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Mexico City, Benito Juárez International Airport

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Benito Juárez International Airport is the busiest airport in Mexico and the busiest airport in Latin America. The airport is located 5 km (3 miles) east from Downtown Mexico City. The airport operates with domestic and international flights.

It is a hub for AeroMexico, Interjet, Viva Aerobus and Volaris airlines. Most of the flights are domestic, however, many international flights to neighbouring countries, the USA, South America and Europe are not an exception.

Mexico City Airport has two terminals, 1 and 2, connected via runways. Both terminals are 3 km apart but connected by Airtrain.

Both Terminals are usually desperately crowded causing very long queues, especially at immigration (more than 1 hour). The airport has got a very bad rating among passengers.

Currently, the only airline operating direct flights from the UK is British Airways from London Heathrow.

The airport is open 24/7.

Mexico City, Benito Juárez International Airport Transit

Both terminals are connected by shuttle train Aerotrén. shuttle train runs daily between 5:00 - 23:00 every 10 minutes. The journey takes approx. 8 minutes. Recommended time to transfer between both terminals is at least 3 hours. During transfers within the same terminal, you also have to pick up your baggage and pass immigration control again. Recommended time to transfer within the same terminal is 90 minutes unless your flights are on the same reservation where airport staff would secure fast lane to your next flight.

Mexico City, Benito Juárez International Airport Transfer


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Terminal 1, ground floor, between doors 7 and 8 (one near Hertz car rental and another near Firefly Travel Agency) • Terminal 2, Lower Level • Terminal 2, Lower Level. Hours: open 24 hours. Rates: 150 MXN per locker Left Baggage