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For most of America during the month of November, we’re pulling out our snow shovels, stacking wood and dreading the winter months to come; especially those on the west coast who have been bombarded with tales of the forthcoming El Nino (a.k.a. snowy, wet, cold) weather patterns.

It’s the time of the year when snowbirds of the north fly south … and why shouldn’t we?

This winter, shove your shovel back in the shed and make plans to head to sunny San Miguel de Allende for a warm and wonderful winter escape.

Thanks to recent improvements in air line scheduling, getting to San Miguel from some of the America’s top gateways is getting easier every year.

San Miguel is in Guanajuato state, about 170 miles northwest of Mexico City. There are frequent flights from the U.S. to León-El Bajio Airport, about an 80-minute drive from San Miguel via taxi, hotel van, or shuttle service (reserve a shuttle at

To help you find the best route for what will be one of the best winter vacations you will ever plan and enjoy, we’ve made it easier for you already by offering this list of airports that fly into the León-El Bajio Airport.

And to help you have a true vacation, don’t forget to book your lodging in San Miguel as well!


Variety of airlines:

Los Angeles, International (LAX) 
Mexico City, Juarez International (MEX)
Monterrey, Gen Mariano Escobedo (MTY)
Oakland, Metropolitan Oak Intl (OAK)
Tijuana, General A. L. Rodriguez Intl (TIJ)

Mexicana Airlines

Morelia (MLM) 
Chicago, O’Hare International (ORD)
San Jose, Mineta San Jose International (SJC)
Sacramento, International (SMF)
Zacatecas, La Calera (ZCL)

Volaris Airlines

Hermosillo, Gen Pesqueira Garcia (HMO)
Mazatlan, Gen Rafael Buelna (MZT)
San Jose Cabo, Los Cabos (SJD)

American Airlines

Dallas, Ft Worth Intl (DFW)

Canjet Airlines

Montreal, International (YUL)