San Miguel de Allende is located on the semi-arid high plain of Central Mexico, near the area nown as The Bajío. Geographically, it is almost the center of Mexico, making it easily accessible by air or road.


During the warmest months of April through August temperatures are 88°(day)/56°(night) while in December and January they average 70°/ 42°


San Miguel de Allende is, in general, a very safe place to vacation and walk around, day or night. However, somecare and common sense are always advisable.
The best way to enjoy San Miguel de Allende is to walk its cobblestoned streets lined with beautiful old churches and colonial mansions.


San Miguel de Allende has local buses run from 6:00 am. to 10:00 pm. Taxis are available 24 hours.

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We would like to remind you that, due to the cobblestone streets, walking can be difficult for some travelers who may not be accustomed, so we recommend you use comfortable, rubber-soled shoes with short heels.


Airports in Guanajuato (BJX—south of León, a 1.5 hour drive from San Miguel) and Mexico City (MEX — a 3 hour drive) receive direct international flights.

Leon/Guanajuato’s airport is served by Aeroméxico, Mexicana, Continental Delta and American Airlines with flights from Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston and Los Angeles. National flights are available to the airport in Querétaro (QRO), a one hour drive from San Miguel.

A number of local companies offer shuttle services to all airports or you can charter transportation timed to meet your arrival.

Carreteras de clase mundial
Guadalajara – 223 Miles.
León– 95 Miles.
México D.F. – 171 Miles.
Morelia– 112 Miles.
Querétaro– 39 Miles.
San Luis Potosí – 100 Miles.
Laredo, Texas – 578 Miles

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San Miguel de Allende Tourism Office
Plaza Principal #8 Centro, CP 37700

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Tourism Office

Phone: +52 (415) 154 7175
Monday to Friday 09:00 a 19:00 hrs.
Sunday 10:00 a 17:00 hrs.

E-Mail: informacionturistica@sanmigueldeallende.gob.mx

Administrative Office

Phone: +52 (415) 152 0900
Monday to Friday 08:30 a 16:00 hrs.