Flights to Guadalajara

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When is the best time to fly to Guadalajara?

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The second largest city in Mexico, Guadalajara is a unique mix of old and new. The city boasts the largest production of technology and software in Mexico while also preserving its love for tequila, mariachi music, and beautiful 16th-century architecture. Guadalajara maintains a pleasant climate year-round, with temperatures rarely rising above 89 degrees Fahrenheit. To enjoy mild, dry weather while exploring the city, book your trip during October – November, when the average high is 78 – 82 degrees Fahrenheit. If you prefer warmer weather, spring is a wonderful time to visit, and March – June also offers plenty of travel deals. December – February is the busiest and driest season in Guadalajara, so expect travel and accommodation prices to be higher. If you want to visit in summer, be prepared for higher temperatures and rainier weather. Summer is the quietest season.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Guadalajara?

$43 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Guadalajara. This flight is from Mexico City and is 92% cheaper than most flights to Guadalajara. To find the cheapest price to Guadalajara from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Guadalajara?

The cheapest month to fly to Guadalajara from United States is in May. Flight prices, which tend to average around $336, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you’re not able to fly to Guadalajara in May, then March is your next best option. Flight prices from United States to Guadalajara during March average around $344.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Guadalajara?

The best time to book a flight to Guadalajara from United States is 51 days out, which is when prices tend to be around $409. In the past 72 hours, momondo users found flights from United States to Guadalajara for as low as $138.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Guadalajara?

According to our data, Wednesday is the cheapest day to fly to Guadalajara from United States. The lowest ticket price found for a Wednesday departure recently was $382. Keep in mind that prices can always vary depending on your route and whether or not you are flying domestic or international. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Sunday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Guadalajara on Sunday is $413.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Guadalajara?

According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Guadalajara is in the afternoon. momondo users have found flights departing from United States to Guadalajara in the afternoon for as low as $387. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Guadalajara is at noon when prices are around $472.

What is there to do in Guadalajara when it’s raining?

If you are planning a flight to Guadalajara and are looking to avoid the rain, you should avoid traveling during the months of June, July, and August. These months will typically see 5.1 inches or more of rain, meaning that rain is likely. If you do run into rain while in Guadalajara, there are still things to do and ways to enjoy your trip. Many tourists kill time during rain and storms by going to shopping centers in the area, like Plaza del Sol.

Is there a good place to hike near Guadalajara?

Hikers looking for a more family-friendly day in the great outdoors would be best suited to plan their flight to Guadalajara for January, February, and March, when they can visit Glorieta Chapalita and enjoy all that the park has to offer.

Is there an alternative airport near Guadalajara?

Those flying to Guadalajara could potentially find better pricing at Colima Airport (97 mi from Guadalajara city center) or Aguascalients Airport (98 mi from Guadalajara city center) depending on the month and departure airport.

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Guadalajara?

The cheapest airport near Guadalajara is typically Aguascalients Airport with an average price of $517/person. These prices vary based on where travelers are coming from. It is suggested that travelers looking to save money try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.


What are the current travel restrictions for Guadalajara?

Currently, Mexico travel restrictions include travel to Guadalajara. Mexico has not implemented any entry restrictions, but travelers arriving from countries affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) will be screened, and those showing symptoms will be quarantined. A completed "Cuestionario de identificación de factores de riesgo en viajeros" must be presented to immigration upon arrival. The land border between Mexico and the US has been closed to non-essential traffic until at least October 21. If you are planning to travel to Guadalajara at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.


Guadalajara flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Guadalajara found recently by users on momondo
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Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
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Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
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Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
3h 01m
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Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
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Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
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Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
3h 01m
GDL
Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
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Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
3h 27m
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Los Angeles
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LAX
Los Angeles
3h 01m
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Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
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Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
3h 27m
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Los Angeles
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Apr 16
LAX
Los Angeles
3h 12m
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Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
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Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
3h 27m
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Los Angeles

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Guadalajara Miguel Hidal

If you're looking for one-way flights to Guadalajara, view some of our deals below provided by American Airlines and Volaris
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American Airlines
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Los Angeles
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Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
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Los Angeles
3h 05m
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Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
VivaAerobus
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Los Angeles
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Guadalajara Miguel Hidal

Which airlines fly to Guadalajara?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Guadalajara

You can fly direct to Guadalajara with Delta, United, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Aeromexico, Volaris, VivaAerobus, and Interjet from many major U.S. cities. Copa and Aeromar also offer flights to Guadalajara with one or more stops.


How to get from the airport to Guadalajara city center?

Below you will find all the airports in Guadalajara along with the distance from the city center

Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Guadalajara International Airport (GDL)

Guadalajara airport, named after the “father of Mexican independence” Miguel Hidalgo, is located 16 kilometers south of the city center and offers many modes of transportation into the city.

Taxis

Taxis are available from the airport to El Centro (city center) for a fixed rate of $200.00 MXN. You can order one at taxi kiosks once you have passed through the baggage claim area. Uber service is also available and it will cost you approximately $190.00 MXN to get downtown.

Buses

Bus services offer a city route that will take you downtown for $6.00 MXN. Look for buses with El Centro set as the destination. If you want to get into the city faster, there is an express route to Downtown Guadalajara for $12.00 MXN. Look for Central Vieja as the set destination. Both buses stop kitty-corner from the Terminal 1 exit.

Shuttles

Shuttles are always available to take you into the city, with departures from the airport every 30 minutes. Tickets can be bought after you have exited baggage claim; you don’t need to reserve. To find information on prices, visit this website.


Popular routes to Guadalajara

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How to get around in Guadalajara?

Getting around in Guadalajara is easily done on foot as there are plenty of things to do in the pedestrian-friendly downtown area. If you’re looking for some activities further from the bustle of the city, you have a few choices of how to get there.

Buses

Ride the local Macrobús, which stops at many major tourist destinations, for only $6.00 MXN, or if you’re in a hurry, hop on the TUR express for $12.00 MXN. Be warned that the TUR express only covers part of the city and won’t take you to every popular destination. If you’re taking the bus frequently, there is an option to purchase a transit card for $15.00 MXN so that you can easily swipe to ride and cut down on carrying pocket change. The buses, while cheap, are very popular with locals, so be prepared for cramped spaces.

Metro

The metro is a cheaper alternative for getting around Guadalajara. One ride will cost you $7.00 MXN, while a transit card is $20.00 MXN. The lines run east-west and north-south and are used frequently by locals travelling to and from work. The metro won’t get you to as many tourist locations as the buses, but it does stop at some popular attractions such as the San Juan de Dios Market.

Taxis

Many hotels are happy to arrange a taxi for you. Be careful to hail a cab that has its taxi license visible. It is appropriate to decide the fare before you leave for your destination, or tell the driver to turn on the meter, as they are often turned off. If you’re unsure of prices, ask a hotel or store attendant for an approximate amount. Often, prices increase by 25% in the evening hours from 10 pm – 6 am.

Car rentals

If you need a car, there are car rentals available at the airport or at Niños Heroes at Manzano. All that is required is a valid U.S. driver’s license. If you are not a confident driver, be aware that the U.S. State Department has issued warnings about driving in Guadalajara due to a busy downtown. With plenty of public transit options, driving is not required.


What are the visa and passport requirements when flying to Guadalajara?

U.S. citizens don’t need a visa to enter Guadalajara. However, you must present a valid passport and fill out an immigration form, which is obtainable at travel agencies, airlines or at the point of entry to Mexico. For foreign nationals, please check this website.


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