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.

MEXLIST 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 and corrections.

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).

Ferromex 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:

There are urban passenger rail systems in Mexican urban areas as follows:

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