Travel To & Around GuadalajaraIt is easy to get to Guadalajara from the United States and Canada with numerous daily direct flights from several destinations. Upon arrival you will find good public transportation in addition to rental cars, making getting around easy and convenient.
Getting To Guadalajara
The metropolitan area of Guadalajara is accessible via the Miguel Hildalgo International Airport (GDL), located 24 miles from the city center of Guadalajara, with direct flights available from major cities across the United States and Canada, such as San Francisco, Miami, LA, Chicago and New York.
Traveling within Guadalajara
Guadalajara has well-built, modern highways connecting the city to its surrounding metropolitan area and beyond. Taxis, public transportation via buses and car rentals are all available and easily accessible to visitors.
For local bus service, Antgua Central Camionera is one mile south of Guadalajara Cathedral. For long-distance bus rides (non-commuter) Nueva Central Camionera is 6 miles southest of Guadaljara city center, past Tlaquepaque.
The Guadalajara light rail system serves the municipalities of Guadalajara, Zapopan and Tlaquepaque. The system currently has two lines: Line 1 runs from north to south and Line 2 runs from downtown to the east, with 10 stations. Line 3 is currently under construction.