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Mexico City, Mexico City Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX), Mexico

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Surrounding area Mexico City, Mexico City Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX), Mexico

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    Mexico City Benito Juárez International Airport is equipped with ramps, lifts and special toilets for travellers with physical disabilities; passengers requiring wheelchairs and special assistance should inform their airline prior to travel. Car parking spaces for disabled passengers are provided in the car parks next to the terminal buildings.

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    There are several banks offering bureaux de change facilities, as well as dedicated currency exchange centres in both terminals. ATMs are available 24 hours a day.


    Courier services are situated in both terminals. Wi-Fi internet access is available.


    Eateries of all types can be found in both terminals, including fast-food outlets, bars, cafeterias and full-service restaurants. Some outlets are open 24 hours a day.


    There is a wide range of shops at the airport, including gift retailers, clothes boutiques and bookshops. In particular, a good selection of duty-free shopping is available.


    Porters are on hand to help with luggage for a tip, and there are also luggage trolleys available for a small fee. For lost or found items, contact the lost property offices (Terminal 1, office 102 Mezzanine, Terminal 2, ground floor).


    Other facilities at Mexico City Benito Juárez International Airport include a medical clinic in Terminal 2.

    Conference & Business

    Many airlines and airline lounge card holders provide executive lounges with fax, data port connection, telephone and photocopying services.

    Hilton Mexico City Airport Hotel (hilton.com) at Terminal 1 has a 24-hour business centre and meeting space. Small conference and meeting facilities are also available at the nearby Airport Camino Real Hotel (caminoreal.com) and at the Fiesta Inn Aeropuerto (fiestainn.com).

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    Airport code: MEX

    Number of Terminals: 2


    There are several information desks in the international and domestic areas of the terminals.

    Transfer between Terminals

    The Aerotrén (shuttle train) runs between the two terminals. The transfer time is around 5 minutes and passengers must be in possession of a boarding pass or e-ticket. Minibuses also operate around the airport site.

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    Visa & Immigration

    IATA Travel Centre

    The IATA Travel Centre delivers accurate passport, visa and health requirement information at a glance. It is a trusted, centralized source for the latest international travel requirements. The IATA Travel Centre is the most accurate source available because it is based on a comprehensive database used by virtually every airline, and information is gathered from official sources worldwide, such as immigration and police authorities.

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    Hotels in Mexico City


    Tourists often make the mistake of staying Downtown, but while the historical centre is fascinating during the day, it can be a little sketchy at night.

    Better to stay in hip Condesa, full of stylish boutique hotels, or the lively Zona Rosa.

    Condesa DF

    Avenida Veracruz 102, Condesa
    06700 Mexico City
    Mexico ‎
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    Category: Luxurious

    This spectacular wedge of a building has been the trendiest place to stay in DF since opening in 2005.

    Gran Hotel Ciudad de Mexico

    Avenida 16 de Septiembre 82
    06000 Mexico City
    Mexico ‎

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    Category: Luxurious

    This opulent five-star hotel on the city’s main square, Plaza de la Constitución, really lives up to its name. Occupying an Art Nouveau building fittingly furnished with Tiffany leaded glass elements and crystal chandeliers, this hotel naturally offers every modern comfort and convenience.

    Imperial Reforma

    Paseo de la Reforma 64, Júarez
    06600 Mexico City
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    Category: Moderate

    Built in 1904, this old boutique favourite is located on the important Paseo de Reforma.

    Zócalo Central Hotel

    Avenida 5 de Mayo 61
    Centro Histórico
    06000 Mexico City
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    Category: Moderate

    It doesn’t get much more central than this: Right next door to the cathedral on the Zócalo, this luxuriously appointed hotel housed in a truly magnificent building offers guests every modern convenience. Tip: The hotel restaurant has one of the best roof terraces in town.

    Hotel Isabel

    Isabel la Catolica 63
    06000 Mexiko-Stadt
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    Category: Budget

    This charming hotel is very popular with low-budget travelers. Located on a narrow side street close to the Zócalo and the Metro station Isabel la Católica. The rooms and bathrooms are functional and delightfully old-fashioned rather than luxurious – and the price is unbeatable.