Oaxaca, Air Travel, Mexico (OAX)
Oaxaca Airport Shuttle, Oaxaca Airport Transportation, Taxis
Passports are required to reenter the USA. Picture ID or birth certificate will suffice for entrance into Mexico from the US.
Oaxaca Airport Taxis, Departing:
To reach Oaxaca's airport (OAX) you can hail any cab in the city or arrange beforehand for a pickup. The driver will come to your hotel or apartment early in the AM if requested. They are reliable for an early pickup.
The hotels will arrange a pickup for you if you choose. You can also contact a tourist agency to book a cab to the airport or hire a private car through a tourist agency
Rental cars are available at the airport or in the city
Oaxaca ATM s
Many ATMs are available that dispense the peso at a fair rate of exchange. You can find a swipe type at Banamex , one block east of the northeast corner of the Zocalo, corner of Hidalgo and Lopez
Air Travel, Oaxaca: A trip to Oaxaca could involve a change of planes in Mexico city. See Air Travel to Oaxaca
United (formerly Continental) makes limited direct flights between Houston and Oaxaca
Oaxaca Airport Transportation,
Taxis are not allowed to pick up passengers at Oaxaca's small but modern airport ( OAX) The transfer is by collective taxis to the city. These are vans serving as shared taxis that provide an inexpensive ride into the city. They will drop you wherever you want to go.
Oaxaca Airport VIP Transfer is available for 580 Pesos ( $45 USD approximately)
Reserve 2 days in advance. Call 01-800-593-6259 for this service or book it through a Oaxacan Tourist agency ahead of your trip. The driver will be at the airport waiting for your arrival
The airline will issue the six month tourist visa on the airliner. This is paid for through your ticket price. You will need picture ID, or birth certificate when you enter Mexico.
You will need a passport to return to the United States.
Oaxaca Airport Shuttle and Oaxaca Airport Transportation from Oaxaca's modern airport is by collective taxis to the city. These are vans serving as shared taxis that provide an inexpensive ride into the city. They will drop you wherever you want to go.