How to get to Oaxaca
The Oaxaca International Airport has connections to Houston, Tx, to Mexico City, Huatulco, and Puerto Escondido.
The following Airlines fly in and out of Oaxaca:
Continental: (951) 503 3414 & 503 3415
Mexicana: (951) 516.7352 & 516.8414
Aeromexico: (951)516.1066 & 516.3765
Aerotucan: (951) 501.0532 & 501.0530
Aviacsa: (951) 518.4555 & 518.4566
Aerocaribe: (951) 516.0229 & 516.0266
Avolar: Mexico 01 800 21-AVOLAR (286527), USA 1 888 3-AVOLAR (286527)
Bus line ADO has different classes of busses:
UNO (executive line) has 25 seats that totally recline, bathroom, five televisions, cafeteria services and air conditioning.
PLUS (luxury line) have 40 seats that recline, bathroom, five televisions, cafeteria services and air conditioning.
OCC (first class) have 44 seats that recline, bathroom, 3 televisions and air conditioning.
SUR (economical class) have 40 seats, music and air conditioning.
We suggest that you splurge and take UNO or PLUS. It`s worth the few extra bucks.
For OCC and SUR, you can make you reservations at the bus station one hour before the departure time.
With UNO, GL, OCC, SUR and PLUS you can reserve your tickets with credit card by calling (55) 5133.2424 in Mexico City or call 01.800.702.8000 anywhere else in Mexico between 7am and 11pm.
You can also use the Ticket Bus service for buying tickets to and from Oaxaca: 01.800.702.8000.
From Mexico City take Highway XXX, it`s XXX miles and takes about five hours.
From Puebla take Highway 150, it`s 288 miles and takes about four hours.
From Puerto Escondido take Highway 175, it´s 182 miles and takes seven hours.
From Huatulco take Highway 175, it´s 169 miles and takes about six hours.
From San Cristobal de las Casas take Highway XXX, it`s XXX miles and takes about xxxxx hours.
ARRIVING AND LEAVING THE CITY
The Airport is south of the city by about 25 minutes.
The Airport has a transportation service private ($114 pesos) or colectivo ($27 pesos per person).
The Transportation Ticket Office is in the Airport, on the left as you exit the terminal.
To get to the Airport, you can buy tickets at the Transportacion Terreste Aeropuerto Office in the Alameda, across from the Cathedral and next to the Post Office.
They do not accept reservations over the phone, so you need to go there in person.
The Office is open Monday through Saturday from 9am to 2pm and from 5pm to 8pm.
The cost is $27 pesos from any Hotel in Downtown and $60 pesos from any other location within the City.
The First Class Bus Terminal is located north of Downtown on Avenida Niños Héroes de Chapultepec 1036.
There are 50 daily departures to Mexico City, TAPO and Central del Norte.
Other destinations include Juchitan, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, San Cristóbal, Puebla, Tehuacan, Tapachula, Veracruz, Villahermosa, Huatulco, Pochutla and Puerto Escondido.
There are different levels of comfort on these busses. GL and UNO are the most comfortable.