Last updated on December 15th, 2022 at 09:17 am
We will write how to get from Mexico City airport to Teotihuacan. The distance from Mexico City Benito Juarez Airport to Teotihuacan is 53 kilometers. Click here to book online Mexico activities and day trips
The travel time by taxi from Mexico City airport to Teotihuacan is around 50 minutes. The taxi fare from Mexico City airport to Teotihuacan is around $30 USD. Read here how to get from Mexico City airport to city center
The cheapest way from Mexico City airport to Teotihuacan is by metro plus bus for 60 MXN which is $3 USD. If you go by bus or metro around 2 hours and 20 minutes from Mexico City to Teotihuacan.
SIM CARD AT MEXICO CITY AIRPORT
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WHERE TO STAY IN TEOTIHUACAN
A total of $20 USD would be the range of your budget for accommodation in Teotihuacan. There are hotels mid-budget for $50-70 USD and you can find luxury accommodations starting from $120 USD.
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MEXICO CITY TO TEOTIHUACAN
METRO FROM MEXICO CITY AIRPORT TO TEOTIHUACAN (CHEAPEST WAY)
The cheapest way from Mexico City airport to Teotihuacan is by metro plus bus. You can take the metro from Mexico City airport Yellow Metro Line 5 from the Terminal Aerea Station to Autobuses Del Norte (North Bus Station Mexico City) also in the Yellow Metro Line 5.
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 Autobuses Del Norte is 5 MXN which is less than half $1 USD (free of charge for children up to 5 years old and over 60 years old). 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 at Terminal Area Station Metro Line 5 (Yellow Line) to Autobuses Del Norte is around 20 minutes.
MEXICO CITY METRO MAP
BUS FROM MEXICO CITY TO TEOTIHUACAN (NORTH BUS TERMINAL)
There are buses leaving North Bus Terminal in Mexico City to Teotihuacan leaving from Platform 8. The bus travel time from Mexico City to Teotihuacan is around 1 hour and 20 minutes depending on the traffic.
The Bus fare from Mexico City to Teotihuacan is 52 MXN which is $2.5 USD for one way. You will have to pay 52 MXN if you want to go back to Mexico City from Teotihuacan.
The buses from Mexico City North Bus Terminal to Teotihuacan are running every 15-20 minutes starting from 6 am to 10 pm. The Pyramids in Teotihuacan are opening at 9 am and closing at 5 pm. Keep reading below to know the entrance fee and opening hours in Teotihuacan.
MEXICO CITY METRO CARD
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 FROM MEXICO CITY AIRPORT TO TEOTIHUACAN
If you go from Mexico City airport to Teotihuacan by taxi the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi from Mexico airport to Teotihuacan is around 50 minutes.
The taxi fare from Mexico City Airport to Teotihuacan is around $30 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depend on traffic and your final destination.
UBER MEXICO CITY AIRPORT TO TEOTIHUACAN
If you are ordering Uber in Mexico City you should know that prices are similar to taxis. You can pre-book with Uber app from your phone and go to the pick-up point at the airport. Expect to pay around $30-40 USD depending on your destination and time of the day from Mexico City Benito Juarez Airport to Teotihuacan.
CAR RENTAL AT MEXICO CITY AIRPORT
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 Teotihuacan or move around. It will take you 50 minutes from Mexico City to Teotihuacan in a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Centauro available in the airport. Prices are around $30-40 USD per day.
PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM MEXICO CITY AIRPORT TO TEOTIHUACAN
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 $60 USD and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be $15 USD per person.
DAY TOUR MEXICO CITY TO TEOTIHUACAN
You can also join in a Day Tour from Mexico City to Teotihuacan. If you are traveling alone you can join to a group with a guide affordable price and they will organize everything for you. If you prefer a private tour prices will be higher and you can even enjoy a luxury experience: Hot Air Balloon Flight with breakfast in Teotihuacan.
BEST WAY FROM MEXICO CITY AIRPORT TO TEOTIHUACAN (MEXICO CITY TO TEOTIHUACAN)
The best way from Mexico City Airport to Teotihuacan is getting by metro plus bus if you are traveling on a budget. You will spend $3 USD and the travel time will be around 2 hours.
You can get Uber, a private transfer or a taxi since the distances aren’t far and you will get to Teotihuacan in 50 minutes for around $30 USD especially a great idea if you are traveling with someone. Check here to book a tour to Teotihuacan!
If you are planning to go back from Teotihuacan to Mexico City just get the same bus (same price 52 MXN) going to North Central Bus Station (Autobuses Del Norte) where you can take Yellow Metro Line 5 only 5 MXN and reach anywhere in Mexico City.
TEOTIHUACAN PYRAMIDS ENTRANCE FEE AND TEOTIHUACAN OPENING HOURS
The entrance fee for The Pyramids of Teotihuacan is 80 MXN which is around $4 USD. You will have to pay an extra of $2 USD if you are planning to use the camera. Teotihuacan opening hours is from 9 am to 5 pm. If you are able to get first thing in the morning you will have the Pyramids for your own.
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A total of $20 USD would be the range of your budget for accommodation in Teotihuacan. There are hotels mid-budget $50-70 USD and you can find luxury accommodations starting from $120 USD.
FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN MEXICO
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.
BEST TIME TO VISIT IN MEXICO
There is 2 seasons dry and wet seasons. The 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 the 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.
CASH IN MEXICO
Mexico has its own currency called the Mexican Peso. A $1 USD=19 MXN. There are lots of ATMs and exchange currency in many parts of the country. And you have to know that dollars are very common and well-accepted in the country.
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