Monterrey airport: Monterrey General Mariano Escobedo International Airport (MTY)

Monterrey General Mariano Escobedo International Airport

Monterrey Airport has three terminals: A, B and C. Terminal B was opened in 2010 and is considered one of the most modern terminals in Mexico (together with Terminal 2 of Mexico City Airport). Free shuttle buses run between the terminals.

Airport codes

IATA airport code: MTY
ICAO airport code: MMMY

Transport

Local transport

Train

There's no train connection with Monterrey Airport.

Car and bus

The airport is situated 15 kilometers northeast of Monterrey's center. The airport is easily accessible from the city center by rental car: You first follow the Avenida Constitución and then the Carretera Miguel Alemán (also: Carretera Federal 54) which leads directly to the airport. The way to the airport is clearly signposted.

From the bus station buses not only leave for Monterrey, but also for Monclava, Saltillo, Nuevo Laredo, Reynosa and Matamoros. There are even international buses, to Laredo and McAllen in the American state of Texas.

There's also a luxury Sky Express Bus between the airport and Monterrey. It leaves from the Valle Oriente bus station on Avenida Lázaro Cardenas. These luxury buses offer free wireless internet on board.

Car rental Monterrey Airport

You can find counters of car rental companies on the ground floor of the Arrivals Hall. Nine rental companies are present at Monterrey Airport: Avis, Advantage, Alamo, Budget, Dollar, Europcar, Hertz, Payless and Thrifty. You can also book a rental car in advance using the service provided by EasyTerra; they compare the rates of several providers in a single quote.

Taxi

You can book a taxi at a kiosk outside the Arrivals Hall. There are fixed rates for various destinations. A ride to Monterrey's center takes about half an hour.

Airport Parking

There are short and long-term parking lots near the terminals. For short-term parking you pay 24 pesos for the first half hour and then 6 pesos per 15 minutes with a maximum of 300 pesos per day. On the long-term parking lot you pay 190 pesos per day.

Services

Services

Hotels

There are no hotels at Monterrey Airport. The nearest hotel is Hampton Inn Monterrey Airport (Tel. +52(0)81 8625 2900). Other hotels nearby the airport include Best Western Monterrey Airport (Tel. +52(0)81 8220 3200), Courtyard by Marriott (Tel. +52(0)81 8625 5050), Fairfield Inn (Tel. +52(0)81 8625 2000) and Hotel Ibis (Tel. +52(0)81 8196 4040). For more hotels and to book online, you can go to Booking.com. They offer a large range of hotels, at competitive internet rates.

Shops and restaurants

The range of restaurants, cafés, (snack) bars and coffee shops at Monterrey Airport has significantly improved the last few years. More shops have also been added. Apart from the usual duty-free and clothes stores you can buy typical Mexican souvenirs.

Baggage

You cannot store your baggage at Monterrey Airport. There's a lost-and-found desk in the Arrivals Hall. You can also have your baggage wrapped in plastic.

Information

There are information desks in both the Arrivals and Departure Halls for inquiries about Monterrey Airport, flight schedules and airport services.

Business

Monterrey Airport has three VIP lounges: the Aeroméxico lounge, the Azteca lounge and the Centurion lounge of American Express. These lounges offer basic facilities such as faxing, copying and internet access. Extensive business facilities are offered by the business hotels in the airport's vicinity (see Hotels).

Disabled facilities

As for accessibility for the disabled Monterrey Airport meets with American standards. There are wheelchair ramps, adapted elevators and toilets, and also low-hanging telephones. In addition, places have been reserved for disabled travelers on the parking lot, near the entrance of the terminals.

Other services

There are some banks and a exchange office of American Express. You can also find ATM's scattered around the terminals. Wireless internet (Wi-Fi) is also available.

Contact

Contact

Address

Monterrey International Airport
Carretera Miguel Alemán km 24
Apodaca
Mexico

Telephone, fax, email

Telephone: +52(0)81 8288 7700
Fax: none
Email: via contact form

Airport codes

IATA airport code: MTY
ICAO airport code: MMMY

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