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How To Get From Mexico City Airport To City Center – All Possible Ways

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We will write how to get from Mexico City airport to city center. The distance from Mexico City Benito Juarez Airport to city center is 7 kilometers to the Zocalo area.

The travel time from Mexico City airport to downtown is around 20 minutes by taxi and if you go by bus or metro around 45 minutes to 1 hour. Click here to book online Mexico activities and day trips

The cheapest way from Mexico City airport to city center is by metro for 5 MXN which is less than half $1 USD  and if you go by taxi will be around 250-300 MXN which is $12-15 USD depending your final destination.

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You can also rent a car in Mexico City airport or get a private transfer.

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WHERE TO STAY IN MEXICO CITY

A total of $20 USD would be the range of your budget for accommodation in Mexico. There are hotels mid- budget for $50-70 USD and you can find luxury accommodation starting from $120 USD.

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MEXICO CITY AIRPORT TO DOWNTOWN

METRO FROM MEXICO CITY AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER

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The cheapest way from Mexico City airport to city center is by metro. You can take the metro from Mexico City airport to city from Metro Line 5 from the Terminal Aerea Station. The metro is running every 5-10 minutes starting from 5 am until midnight (from Monday to Saturday) and from 7 am to midnight (Sunday and holidays).

The metro fare from Mexico City airport to city center is 5 MXN which is less than half $1 USD (free of charge children up to 5 years old and over 60 years old). And you can pay by cash at the vending machines. You will have to walk 7 minutes from Terminal 1 in the airport to the metro just follow the signs. If you are coming by Terminal 2 at Mexico City airport you will have to take Aerotren running from 5 am until 1 am just 5 minutes travel time to get the metro at Terminal 1.

The metro travel time from Mexico City airport to downtown is around 45 minutes to 1 hour. If you get the metro at Terminal Area Station Metro Line 5 (Yellow Line) to city center. You will have to go to Pantitlan getting Metro Line 1 (Pink Lane) to Pino Suarez. And change to Metro Line 2 (Blue Line) until Zocalo.

If you get by Terminal 2 you can get the Metro Bus 30 MXN until Pantitlan Metro Line which is better and faster than taking the Aerotren to Terminal 1.

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MEXICO CITY METRO MAP

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METROBUS FROM MEXICO CITY AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER

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The Metro Bus Line 4 going from Mexico City Benito Juarez Airport to city center takes around 40 minutes to 1 hour depending on the traffic. The Metro Bus have modern buses running every 15 minutes starting from 4 30 am until midnight. The metro Bus fare is 30 MXN which is $1.5 USD.

The Metro Buses are leaving from Terminal 1 Gate 6 and Terminal 2 and Gate 3 from Mexico City airport. You will have to get Mexico City Metro Card and top up credit. The Metro Bus has their own way to get to the city and you will save time with the traffic.

Mexico City Metro Card

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Mexico City Metro Card will allow you to use at metro and Metro Bus in Mexico city. Mexico City Metro Card costs 15 MXN and you can top up credit. You will find in Metro Stations and at the airport and also for topping up. It’s the best option for moving around Mexico City.

BY TAXI MEXICO CITY AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER

If you go from Mexico City airport to city center by taxi the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi is around 10-20 minutes and the taxi fare from Mexico City Benito Juarez Airport to city center is around $12-15 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depending on traffic and your final destination.

UBER MEXICO CITY AIRPORT TO MEXICO CITY CENTER

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If you are ordering Uber in Mexico City you should know that prices are similar than taxi. You can pre book with Uber app from your phone and going to the pick up point in the airport. Expect to pay around $8-10 USD depending on your destination and time of the day with from Mexico City Benito Juarez Airport to city center.

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CAR RENTAL AT MEXICO CITY AIRPORT

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There are many options for renting a car in Mexico City’s airport. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Mexico City. It will take you 10-20 minutes to get to Mexico City from the airport with a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Centauro available in the airport. Prices are around €30 per day.

Car rental option can be great if you are traveling with a few people or a lot of luggage and planning to visit places around Mexico City. Make sure you have parking place in your hotel or Airbnb since sometimes can be so challenging in Mexico City. Click here to best the best deals renting a car in Mexico!

PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION MEXICO CITY AIRPORT TO DOWNTOWN

Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort after your flight to Mexico. Prices are around $25 USD and you will be able to fit up to 5 people. It could be $5 USD per person.

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For sure private transportation will be so comfortable same like taxi, they will wait for you and drive to your final destination without you worrying of anything!

BEST WAY FROM MEXICO CITY BENITO JUAREZ AIRPORT TO CITY

The best way from Mexico City Benito Juarez Airport to city center is getting by metro if you are traveling on a budget. You can get Uber or a taxi since the distances aren’t far and you will get in your accommodation in 15-20 minutes for around $10 USD especially great idea if you are traveling with someone.

The Metro Bus is a great choice if you are getting to Terminal 2 and also if your final destination is one of the Metro Bus stops.

ACCOMMODATION BUDGET TRAVEL IN MEXICO CITY

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A total of $20 USD would be the range of your budget for accommodation in Mexico. There are hotels mid- budget for $50-70 USD and you can find luxury accommodation starting from $120 USD.

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FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN MEXICO

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Your daily food budget travel in Mexico could be a total of $8-10 USD if you eat in local places. If you are in a budget you can go for street food all around the country. You can buy tacos for $1 USD. If you are going for fine dining restaurants starts from $10 USD per person for a meal.

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BEST TIME TO VISIT IN MEXICO

There are 2 season dry and wet season. Rainy season starts in May. The best time to visit Mexico is from the months of November to April because it is the months of dry season. However, lots of tourists prefer to travel from January to March since it’s not peak season but it can be rainy for a few days.

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CASH IN MEXICO

Mexico has its own currency called the Mexican Peso. A $1 USD=19 MXN. There are lots of ATM’s and exchange currency in many part of the country. And you have to know the dollars is very common and well-accepted in the country.

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Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. Now based in the Philippines!

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