Most international flights from the US & Canada arrive at Mexico City Airport.
But if you want to avoid this, there are some options. Check for flights arriving at Puebla (Pue), or try flying directly from the US to Veracruz City.
Other routes might be convenient to particular cases entering Mexico and connecting domestic flights in Guadalajara (Jalisco) in the west, Monterrey (Nuevo León) in the north, or even Cancun in the east. From these three cities you connect to Veracruz Airport flying non-stop by Click.
Check for flights Mexico City - Veracruz, Guadalajara - Veracruz, and Cancun - Veracruz. This low cost airline is the best deal!
More options. More expensive than Click, athough same planes sharing flights.
About same prices as Mexicana.
For the flight Mexico City - Jalapa
1) Veracruz airport, either arriving directly from Houston (Continental air lines) or connecting at Mexico city airport.
Also you can fly from several cities in the US to Guadalajara (Jalisco) in the west, Monterrey (Nuevo León) in the north, or even Cancun in the east. Check domestic flights to Veracruz from Mexico City, Guadalajara, Monterrey and Cancun at Clickmx.com.mx above. see map with all direct flights to Veracruz
2) Puebla airport, only if arriving directly. Taxi to the bus terminal CAPU (ca. 30 mins. ride). Bus lines with runs to Xalapa are AU and ADO. The trip Puebla- Xalapa by bus costs ca us$ 20 (three hours).
3) Mexico City airport. The trip Mexico -Xalapa is by bus (ca us$35, five hours). The stressfull part is moving from the airport to the bus terminal TAPO in Mexico City. Transfer by taxi to the bus terminal TAPO (about 20 minutes). Bus lines serving Xalapa are AU, ADO, ADO-GL, and UNO. The trip takes about 5 hours. Check web sites under "Buses" for schedules and prices.
New bus service direct to Xalapa by ADO from the Mexico City airport.
Schedule: Mex City Airport to Xalapa, 19:00 & 20:46. Xalapa to Mex City Airport, 2:01 & 23:01 (posted July 3rd)
4) Xalapa airport, connecting at Mexico city airport. (Small plane, only one flight a day). From the airport, 30 mins in taxi to downtown Xalapa). Check Aeromar link above.
Veracruz airport (IATA code: VER)
Veracruz airport (Try also this site of the City Goverment)
Editor: E. De Luna, Last updated: July 3, 2007