Copper Canyon Train Service Details, Chihuahua, Los Mochis
Taxi service: Available at Creel and Divisidero.
Bus Service: Local buses go between the towns,
Long-haul Estrella Blanca buses out of Creel go the
Cuauhtémoc and Chihuahua to the east or to
Hermosillo. (only four-wheel roads go west to the
Best Stop On The Train Line: Divisadero for
proximity to the canyons. Creel for mountain
Best train Loading Point: El Fuerte on the western
end and Chihuahua on the eastern end. (From El
Fuerte you will see many spectacular vistas as the train
enters the canyons but Chihuahua is a good option for
those on a schedule because in case of a train
breakdown you can bus back on first class buses from
Creel or Divisidero; there is no convenient bus service
from Divisadero or Creel to the western train stations
of El Fuerte or Los Mochis.)
Canyon tours and bike trips often use
the train station in Creel
Passengers wait for the train
Visiting a former cave
dwelling in Cusarare
When to Go: High Season October November, March April Christmas and Easter are Mexico's busy
travel season. October to April offer ideal weather.
What To Pack: Warm clothes, the mountains can be cold at night. Cash in small denominations; although
Creel has a bank and ATM, phone lines can go out and the ATM will go down.
Food and Water: the train conductors discourage eating in the coaches but if you have a train break down
you could need emergency rations. The dining car on the first class train serves good meals in a nice setting
at moderate to high prices: $10 USD for breakfast.
Time: Leave yourself a flexible window of time in case of emergency; a planned three-day trip could turn
onto an unplanned five-day trip.
Price: First Class train from Los Mochis to Creel, $100 USD approximately. Second Class Train (Cars
hitched at the back of the first class train or a later train that is not much different than first class except that it
has no dining car. half the price of first class.) (check ahead if transporting a mountain bike) They run
Second Class on alternate days, not every day. Schedules change according to demand.
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From the US (Tijuana, Nogales, Agua Prieta, El Paso/Juarez, the Omnibus and the Chihuahuenses buses
serve Chihuahua City.
From Chihuahua the Estrella Blanca bus serves Creel with 7 departures each day with a 5-hour trip.
To reach Chihuahua from Creel, catch the Estrella Blanca bus across from the train station starting at 7 am.
Copper Canon Train Schedule Los
Mochis to Chihuahua
Best train Loading
Point from the Western
end of the trip is El
El Fuerte on the western
end is best because you
will see many
spectacular vistas as the
train enters the canyon
Copper Canyon Train Service Details offer
starting points at Chihuahua in the east or
Los Mochis on the western coast.
The Best train Loading Point from the
Western end is El Fuerte because the best
scenery is between El Fuerte and Creel.
Copper Canyon Train Service offers starting points at Chihuahua in the east or at the station in Los
Mochis on the western coast. The Best train Loading Point from the Western end is the station at El
Fuerte where there are hotels and secure parking. The most dramatic scenery is between El Fuerte and
Bus service to
Creel is also
San Ignacio Mission
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