Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Tuxtla Gutiérrez Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit. Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.
I arrived around 9:30 at the airport, but around 11:30 a security guard came to tell me that they close the airport over night and I have to wait outiside of it until 4AM. – a traveller
To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Tuxtla Gutiérrez International Airport.
What to Expect
- A small single-terminal international airport.
Where to Sleep
- This airport closes at night. It is not possible to stay inside the terminal overnight.
- For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.
In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.
Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships
Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by paying at the door or through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!
If sleeping in Tuxtla Gutiérrez Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:
- La Ceiba Hotel – (40 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
- Sleep Inn Tuxtla Gutiérrez – (40 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
- Hilton Garden Inn Tuxtla Gutiérrez – (45 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotels near Tuxtla Gutiérrez Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.
Airport WiFi / Internet
WiFi is available at Tuxtla Gutiérrez Airport inside the airport lounge. As of this update we were unable to confirm whether internet access is available elsewhere in the terminal. If you know, please write a review or email us at [email protected]
More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport
Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.
Rest Zones – Not available.
Showers – Not available.
According to a May 2017 review, the airport closes from approx. 11:30PM – 4:00AM.
As of March 2018, Tuxtla Gutiérrez airport is served by the following airlines: Volaris • Aeroméxico • Interjet • VivaAerobus.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport
Travel like the locals do! If your load is light, you can travel at a fraction of the price of a taxi by taking a “colectivo” (shared-ride minibus), which pass along a road just a short walk from the airport parking lot.
Prepaid taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport. There are four different taxi companies, named by color: Blue, Orange, Red and Green. Stop at the Prepaid Taxi booth in the Arrivals hall to pay for your ride. You will receive a ticket to give to your taxi driver before boarding the taxi. To return to the airport, call “Blue Taxis”. At the time of this January 2018 update, a one-way journey from the airport to the hotel zone takes 45 minutes and costs about 350 Pesos ($24.00 US approximately).
This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning. All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.