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Travel time from Reynosa to Monterrey

Reynosa to Monterrey airports and flights

How long does it really take to fly from Reynosa to Monterrey? Here's a sample itinerary for a commercial flight plan. If you want to know the total travel time to reach Monterrey, you need to include time at the airports. Eventually, you'll be able to customize this itinerary to select other nearby airports and choose your preferred airline.

Tuesday, 4:17 pm:  start in Reynosa
drive for about 18 minutes
most airlines recommend you get to the airport at least 60 minutes before your flight, so arrive by 5:00 pm at the latest

4:35 pm:  General Lucio Blanco International (REX)
if you need to check luggage, make sure you do it at least 30-60 minutes before departure, or in this case, by 5:30 pm

4:50 pm:  get your boarding pass and go through TSA security
allow enough time for long security lines during busy travel seasons or holidays, and prepare for the wait time

5:20 pm:  arrive at the gate
once you're ready to board, you can get something to eat in the airport or just relax near the gate

5:35 pm:  prepare for boarding
check your boarding pass for your group number or listen to the gate agent as they announce boarding, some airlines require you to be in the boarding area 10-15 minutes before departure or risk losing your seat

5:50 pm:  board flight
you can search for other airlines that fly this route

6:00 pm:  this is your scheduled departure time
but remember flights can be delayed, so take that into account
it takes the plane an average of 15 minutes to taxi to the runway

6:15 pm:  wheels up! take-off from REX
fly for about 46 minutes in the air

7:01 pm (local time):  General Mariano Escobedo International (MTY)
Monterrey is the same time as Reynosa
taxi on the runway for an average of 15 minutes to the gate

7:16 pm (local time):  arrive at the gate at MTY
deboard the plane, and claim any baggage
if you're renting a car, check if you need to take a shuttle to car rental agency, otherwise you can ride in a cab, limo, or Uber for about 46 minutes to your destination

8:01 pm (local time):  arrive in Monterrey

Now finally, let's look at an example flight from REX to MTY and figure out how long it would take to fly including take-off and landing, and time to taxi on the runway.

So now we can finally get an idea of the total travel time from Reynosa to Monterrey including time spent getting to/from the airports, an estimated wait time of 2 hours at the airport for TSA security lines and waiting at the gate, and the actual flight itself.

Total travel time: 4 hours

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Flying non-stop from Reynosa to Monterrey

How far is Monterrey from Reynosa? Here's the quick answer if you have a private jet and you can fly in the fastest possible straight line.

Flight distance: 130 miles or 209 km

Flight time: 46 minutes

Compare this to a whole day of commercial travel with the airports and waiting in line for security, which ends up taking a total of 3 hours, 45 minutes.

Flying private is roughly 4.9x faster, and saves you about 3 hours in your total travel time.

Because of the curvature of the Earth, the shortest distance is actually the "great circle" distance, or "as the crow flies" which is calculated using an iterative Vincenty formula.

This is a relatively short flight in a private plane, but you might be planning to book a commercial flight. In that case, your travel time would really need to include how many minutes to get to your local airport, wait for security, board and taxi on the runway, land at the other airport, and get to your destination. The flight itinerary at the top of the page takes into account all these factors to get a more accurate estimate of your actual flight time.

Monterrey Airports
  1. General Mariano Escobedo International Airport
  2. Plan de Guadalupe International Airport

Alternate flights from Reynosa to Monterrey

The most common route is REX to MTY, so that's what we used in the sample itinerary. However, you may want to explore travel alternatives, you could try one of these routes:

  1. REX to MTY
    General Lucio Blanco International to General Mariano Escobedo International
  2. REX to NTR
    General Lucio Blanco International to Del Norte International

Plan a trip to Monterrey

Trippy has a ton of information that can help you plan your trip to Monterrey, Mexico. Start by reading the Trippy page on where to stay in Monterrey. Trippy members can suggest things to do in Monterrey like Zacatecas. Click the button below to explore Monterrey in detail.

What about the return flight?

The distance is the same either way if you're flying a straight line. But for a real trip, there can be plenty of differences so go ahead and check the reverse flight itinerary to fly from Monterrey to Reynosa, or go to the main page to calculate other flight times.

You can also compare the travel time if you were to drive instead. Get the full itinerary for a Reynosa to Monterrey road trip. Or if you're more interested in the distance, How far is it from Reynosa to Monterrey?

If you happen to know Reynosa, don't forget to help other travelers and answer some questions about Reynosa!

At a Glance
without making any stops
flight distance is 130 miles
flight time of 46 minutes
2 Reynosa travel answers
2 Monterrey travel answers

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