Oaxaca Airport Transportation
Oaxaca Airport transportation options include public and private transfers — from shared shuttles to private cars (1-4 passengers), private vans (1-9 passengers) and the option to rent a car.
Below, you’ll find a ‘Quick Book’ section where you can reserve your transfer instantly.
— Reserve Your Airport Transportation —
IMPORTANT: All reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance of your arrival to or departure from Oaxaca Airport!
Shared Shuttle (Colectivo)
Shared airport shuttle transportation service (colectivo) is available on a one-way and round-trip basis from Oaxaca Airport to Oaxaca City (Oaxaca de Juárez) and vice versa.
Please note that this is NOT a great option for those who are in a rush to arrive to their final destination as this public airport shuttle will make stops along the route to pick up and drop off other passengers.
|Price Per Person:
|Oaxaca Airport to Oaxaca City
|Oaxaca City to Oaxaca Airport
Note: All rates shown above are based on a one-way trip and are per person.
Professional, private transportation is available on a one-way and round-trip basis for small groups of 1 to 4 passengers traveling with minimal luggage.
This is the best option for visitors who are looking for comfort and convenience when arriving to and departing from Oaxaca Airport.
The total cost for a 4 passenger private car transfer is $8.75 USD per person.
|Price Per Vehicle:
|Oaxaca Airport to City Center
|City Center to Oaxaca Airport
Note: All rates shown above are based on a one-way trip and are per vehicle (1 to 4 passengers).
This is our best selling transportation option for both independent travelers and small groups of 4 or less.
Private airport shuttle van service is available on a one-way and round-trip basis between Oaxaca Airport and Oaxaca City (Oaxaca de Juárez) for up to 9 passengers.
The total cost for a 9 passenger private shuttle service is $5.11 USD per person.
|Price Per Vehicle:
|Oaxaca Airport to Oaxaca City
|Oaxaca City Center to Oaxaca Airport
Note: All rates shown above are based on a one-way trip and are per vehicle (1 to 9 passengers).
This is our best selling transportation option for larger groups traveling with luggage and for visitors who are looking for something a little more private, spacious and comfortable.
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Our Oaxaca City car rental guide will fill you in on everything you can expect when you rent a car at Oaxaca International Airport — from the most reputable rental agencies to car rental insurance coverage information, general rules of the road in Oaxaca and so much more!
Frequently Asked Questions
1. How do I get from Oaxaca Airport to Puerto Escondido?
There are several ways to travel from Oaxaca Airport to Puerto Escondido and the most ideal way would be to book one of the daily Aerotucán flights from Oaxaca City to Puerto Escondido.
The second best way to travel from Oaxaca to Puerto Escondido is to hire a private driver that knows the Oaxaca to Puerto Escondido route well as its a long, windy, 7+ hour journey from door to door.
UPDATE: The New Highway from Oaxaca to Puerto Escondido which is expected to cut down travel time from 7+ hours to just 3.5 hours is still under construction and is expected to open on February 4th, 2024!
We offer transportation services from Oaxaca to Puerto Escondido. Please contact us and we’ll provide you with a direct and reliable contact.
Lastly, you can also choose to rent a car at the Oaxaca City Airport and drive to Puerto Escondido but until the new highway opens, it’s best to leave the driving between Oaxaca and Puerto Escondido to locals that truly know the roads and the route.
2. What is the best way to get from Oaxaca Airport to city center?
The best way to get from Oaxaca Airport to the city center, or vice versa, is by booking either a public shuttle, a private car transfer, or a private shuttle van. Choosing a private transfer is the quickest and most convenient option. Plus, you can request a driver who speaks your language.
3. How far is Oaxaca from international airport?
Oaxaca Airport is roughly 8 miles from downtown. If you take a private transfer, you can reach downtown in 20 minutes. However, using public transport can take over an hour.
4. When should I book my Oaxaca Airport transfer?
You need to book your transfer at least 24 hours prior to your arrival at Oaxaca Airport. Please specify your flight arrival time when booking so that the driver is present to meet you upon your arrival.
5. How long will the driver wait for me at Oaxaca Airport?
The driver will wait at Oaxaca Airport for approximately one hour after your flight lands. If you require more time, you can contact the number provided in your reservation, but additional charges may apply.
6. Where will the driver be waiting for me at Oaxaca Airport?
The driver will be waiting for you in the arrivals hall of Oaxaca Airport immediately after you collect your luggage. Look for the driver holding a sign with your name on it.
7. Are the prices for Oaxaca Airport transfers final?
Yes, the prices for transfers from Oaxaca Airport are fixed and cover tolls and tips. However, if there are changes to your destination or you require additional stops, extra charges may apply.
8. How many people can share a private transfer from Oaxaca Airport?
The maximum number of people for a private transfer from Oaxaca Airport depends on the vehicle’s seating capacity, excluding the driver. If you have a large group, you might need to book more than one vehicle. Private transfers are just for your group, but shared transfers mean you share the vehicle with other passengers.