Plan Your Trip from Mexico City to Oaxaca
Flights from Mexico City
Mexico City provides a stunning blend of modern and traditional Mexican life. When you're flying on cheap flights from Mexico City with Orbitz.com, you'll be travelling from the Benito Juarez International Airport. The airport is approximately 8 miles from the city center, and offers flights to cities across North America, South America and Asia. Aeromexico's central hub is located at the airport's main address, Cap. Piloto Aviador Carlos LeÃ³n, PeÃ±Ã³n de Los BaÃ±os, along with international airlines including Air Canada, Air France, Alaskan Air, American Airlines and British Airways.
Parking at the Airport
Long-term parking is available at off-site locations for a fee that varies by location. Each of these sites provides shuttle bus service to and from the airport itself. Guests looking to drop off flyers or park for a short term can use the parking garages located at the airport's two terminals. Parking charges at the terminals range from 25 to 50 Mexican pesos per hour, or approximately $2 to $4.
Mexico City Airport Transportation
Transportation to the airport is available through taxi services, the local subway and the city bus. Taxi services charge by time and distance, and rates from the city center typically run up to approximately 100 pesos, or $8. The subway provides quick access to the city center with continuing routes to other parts of Mexico City, and each metro ticket costs a mere 3 pesos. The subway can be extremely crowded during the busy morning and evening hours. Bus service is available from outlying cities to the airport, with fees varying based on your destination. Let Orbitz.com be your planner when you are looking to budget travel expenses along with your accommodations and flights.
Dining Options at the Airport
Dining options at the airport range from standard fast-food fare, including burgers and smoothies, to traditional Mexican cuisines. Restaurants are located near the small rail service that links the two terminals of the airport, and prices range from 50 to 250 pesos, or approximately $4 to $20, for most dishes. Several 7-Eleven locations provide cheap snacks, and travelers can stop in at Bar 21 or Baron Rojo for a drink and warm food while waiting for their cheap flights from Mexico City.
Traveling to Oaxaca
Travelers booking flights to Oaxaca, Mexico will arrive at the Xoxocotlan International Airport, a small single terminal airport that handles about 600,000 passengers yearly. Airlines servicing Xoxocotlan include Aeromexico, United Express and VivaAerobus, among others. The airport's address is Carretera Oaxaca-Puerto Angel Km 7.5, Oaxaca, Edo. de Oaxaca. Cheap flights to Oaxaca are available throughout the year, with reservations ready for booking through Orbitz.com.
Transportation From the Xoxocotlan International Airport
Transport from the airport into the city can be obtained by renting a vehicle, hiring a taxi or taking one of the shared minivans available in front of the terminal. The trip into town takes approximately 15 minutes to reach the ring road surrounding the downtown area.
The Weather in Oaxaca
Oaxaca is located in the tropical temperature zones, but altitudes and accompanying weather vary widely. Average yearly temperatures are about 64 degrees Fahrenheit. A light jacket is recommended for most of the year, with the summer and early fall receiving enough rain to warrant keeping rain gear at the ready. At higher altitudes, the weather tends to cool down, with freezing temperatures occurring during the winter.
Things to Do in Oaxaca
Oaxaca is widely noted for its art, and it has a number of galleries available for viewing local artists. The Museo de Arte Contemporaneo displays the best of these works. Performance art, including performances of local folklore through music and dance, is also a large part of the culture in Oaxaca. There's also an annual film festival, Oaxaca Film Fest, held during November. It is considered one of the more important festivals in Mexico, and attendees catch flights to Oaxaca from around the world.
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