Ground Transportation to San Miguel de Allende

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Ground Transportation to San Miguel de Allende

Once you have arrived in Mexico and depending on the airport you have arrived at, there are several options for getting to San Miguel de Allende.

Below is information about ground transportation options from the Del Bajio airport, Queretaro airport and Mexico City airport.

Traveling to San Miguel de Allende from Del Bajio (BJX)

If you arrived at the Del Bajio (BJX) airport your have a few options for getting to San Miguel de Allende. Distance from the Del Bajio (BJX) to San Miguel is 140KM (86mi) or approximately 90 minutes.

Taxi:  You will find a taxi desk inside the arrivals area. At this desk confirm your destination and make payment (pesos or credit card) and then proceed to the outside curb where you will find the taxis. It is a very simple process and the distance from the taxi desk to the front curb where the taxis are is quite close. Most of the taxi’s are compact cars so if you are traveling with lots of luggage or more than two people you may want to consider another option. Occasionally you can get a taxi van from this location.

Taxi cost: BJX to San Miguel $900 pesos or approximately $65usd

Shuttle / Shared Transportation to San Miguel de Allende:  You will need to prearrange this service before your arrival.

Car Rental:  Hertz is located inside the arrivals terminal. Rental cars also are available with Avis and Thrifty.

Traveling to San Miguel de Allende from Queretaro (QRO)

If you arrived at the Queretaro (QRO) airport your have a several options for getting to San Miguel de Allende. Distance from the Queretaro (QRO) to San Miguel is 64 KM (40mi) or approximately 50 minutes.

Taxi:  Look for the “authorized taxi” signage. Once at one of the taxi desks you will want to announce your destination and pay the fare in advance. The Taxi stand is located just outside the doors of the arrival area.

Taxi Cost: QRO to San Miguel $600 pesos or approximately $45usd

Shuttle / Shared Transportation:  You will need to prearrange this service before your arrival.

Traveling to San Miguel de Allende from Benito Juarez Intl/Mexico City (MEX)

If you arrived at the Benito Juarez International Airport / Mexico City (MEX) airport you also have a several options for getting to San Miguel de Allende. Distance from the Mexico City (MEX) to San Miguel is 271 KM (168mi) or approximately 2hrs and 50 minutes.

Many visitors choose this airport (MEX) due to the many flight options compared to Del Bajio (BJX) or Queretaro (QRO) Getting to San Miguel d Allende via one of the ground transportation services available is quite easy. Considering price and comfort taking the bus is the popular choice. See below for further information.

Taking a Bus to San Miguel de Allende:  Mexico City airport has two terminals, Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. The bus station is located at Terminal 2 on arrivals level next to Sala D. From the MEX airport your best option is to travel to Queretaro. Bus line Primera Plus is a first class service and have scheduled departures every hour daily until 9:00pm. You can expect comfortable reclining seats with leg rests, seatback tv screen, wifi, air conditioning and a restroom.

The cost is $354 pesos or around $25 usd. This direct trip to Queretaro will take approximately 3 1/2 hours.

In Queretaro you will arrive at the Queretaro Central Bus Station, go to the taxi desk and purchase a taxi voucher for San Miguel de Allende. Cost for this trip is around $500 pesos or $35 usd. Travel time is approximately 50 minutes.

Shuttle / Shared Transportation:  You will need to prearrange this service before your arrival.

 Transportation from the Airports Near San Miguel de Allende

There are several companies that specialize in private transportation to and from the airport. This service will vary in cost depending on the amount of people and car selection as well as your airport of choice.

San Miguel Rent a Car has several car options, bilingual drivers and they have proven to be consistent, punctual and have competitive pricing.

www.sanmiguelrentacar.com

Contact: Jose Antonio Quero

The San Miguel Airport Transportation Company is capable of taking care of your transportation needs from MEX airport to San Miguel.

www.sanmiguelairport.com

Contact: Antonio Valenzuela

Since 1985 Viajes San Miguel has taken care of many passengers safely and efficiently.

http://www.viajessanmiguel.com

BajioGo is the leader in the shared transportation category and can very easily arrange a private transfer from the airport to San Miguel for you.

http://bajiogo.com

Viajes Vertiz offers travel agent services that include door-to-door airport transportation service.

www.viajesvertiz.com

Contact: Malinda Vertiz