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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 cheapest month to fly to Guadalajara?

In general, when booking your flight to Guadalajara, May is the cheapest month on average.

When is the best time to book a flight to Guadalajara?

From most locations, booking your flights to Guadalajara around 58 days prior to your departure date finds the best deals.

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

On average, the cheapest flights to Guadalajara are found when departing on a Wednesday. Try to avoid departing on a Sunday, as this is usually the most expensive day.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly to Guadalajara?

In general, when looking for the cheapest flight to Guadalajara, our data indicates that evening flights are the most cost-effective. noon flights tend to be the most expensive.

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.

Which airlines fly 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 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.

When is the best time to fly to Guadalajara?

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.


Guadalajara flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares to Guadalajara found recently by users on momondo
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Cheapest
Aeromexico
May 7
LAX
Los Angeles
7h 10m
1 stop
GDL
Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
May 18
GDL
Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
6h 50m
1 stop
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
May 12
LAX
Los Angeles
3h 05m
GDL
Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
May 31
GDL
Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
3h 36m
LAX
Los Angeles
Aeromexico
May 8
LAX
Los Angeles
7h 35m
1 stop
GDL
Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
May 18
GDL
Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
8h 45m
1 stop
LAX
Los Angeles
Aeromexico
May 2
SFO
San Francisco
11h 00m
2 stops
GDL
Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
May 14
GDL
Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
8h 35m
1 stop
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
May 2
SFO
San Francisco
3h 55m
GDL
Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
May 14
GDL
Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
4h 15m
SFO
San Francisco
Aeromexico
May 8
LAX
Los Angeles
8h 30m
1 stop
GDL
Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
May 12
GDL
Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
7h 40m
1 stop
LAX
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 Interjet, Aeromexico and Delta
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Interjet
May 6
LAX
Los Angeles
3h 15m
GDL
Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
Aeromexico
May 28
LAX
Los Angeles
9h 10m
1 stop
GDL
Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
Delta
May 4
LAX
Los Angeles
3h 05m
GDL
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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