departure here.

You can travel between Los Angeles and Mexico City 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Mexico City from Los Angeles is by taking a bus, which costs on average $2 (€2).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Mexico City:

Taking a bus is usually $237 (€212) less than taking a flight to Mexico City, which costs on average $239 (€214) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $1 (€1) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $2 (€2) from Los Angeles to Mexico City.

The fastest way from Los Angeles to Mexico City is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 35 min.

There are alternative travel options to Mexico City that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 53 h 15 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

Mexico City is approximately 1544 miles (2491 km) away from Los Angeles.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Los Angeles to Mexico City:

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Los Angeles to Mexico City, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Volaris can take you to Mexico City by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Volaris from Los Angeles to Mexico City for $239 (€214).
    Your trip from Los Angeles to Mexico City doesn't have to end in Mexico City. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Barcelona. If you’d like to add Madrid, Paris or Barcelona to your Los Angeles to Mexico City tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Mexico City today!

    Before traveling from Los Angeles to Mexico City, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $2 (€2) one way.
    • A plane ticket is costing on average $239 (€214) one way for this journey.
    • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $2 (€2) one way.

    But we recommend booking Los Angeles to Mexico City tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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