ADO Bus Line, Grand Luxury Division http://www.adogl.com.mx
(Lujo service only, does not include ADO first class buses)
Flecha Amarilla www.flecha-amarilla.com.mx
Opens as Primera Plus First class service west and north of Mexico City to Mazatlan
UNO Bus Line http://www.uno.com.mx/
UNO discontinued, will open as Platino
Mexico City Terminals and partial bus schedules
Mexico Bus Service,
Travel By First Class Bus In Mexico
Mexico Bus, Bargain Travel
"Premier First Class" is the best travel bargain in Mexico at about 15 cents USD per mile.. Combine the first
class bus with the local public bus systems in the cities and the connections via bus or collective taxi to the villages.
Together the first class bus systems, taxis, "Colectivos" and "Camionetas", Combis, and crossroads
collective taxis allow you to reach every corner of Mexico.
See below for explanation of levels of service and a list of stations and destinations.
Reach the villages and do it inexpensively by making use of Mexico's first class bus lines and then using the
public bus system, taxis, colectivos and camionetas in the city to reach the remote villages, beaches, and ruin sites.
Mexico's First Class Bus Lines
ADO Bus runs bus routes in Central and Southern Mexico to the Yucatan and Belize border with several levels of service.
BusesCentral and Northern Mexico
Flecha Amarilla, Primera Plus, and
Estrella Blanca serve in central and northern Mexico with many divisions and levels of service, Estrella Blanca divisions include Futura Bus and Chihuahuenses.
Omnibus serves Mexico north of
Tufesa Bus Line serves from Phoenix AZ to Guadalajara Mexico
ADO First Class service reaches Palenque out of Mexico City and many hub cities south of Mexico City
Bus South Central and Southern Mexico
In South Central Mexico, ADO, ADO GL, Platino, OCC, and other lines operate south of Mexico City to the Yucatan and to the Guatemalan and Belze
borders. These bus routes are covered extensively by ADO Bus.
These buses serve the major cities and do so at varying levels of pricing and
service. (The price varies a great deal; the service will offer fewer stops and more legroom) (see price breakdown below)
To the north of Mexico City: Estrella Blanca Bus, Chihuahuenses, Omnibus, Futura Bus, Primera Plus, TAP, Flecha Amarilla serve much of Central and Northern Mexico. Several bus lines serve to the US border.
- Primera Plus Bus Line serves Mexico City to Acapulco, Morelia, Guadalajara and north to Mazatlan
- Tap Bus Line serves the border area south of the US to Mexico City.
- Chihuahuenses Bus serves from Mexico city north to the US border
via Central Mexico through Chihuahua. Chihuahuenses is a division of Estrella Blanca
- Futura Bus is a division of Estrella Blanca serving north of Mexico City to the US border.
Types of Bus Service
and will most often leave from a different terminal than the First Class, usually in the older section of downtown perhaps near an old train station. (Passenger train service ended for Mexico in 1998. The one remaining regularly scheduled train operates in Mexico's Copper Canyon)
- Segunda Clase: Second Class Bus, This is the second class bus
Second class service breaks down further into:
- Directo: Directo is supposed to make few stops in a station to station fashion but seldom does, although it does not stop at every way station through the mountains or along the coast.
- Semi-Directo Makes more frequent but limited stops
- Ordinario Ordinario is a local bus although it may travel for fifty miles It is very inexpensive but will make frequent stops.
Estrella Blanca is one of the lines covering the coastal area with first class buses that might leave from a second class terminal. Other second class service. Flecha Amarilla, (Except Primera Plus) Estrella Roja
- First and Second Class Bus Lines:
Many small second class bus lines serve the villages from the second class terminal. Mexico is mountainous country to the extreme and often a bus will make one trip in to the village and then park for the night to return to the city the following day.
Bus Services use Brand new Volvos and Mercedez with comfortable, deeply reclining seats, seat belts, lavatory TV, AC, (bring a sweater) window blinds and Curtains.
On Mexico's First Class Buses you can visit all of Mexico from a luxury bus. The First Class buses leave serve new bus stations while traveleing over high speed bus routes and offer an alternative to air service.
Omnibus serves north of Mexico City to the US border
Zihuatanejo is served by Primera Plus Bus, Estrella Blanca and Parhikuni among others.
Oaxaca City to San Cristobal de las Casas, a distance of 380 Miles approximately
ADO Platino Bus $890 Pesos
2014 Bus Fares ADO
ADO GL $666 Pesos (Grand Lujo)
OCC $552 Pesos
The upper level of service will offer a shorter duration trip (few stops) fewer passenger, and more leg room.
Check the ADO website for special prices on the upper levels of service ADO Bus Tickets
Bus Service Southern Mexico, ADO Bus serves All of Southern Mexico
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