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Travel info

Getting there and getting around

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If you want to drive, you can find the best route to get to Guanajuato from anywhere in Mexico right here. If you’d prefer to get a ride, there are comfortable buses that are perfect for a city break -the last of your worries should be parking! If you come from far away, what better way than by airplane. At the airport you can rent a car or hop in a taxi, disconnect from everything and focus on relaxing. In this section you will find all the information you need, and even more. You won't get lost!

Documents to enter the country
If you are a citizen of the following countries, you do not need to apply for a tourist visa: Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, United States of America, Uruguay or Venezuela.

Arriving in Mexico, you only have to present your valid passport (check its expiration date) and the "Migration Form for Tourists, Transmigrants, Visiting Business persons, or Visiting Consultants", which you can obtain free of charge from travel agencies, airlines, or at your point of entry into Mexico. The immigration officer at passport control may also ask you to prove that you have the necessary economic means and a return ticket to your country.

If you are a citizen of any other country, please go to your nearest Mexican consulate to apply for tourist visa If you have a family member, friend or acquaintance in Mexico, he or she can do this at the National Immigration Institute .

By plane
Guanajuato International Airport or Bajio Airport (BJX) in the city of León, is the state’s main airport. It has multiple daily flights to / from destinations in Mexico (Mexico City, Guadalajara, Monterrey, Ciudad Juarez, Puerto Vallarta and Cancun) and international flights (Los Angeles, Atlanta, Dallas / Fort Worth and Chicago). For more information we recommend you visit the airport's website, where you can find information and answer any questions that you may have.

By Car
Want to know the main roads to get to Guanajuato? We have prepared all the necessary information so that you won't get lost.

Major highways to get to Guanajuato, from:
  • Mexico City: 361 km. 3:53 hrs. Tollbooth total $ 328.00 pesos
  • Guadalajara, Jalisco: 284 km. 2:49 hrs. Tollbooth total $ 369.00 pesos
  • Monterrey, Nuevo León: 679 km. 7:11 hrs. Tollbooth total $ 211.00 pesos
  • Morelia, Michoacán: 179 km. 1:57 hrs. Tollbooth total $ 165.00 pesos
  • Cuernavaca, Morelos: 440 km. 4:52 hrs. Tollbooth total $ 334.00 pesos
  • Puebla: 478 km. 4:43 hrs. Tollbooth total $ 470.00 pesos
  • Queretaro: 149 km. 1:39 hrs. Tollbooth total $ 122.00 pesos
  • Zacatecas: 310 km. 3:19 hrs. Tollbooth total $ 238.00 pesos

To make your own land route with the shortest travel time from any state, click here.

By Bus
Travel carefree, enjoying the state's beautiful scenery.

Guanajuato Central Bus Station

Guanajuato-Silao Highway 450
Tel: 473 733 1340

Bus companies


ETN
Tel: 473 733 1579 / 01 800 8000 386 www.etn.com.mx

Primera Plus
Tel: 473 733 1332 / 01 800 375 7587 www.primeraplus.com.mx

Ómnibus de México
Tel: 473 733 2607/ 01 800 765 66 36 www.odm.com.mx

TN - Turistar
Tel: 01 800 800 03 86 www.etn.com.mx

Estrella Blanca
Tel: 01 800 50 89 600 www.estrellablanca.com.mx

Taxi Companies

Guanajuato
  • Grupo Alianza Radio Taxi: +52 473 732 6649 / 734 0178
Celaya
  • Taxi Plus: +52 461 615 1166
  • Taxi Unión: +52 461 609 6020
  • Taxicel: +52 461 613 5555
  • Ya Voy!! Por Ti: +52 461 613 0808
San José Iturbide
  • Bejuca taxis: +52 419 198 0952
León
  • Leon tourist service: +52 477 241 1690
  • Tetasa Taxi Aeropuerto: +52 477 638 5519
  • Sitio Taxis Haciendas El Rosario: +52 477 717 6677 / 8877
  • Taxitel: +52 477 770 2121
  • Mi radio taxi León Mi Transporte Privado: +52 477 781 0303
  • Servicio de taxi Línea Dorada: +52 477 770 4050
  • Taxi Carga: +52 477 784 0989
  • Carga Todo: +52 477 770 2284
Salamanca
  • Taxi "express": +52 464 641 1390
Dolores Hidalgo
  • Radio taxi: +52 418 120 0069

Ask the hotel staff or at any visitor information center about the bus routes available to and from your destination. For more information, call our Call Centre: 01 800 848 34 86

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