Travel Information




Central del Norte


For those traveling by bus, the most convenient located bus station for arrival near to CINVESTAV is the "Central del Norte". This bus station is about 3 or 4 Km from CINVESTAV and it is very well connected by taxi or local bus. Authorized taxis are recommended and you can get one by attending to the box office and buying a ticket.

Central TAPO


For those traveling by bus and going directly to the hotel the most convenient located bus station for arrival is the "Central TAPO". This bus station is about 7 km from the Hotel Plaza Florencia and it is very well connected by taxi or Metro. Authorized taxis are recommended and you can get one by attending to the box office and buying a ticket. By Metro, you take line 1 (Pink) in station San Lázaro (inside TAPO) direction Observatorio, by 8 stations, getting out in Insurgentes station. The hotel is two blocks away. Please check the Hotel Plaza Florencia location with respect to the Insurgentes station before taking this option to avoid getting lost. A map of the Metro can be found here.

Mexico City Airport


The Aeropuerto Internacional Benito Juarez is the obligatory scale for arrivals and departures of all national and international flights that land in Mexico city. There are direct flights from most important cities on the world.

From Mexico City Airport to your hotel


The easiest and most convenient way to leave the Airport is to take a taxi (authorized by the airport itself, the type of vehicle may vary depending on the number of passengers, but all must be yellow mustard and white colour with an airplane stamp on both its sides). You can get one by attending to the box office and buying a ticket. The fare will depend on the location you are going to (it is divided in zones, being the furthest the most expensive).

Other important things


The currency in Mexico is Mexican Pesos. The exchange rate changes but should be around 17.5 Mexican Pesos per dollar. You can change dollars to pesos in the airport. Please avoid exchanging too much money, you can find ATMs all over Mexico City, in particular at CINVESTAV we have ATMs.