Guadalajara Airport is the third busiest airport in Mexico after Mexico City Airport and Cancún Airport. The airport in the west of the country is named after Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (Padre de la Patria), a Mexican priest who rebelled against Spanish rule (Grito de Dolores) in the year 1810. Guadalajara Airport is a hub for Volaris, Viva Aerobus and Aeromexico. The busiest routes are Mexico City Airport, Tijuana Airport and Los Angeles Airport. From Guadalajara, it is a 1-hour drive to Tequila, famous for its alcoholic beverage, and a 5-hour drive to Puerto Vallarta, a popular vacation destination.
Where is Guadalajara Airport situated?
Guadalajara Airport is located south of the city. By car, the airport can be accessed via the Carretera Chapala – Guadalajara highway.
How many terminals does Guadalajara Airport have?
The airport has two terminals, Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. T1 is Guadalajara Airport’s largest terminal and is used for the majority of all domestic and international flights, T2 is much smaller. In the future, the airport will put a new Terminal 2 into use designed by CallisonRTKL, a global architecture firm.
The distance from Guadalajara Airport to the centre of Guadalajara is 20 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of Guadalajara.
From GDL Airport to Guadalajara City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Guadalajara Airport by public transport. Visit the Guadalajara Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Guadalajara Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Guadalajara is about MX$ 350.-. Book your taxi at Guadalajara Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From GDL Airport to Guadalajara City centre by Taxi
At Guadalajara Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Sixt, National (Enterprise Holdings), Avis, Budget, Europcar, Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Hertz and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Guadalajara Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Guadalajara Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Viva Aerobus
- Delta Air Lines
- Alaska Airlines
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Guadalajara
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Guadalajara Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
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