San Miguel de Allende: Travel and Lodging
The charming colonial and cosmopolitan town of San Miguel de Allende is located in the eastern part of Guanaujato, Mexico. Considered one of the most beautiful cities in Mexico, San Miguel is a world heritage site full of architectural treasures. In 2017 and 2018, Travel + Leisure named San Miguel Allende the best city in the world, beating out major travel destinations like Florence and Capetown. From the standpoint of our Spanish school students, San Miguel is both easy to get to, and easy to get around in once you are here.
Getting to San Miguel de Allende
You have the option of three airports when you travel to San Miguel.
Leon (BJX) is 1-1/2 hours from San Miguel. Shuttle service is available. Click here for the airport hotel.
Queretero (QRO) is 45 minutes from San Miguel. This international airport recently opened, so flights are limited. Continental offers daily service from Houston. Click here for the airport hotel.
Mexico City (MEX) is 3 hours from San Miguel. Bus and shuttle service is available. Transportation Shuttles will pick you up at the airport and drop you off at your hotel, B&B or house. Click here for the airport hotel.
Check with these preferred vendors:
BajioGo Airport Shuttle
Phone: 011 52 152-1999
Viajes San Miguel
Phone: 011 52 152-2537
Phone: 011 52 152-6305
Address: Hidalgo 1-A
011 52 152-1856
When you travel from the US or Canada, you need a passport. A tourist visa is required to enter Mexico; this is available from the airline or travel agent.
Where to Stay in San Miguel
Warren Hardy Spanish School
Located in the heart of San Miguel de Allende, the Warren Hardy Spanish School is located just a few short blocks from the city's famous church - the Parroquia - and the Jardin at the city's center. The school is directly across from San Juan de Dios, one of San Miguel's oldest cathedrals built in the 18th century. Click here to download a map with walking instructions to the school.