Travel/Lodging

Preparing Your Stay

Lodging
  • Hotel One Mexico City Periférico Sur

http://www.onehoteles.com/es/web/one-ciudad-de-mexico-periferico-sur

The Hotel One Mexico City Periférico Sur will grant a special rate to all those attending the International Conference of Translation, Localization and Interpretation TRADUIC 2018 to be held at the Intercontinental University. Reservations can be made directly at the reservation center or on the website that appears below. They must provide the group key ONE: G1AHSD @ OGS

· Reservation Center 01 800 504 5000
· Website: http://www.fiestamericana.com/en/groups

To see the details of the special rate, click on: Tarifa preferencial Hotel One CDMX Periférico Sur

 

OTHER NEARBY HOTELS:

  • Fiesta Inn Periférico Sur

http://www.fiestainn.com/es/web/fiesta-inn-periferico-sur

  • City Express Plus Periférico Sur Tlalpan

https://www.cityexpress.com/plus/hoteles-mexico/ciudad-de-mexico/tlalpan/periferico-sur

  • Hotel Inn Sur

http://www.innsurhotel.com.mx/

Special rate for those attending the International Conference TRADUIC 2018
Arrival to Benito Juárez International Airport

It is possible to hire authorized taxis within the airport. The authorized taxi companies are the following:

  • Nueva Imagen

http://taxisaeropuerto.com.mx/ Phone numbers: (55) 84-21-37-01, 84-21-37-02, 57-16-16-16 or 19-65-01-47

  • Porto Taxi Ejecutivo

https://www.portotaxiejecutivo.com/ Phone numbers: (55) 57-86-89-93 or 57-86-82-12

  • Sitio 300 Yellow Cab

http://www.taxisyellowcab.com/ Phone numbers: (55) 57-85-79-49 or 25-99-60-24

  • Sitio 300

http://www.sitio300.com.mx/ Phone numbers: (55) 55-71-93-44

  • Confort Taxi Autorizado

http://confort-taxi.com.mx/ Phone numbers: (55) 56-15-46-58 or 56-15-34-47 Prices may slightly vary from one company to another. In order to know the exact cost, provide the complete address of the hotel you are going to. If you need an invoice, ask for it before paying. The amount of the service is paid at the stand of the taxi company. After paying, you will get a ticket that you must give to the driver to get the service. Authorized taxis offer an efficient and safe service. For your safety, we do not recommend that you take unauthorized taxis outside the airport. If you prefer to travel by subway, take into account that you will not be allowed to use this transport system if you are carrying a voluminous suitcase.

During Your Stay

Universidad Intercontinental Location

 Universidad Intercontinental

Avenida Insurgentes Sur 4303

Col. Santa Úrsula Xitla Tlalpan

14420 Mexico City

Metrobús station: La Joya (línea 1)

 

Below we provide information related to Mexico City’s public transport.

 

Subway System

 The subway system has 12 lines.

It is opened from Monday to Friday from 5:00 to 24:00, on Saturdays from 6:00 to 24:00, and on Sundays and holidays from 7:00 to 24:00.

Fare: $5 pesos

Map: http://www.metro.cdmx.gob.mx/la-red/mapa-de-la-red

 

Metrobús System

The Metrobús system has 7 lines.

The lines have different working hours. Check the information for each one on the following link:

http://data.metrobus.cdmx.gob.mx/rutas.html

Fare: $6 pesos

To use the Metrobús system you must buy a card. You can purchase it at the vending machines in the stations.

Map: http://data.metrobus.cdmx.gob.mx/rutas.html

Tours
Sunday June 10: Mexico City’s Downtown Tour Free walking tour Start time: 9:00 a.m. Place: In front of the entrance of Palacio de Bellas Artes (subway station Bellas Artes) Tour: This tour will start by visiting Museo de Arte Popular, Palacio de Bellas Artes and Palacio de Correos. Then, we will walk to Zócalo, the main square downtown. In this part of the city you can stroll in the surrounding streets, visit the cathedral, or take a look at Templo Mayor and its museum.  Note: Each participant must pay for their admission fee to the museums, public transport and meal expenses.

Museo de Arte Popular

This museum has a beautiful collection of Mexican handicraft. The pieces displayed here are emblematic from different regions of the country. http://www.map.cdmx.gob.mx/ Revillagigedo 11 esq. Independencia Col. Centro Subway station: Bellas Artes (lines 2 and 8) It is opened from Tuesday to Sunday (from 10:00 to 18:00) except on Wednesdays when it stays open until 21:00. Admission fee:  USD 3.20 Free admission on Sundays* (*Some restrictions may apply.)

Palacio de Bellas Artes

In this museum 17 murals by Mexican artists, such as Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Rufino Tamayo and Jose Clemente Orozco, are exhibited. It is an incomparable monument at Alameda Central. http://www.palacio.bellasartes.gob.mx/ Av. Juárez s/n, esquina con Eje Central Lázaro Cárdenas Col. Centro Subway station: Bellas Artes (lines 2 and 8) It is opened from Tuesday to Sunday (from 10:00 to 18:00) except on Wednesdays when it stays open until 21:00. Admission fee:  USD 3.20 Free admission on Sundays* (*Some restrictions may apply.)

Palacio de Correos

It is a monument that represents the unique architecture from the beginning of the twentieth century in Mexico. It holds the offices of the postal service. http://www.palaciopostal.gob.mx/main.html Tacuba 1, esquina con Eje Central Lázaro Cárdenas Col. Centro Subway station: Bellas Artes (lines 2 and 8) It is opened from Monday to Friday (from 8: 00 to 20:00) and on the weekend (from 8: 00 to 16:00) Free admission

Catedral Metropolitana

Named as cultural heritage of humanity, its construction started at the end of the sixteenth century. http://catedralmetropolitanacdmx.org/ Plaza de la Constitución s/n Col. Centro Subway station: Zócalo (line 2)

Museo del Templo Mayor

A museum devoted to the findings at the place where the main temple of the Mexicas used to be located. The admission fee includes the museum and the archaeological site. http://www.templomayor.inah.gob.mx/ Plaza de la Constitución s/n Col. Centro Subway station: Zócalo (line 2) It is opened from Tuesday to Sunday (from 9: 00 to 17:00) Admission fee: USD 3.75 Admission is free on Sundays for Mexicans and residents.
Places of Interest in Mexico City
Below, you will find suggestions to places of interest in Mexico City according to the area you want to visit: – South of the City Tour – Reforma Avenue Tour – Historical Downtown Tour (go to “Tour” section) Note: Consider that it will take more than one day to visit all the monuments mentioned in each tour due to the distances among them. Also, we suggest two trustworthy tourist agencies that offer tours within the city, as well as in nearby places.  

South of the City Tour

Dolores Olmedo Patiño Museum
Located in an old sixteenth-century country house, the museum holds works by Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, Pablo O’Higgins and Angelina Beloff. http://www.museodoloresolmedo.org.mx/el-museo/dolores-olmedo/ Av. México 5843 Col. La Noria, Xochimilco Light rail station: La Noria It is opened from Tuesday to Sunday (from 10: 00 to 18:00) Admission fee:  USD 2.15 (Mexicans) USD 5.35 (foreigners) Free admission on Tuesdays* (*Some restrictions may apply.)

Frida Kahlo Museum

Located in Coyoacán dowtown, it is also known as Casa Azul (the Blue House). Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera lived there. The museum contains the belongings and works of both artists. http://museofridakahlo.org.mx/ Londres 247 Col. Del Carmen, Coyoacán Subway station: General Anaya (line 2) The buses to get to the museum can be taken at 20 de Agosto Street, which is on the left side of the subway station. It is opened from Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 to 17:30, except on Wednesdays that is opened from 11:00 to 17:30. Admission fee: USD 4.3 from Tuesday to Friday, and USD 4.82 on Saturday and Sunday (Mexicans) USD 10.7 from Tuesday to Friday, and USD 11.77 on Saturday and Sunday (foreigners)

Coyoacán Downtown

It is located near Frida Kahlo Museum. You can also stroll in the surrounding stone-paved streets, visit the colorful Coyoacán market where you can buy handicrafts and eat typical Mexican food, or enjoy the handicraft market located in front of the main gazebo.

Anahuacalli Museum

It has a pre-Hispanic art collection of more than 50 000 pieces that belonged to Diego Rivera. The volcanic stone construction of this building makes it a unique architectonic work in its style. http://www.museoanahuacalli.org.mx/ Museo 150 Col. San Pablo Tepetlapa, Coyoacán Light rail station: Xotepingo It is opened from Wednesday to Sunday (from 11:00 to 17:30) Admission fee: USD 2.15 (Mexicans) USD 4.8 (foreigners)

Culhuacán Former Convent

It is a sixteenth century Augustinian convent where it is possible to contemplate frescoes of that time. It is a beautiful and calm place in the middle of the city. Its museum has pre-Hispanic original pieces found in the excavations of the historical park and the paper mill that were nearby. http://exconventodeculhuacan.inah.gob.mx/ Morelos 10 Esquina Avenida Tláhuac Col. Culhuacán Subway station: Culhuacán (line 12) It is opened on Sunday (from 12:00 to 14:00) Free admission* (*Some restrictions may apply.)

Reforma Avenue Tour

National Museum of Anthropology
In this museum, it is possible to find a vast collection of archaeological and ethnographic pieces from Mexican pre-Hispanic towns. It is, without a doubt, a museum that you must not miss. For visiting it, anticipate spending there several hours to fully enjoy its impressive collections. http://www.mna.inah.gob.mx/ Avenida Paseo de la Reforma y Calzada Gandhi s/n Col. Chapultepec Polanco Metrobús station: Antropología (line 7) It is opened from Tuesday to Sunday (from 9: 00 to 17:00) Admission fee: USD 3.75 Free admission on Sundays* (*Some restrictions may apply.)

Chapultepec Castle

Beautiful castle located in Chapultepec forest where you can contemplate objects and clothing from the sixteenth century on, as well as, murals. It offers a beautiful view of the city. http://www.castillodechapultepec.inah.gob.mx/ First section of Chapultepec forest Subway station: Chapultepec (line 1) Metrobús station: Gandhi (line 7) It is opened from Tuesday to Sunday (from 9: 00 to 17:00) Admission fee: USD 3.75 Free admission on Sundays* (*Some restrictions may apply.)

Diego Rivera Mural Museum

Here you can see Diego Rivera’s mural Dream of a Sunday Afternoon in Alameda Park as well as photos and documents about the muralist’s life. http://www.mexicoescultura.com/recinto/53679/museo-mural-diego-rivera.html Colón s/n, esquina con Balderas Col. Centro Subway station: Hidalgo (lines 2 and 3) It is opened from Tuesday to Sunday (from 10:00 to 18:00) Admission fee: USD 3.75 Free admission on Sundays* (*Some restrictions may apply.)

Historical Downtown Tour

Go to “Tour” section
Trustworthy Travel Agencies
The agencies Turibus and Xanat offer very diverse and original tours within Mexico City and other interesting nearby cities. There are trips for all tastes and budgets: from a tour to a wrestling match (lucha libre) to a tour to one of Mexico’s “magic towns”. Turibus http://turibus.com.mx/?lg=en#1 Turismo Xanat https://www.turismoxanat.com/