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Fly non-stop from the UK to Mexico City and discover the largest city in Latin America. British Airways’ frequent, regular flights to Mexico City from London give you greater flexibility in making travel plans.
Sprawling and polluted it may be, but Mexico City’s blending of Aztec temples and colonial baroque churches with old café-filled neighbourhoods and markets selling everything from antiques to voodoo paraphernalia make it one of North America’s most colourful cities. With excellent attractions such as the Frida Kahlo Museum and some of Latin America’s grandest plazas, Mexico City is a city break destination in its own right as well as a starting point for exploring Mexico’s regions further.
Experience the ancient City of the Gods on a visit to the archaeological site of Teotihuacan. Your full day guided tour will highlight the complexities of Aztec treasures. You will have the opportunity to climb the magnificent Pyramids of the Sun and Moon and see the Butterflies Temple, the Avenue of the Dead and the Temple of Quetzalcoatl. Few cities in the world have been considered worthy of being inhabited by Gods, but Teotihuacan is such a city.
Learn the history and heritage of this agricultural area in the south of Mexico City. Drift in a flat-bottomed boat through the magnificent floating gardens and take in the once-enormous agrarian canal system that fed the Aztec capital. Enjoy a visit to the National University, which founded in 1550, contains an outdoor gallery of mural art and sculptures. Xochimilco ('so-chee-MIL-co') is an agricultural area in the south of Mexico City where many of the city's flowers are grown.
Spend an entertaining evening in Mexico City watching an authentic, live Mexican wrestling match amid fans of one of Mexico's favourite spectator sports. Your guide will interpret the announcer's commentary and explain the match's dramatic storyline as masked opponents dressed as superheroes and villains perform high-flying acrobatic manoeuvres inside the ring. Your tour includes one shot of tequila and a Mexican wrestling mask to take home as a souvenir. Your tour starts with pickup from your hotel in Mexico City and a drive to the arena.
Experience the heritage and history of Mexico on this 10-hour up-close and personal exclusive tour. See the world´s largest pyramid and its 365 churches at the archaeological zone of Cholula. Continue to Puebla to the UNESCO World Heritage site and the majestic Cathedral at the Main Square. Discover the Chapel of the Rosary, the Convent of Santa Monica, which now houses the Museum of Religious Art, and the Onyx and Talavera ceramics factories.
Soak up the perfect climate of 'The City of Eternal Spring', Cuernavaca and enjoy a scenic drive to Taxco, the colonial silver mining city, on a full day guided coach tour from Mexico City. You will have the opportunity to purchase some of Mexico's beautiful jewellery and handicrafts as you become captivated by this city's extraordinary Old World ambiance. You will have plenty of time to have lunch and also visit the marketplace and the famous silversmith shops.
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Flights from London Heathrow to Mexico City airport take just over 11 hours. British Airways’ choice of frequent, regular flights to Mexico City means you have plenty of options for timing your visit to this gateway to Mexico.
British Airways flies from London Heathrow (LHR) to Mexico City airport (MEX). Fly to Mexico City with British Airways and you will also benefit from award-winning service and a generous checked baggage allowance of 23kg.
Fly non-stop to Mexico City from London Heathrow for a city break in one of Latin America’s most authentic cities. To help make your journey more convenient, you can check in for British Airways flights online or via your mobile phone, where you can also make your seat selection up to 24 hours in advance.
Mexico City airport is located only 3 miles from central Mexico City. The easiest way to cover this distance is using authorised, pre-paid taxis, which can be booked from marked stands within the airport. A security guard-protected bus also runs between the airport and the city centre, as does a metro train departing from Terminal 1. Central Mexico City is served by a 12 line metro system, trolleybuses and tramlines and a modern bus system.
Mexico City airport’s Terminal One has restaurants including the somewhat upscale Casa Ávila, which serves fine Mexican-Spanish fusion food covering everything from tacos to paella, and the folksier Cúcara Mácara, which cooks up authentic Mexican home cooking in mock colonial surroundings. A good choice of duty free shopping is available within the departure lounge.
When travelling on this route from London Heathrow in our World Traveller cabin (economy), you can now choose to pay for a wider choice of indulgent meals as an alternative to the complimentary in-flight meal. When travelling in First, Club World (business) or World Traveller Plus (premium economy) you have the option to make your meal selection in advance at no extra cost.Find out more