Distance from Mexico City (MX) to Tampico (MX)

Name Mexico City Tampico
Country Mexico Mexico
Country ISO codes MX / MEX MX / MEX
Continent North America North America
Continent code NA NA
DD coordinates 19.427050 / -99.127571 22.289082 / -97.870160
Time zone America/Mexico_City America/Monterrey
Airports 4 1
Straight distance from Mexico City to Tampico is 344 kilometers (214 miles).
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There are many ways to find how far is Mexico City from Tampico, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 19.427050 / -99.127571 and 22.289082 / -97.870160.


When planning a trip on your own, you want to know how many hours it would take to get to your destination and find the shortest way between your current location and the target point. Our service is designed to deliver fast and accurate information on how far Mexico City (MX) from Tampico (MX) is for you to make a sound decision as to the best transportation mode and other details of your journey.

The distance from Mexico City to Tampico amounts to 344 km / 214 mil. It is calculated as an air miles distance since this is the fastest and most direct path between two points. However, it is not exactly a straight line because the trigonometric formula used in the calculations takes into account the curvature of the Earth’s surface. We have factored in the actual sites occupied by the cities and figured the distance by taking coordinates from 19.427050 / -99.127571 and coordinates to 22.289082 / -97.870160.

The flight time of 0 hours, 24 minutes is calculated based on the average speed of modern commercial aircraft. However, you are not limited to traveling from Mexico City (MX) to Tampico (MX) by plane and can estimate your drive time and backward distance if you opt for traveling by car. Also, note the time zones of the cities, which are America/Mexico_City / America/Monterrey.

Reverse direction from Tampico to Mexico City.

Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Mexico City (MX)
Arrives in Tampico (MX)
Mexico City to Tampico distance 344 km / 214 mil
Avg car duration 3 hours, 49 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 5 hours, 44 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 3 hours, 26 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 0 hours, 22 minutes (900 km/h)

* Estimated time when driving in a straight line at the same speed.

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People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between Mexico City and Tampico is 344 kilometers = 214 miles, the calculation is carried out using the formula Haversine between latitude / longitude points on the Earth's surface, using an ellipsoidal model.
The shortest flight distance from Mexico City (19.427050 / -99.127571) to Tampico (22.289082 / -97.870160) is 214 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to Tampico takes approximately 0 hours, 22 minutes.
It will take you about 5 hours, 44 minutes to drive from Mexico City, MX to Tampico, MX, plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Tampico.