One of the largest and most vibrant cities on earth, the Mexican capital boasts a world famous cuisine, great nightlife and a fantastic choice of attractions. Spend your days gorging on tacos and your evenings soaking up the atmosphere in one of Mexico City’s lively nightspots.
With the average daytime temperature in Mexico City varying between 70˚F and 77˚F throughout the year, there’s no bad time to visit this Latin metropolis.
In the winter months, night time temperatures can be as low as 40˚F, so if you choose to book your plane tickets to Mexico at this time of year make sure to pack a jacket. As fewer visitors tend to travel to the city between December and February, this can be a good time to find cheap flights to Mexico City.
Most visitors book flights to Mexico City between March and May. Great weather, a number of cultural events and a good choice of cheap flight deals make the spring months the perfect time to visit the city.
June to August is the rainy season in Mexico City. Although temperatures will be toasty, you’ll need to carry an umbrella with you when you’re out and about.
If you book airline tickets to Mexico City between September and November you’ll probably still see a few downpours and the evenings will start to get chilly as the winter approaches. However, with the Day of The Dead taking place at the beginning of November, this can be a fun time to travel to the city.
A number of airports across the US offer direct flights to Mexico City. Use Orbitz to boost your chances of finding cheap tickets for your trip.
In general, the more flexible you can be, the easier it will be to find great deals on tickets to Mexico City. When you’re typing your departure and arrival details into Orbitz, tick the ‘My Dates Are Flexible’ box if your travel plans aren’t yet finalized. You’ll then be shown prices for flights on days around your selected dates, ensuring your don’t miss any bargains.
You can also use the ‘Nearby Airports’ option to explore deals available from alternative air hubs.Located just beneath the departure and arrival airports on the results page, clicking this link will allow you search for services from other airports in the nearby area. Sort your results by airline, travel time and departure time using the filters on the left side of the page.
Mexico City International Airport is the busiest air hub in Latin America. Served by over 30 national and international airlines, it offers a great choice of flights to destinations around the world. Located just three miles from the center of Mexico City, this central terminal is perfectly positioned for those travelling into the heart of the Mexican capital.
A Metro station is located within the airport making it easy to access all parts of the city as soon as you touch down. Buses also connect the terminal with destinations across the area and taxis are available at the airport.
A good choice of budget airlines and national carriers connect US airports with Mexico City.
Mexico City’s subway network extends to most corners of the metropolis and services are frequent, fast and affordable. Maps can be found in the city’s stations or you can ask your hotel or local tourist information for a plan of the network.
Buses also run on numerous routes across Mexico City and taxis are plentiful on all main roads.
Mexico City’s main landmark is El Zocalo, the enormous central square in the middle of the city. Once the main ceremonial center in the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan, today it hosts regular events throughout the year. On the north side of the square you’ll find the Catedral Metropolitana, the country’s national cathedral. Admire its ornate exterior, explore its catacombs and learn about Mexico’s religious heritage from the many artworks that line the walls.
Another of the city’s must-see attractions is Teotihuacán. A Unesco World Heritage Site, it’s home to some of the most important pre-Columbian structures in the country. The site is located around 40 miles from the center of Mexico City and is accessible by public transport.
US Passport holders don’t need a visa to travel to Mexico.
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