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
May 16, 2018.
Since frequencies, schedules, and entire 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 the USA, Guatemala, or Belize. The only scheduled international ground
transportation into Mexico is by motorcoach (bus).
operates excellent intercity trains of modern equipment on the Chepe® route. (This is the famed "Copper Canyon"
route.) There is one Chepe Express train daily in each direction between
Los Mochis, Sinaloa, and Creel, Chihuahua, that offers "executive" and "tourist"
class services. There are three Chepe Regional trains per week in each
direction between Chihuahua, Chihuahua, and Los Mochis, Sinaloa, that offer
"regional tourist" class service. Schedules, fares, and other information are
available via the link in this paragraph.
The following are
short-distance tour train operations within Mexico:
urban passenger rail systems in Mexican urban areas as follows:
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