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Airports in Mexico

Mexico City International Airport (MEX)

Location

The airport is situated six miles (10km) east of Mexico City.

Getting to the city

The Mexico City Metro subway system links the airport to downtown Mexico City. There are also suburban bus services including Autobuses del Oriente (ADO) and Autobuses Estrella Roja. Some hotels offer a pick-up service; however, it is worth checking their charge as it is generally cheaper to take a taxi.

Time

Local time is GMT -6 (GMT -5 between the first Sunday in April and the second last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +52 (0)2482 2424.

see full airport guide


Cancun International Airport (CUN)

Location

The airport is situated eight miles (13km) from downtown Cancun and 12 miles (20km) from the Hotel zone.

Getting to the city

Taxis can be used to get to the town. An official taxi company provides services from the airport and can be paid for at the airport. Airport ADO buses leave the airport from all three terminals every 30 to 45 minutes and go to downtown Cancun as well as Playa del Carmen.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 between the first Sunday in April and the second last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +52 99 8848 7200

see full airport guide


Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Guadalajara International Airport (GDL)

Location

The airport is situated 10 miles (16km) south of Guadalajara.

Getting to the city

Many local hotels offer transfers that are cheaper than taxi fares.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 between the first Sunday in April and the second last Sunday in October)

Contacts

Tel: +52 (0)33 3688 5248.

see full airport guide


General Juan N. Alvarez International Airport (ACA)

Location

The airport is situated 14 miles (22km) southeast of Acapulco.

Getting to the city

Airport shuttles are the safest way to transfer from the airport to the city centre and should be pre-booked. Many local hotels offer shuttle service to guests.

Time

Local time is GMT -6 (GMT -5 between the first Sunday in April and the second last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +52 (01)744 466 9446.

see full airport guide


General Roberto Fierro Villalobos International Airport (CUU)

Location

Chihuahua International Airport is about 11 miles (18km) from the city.

Getting to the city

Taxis are available. Fares depend on destination. There is no public bus servicing the airport. Car rental is also an option.

Time

GMT -7 (GMT -6 from the first Sunday in April to the last Sunday in October)

see full airport guide


Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport (PVR)

Location

The airport is located 5 miles (8 km) north of Puerto Vallarta.

Getting to the city

Areomovil taxi transportation is the main source of transport from the airport, as well as combi bus (Colectivo minivan) which charge rates based on the zone of travel. The fare must be paid before departure at a small kiosk located just outside the terminal. Limos.com also provide a service for passengers from the airport. Taxis can be flagged down from the highway and travellers can expect to pay around US$10 to get to Puerto Vallarta. The local bus travels through to Puerto Vallarta at a cost of around 3 Pesos.

Time

Local time is GMT -6 (GMT -5 from first Sunday in April to second last Saturday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +52 (322)221 1298.

see full airport guide


General Mariano Escobedo International Airport (MTY)

Location

The airport is approximately 15 miles (24km) from Monterrey city centre.

Getting to the city

A new express Skybus service runs between the city and the airport, on luxury buses with premium facilities. Departures from the airport start in the early mornings and run until before midnight, dropping passengers off at Valle Oriente Station on Avenida Lázaro Cardenas. Reservations are advised. Several hotels also offer their own shuttles.

Time

GMT –6 (GMT –5 between the first Sunday in April and the last Sunday in October)

see full airport guide


Bachigualato Federal International Airport (CUL)

Location

Culiacan International is located approximately six miles (10km) southwest of the centre of Culiacan city.

Getting to the city

Visitors should arrange collection with their hotel, take a taxi, or hire a car from one of the reputable car rental companies located in the airport. There is no public transport from the airport.

Time

GMT -7 (GMT -6 between the first Sunday in April and the last Sunday in October).

see full airport guide


Manuel Crescencio Rejón International Airport (MID)

Location

The airport is located five miles (8km) from Merida.

Getting to the city

Authorised taxis or vans connect the airport to the city. There is also a bus service run by ADO.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 between the first Sunday in April to the last Sunday in October)

see full airport guide


Los Cabos International Airport (SJD)

Location

The airport is located seven miles (11km) from San José del Cabo city centre.

Getting to the city

Shuttles are available at all terminals 24 hours a day. The SuburCabos bus has a stop roughly a five-minute taxi ride away from the airport. The bus route has many stops in San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas; however, the main stop for Cabo San Lucas hotels is at the Puerto Paraiso Mall. Note that the bus will only stop if someone signals for it.

Time

GMT -7 (GMT -6 between the first Sunday in April and the last Sunday in October)

see full airport guide


Francisco Sarabia International Airport (TRC)

Location

The airport is located about three miles (5km) from Torreon city centre.

Getting to the city

Many local hotels offer airport shuttles for guests. Taxis and rental cars are also available.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5, April to end October)

see full airport guide


General Abelardo L. Rodríguez International Airport (TIJ)

Location

The airport is located about three miles (5km) from the city centre, immediately south of the US border.

Getting to the city

Blue-and-white public buses marked 'Plaza Rio' or 'Centro' run to the city centre from outside the airport. International coaches are also available to San Diego and other destinations in Southern California. Taxis and rental cars are also available.

Time

GMT -8 (GMT -7, mid-March to early November)

see full airport guide


Carlos Rovirosa Pérez International Airport (VSA)

Location

The airport is located nine miles (15km) from Villahermosa city centre.

Getting to the city

Taxi and shuttle services can be arranged on the ground floor of the terminal. Rental cars are also available.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 between April and October)

see full airport guide


Mexico City Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

Airports in Mexico

Mexico City International Airport (MEX)

Location

The airport is situated six miles (10km) east of Mexico City.

Getting to the city

The Mexico City Metro subway system links the airport to downtown Mexico City. There are also suburban bus services including Autobuses del Oriente (ADO) and Autobuses Estrella Roja. Some hotels offer a pick-up service; however, it is worth checking their charge as it is generally cheaper to take a taxi.

Time

Local time is GMT -6 (GMT -5 between the first Sunday in April and the second last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +52 (0)2482 2424.

see full airport guide


Cancun International Airport (CUN)

Location

The airport is situated eight miles (13km) from downtown Cancun and 12 miles (20km) from the Hotel zone.

Getting to the city

Taxis can be used to get to the town. An official taxi company provides services from the airport and can be paid for at the airport. Airport ADO buses leave the airport from all three terminals every 30 to 45 minutes and go to downtown Cancun as well as Playa del Carmen.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 between the first Sunday in April and the second last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +52 99 8848 7200

see full airport guide


Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Guadalajara International Airport (GDL)

Location

The airport is situated 10 miles (16km) south of Guadalajara.

Getting to the city

Many local hotels offer transfers that are cheaper than taxi fares.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 between the first Sunday in April and the second last Sunday in October)

Contacts

Tel: +52 (0)33 3688 5248.

see full airport guide


General Juan N. Alvarez International Airport (ACA)

Location

The airport is situated 14 miles (22km) southeast of Acapulco.

Getting to the city

Airport shuttles are the safest way to transfer from the airport to the city centre and should be pre-booked. Many local hotels offer shuttle service to guests.

Time

Local time is GMT -6 (GMT -5 between the first Sunday in April and the second last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +52 (01)744 466 9446.

see full airport guide


General Roberto Fierro Villalobos International Airport (CUU)

Location

Chihuahua International Airport is about 11 miles (18km) from the city.

Getting to the city

Taxis are available. Fares depend on destination. There is no public bus servicing the airport. Car rental is also an option.

Time

GMT -7 (GMT -6 from the first Sunday in April to the last Sunday in October)

see full airport guide


Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport (PVR)

Location

The airport is located 5 miles (8 km) north of Puerto Vallarta.

Getting to the city

Areomovil taxi transportation is the main source of transport from the airport, as well as combi bus (Colectivo minivan) which charge rates based on the zone of travel. The fare must be paid before departure at a small kiosk located just outside the terminal. Limos.com also provide a service for passengers from the airport. Taxis can be flagged down from the highway and travellers can expect to pay around US$10 to get to Puerto Vallarta. The local bus travels through to Puerto Vallarta at a cost of around 3 Pesos.

Time

Local time is GMT -6 (GMT -5 from first Sunday in April to second last Saturday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +52 (322)221 1298.

see full airport guide


General Mariano Escobedo International Airport (MTY)

Location

The airport is approximately 15 miles (24km) from Monterrey city centre.

Getting to the city

A new express Skybus service runs between the city and the airport, on luxury buses with premium facilities. Departures from the airport start in the early mornings and run until before midnight, dropping passengers off at Valle Oriente Station on Avenida Lázaro Cardenas. Reservations are advised. Several hotels also offer their own shuttles.

Time

GMT –6 (GMT –5 between the first Sunday in April and the last Sunday in October)

see full airport guide


Bachigualato Federal International Airport (CUL)

Location

Culiacan International is located approximately six miles (10km) southwest of the centre of Culiacan city.

Getting to the city

Visitors should arrange collection with their hotel, take a taxi, or hire a car from one of the reputable car rental companies located in the airport. There is no public transport from the airport.

Time

GMT -7 (GMT -6 between the first Sunday in April and the last Sunday in October).

see full airport guide


Manuel Crescencio Rejón International Airport (MID)

Location

The airport is located five miles (8km) from Merida.

Getting to the city

Authorised taxis or vans connect the airport to the city. There is also a bus service run by ADO.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 between the first Sunday in April to the last Sunday in October)

see full airport guide


Los Cabos International Airport (SJD)

Location

The airport is located seven miles (11km) from San José del Cabo city centre.

Getting to the city

Shuttles are available at all terminals 24 hours a day. The SuburCabos bus has a stop roughly a five-minute taxi ride away from the airport. The bus route has many stops in San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas; however, the main stop for Cabo San Lucas hotels is at the Puerto Paraiso Mall. Note that the bus will only stop if someone signals for it.

Time

GMT -7 (GMT -6 between the first Sunday in April and the last Sunday in October)

see full airport guide


Francisco Sarabia International Airport (TRC)

Location

The airport is located about three miles (5km) from Torreon city centre.

Getting to the city

Many local hotels offer airport shuttles for guests. Taxis and rental cars are also available.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5, April to end October)

see full airport guide


General Abelardo L. Rodríguez International Airport (TIJ)

Location

The airport is located about three miles (5km) from the city centre, immediately south of the US border.

Getting to the city

Blue-and-white public buses marked 'Plaza Rio' or 'Centro' run to the city centre from outside the airport. International coaches are also available to San Diego and other destinations in Southern California. Taxis and rental cars are also available.

Time

GMT -8 (GMT -7, mid-March to early November)

see full airport guide


Carlos Rovirosa Pérez International Airport (VSA)

Location

The airport is located nine miles (15km) from Villahermosa city centre.

Getting to the city

Taxi and shuttle services can be arranged on the ground floor of the terminal. Rental cars are also available.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 between April and October)

see full airport guide


Mexico City Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.