|Popular in||December||High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||May||Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop|
|Average price||$516||Average for round-trip flights in April 2020|
|Round-trip from||$225||From New York to León|
NYC - BJX
$330 - $756
Flights from the United States to Guanajuato, Mexico range from about 2.5h-35h. The length of your flight will depend on factors like your departure city, and the number and length of any layovers you experience. Flights on the shorter end of the spectrum will be those that are direct, while those on the longer end of the range tend to be out of airports a great distance from Guanajuato and with a couple of stopovers along the way.
You can choose from several daily direct flights to Guanajuato from Houston and Dallas in Texas, via American Airlines and United Airlines. Volaris airlines also provide daily direct flights from Chicago, as well as from Oakland and San Jose airports in California. If you do book a flight or two with a stopover along the way, you can expect these to occur in cities like Denver, Charlotte, Houston, and Mexico City, depending on your departure city and airline.
When your destination is Guanajuato, you’ll alight at Guanajuato International Airport (BJX), which is about 19.5 miles west of the city. To reach downtown Guanajuato from the airport, the most direct route is by taxi. You can hail a taxi from the rank outside the arrivals terminal, and it will take about 40 minutes to reach downtown Guanajuato and a fare of about $20. There is no direct bus route from the airport to Guanajuato, although you can take a bus from the airport to Silao and then transfer to another bus to Guanajuato, which takes much longer although it will only cost a dollar or two. For those who prefer to drive themselves or wish to explore central Mexico by car, you can also rent a car from a major international rental car agency at the airport.
Guanajuato is a historic city in Mexico’s central highlands that is filled with its own unique charm, amazing architecture, and must-see attractions, making it a fun and fascinating city to visit. See the mummified remains of more than 100 ancient citizens of the city at its Mummy Museum, known locally as Museo de las Momias. Guanajuato was once famous for its incredible silver mines. Nowadays, you can explore this past by taking a guided tour through an old mine shaft, such as the Valenciana Mines, or Minas San Cayetano, a popular spot for tourists. Take a ride up the city’s funicular cart system, which you can ride up to Pipila Monument, 249 feet about the city.
United States citizens traveling to Guanajuato, Mexico need a valid passport or passport card to embark on their journey. A visa or a tourist card is required for tourists visiting for six months.