Cheap flights to Monterrey

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Flights to Monterrey in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 11% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average priceR19 407Average for return flights in October 2021

Can I fly to Monterrey Gen Mariano Escobedo from South Africa right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Monterrey Gen Mariano Escobedo

Most visitors from South Africa can enter Monterrey Gen Mariano Escobedo without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Monterrey Gen Mariano Escobedo.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Monterrey Gen Mariano Escobedo.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Completed form should be presented upon arrival


Can I fly back to South Africa from Monterrey Gen Mariano Escobedo?

Returning to South Africa from Monterrey Gen Mariano Escobedo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Monterrey Gen Mariano Escobedo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Monterrey Gen Mariano Escobedo are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Monterrey?

At the moment, Wednesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Monterrey. Thursday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Monterrey?

At the moment, flights at midday are likely to offer the best value for money for your Monterrey trip. A flight in the morning will more often than not be of higher cost.

City overview

As one of the largest cities in all of Mexico, the capital city of Nuevo Leon offers a tourist-friendly introduction to the country. With modern amenities and many comforts one would expect to find in a western city, Monterrey is a welcoming stepping stone into all that Mexico has to offer.

Within the city, tourists will find there is plenty to enjoy. From historic monuments to cultural attractions and non-stop entertainment, Monterrey is a vibrant destination. Start a trip to the city with an architectural tour of sites like the Monterrey State’s Government Palace, the Old Federal Palace and the Metropolitan Cathedral, some of the finest specimens of historical architecture in the city.

Afterward, balance architecture with culture with visits to attractions like the Monterrey Contemporary Art Museum, the Museum of Mexican History and the Alfa Planetarium, where you can get your fill of artwork, local history and science, respectively.

One might notice that Monterrey is surrounded by mountains, and indeed, this protected city offers an array of ways to enjoy Mother Nature. Ecotourism is a big draw here, and visitors enjoy exploring not just the mountains, but the waterfalls, trails and cliffs of Monterrey, too.

Back in the heart of the city, shoppers will enjoy the modern shopping malls that boast designer names and international labels. For a more locally flavored shopping excursion, the shops of Zona Rosa and Carretera Nacional are a must-visit.

Of course, one can’t visit Monterrey without digging into some true, authentic Mexican cuisine, and countless restaurants in the city serve freshly grilled meats and spicy sides. Don’t miss the slow-cooked goat, a Monterrey specialty.

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Getting around Monterrey Gen Mariano Escobedo

Public transportation options in Monterrey include a metro system and a public bus system, both of which make it relatively easy to get around the city without a car. For times when a car is necessary, though, taxis can be arranged by phone and are generally an affordable option. Hire cars are also available, and visitors generally find Monterrey navigable by car.

Getting from the Airport to the City

General Mariano Escobedo International Airport, also known as Monterrey International Airport (MTY),  is the primary airport serving the city. About 30km from the city centre, the airport is well connected to Monterrey by an express bus service that runs directly from the city to the airport. Taxis can also be hired at the airport, and car hires are available.

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Monterrey?

Booking a flight to Monterrey Gen Mariano Escobedo (MTY) is your only option if you intend on flying to Monterrey. It is only a 23,9 km journey from Gen Mariano Escobedo to Monterrey’s city centre.