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Mexico City Travel Guide

Mexico City Airports

Mexico City Airport (MEX)


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


Local time is GMT �6 (GMT �5 between the first Sund


Transfer Terminals: 

Passengers in possession of an electronic reservation password, ticket and/or boarding pass are transported free of charge on the Air Train between terminals one and two. The general public have to take the public transportation bus between the terminals at a nominal charge. Both services are available 24 hours a day.

Transfer City: 

There is a Mexico City Metro subway system linking the airport to downtown Mexico City. Taxis are regulated and passengers can pay in advance at the taxi counter in Arrivals. There are also suburban bus services including Autobuses del Oriente (ADO), Autobuses Estrella Roja and Autobuses Pullman de Morelos. Some hotels offer a pick-up service, however it is worth checking their charge as it is generally cheaper to take a taxi. Car rentals are available.

Car Rental: 

Car rental companies include Avis, Budget, Hertz and National (driving in Mexico City is not recommended for first-time visitors).

Airport Taxis: 

Taxis are regulated and passengers can pay in advance at the taxi counter in Arrivals. Authorized taxis are white and mustard yellow with an aeroplane logo. It takes about 45 minutes to the city centre and costs around US$20.

Airport Facilities: 

Facilities at the airport include ATMs, banks, bureau de change, business facilities, a post office, restaurants, shops, hotel reservations and tourist information. There are facilities for disabled travellers but those with special needs should contact their airline in advance.

Car Parking: 

The airport has four well-maintained and organised parking lots with a capacity for almost 5,000 vehicles. Parking at Mexico City International Airport is charged at MXN 44 per hour up to a limit of MXN 288 per day.

Departure Tax: 

US$18 to US$38.
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