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Mérida Airport

General information

Mérida Airport is the second busiest airport on the Yucatan Peninsula, Cancún Airport is the largest. Mérida is one of the safest cities in Latin America, home to about 1 million people. The city is named after Mérida in Spain, the capital of the Extremadura region. In the west of Venezuela is another city called Mérida.


Where is Mérida Airport situated?

The airport is located in the southwest of the city, on the route Mérida – Umán (México 261, Benito Juárez).

How many terminals does Mérida Airport have?

The airport has one modern terminal. You will find check-in desks on the right and left side of the terminal. The counters of the car rental companies are also located on the left, as are ATMs of Banco Santander. Arrivals is located in the middle of the terminal, the security check and boarding gates on the first floor can be reached by escalator. The first street in front of the terminal of Mérida Airport is for Pick Up & Drop Off, the second street is reserved for taxis.

Airport Map



The distance from Mérida Airport to the centre of Mérida is 8 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Mérida.

From MID Airport to Mérida City centre by Car
8 km
25 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Mérida Airport by public transport. Visit the Mérida Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Mérida Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Mérida is about MX$ 300.-. Book your taxi at Mérida Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From MID Airport to Mérida City centre by Taxi
8 km
25 min
MX$ 300.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Mérida Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), National (Enterprise Holdings), Avis, Europcar, 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.

Airport parking

Mérida Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Mérida Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Mérida Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Mérida Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Mérida Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Mérida Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Aeroméxico
  • Viva Aerobus
  • Volaris
  • Magnicharters
  • United Airlines


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Mérida Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hacienda Inn, Mérida

With easy access to Mérida's main roads, this hacienda-style hotel is just 3 minutes’ drive from Mérida Airport and 10 minutes from the town centre. It has a garden with an outdoor pool and hammock zone.


Hostal Barrio Vivo, Mérida

Ideally situated in Mérida, Hostal Barrio Vivo features air-conditioned rooms, a bar, free WiFi and a shared lounge. 700 metres from Merida Bus Station and 1.8 km from Main Square, the property offers a garden and barbecue facilities.

Hotels in Mérida

Looking for the best hotels in Mérida? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hotel Hacienda Mérida, Mérida

An outdoor pool, a spa and an elegant bar can be found in this colonial-style boutique hotel, situated 800 metres from Mérida Cathedral. The spacious rooms include free Wi-Fi and flat-screen satellite TV.


Kuka y Naranjo, Mérida

Situated in Mérida, 700 metres from Main Square and 600 metres from Merida Bus Station, Kuka y Naranjo features accommodation with free WiFi, air conditioning, a restaurant and an outdoor swimming pool.


El Gran Hotel, Mérida

Offering international and local food at the restaurant, and free Wi-Fi throughout, El Gran Hotel is located in a Colonial-style building, 100 metres from Merida Main Square. The rooms offer Colonial décor, cable TV, air conditioning and wardrobe.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Mérida 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!


From Merida: Uxmal Light and Sound Night Experience Tour

Discover the history of Uxmal from an entirely different perspective on this guided trip from Merida featuring the light and sound show Echoes of Uxmal. Enjoy lunch and skip-the-line entry privileges.


From Mérida: Chichén Itzá, Izamal, Valladolid, & Cenote Trip

Discover one of the 7 Wonders of the World on a guided day trip from Mérida to Chichén Itzá. Swim at Cenote Ik Kil, visit Valladolid and Izamal, and enjoy a cooking demonstration and buffet lunch.

Tour & transport

From Mérida: Chichen Itza & Izamal Guided Day Trip

Visit the legendary Chichen Itza on a guided day trip from Merida. Wander through the remains of the ancient civilisation, admire the Temple of the Warriors, swim in a cenote, and explore Izamal.


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