AIR TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION
We also recommend that at your arrival you use the official taxi service that the airport provides or Uber’s service, this for your own security
Most Latin American citizens do not need visa to travel to Mexico. However, Mexico does require visas of some foreign nationals. Please call your local Mexican consulate to verify your status before traveling. Also you can click on this links to get more information:
Flacso Mexico has a limited parking space, but there is a walking distance parking lot (CHEDRAUI) with convenient prices.
Mexico City offers a great variety of ways of transportation. Public services include the underground, buses and metrobus, whereas private transportation includes traditional taxis, small buses, uber services and private cars.
We strongly recommend making most of your travels in official taxi services (from your hotel) or uber service given that street taxis are not secure enough.
Here’s a list of all the ways you can travel inside Mexico City.
The Mexico City Metro covers large areas of the city and the suburbs. There are 12 lines differentiated by number and a color. The cost per ticket is $5 mexican pesos, and it can be purchased at the box office of each subway station. The nearest stations to FLACSO-Mexico are Copilco FLACSO-Mexico and Universidad, both of line 3 (green).
Schedule: Monday to Friday from 05:00 to 24:00. Saturdays from 6:00 to 24:00 and
Sundays from 07:00 to 24:00 hours.
Metrobús is a rapid transit system. There are 5 lines, each with a distinctive number and color. The fee is $6 mexican pesos per trip. To use it you need to buy in vending machines the "Metrobus electronic card" which costs $16 mexican pesos (Note: vending machines don’t give change).
The nearest station to FLACSO-Mexico is Perisur, Line 1.
Schedule: Monday to Friday from 4:30 to 24:00. Saturday and Sunday 5:00 to
Bus service is a conventional public transport network. It is distributed by all roads in the city and has established stops per route.
The cost per trip, depending on the distance traveled is from $4.50 to $6 Mexican pesos.
For security reasons we recommended taking taxis from official sites. The service is provided by telephone and can be called from anywhere when required.
The initial cost is $13.10 Mexican pesos, and the total cost depends on the distance and travel time.
Some Taxi Site Numbers are:
- CHEDRAUI (closest to FLACSO-Mexico) Tel: 5446-5966
- CONFORT Tel: 6638-8799 Website: www.confort.9f.com
- NUEVA IMAGEN Tel: 5716-1616 Sitio Web: www.taxisdelaeropuerto.com.mx
- PORTO TAXI EJECUTIVO Tel: 5786-8993 y 5786-8212 Sitio Web: www.portotaximexico.com
- SERVICIO DE EXCELENCIA Tel: 5562-8054 y 5562-8047 Sitio Web: www.taxisexcelencia.com
- SITIO 300 YELLOW CAB Tel: 5785-7949 Website: www.yellowcab.com.mx
- Uber Website:www.uber.com