Manzanillo Transportation



Playa de Oro International Airport (ZLO), also called Manzanillo Airport, services the entire area and is the biggest airport in Colima. It’s about 40 minutes from Manzanillo. A quick note- this airport is located near wetlands and can be a mosquito haven at sundown.




Immigration & Customs


When you reach the arriving terminal, you will be guided to the immigration hall where you will form a line and wait for your turn with the immigration officer. You will supply the officer with your passport and answer a few routine questions about the nature of your stay. Regarding customs for US and European travelers, all you need to do is produce a current passport in order to enter and leave Manzanillo. 


Getting to Your Hotel


Travelers can take advantage of local services such as taxis and public buses. Contact your resort directly for more information.  


Getting Around Manzanillo


While there isn't a bus route to or from the airport, most resorts have shuttle vans. If you need to get around Manzanillo, local buses are an easy way around the bay to San Pedrito, Salahua, Santiago, Miramar and beaches along the way. The buses depart every 10 minutes and generally run from 6am to 11pm. Fares are $5-6 pesos, ­depending on how far you’re going. If you'd rather take a taxi, there are plenty of choices in Manzanillo. From the bus station, a cab fare is around $20 pesos to the zócalo or Playa Azul, $60 pesos to Playa Santiago and $90 pesos to Playa Miramar. Be sure to agree on a fare before you get into the taxi.