El Chepe Regional vs El Chepe Express: What are the differences and what are their routes?


Learn about the differences in prices, classes, and stations between the Chepe Express and the Chepe Regional.

The Chepe train is one of the most representative tourist attractions in the northern part of the republic, in its express version, it runs a 350 km stretch from Los Mochis to Creel and vice versa in approximately 9 hours, but did you know that there is also the Chepe? Regional? The Chepe Regional takes approximately 15 hours to make a complete journey, this train, unlike the Chepe Express, runs from Los Mochis to Chihuahua and stops at more stations.

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The route from Los Mochis to Chihuahua includes 11 stations on its way which are: El Fuerte, Temoris, Bahuichivo, Culteco, San Rafael, Posada Barrancas, Divisadero, Pitorreal, Creel, San Juanito and Cuauhtémoc.

Let’s remember that the Chepe Express has three different sections to travel, first-class, business class and tourist. In contrast, the Chepe Regional only handles tourist class trips; In fact, this train, although it can be used by anyone, was designed for people who live in the surroundings of the mountains, to facilitate their transportation.

The tourist class in the Chepe Regional has a price range between 662 pesos and 3,604 Mexican pesos. Inside you can find some snacks for sale, as well as you can enter the cafeteria and use the bathrooms that are inside the car.

The runs from Chihuahua to Los Mochis are on Wednesdays and Saturdays and from Los Mochis to Chihuahua are on Thursdays and Sundays.

What are the costs of Chepe Regional?

Chepe train leaving Los Mochis

Los Mochis to El Fuerte $662

Los Mochis to Temoris $1,181

Los Mochis to Bahuichivo $1,396

Los Mochis to Culteco $1,435

Los Mochis to San Rafael $1,573

Los Mochis to Posada Barrancas $1,628

Los Mochis to Divisadero $1,650

Los Mochis to Pitorreal $1,761

Los Mochis to Creel $1,970

Los Mochis to San Juanito $2,142

Los Mochis to Cuauhtemoc $2,870

Los Mochis to Chihuahua $3,604

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Chepe train leaving Chihuahua

Chihuahua to Cuauhtemoc $734

Chihuahua to San Juanito $1,468

Chihuahua to Creel $1,639

Chihuahua to Pitorreal $1,849

Chihuahua a Divisadero $1,959

Chihuahua to Posada Barrancas $1,981

Chihuahua to San Rafael $2,037

Chihuahua to Culteco $2,175

Chihuahua a Bahuichivo $2,213

Chihuahua to Temoris $2,429

Chihuahua to El Fuerte $3,157

Chihuahua to Los Mochis $3,604

How can I use the Chepe Regional?

You can use the Chepe Regional as long as you travel on the section from Chihuahua to Creel or vice versa; but if what you need is to travel from Creel to Los Mochis, the ideal thing is to make a reservation for the Chepe Express. Once you confirm your itinerary, you may be sold an extra section at the Chepe Regional.

The Chepe Regional cannot be made Express, that is why it is necessary that the ticket you buy in the Chepe Express has a longer trip than the Regional. Reservations for the Chepe Regional can be made via the call center 800 122 43 73 or at the box office.

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