Aguascalientes

Live the wonderful art and culture in the heart of Mexico

Conference Venue: Gran Hotel Alameda Aguascalientes

The conference will be held at the Gran Hotel Alameda. This hotel has a beautiful architecture that will transport you to a historic age. It has a great location in one of the most emblematic avenues of the city, surrounded by the Ojo Caliente Springs, and close to our traditional carnival Feria de San Marcos celebrated yearly on April-May.

Address: Av. Alameda #821, Héroes, CP 20190, Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes.
Phone: +52 (449) 970 38 00

Conference Venue: Gran Hotel Alameda Aguascalientes

The conference will be held at the Gran Hotel Alameda. This hotel has a beautiful architecture that will transport you to a historic age. It has a great location in one of the most emblematic avenues of the city, surrounded by the Ojo Caliente Springs, and close to our traditional carnival Feria de San Marcos celebrated yearly on April-May.

La Saturnina

In Aguascalientes, Mexico. In the street Venustiano Carranza, in what was the Old Camino Real, named Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 2010. In a mansion of the eighteenth century, we join the gastronomy, architecture and music of Aguascalientes.

Tasca y Cava

It maintains a unique concept in the city, based on a sensory experience with which it is sought to combine from the auditory, textures, aromas and flavors and thus make a set of pleasant stimuli for its guests, who can also know their business rooms.

Rincón Maya

A traditional restaurant, full of history and perseverance. Its love and respect for Yucatecan cuisine are great, since the dishes are prepared in an artisanal way and his ingredients are always fresh, brought from the Yucatan itself.

Mezquite

In a privileged location in the city of Aguascalientes, Mezquite was born as a unique culinary proposal that traces the great history of Mexican cuisine.

Garufa

The roast is not only a gastronomic habit but also a cause for celebration. Founded in 1996, this place has a double purpose, for one part to spread the typical Argentine food and for another that visitors spend an evening with friends.

Xoconostle

A restaurant of contemporary Mexican food where you can find typical dishes from different regions of the country, the seasoning and the techniques used here make our kitchen a different option to make your senses fall in love.

La Bikina

A very unique place in Aguascalientes where meat is served on wooden boards of the Himalayas.

How To Get There

Lic. Jesús Terán Peredo International Airport (Aguascalientes’ International Airport)

It is an international airport located 24 kilometers south of the capital city of Aguascalientes, Mexico, which deals with national and international air traffic in the area. The commercial facilities of the airport consist of a terminal, which has 5 remote parking positions. The airport has become one of the most important terminals in the Central-West region of the country.

From Mexico City’s International Airport to Aguascalientes Bus Station

Estimated distance: 492 km.

Estimated time (plane): 1.5 hours.

Estimated time (bus): 7 hours.

Being in Terminal 1, Gate 1, of the Mexico City International Airport, you must travel to the North Bus Station, also in Mexico City. A taxi can charge approximately $ 200.00 Mexican pesos ($ 10 USD). Remember to use the taxis inside the airport that are authorized.

Either you may take a flight form Mexico City International Airport or you may take a bus to get to Aguascalientes.

We recommend traveling on ETN Turistar buses, which averarage price is $710.00 Mexican Pesos ($35 USD) if you buy it at the Bus Station. If you buy the ticket online it will cost $639.00 (ETN Turistar) or Primera Plus ($597 pesos at the window or $ 538 pesos via the internet). The travel time is on average 7 hours and the road is very safe.

Guadalajara’s International Airport

From Guadalajara’s International Airport to Aguascalientes International Airport:

Estimated distance: 250 km.

Estimated time (car): 3 hours.

From Guadalajara’s International Airport to Gran Hotel Alameda Aguascalientes:

Estimated distance: 222 km.

Estimated time (car): 2.5 hours.

 

Available direct (national and international flights) to Aguascalientes International Airport

  • Mexico City (MEX)
  • Cancun (CUN)
  • Tijuana (TIJ)
  • Houston (IAH)
  • Dallas (DFW)
  • Chicago (MDW)

Taxi and Uber (Aguascalientes)

Estimated distance from Aguascalientes International Airport to Hotel Gran Alameda (ISSDP 2020 venue): 26 km.

Estimated time: 30 minutes.

Once you arrive to the airport, you can only board authorized taxis, which can be easily distinguished and are paid directly at the checkout. The approximate cost of service to the city is $250.00 Mexican pesos (around $13 USD). The cost of the taxi can only be covered in Mexican pesos, so it is recommended to change money from your locations, because the currency bank at the airport is closed. There is an ATM at the airport of the HSBC bank and there is also the possibility of paying the taxi with a bank card, but the cashier must be indicated when requesting the taxi.

Taxis can be shared by up to four people and it is enough to indicate the hotel to which they are going to be transported by taxi. It is possible to say that, due to several problems between taxi drivers of the airport site and taxi drivers of Uber, it is only possible to order Uber leaving the airport facilities (it is possible to return to the airport in Uber).

Travel safety

  1. Be careful with valuable jewelry or other ítems, like gadgets that could be easily stolen.
  2. Make sure you have your bank and credit card information. Get the international phone number.
  3. Use registered taxis or Uber and avoid hucksters.
  4. Keep your important documents in the hotel safe.
  5. Talk to the hotel clerk or concierge about places you should avoid and tips for being safe in the area. They want your stay to be enjoyable and comfortable, and they know the specific community.