San Miguel de Allende Area Map - Rosewood San Miguel de Allende
The best way to get around San Miguel de Allende is on foot. Some of the most exciting discoveries in the mountain town can be found along its winding walkways. Just be sure to pack comfortable sneakers; cobbled, narrow streets can be tough on feet. While a car won't be convenient for navigating the ins and outs of San Miguel, it will be useful if you choose to take day trips. Central San Miguel lacks public transportation, but buses are available for trips to attractions located farther from the city's core. You can also access all corners of San Miguel by taxi. If you're up to it, you can try biking through San Miguel's streets. Just note that the hilly terrain can be a challenge.
Finding your way to San Miguel can be simple, despite its remote location about 170 miles (or around a three-hour drive) northwest of Mexico City's Benito Jaurez International Airport (MEX). Queretaro Airport (QRO) sits nearly 55 miles southeast of San Miguel, while Leon/Guanajuato Airport (BJX) can be found approximately 60 miles (or about a 90-minute drive) west of the city. Though Leon/Guanajuato is a bit further, it's the most popular airport for international travel to San Miguel because it operates direct flights to and from several major U.S. cities daily. Taxis from either Queretaro or Leon/Guanajuato airports to San Miguel will cost about $90 USD for up to three people.Getting To & Around San Miguel de Allende»