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How to get from Mazatlan Airport to Centro Historico

From the historical Old Mazatlan, with its 19th-century landmark, to the modern and bustling Golden Zone, known for its lively nightlife and bar scene, there’s something for everyone in Mazatlan. While in the city, be sure to take a stroll along the famous 21km-long malecón and spend some time relaxing on the wide sandy beaches. 

When it comes to travelling from Mazatlan airport to downtown, you have one option, taking a Mazatlan airport taxi. They are available 24/7, take just 30 minutes to reach the Centro Historico, and cost around €15 (MXN 300).

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €15 30min 24/7

How to get from Mazatlan Airport to Centro Historico by Taxi

The only way to get from Mazatlan airport to Centro Historico is by taking a Mazatlan airport taxi. The local taxis at the airport are all owned by the OMA Mazatlan Aiport Taxi group and have a yellow stripe with an aeroplane logo on the side. The cost of a taxi from Mazatlan airport to Centro Historico is actually quite reasonable at €15 (MXN 300), and the journey time is just 30 minutes.

How much is a taxi from Mazatlan Airport to Centro Historico?

The cost of a taxi from Mazatlan airport to Centro Historico will be based on different zones. The final fare will depend on your exact destination in the city but will cost around €15 (MXN 300) to Centro Historico.

If you’d prefer to know the exact cost of your Mazatlan airport taxi in advance and avoid hidden fees, you can book with Welcome Pickups for a set-rate fare.

Cost

€15 (MXN 300)

Trip Duration

30 Min.

*Prices may vary unless booked in advance.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Taxis are available 24/7 outside of Mazatlan Airport.

Where do I find a taxi at Mazatlan Airport?

Taxis can easily be found 24/7 outside of the Terminal building at Mazatlan airport. The local airport taxis all have a yellow stripe down the side and a plane logo.

Convenience

Taking a taxi from Mazatlan airport to downtown is an easy, affordable and stress-free way to travel. No matter what time you land, you can easily grab a taxi and head directly to your downtown hotel in just 30 minutes.

Editor’s Note

Be clear on your exact destination in the city. If you feel your driver is asking for a higher amount than needed, ask to look at the zone-rates sheet - all taxi drivers in Mazatlan should have one in their vehicle.

Useful Tips

Mazatlan airport taxis charge based on a zone system, be sure to ask what zone your destination is in and get an estimation before getting in the taxi.
You can pay with cash in USD or Mexican Pesos.
Mazatlan taxis can fit up to 4 passengers as standard.

Frequently asked questions


What are the average prices for a taxi from Mazatlan airport to Centro?

The local taxi drivers base their fares on zones. The average fare from Mazatlan airport to Centro Historico is €15 (MXN 300), but this could change depending on your exact destination in the city. For a set rate fare you can always rely on, we recommend booking your Mazatlan Aiport transfer in advance with Welcome Pickups. 

How can I get from Mazatlan airport to Centro Historico?

Unfortunately, there’s no public bus from Mazatlan airport to Centro. The only way to get to the city centre is by taking a Mazatlan airport taxi. The cost is around €15 (MXN 300), based on set fares for different zones, and the journey time is just 30 minutes. 

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