PASSENGER TRAIN INFORMATION
Due to extraordinary conditions, MEXLIST
strongly suggests that Americans and other foreign nationals contemplating travel in Mexico should
study the U.S. Department of State's Mexico Travel Advisory
or the equivalents from their own governments.
does not arrange passenger travel. However, because
we receive frequent inquiries, we try to provide information.
This page contains the most complete information available to us at
any given time. The last update was on
August 27, 2020.
Since operations are
subject to change, MEXLIST cannot guarantee the
current accuracy of such information. Please submit any updates
Almost all passenger
trains in Mexico were discontinued in January 2000, when the Mexican
federal government stopped subsidizing them. Only one scheduled intercity
passenger route remains, as described in the next paragraph. Please note
that there are no scheduled international passenger trains connecting Mexico
with any other nation. The only scheduled international ground
transportation in Mexico is by motorcoach (bus).
operates excellent intercity trains of modern equipment on the Chepe® line between Chihuahua, Chihuahua,
and Los Mochis, Sinaloa. (This is the famed "Copper Canyon"route.)
There are multiple Chepe Express and Chepe Regional trains per week between
various locations on the line. Current schedules, fares, and other information are
available via the link in this paragraph.
The following are
short-distance tourist train operations within Mexico:
urban passenger rail systems in Mexican urban areas as follows:
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