As one of Mexico’s most famous resort towns, Acapulco offers everything you could possibly want from a relaxing holiday. Head into the city for vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and a little bit of culture, or spend your holiday chilling out on the nearby beaches with an ice cold margarita and this summer’s hottest novel. If you get bored of lounging around you can try your hand at surfing, or head out to the Fort of San Diego to learn a little about the region’s history.
Airports in Acapulco
General Juan N. Álvarez International Airport (ACA), more commonly known as Acapulco International Airport, is the main airport serving the resorts of Acapulco. It’s one of the most important airports in the South of Mexico, and the largest airport in the country’s Pacific region.
Airlines that fly to Acapulco
There are no direct flights from the UK to Acapulco. You can fly from Mexico City with Aeromar, Aeromexico, Interjet, and Volaris.
Air Transat offer seasonal flights from Canada (from Montreal and Toronto), Sunwing Airlines offer seasonal flights from Toronto, and United Express offer seasonal routes from Houston.
You can also fly in from Monterray with VivaAerobus, Magni, and Volaris while TAR Aerolineas offer flights from Guadalajara and Queretaro. Interjet and Volaris also offer flights to Acapulco from Tijuana.
Getting into Acapulco
There’s no public transport between the airport and the city, however there are lots of private shuttle companies offering pick-up services from the airport. Some resorts and hotels also offer this as part of your holiday package, or for an extra fee. It’s always wise to check with them before making other arrangements.
You can catch a taxi outside the airport. Fares should range from 230-270*Mexican pesos (about £9.85-£11.55) however you should always ask for an estimate from the driver before you set off. Car hire is available at Acapulco International Airport from Alamo, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Thrifty.
*Prices subject to change
When to fly to Acapulco
If you’re looking for good deals, aim for the shoulder months: April, May and October all have pleasant weather but hotels and flights tend to be cheaper. Winter, December to March, is the high season when the weather is at its best. The low season lasts from June until September which is hot, humid, and rainy. Although the low prices are tempting it’s best to avoid.
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Airports near Acapulco
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