For travel lovers and those who need to travel for work reasons, an exciting alternative has been inaugurated: the new route of the Estrella del Norte bus line that connects Guadalajara, Mexico, with El Paso, Texas, in the United States.
This route, which operates daily and departs from the Nueva Central de Guadalajara, promises a comfortable and safe travel experience that crosses the border between both countries.
On Thursday, October 12, the buses that will be part of this route were presented, along with the personnel in charge of their operation. This service represents an exciting opportunity for passengers from western Mexico, as it allows them to reach their northern neighbor by land.
Mexico-United States Connection with the support of Grupo Estrella Blanca
Pedro Chavoya Chávez, Director of Operations of the Central-North Division at Grupo Estrella Blanca, expressed that this route has been designed to meet the needs of those who need to travel between Mexico and the United States.
It not only facilitates travel from Mexico to the United States, but also attracts American passengers to Mexico. The Estrella Blanca Group provides high quality service to guarantee an unforgettable travel experience.
Route Details and Costs
The route extends from Guadalajara to El Paso, Texas, and makes strategic stops at bus stations in Aguascalientes, Zacatecas, Torreón, Chihuahua and Ciudad Juárez. These brief stops allow passengers to rest before continuing their journey to the border.
The cost of the ticket to get to Ciudad Juárez is around 2,100 pesos per person, and regular discounts apply, such as those for seniors, students, teachers and minors. For those who continue from Ciudad Juárez to El Paso, Texas, an additional payment of $60 per passenger is required, part of the protocol for the international crossing.
In addition, passengers whose destination is the United States receive advice from the moment they purchase their bus ticket on the necessary documentation.
Latest Generation Buses for a Comfortable Trip
The buses used on this route are Irizar i8 brand buses with a Volvo chassis. Each unit is designed with passenger comfort in mind and offers 36 ergonomic spaces with seat belts, air conditioning and individual entertainment screens. In addition, two separate bathrooms for men and women are provided, as well as connections for electronic devices with power plugs and USB ports.
Each passenger has the right to carry luggage of up to 20 kilograms, which makes it easier to transport personal belongings. In addition, it is important to highlight that this route operates every day from Guadalajara to El Paso, Texas, also offers daily runs from El Paso to the capital of Jalisco, with departures at noon from United States territory.
Advice for a Worry-Free Trip
The Estrella del Norte team is committed to providing constant advice to passengers to ensure a successful crossing. From the ticket offices, travelers are informed about what they can carry in their luggage, policies related to pets, and the restrictions and permits necessary to cross into the United States. This comprehensive approach adds to the enjoyable and worry-free travel experience.
Furthermore, considering that the trip is long and that crossing the border involves approximately 24 hours, strategic stops have been made available in cities along the route. This allows passengers to get off, stretch their legs and enjoy food at franchise establishments dedicated to selling hamburgers and pizzas. In Villa Ahumada, Chihuahua, there is a parador that offers a quiet and unhurried break, which enriches the travel experience at an affordable cost.