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Metro of Mexico

Metro of Mexico This is the most efficient and modern means of transport in the city. It travels several routes, including the main tourist attractions. Its tariffs are comfortable and it is possible to make transfer of a line to other, without paying a new ticket.

It can be something of a confusing thing for the visitors to travel by the subway for its routes diversity, for that reason it is recommended to count on a map (you can get them for free at the stations).


Train Ferromex (Ferrocarril Mexicano) is a private railway consortium that operates the biggest network of Mexican railroads.

Ferromex began to work on February 19, 1998. It is the biggest railroad in Mexico with 8.500 km of railroads. It possesses 5 frontier steps with USA.

It connects to 5 important cities in Mexico. The Chihuahua-Pacific line makes a spectacular route that includes a stop in the Ravines of the Copper.

Children under five years travel free, under parent's supervision. Children from 5 to 11 years pay half the rate.

It is remarkable that most people travel by bus because it is quicker and it covers more destinations.

More Info: Railway Companies in Mexico


Buses in Mexico Mexican buses in general are frequent, efficient, and economic.

There are various classes of buses in Mexico and many bus lines. The bus class that you take will depend on your destination and of how much you want to spend.

Keep in mind that not all bus lines are equal, and the first class service yoy took may not be identical to the first class service different bus line can offer.


Taxis in Mexico Taxis are mainly green/white color Volkswagen Beetles, but their new style will be white color with bright red stripe.

Mexico has the largest number of taxis in the world, with very cheap fares compared to developed countries (about 90% lower).

They will take you to anywhere, but you do not forget to ask the cost before taking the ride.


Cars in Mexico It is very important that you have your documentation at hand. You could get stopped by the traffic Police, they can ask for your driving license and your car registration card.

If you are renting a car, the rental company will provide you with the necessary car documentation.

You can get a Mexican driver license without any tests or exams, even if you have never had a previous license. Just take your passport and your FM-2 or FM-3 to the Transit Department at any of its 16 "delegaciones" throughout the city and you will receive your license within an hour. Tourists can drive with an international license or the driving license of their own country.

You should also remember that you will be driving on the right hand side, so when you turn the corner, just remember "Tight Right - Long, Broad Left".

There are a large number of car rental companies to choose from, most are located in main cities, airports and popular tourist destinations. The legal driving age in Mexico is 18 years-old, but in order to hire a car you need to be 25 or older.


International Airports in Mexico Mexico possesses the airport infrastructure more developed of Latin America, with airports in all the cities of more than 500.000 inhabitants.

Of the 82 airports of the country, 48 receive international flights; the seven elders airport that absorb 90% of the air traffic are those of Mexico City, Cancun, Guadalajara, Monterrey, Acapulco, Tijuana and Puerto Vallarta. Government plans to privatize them partially.

Flight times from Mexico City to other Mexican cities are:
  • To Cancun 1 hour and 55 minutes
  • To Guadalajara 1 hour and 5 minutes
  • To Monterrey 1 hour and 15 minutes
More Info: Airlines in Mexico

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