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How To Travel to Huatulco Mexico

Travel to Huatulco Mexico

Huatulco can be reached by road from Oaxaca City via highway 175. This highway is a paved 80 mile stretch of road that climbs 7,000 feet through tree and moutainous terrain. Allthough very picturesque the roads can be very narrow at points and extremely windy. If you are likely to get motion sickness this is not the way to travel. After you get out of the mountains it is another 30 miles on highway 200. The entire 170 mile trip will take you around 8 to 10 hours. Do not attempt this route at night, there are sheer cliff drop offs and narrow roads, also the roads are very dark.

How to Travel to Huatulco Mexico by Bus from Oaxaca City - Instead of renting a car another good option is to take a bus. Direct service from Oaxaca City to Huatulco is available on several first class bus lines. Busses depart several times per day from both directions. The one way cost is around $18. This trip by bus usually will take around 10 to 12 hours. Several companies offers services including Estrella del Valle tel: 958-581-0588, Cristobal Colon Tel: 951-515-1248 and Viaje de Oaxaca Tel: 951-439-1319.

How To Travel to Huatulco Mexico by Van or Taxi
- There are several taxis and vans that will take you from Oaxaca City to Huatulco. This is a better option if you are looking to save time. The drivers have made this trip hundreds of times and know the roads and turns. Usually this will save you several hours of driving time. Taxis will usually charge around $50 to $100 one way, however the vans will pack several groups (called colectivos) in so they only will charge $20 to $30 one way. Auto Express de Tourismo Tel: 958-514-7077.

How to Travel to Huatulco by Airplanes - Huatulco's a small airport (HUX) is located just a few miles from Tangulonda Bay. Mexicana flies daily between Huatulco and Mexico City. Continental flies direct to Huatulco from Houston. For local flights from Oaxaca City to Huatulco there are two companies Aerotucán and AeroVega both these companies provide morning and afternoon flights between Oaxaca City and the beach destinations of Huatulco and Puerto Escondido. Flight time is approximately 35 - 40 minutes. The cost is usually around $130 one way. The flights are based on first come first serve basis and reservations are recommended.

How Travel to Huatulco Mexico by Sea - Their are several cruise ships visit Huatulco Mexico. The massive ships usually come to port for around eight hours, which is plenty of time to take a tour of the coffee plantations or to shop at one of the many shops in little town of La Crucecita. These cruise ships depart from various locations such as San Diego in the United States as well as several other locations.