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 most recent update was on
February 19, 2022.
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 intercity trains of modern equipment various times per week,
depending on the season, on its Chepe line. (This is the famed "Copper
Canyon"route.) There are luxurious Chepe Express trains between Creel,
Chihuahua, and Los Mochis, Sinaloa; and there are standard Chepe Regional
trains between Chihuahua, Chihuahua, and Los Mochis, Sinaloa.
Current schedules, fares, and other information are
available on the Chepe website, for the Chepe Express trains in Spanish and English; and for the Chepe Regional trains in Spanish only.
The following are
short-distance tourist train operations within Mexico:
urban passenger rail systems in Mexican urban areas as follows:
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