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Guadalajara Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Guadalajara Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

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Airport Overview

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 Guadalajara Airport.

What to Expect

  • The Guadalajara airport has a single passenger terminal.
  • Bring your insect repellent! Mosquitoes are a serious problem at this airport. When it rains, the roof leaks and buckets need to be set up to catch the water
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • As of May 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have attempted to sleep in this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport that provide free airport shuttles. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

Good to Know

  • Economy class passengers can pay to use one of the first class lounges. See our Airport Lounges section for locations and rates.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Guadalajara Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Guadalajara Airport Information

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.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there are lounges that you can enter by paying at the door, purchasing a lounge pass 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!

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Guadalajara Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Hotel Casa Grande Aeropuerto - (4 minute walk from the airport) Reviews are mixed, but this is the closest hotel to the airport. » Check Rates
  • Hampton Inn by Hilton Guadalajara Aeropuerto - (10 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle service (subject to availability). » Check Rates
  • City Express Junior Guadalajara Periferico Sur - (10 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle service (subject to availability). » Check Rates
  • Holiday Inn Express Guadalajara Aeropuerto - (11 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle service. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Guadalajara Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Guadalajara Airport to customers of the following outlets: Telmex • Burger King • Starbucks • Wings. Access available at the boarding gate at Terminal 1 for customers of Prodigy. Access is obtained with the name of "User" and "Password" in the Prodigy service.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Need cash? ATMs are available 24 hours a day. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Terminal 1, Landside and Airside in Terminal 1.
  • Currency Exchange – Global Exchange offers 24 hour currency services. Terminal 1 Locations: Domestic Departures, Gate 12 • Terminal Hallway to International Departures • Domestic and International Arrivals.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - Dufry offers duty-free shopping to both departing and arriving passengers in the International terminal. A small variety of retail stores, mini-markets, newsstands, and gift shops are also available. Most shops are open 6:00AM - 9:00PM.
  • Food & Drinks - Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. These options are open 24 hours:
    » T1, International Departures - Break Station (near Gate 4)
    » T1, Domestic Departures - El Quijote (Gate 14) • Krispy Kreme (Gate 12)
    » T1, International Arrivals - Krispy Kreme
  • Information Desk - Not available.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Mobile Charging - At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.
  • Pharmacy - Benavides Pharmacy is available both Landside and Airside (Gate 15). Hours: 6:00AM - 10:00PM.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.

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Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

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As of February 2018, Guadalajara airport is served by the following airlines: Aeromexico • American Airlines • Interjet • United Airlines • Air Canada • Alaska Airlines • Delta • WestJet • Copa.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies offer service onsite, 24 hours a day, in the Domestic and International Arrivals halls: Alamo • Avis • Budget • Europcar • Fox Rent a Car • Hertz • National • Sixt • Thrifty / Dollar.

Hotel Shuttles

Some local hotels offer shuttle service or transfers to and from the airport. Contact your hotel of choice for availability and details.


Prepaid taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport. 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.

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Last Updated: 02 November 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. 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/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .