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Chepe Express

Calle Mendez y 24 | Col. Pacífico, Chihuahua 31030, Mexico
+52 614 439 7212
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The 15 hour journey from Los Mochis to Chihuahua (or the other way) is really a great experience... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2017
Utrecht, The Netherlands
via mobile

This is an amazing train ride. The seats are comfy and have plenty of leg room. We took Primera... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2017
Mexico City, Mexico
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¡The train trip most spectacular in the world! Every day since 1961, El Chepe ventures into imposing landscapes of the Sierra Tarahumara, until it reaches the área that encompasses the most representative characteristics of the Tarahumara culture, history and folklore; the Barrancas del Cobre, or Copper Canyon, as this región is know worldwide.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“first class” (58 reviews)
“dining car” (40 reviews)
“los mochis” (35 reviews)
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Calle Mendez y 24 | Col. Pacífico, Chihuahua 31030, Mexico
+52 614 439 7212
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Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

The 15 hour journey from Los Mochis to Chihuahua (or the other way) is really a great experience. It is advisable to break the ride halfway as it can get tedious even in first class. This gives you the opportunity to explore the Copper Canyon...More

Thank iWiebe
Reviewed April 15, 2017

This is an amazing train ride. The seats are comfy and have plenty of leg room. We took Primera Clase because we left Creel for Los Mochis on a Tuesday and that was all that was available that day. This was actually a good choice...More

4  Thank Aust-Mex
Reviewed April 3, 2017

The train had comfortable seating with good leg room. However, I expected to see views of Copper Canyon, and going from Fuerte to San Rafael, that wasn't the case. The views, when possible, were mostly of valley foothills and a couple lakes. They were on...More

1  Thank PaulTraveler79
Reviewed March 27, 2017

I found reviews on this site that said you could get tickets on board. Well this is still true for second class tickets but they don't run those every day. First class tickets which include dining and club car CANNOT BE PURCHASED ON BOARD as...More

2  Thank Eljoyeljoy
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

I'm not a train buff, and after sitting and rolling on the Baja ferry for 7 hours yesterday, I really didn't need to be sitting and rocking on a train for 10 hours today. We travelled in first class just to avoid the "take-away" food...More

Thank John F
Reviewed March 20, 2017

We've got the economic class.I really recommend it. It's much cheaper and you will have the same view. Differences between classes: in the VIP class you have newer train seats, a restaurant wagon where you can buy food (very expensive and not really good) and...More

1  Thank Alexandra C
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

I took the Chepe train from El Fuerte to Creel in order to see the copper canyon area of Chihuahua. I was told that I would have to buy my ticket on the train, so I waited for it to arrive at the station in...More

3  Thank James W
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

In an effort to not sound negative, I rated this "Very Good". The positives: - It was nice to leave the driving to someone else - We rode out of Chihuahua, which was nice, but I was told the scenery from the other end is...More

4  Thank Gadget665
Reviewed March 12, 2017

5 hours to and from copper canyon. Beautiful scenery all along the way. The snack and Bar car offer the bare necessities.

1  Thank Guy B
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

Departure time was very early almost 6:00am. but we enjoyed train trip and good view that was huge nature and mounts. We saw beautiful sunset from train. The restaurant in the train was very good and recommend you!especially you can take a Mexican style of...More

Thank hrntkzw
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Barbara W
June 20, 2017|
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Response from Gadget665 | Reviewed this property |
Barbara, I can't say because we flew in and took a taxi to the station. I don't have a gauge for the safety of the neighborhood the station is in.
April 27, 2017|
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Response from Alexandra C | Reviewed this property |
You DO need to buy separate tickets for each part of your trip. If you don't do that and stop in any other city they will charge you a considerable fee. A friend of mine did it, I don't remember the amount he had to pay, but... More
March 25, 2017|
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Response from happytraveling2016 | Reviewed this property |
I just get on the train when it arrives at whatever station, find a seat and wait till the staff comes along to charge me.