#2 wallet-friendly trips destination
46% less than average North American trip cost

You're going to love Guadalajara

Guadalajara is the second largest metropolis in Mexico and is a fascinating patchwork of neighborhoods, each with their own unique atmosphere and distinct charm.
Guadalajara is great for culture, history & food.

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Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Jalisco Hospicio Cabañas
1.50 million
largest city in Mexico
Mexican Peso equals $1 USD
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Getting to Guadalajara

The airport is a short 12 miles south of downtown. Make the trip via taxi, bus or car hire.

Median airfare by month

$308 Median airfare from US to Guadalajara in January

Median airfare by time before departure

$300 Median airfare 1 month before departure date
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Staying in Guadalajara

Stay in Centro Historico, where you’ll be surrounded by historic architecture and also convenient to many of the local attractions, like the double-spired Guadalajara Cathedral.

Median hotel rate by month

$72 Median January hotel rate

Median hotel rate by night

$75 Median Sunday hotel rate

Wallet-Friendly Guadalajara hotels

Hotel Casino Plaza Hotel Casino Plaza
9.0 Excellent | $27+
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Hotel Fenix Hotel Fenix
8.1 Excellent | $28+
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Plaza Diana Hotel Plaza Diana Hotel
8.9 Excellent | $32+
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Hotel Roma Guadalajara Hotel Roma Guadalajara
8.9 Excellent | $45+
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When in Guadalajara

Must-see in Guadalajara

Catedral de Guadalajara
Catedral de Guadalajara
Instituto Cultural Cabañas
Instituto Cultural Cabañas
Parque Agua Azul
Parque Agua Azul
Teatro Degollado
Teatro Degollado

Weather in Guadalajara

Average Temperature (°F)
59° Average temperature in January

Eating in Guadalajara

What should you order while you’re in Guadalajara?

Tortas ahogadas literally translates to “drowned sandwiches” and are made by covering a sandwich in spicy tomato sauce. Unlike most sandwiches, it’s socially acceptable to dig in with a knife and fork.

What you’ll expect to pay (USD)

Cheap meal
A beer
Nice dinner for 2
Standard tip for good service

Where to eat in Guadalajara

Il Duomo - Guadalajara Il Duomo - Guadalajara
4.8 Excellent
$$$ De MXN310 a MXN500
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4.7 Excellent
$$$ De MXN310 a MXN500
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Bombona Restaurante Japones Bombona Restaurante Japones
4.7 Excellent
$$$$ más de MXN500
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Suntory - Guadalajara Suntory - Guadalajara
4.7 Excellent
$$$ De MXN310 a MXN500
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