Airports Near San Miguel de Allende

best airports for traveling to san miguel de allende

Airports Near San Miguel de Allende

The colonial city of San Miguel de Allende is located in the eastern part of the state of Guanajuato in central Mexico. It is 274 km (170mi) from Mexico City and 97 km (60mi) from the state capital of Guanajuato. San Miguel does not have its own international airport, but there are many airports near San Miguel de Allende. Most commonly visitors who are traveling to San Miguel will fly into Leon, Bajio airport (BJX) or the Mexico City airport (MEX).

Depending on your departure city, you will find several surrounding airports that make getting to San Miguel de Allende very convenient. The two closet airports to San Miguel de Allende are the Queretaro Intercontinental Airport (QRO) and Guanajuato International Airport / Leon, Del Bajio (BJX).

Below are the most popular airports near San Miguel de Allende.  Making it easy to fly into, connect or transfer to San Miguel, Mexico.

Best Airports for Traveling to San Miguel de Allende

Guanajuato International Airport / Leon, Del Bajio (BJX)

If your arrival is at BJX airport many options are available for getting to San Miguel de Allende. The distance from BJX to San Miguel is approximately 127 km / 79 miles or 75 minutes. Obtaining a taxi at the airport, prearranging a shuttle or reserving private transportation to San Miguel de Allende is all accessible directly from this airport.

Queretaro Intercontinental Airport / Queretaro (QRO)

If your arrival is at QRO your transfer to San Miguel is not too far of a distance.  It is only 64 km or 40mi, or approximately 50 minutes grom QRO to San Miguel de Allende. Taxis from the airport are always available, prearranging a shuttle or reserving private transportation are the simplest options available for getting to San Miguel de Allende from the airport.

Benito Juarez International Airport / Mexico City (MEX)

If your arrival is at MEX airport you can opt to take a short connecting flight to Leon, Del Bajio (BJX) that is approximately 55 minutes. Interjet and Aeromexico are the two carriers for this route. If you choose to stay on the ground getting to San Miguel de Allende from the MEX airport is 271 km / 168mi or approximately 3 hours.

Options available to transfer to San Miguel from this location include:  taking a bus from the bus station that is located at Terminal 2 of the airport. It is a comfortable, clean and an affordable option at $25 USD for a ticket. You would select Queretaro as the destination from the airport terminal. From Queretaro you can hop onto another bus to the San Miguel bus terminal, or the preferred option is to hire a taxi from the arrival area of the bus terminal or have a shuttle or private transportation prearranged to take you to your doorstep in San Miguel de Allende.

Should the commuter flight or bus trip not be suitable to you, consider having a prearranged shuttle or private transportation ready to take you directly to San Miguel de Allende.

Toluca International Airport / Toluca (TLC)

If your arrival is at TLC airport many options are available for getting to San Miguel de Allende from the airport. Distance from TLC to San Miguel is approximately 266 km / 165mi or 3 hours. If you choose to transfer by bus you will need to find the taxi desk inside the arrivals area of the airport, purchase a taxi voucher to the Toluca bus terminal, which is approximately 15 minutes from the airport. Once at the bus terminal you will then purchase a bus ticket to Queretaro. From Queretaro you can hop onto another bus to San Miguel bus terminal, or the preferred option to hire a taxi from the arrival area of the bus terminal or have a shuttle or private transportation prearranged to take you to your doorstep in San Miguel de Allende. Also having a prearranged shuttle or private transportation ready to take you directly to San Miguel de Allende is a common choice.

San Luis Potosi Airport / (SLP)

If your arrival is at SLP airport many options are available for getting San Miguel de Allende. Distance from SLP to San Miguel is approximately 116mi / 186 km or 2hr 20minutes.

The area has bus service; however the bus does not have direct routes to San Miguel de Allende. Taxis from the airport are always available, prearranging a shuttle or reserving private transportation are the simplest options available to take you to San Miguel.