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Mexico City Airport

General information

Mexico City Airport is the busiest airport in Mexico and Latin America, it handled more than 50 million passengers in 2019. Most of the flights are operated by the national flag carrier Aeromexico and low-cost carriers Volaris and Viva Aerobus. From Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 of Mexico City Airport you can travel to the city centre by metro, bus and taxi, for travellers with a lot of luggage it’s better to take a taxi. Since 2022, Mexico City has two airports, Mexico City Felipe Ángeles International Airport is located north of the city, 45 kilometres / 28 miles from the city centre.


Where is Mexico City Airport situated?

Mexico City Airport is located in the east of Mexico City, a short distance from the city centre. The airport is located in an urban area, Venustiano Carranza, one of Mexico City’s 16 boroughs.

How many terminals does Mexico City Airport have?

The airport consists of two terminals, Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Terminal 2 is located a few kilometres south of Terminal 1, the airport’s largest terminal. The terminals are connected by means of an automated people mover system known as Aerotrén. The free Aerotrén runs between the terminals at least every 11 minutes from 05:00 hours to 23:00 hours, travel time is 5 minutes. The Aerotrén is only available for people who are in possession of an airline ticket, and only with hand luggage.

People without an airline ticket can use the red coloured public buses ‘inter-terminal transportation’, which run from Terminal 1 / Puerta 6 to Terminal 2 / Puerta 4 and vice versa between 05:00 hours and 01:00 hours. For a bus ride between the terminals you pay 16 MXN per person, tickets can be bought from the bus driver.

Airport Map



The distance from Mexico City Airport to the centre of Mexico City is 8 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of Mexico City.

From MEX Airport to Mexico City City centre by Car
8 km
30 min

Travel by car

Public transport

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

Public transport

Taxi transfer

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

From MEX Airport to Mexico City City centre by Taxi
8 km
30 min
MX$ 300.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Mexico City Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Sixt, Avis, Europcar, Budget, Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Hertz, National (Enterprise Holdings), Dollar (The Hertz Corporation) 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

Mexico City 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 Mexico City Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Mexico City 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 Mexico City 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 Mexico City Airport?

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

  • Aeroméxico
  • Volaris
  • Viva Aerobus
  • Aeromar
  • Magnicharters


Hotels near the airport

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


Courtyard by Marriott Mexico City Airport, Mexico City

Located next to Mexico City’s International Airport, Courtyard by Marriott Mexico City Airport offers a gym and 24-hour reception. There is 24-hour room service, free Wi-Fi and free wired internet.


NH Collection Mexico City Airport T2, Mexico City

This hotel is ideally located at the Terminal 2 of Mexico City's International Airport. It offers a gym and a bar serving classic cocktails and drinks..


Hostel Mexico DF Airport, Mexico City

This colourful hostel is located within a 2-minute drive of Mexico City’s International Airport and offers free Wi-Fi and free breakfast. Hostel Mexico DF Airport features laundry services.

Hotels in Mexico City

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


Hotel Metropol, Mexico City

In the heart of vibrant Mexico City, on the tree-lined avenue of Luis Moya and just one block from the Palace of Fine Arts, this elegant hotel offers on-site dining.


InterContinental Presidente Mexico City, an IHG Hotel, Mexico City

Set in the Polanco district, a cultural, business and shopping area of Mexico City, this hotel is minutes from the National Museum of Anthropology and features 6 on-site restaurants.


Ibis Mexico Alameda, Mexico City

Attractively located in Mexico City, Ibis Mexico Alameda features air-conditioned rooms, a garden, free WiFi and a terrace. Each accommodation at the 3-star hotel has city views, and guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and to a bar.

Things to do

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


Mexico City: Teotihuacan, Guadalupe Shrine & Tlatelolco Tour

Discover the history of Mexico visiting three top attractions: Teotihuacan, Tlatelolco and Guadalupe Shrine. Stroll through Teotihuacan and one of the most popular Catholic pilgrimage sites worldwide.


From Mexico City: Teotihuacan Air Balloon Flight & Breakfast

Explore the landscapes of Teotihuacán Valley on a 30-50 minute hot air balloon flight. Enjoy breakfast and refreshments at the balloon port with optional transfers.

Tour & transport

From Mexico City: Teotihuacan Small-Group Dawn Tour

A morning tour to the magical archaeological site of Teotihuacan where you can be one of the first people of the day to wander and explore these fascinating ruins.


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