Benito Juarez International Airport is 45-60 minutes from downtown Mexico City, depending on traffic.
Uber is available in Mexico City but not at the airport
It’s a good option for getting to & from the city’s two main bus stations, TAPO and Terminal Central de Autobuses del Norte, and getting around town
Yaxi Taxi is a local alternative
The metro is fast & efficient
Located just a few minutes walk from Terminal 1 (if you’re in Terminal 2, take the airport bus over)
Costs: 5 Pesos ($0.50 USD) one way plus reusable smartcard for 10 Pesos ($1 USD)
Runs: 5a.m. – midnight M-F, 6a.m. – midnight on Saturdays, 7a.m. – midnight on Sundays
Beware of pickpockets during rush hour
Long distance buses: Terminal 1: Upper & ground floor, Terminal 2: Ground floor
City buses: Linea 4: Terminal 1: Entrance 7, Terminal 2: Entrance 2
City bus costs: $30 Pesos
Runs: M-Sat: 4:30 a.m.-midnight; Sun & holidays: 5:00 a.m.-midnight
Use an official taxi booked at the kiosk inside the airport
Take slip of paper to attendant outside to get the cab
Costs: 200-300 Pesos ($11-16 USD) from the airport, or 100-200 ($5-11 USD) from either bus station.
Wifi at Mexico Airport is only free for Telemex users
Others can get free access for 15 minutes after signing up for an account
Wifi is widely available in hotels, restaurants & cafes
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