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Airport Terminals

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Dallas, Texas
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Airport Terminals

I'm flying into Mexico City in mid-March. My airline arrives in Terminal 1 but want to meet up with a friend flying into Terminal 2 and we'll ride to our hotel together. Can you give me some advice? Do I go through Immigration and Customs before getting on the airport train? I understand that I will need a boarding pass - can I access the train once I leave immigration/customs? Any advice you can provide would be appreciated!

Queretaro, Mexico
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for Queretaro
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1. Re: Airport Terminals

You will go through immigration and customs in Terminal 1. You cannot use the airport train if you have no connecting flight at Terminal 2. They do check - maybe you can bluff your way on board, maybe not. Otherwise there is a red bus that you can get for 10 pesos(entrance 6 at Terminal 1 - pay the driver).

Mexico City, Mexico
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reviews: 5
2. Re: Airport Terminals

HI cestlavie,

you CAN use the train showing your boarding pass of your arriving flight.

San Miguel de...
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for San Miguel de Allende, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast
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3. Re: Airport Terminals

I used the train from T1 to T2 last month and no one asked to see a BP or flight schedule (which I had, however, downloaded onto my iPad). This could of course have been a one-off, but if you have the BP worth trying.

Edited: 9:17 am, February 26, 2013
Dallas, Texas
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reviews: 3
4. Re: Airport Terminals

Thank you all for your responses!

posts: 133
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5. Re: Airport Terminals

What times do the trains run?

I am staying at a hotel in T2 but have an early morning flight from T1 and I'm looking to check in around 6.30am If there is no train, what is the alternative?


Mexico City, Mexico
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6. Re: Airport Terminals

Hi acoolbreeze,

usually the train works well, in any case it doesn't go to the lower level besides domestic departures and take the inter terminal bus.

Edited: 10:11 am, March 01, 2013
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