Ciudad Juarez - Post Report Question and Answers

Are local buses, trams, trains or taxis safe and affordable?

No, but you can use Uber. - Mar 2022

They are off limits for security reasons. We can use Uber though, which is much cheaper in Mexico. - Jun 2019

We aren’t allowed to take most local transport. Taxis and Uber are available and permitted. - Feb 2019

Not recommended, probably discouraged. - Jan 2019

Nope. You can hire a U.S. Consulate driver in his free time if you need a ride. - Jun 2016

Not safe. - Apr 2016

No to trains and buses. We took taxis on occasion; was never clear if this was allowed by RSO or just frowned upon but I had no issues. Always did so in a group and usually with locals. - Apr 2016

We are not permitted to use local buses. Taxis are fine, I think, provided we follow RSO advice and call a specific company. We haven't had the need thus far. - Dec 2015

no - cannot take any local buses. Some taxi's are okay. Everyone drives their own vehicle. - Aug 2015

Not authorized to take trains, buses or taxis in Juarez. - Jun 2015

I have taken a few taxis. - Jun 2014

I would not take them. - Aug 2013

No - people drive themselves. - Jun 2013

No. - Sep 2012

No, you can not/should not ride the buses. There is a taxi company that is okay to use. - Feb 2012

There is a taxi service that you can call, but I wouldn’t use any of the buses. - Jul 2011

Not used. - Jun 2011

We cannot recommend the converted school buses for travel. There are many cab stands - pick up a cab there or call to request one. They are somewhat expensive. - Mar 2009

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