We are grateful you have decided to go on this adventure with us. We have fallen in love with San Miguel de Allende and we think you will too. Below you will find our recommendations for airfare and lodging. Please don't hesitate to reach out.
From Queretaro, Mexico The closest airport to San Miguel de Allende is in Queretaro, Mexico (QRO). It is located about 45 minutes from San Miguel de Allende. On your RSVP, there will be a place to provide your flight information, and we will arrange transportation for you from the airport to your accommodation!
From Leon, Mexico The second closest airpot to San Miguel is in Leon, Mexico (BJX). It is located about 1.5 hours from San Miguel de Allende. On your RSVP, there will be a place to provide your flight information, and we will arrange transportation for you from the airport to your accommodation! We recommend flying into this airport.
From Mexico City, Mexico Benito Juariez International Airport (MEX) is located 3 hours south of San Miguel de Allende. Although it is located the farthest, flights in and out of this airport are often less expensive than those located close to San Miguel de Allende. You can take a delux Primera Plus bus from the airport to San Miguel de Allende. These buses and are equipped with a restroom, wifi, fully reclining seats and usually show a move and offer a sandwich and soft drink. Buses leave every hour from Terminal D.
WALK: Once you arrive in San Miguel, getting around is easy. Walking is the best and most fun way to get around. The city is extremely pedestrian-friendly and small enough that you hardly ever need to take a cab - even at night. Most of the streets are narrow with old, uneven cobblestones so be sure to bring comfortable walking shoes!
TAXI: Taxis are incredibly cheap, safe and plentiful throughout San Miguel! If needed, you can hail a cab from almost anywhere. Taxis are green and white and cost approximately 30 pesos ($2 USD) during the day. Fares are typically higher at night but no more than 60 pesos. Taxis in San Miguel do not have meters and only accept pesos. Very few drivers have change so be sure to have a stash of small bills with you and remember to tip 10-15% of your fare.
UBER: Yes, San Miguel even has Uber!
HOTELS: There are lots of charming boutique hotels in the city center for every price range, for those who like to stay somewhere with service and amenities. We've included a few options below. Hotel No Name, Rosewood, Casa Blanca, Hotel Matilda, Casa Lizza, Casa Schuck, Casa Quetzal, Villa Santa Monica
AIRBNB / RENTALS: San Miguel also has an abundance of beautiful casas and haciendas available for rent on Airbnb, VRBO, and Homeaway, which are an especially good option for bigger groups. Some even serve breakfast in the mornings! If you're not married to the hotel idea, we highly recommend this route, as some of the homes are truly dreamy and is the most affordable option.
The city of San Miguel is small, but there is some sprawl and certain areas are very hilly, so be sure to book near Parque Juarez or the main church (Parroquia). Don't hesitate to reach out to us if you want to get a second opinion when you are booking!