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Your trip from San Diego to Mexico City starts at the San Diego International Airport (SAN) in downtown. You can avoid parking fees by traveling to the airport using the city's buses, trains, taxis and trolleys. After a seven-hour flight from San Diego, you'll land at Mexico City. From there, you can explore the Chichén Itzá ruins, take a tour of cultural spots like the Metropolitan Cathedral or watch wrestlers fight it out in the Mexico City Arena.
Getting around Mexico City is easy with rental cars, buses, taxis and an extensive subway system to take advantage of. Art enthusiasts can enjoy the history of famous Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, or witness the striking murals in the Palace of Fine Arts. The Folkloric Ballet entertains the masses by drawing inspiration from Mayan to mariachi history. End your day enjoying the nightlife in the Zona Rosa and Centro Historica districts.
Benito Juarez International Airport (MEX) is the busiest airport in Mexico. Many people treat it as a stop on their way to Toluca or Acapulco, but there's plenty to explore around this capital city. Four bus terminals in Mexico City handle long distance routes. They're divided based on the four compass points. The airport also has buses heading to cities nearby, such as Tijuana and Guadalajara.