Mazatlan Transportation



General Rafael Buelna International Airport (MZT) has a single terminal and is located 25 minutes from Mazatlan. The airport is the most important in the region for its international operations, and second in domestic operations. The airport has one terminal and handles nearly a million passengers each year


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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 Mazatlan. 


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 Mazatlan


Visitors to Mazatlan will find it quite easy to explore the city either on foot or through a variety of transportation options available from the airport. The Mazatlan bus system offers an economical way to see the city, but can take a little longer than driving around yourself in a rental car. However, with fares costing less than $7.50 pesos, compared to taxi fares which start at $25 pesos, taking the bus is the perfect transportation for those on a budget.


If you're wanting to check out the scenery, the Pulmonia taxis provide a great way to experience the city. These vehicles are reminiscent of golf carts and give the traveler a genuine, open air taste of Mazatlan.