The Willi Hennig Society
Twelfth International workshop in Phylogenetic Methods
- 27 May, 2011.
Instituto de Ecologia, AC.
Xalapa, Ver (México).
you need a visa?:
Here is the web site of the Mexican goverment with a listing of:
COUNTRIES AND REGIONS THAT REQUIRE A VISA TO TRAVEL TO MEXICO
PAISES Y REGIONES QUE REQUIEREN VISA PARA VIAJAR A MÉXICO
Three options for entry airports: Veracruz, Puebla or anyone from Guadalajara, Monterrey, or Cancun.
As first option, consider booking your international flight directly to Veracruz City. This is the airport closest to Xalapa (ca 80 km, about 1 hour, 15 mins).
This web site contains information about Veracruz International Airport (IATA CODE: VER). Also check this other site.
Most international flights from the US, Canada & Europe arrive at Mexico City Airport. Also check for flights into Toluca (IATA CODE: TLC). From either airport you connect by domestic flight to Veracruz.
But if you want to avoid Mexico City airport, there is a second option. Check for international flights arriving at Puebla (IATA CODE: PBC).
At the airport, take a taxi to the bus terminal CAPU located in downtown Puebla.
A bus ride (ca us$25, three hours) will take you to the bus station CAXA in Xalapa. Taxis there will take you to your hotel.
Guadalajara, Monterrey or Cancun
Or, in some cases, you will get a better deal for international flights if you enter Mexico by way of:
From Veracruz International Airport to Xalapa:
From the airport you have several options to get to Xalapa:
*Taxi direct to your hotel in Xalapa:
ca us$60, one hour and 15 mins.
*Bus direct to Xalapa: ca us $30, five hours.
Bus lines serving Xalapa are AU, ADO, ADO-GL, and ADO Platino. It is advisable to buy tickets in advance.
Check web sites for bus tickets to Xalapa (= Jalapa) by ADO GL or by ADO Platino. At the web site (Feb 2011) select the following options in dropdown menu under the section "Compra tu boleto" (Buy your ticket) at the left. Select option: "Mexico TAPO" as your departure point. Select "Jalapa, Ver" as your destination.
In Xalapa, Taxi from bus terminal CAXA to your hotel: ca us$3.
Citizens Services Information for Travelers to Mexico