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Arrival to Mexico

Mexico is becoming more and more attractive as a travel destination. The number of tourists is growing every year.

European visitors in particular are increasingly opting for the colorful and varied country of Latin America. It attracts tourists from all over the world all year round by plane and by land or sea to Mexico. Before you travel to Mexico, you should find out about the various travel options. Our Mexico specialists will support you in finding suitable flight connections or other travel options to Mexico.

By plane

The flight time from Europe to Mexico is around 10 to 12 hours.

Scheduled flights by European airlines

All well-known scheduled airlines such as Lufthansa, Air France, British Airways, Iberia or KLM fly direct to Mexico from European cities.

The main goals of direct flights with scheduled airlines are Mexico City airports, Cancun, Monterrey or Guadalajara.

With Lufthansa from Munich to Mexico City

The German airline Lufthansa has had its since the beginning of AprilDirect flight offer expanded to Mexico. An Airbus A340-600 with 326 seats (8 first class, 48 ​​business class and 270 tourist class) flies five times a weekfrom Munich to Mexico City. In addition to the Boing 747 of the Lufthansa fleet, which already flies daily from Frankfurt to Mexico City, this is now the second connection to the metropolis, apart from Mondays and Wednesdays.

The flights start from Terminal 2 at Munich Airport. The terminal offers its guests a Lufthansa VIP lounge as well as more than 100 restaurants and shops. In Mexico City Terminal 1 is used, which takes care of all European arrivals and departures. The LH 520 leaves Munich late in the evening and arrives in Mexico City early in the morning of the next day. The average flight time is 13 hours, due to the seven-hour time difference to Mexico. Flight LH 521 goes back in the morning and reaches Munich in the morning of the following day.

Charter flights to Mexico

Various charter airlines also offer direct flights to Mexico. Mostly the coastal towns such as Acapulco, Puerto Vallerta or Cancún are served.

Flights to Mexico via the USA

Another possibility are Flights with a stopover in the USA. There are also direct flights to Mexico from many US cities. So do the major Mexican airlines Mexicana and Aeroméxico offer several international flights. The South and Central American cities as well as some islands of the Caribbean can be reached mainly from Mexico City or Cancún.

During the best travel times in Mexico over Christmas / New Years and in the summer months, sometimes even on weekends, flight tickets can be significantly more expensive. If you are planning to stay in other countries in addition to Mexico, you should find out about combination tickets. Also, pay attention to the regulations when entering Mexico.

From the airport you often have different options to get to the cities of Mexico with a wide variety of means of transport: by subway, buses, taxis or even a rental car.

Our tip: Cheap parking at the airport - Via you can find cheap offers to park your car safely at the airport for the duration of your trip to Mexico. Airport hotels are also offered cheaply.

By land

There are also several ways to enter Mexico by land. Mexico and the USA are connected by over 40 border crossings, there are 10 to Guatemala and two to Belize.

Arrival via the USA

Coming from the USA, you can reach Mexico with different Bus companies, which mostly drive to the Mexican border towns. Alternatively, you can find your way to Mexico with the train, where connections are only available on the American side. There is also the option of using your own or one rented car or motorcycle to cross the border into Mexico. When entering Mexico, you must be able to show a vehicle import permit (Permiso de importación temporal de Vehiculos), which you can obtain online, in consulates or at the ports of the border offices before crossing the border. In addition, the vehicle registration, the driver's license, a credit card, as well as the tourist card and, if available, the rental agreement are required.

Travel from Guatemala & Belize to Mexico

There are regular buses or station wagons between Guatemala and Mexico that take travelers across the border. You can get from Flores to Palenque with the help of a river boat.

Buses can also be used to cross the border from Belize.

It is important that you always make sure that you get all the necessary stamps and the urgently needed tourist card at the respective border crossings. If you are just let through, get the stamp anyway! Note that there are usually no petrol stations or workshops at the border crossings. You should therefore make sufficient provision. The border areas, as well as the border towns, are not particularly beautiful and in some cases there is a lack of the necessary security, which is why a longer stay is not absolutely necessary.

By sea

Thanks to its coasts, both on the Caribbean and the Pacific, Mexico is also very easy to reach by sea.

At Cruises Thanks to the breathtaking locations along the east coast of the Caribbean, Mexico is one of the most popular destinations in the world. The Pacific coast, on the other hand, is also called the "Mexican Riviera", to which many trips are already offered at very low prices.

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