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State of Puebla : useful info
 Page updated on 03.10.2015
 
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Are you looking for transportation, tourism offices, laundries, banks and ATM ? These are important when travelling !

Because of the continual development of Internet and the cybercafés, we won’t make a list of the cybercafés through Mexico. There are numerous everywhere. The cybercafés are cheaper than internet in hotels.

Area code : 222 + 7 digits

PUEBLA

Means of transportation

cuetzalines dances

Bus stations
4 km (3.5 miles) from the center of Puebla, there is a huge terminal called Capu (Central de Autobuses de Puebla), blvd Norte # 4222, (222) 249 72 11 :
There are many services such as restaurants, bars, lockers, internet, phone cards for sale, etc.. Each bus company has its own gates. You need to go to the company gate, and then look for the pier number. There are many departures to the center of Mexico – Terminal Oriente (Tapo), and departures every 20/30 min to Guadalajara, Acapulco, Oaxaca, Cuernavaca, Taxco, Jalapa, Poza Rica, Papantla, Veracruz. Departures every hour from 3 AM to 8 PM to the airport of Mexico City (fare : $210). Fare Puebla/Mexico : from $120 to $162 depending on the bus category (2012 fares).
To go to Cuetzalán, you have to leave from this terminal. The fare is $160.

 


   Above picture : cuetzalines dances



los Voladores in Puebla The company Estrella Roja offers a departure to Teotihuacán and the ex-convento de San Agustin Acolman every Sunday at 7:15 AM, from CAPU and back at 8 PM (fare : $295).

The taxis de sitios are yellow with the "capu" logo on the door. The fare is $80 from the Terminal to the Zócalo.

The company Estrella Roja which also services the capital and the airport of Mexico City has its own Terminal less off-centered than Capu, at 4 Poniente # 2110.
There are many departures from Mexico City airport from 0:30 AM and 11:59 PM. Log on to their website www.estrellaroja.com.mx or call : (222) 273 83 00, 01 800 712 22 84 or informacion@estrellaroja.com.mx

     Right picture : los Voladores in Puebla


Always ask about the departure terminal because Estrella Roja operates from both terminals.

 

museum Amparo in Puebla
To go to Cholula, the buses leave at the corner of the streets 13 Norte and 6 Poniente, every 10 minutes from 6:15 AM to 11:30 PM.

Left picture :Museum Amparo in Puebla

Rental cars
-  Hertz   232 31 99 (in Camino Real hotel)
- Budget, av. Juarez # 1914, very friendly welcome; agency without a sign. The staff gives nice tips, 232 91 08, budgetpue@giga.com
- Easy Rent a car, av. 43 Poniente # 718, 243 91 00.

Tourist Bus to visit the city: TURIBUS : it is the same service as in México City, Mérida and Veracruz : daily from 9 AM to 9 PM. Possibility to get up and down at any turibus stop sign. Turibus fare: MXN$100 per day and per person, MXN$130 for 2 consecutive days and $170 for 3 consecutive days - Half price for children - 4 to 12 years old. Call: 226 72 89 or log on to : www.turibus.com.mx.

Tourism offices
Office Secretary of Puebla state (governmental)
5 Oriente # 3 Colonia Centro Puebla, Puebla - (222) 246 20 44, 01 800 326 86 56 -    242 31 61, www.puebla.gob.mx or secretariat.turismo@puebla.gob.mx - Open daily from 9AM to 0800PM, except sunday at 200PM.

Municipal Tourism Office
Portal Hidalgo # 14, Centro Historico, (222) 246 18 90. Open daily 9AM-8PM on week days and 9AM-5PM on Saturdays and 9AM-3PM on Sundays, www.turismopuebla.gob.mx or turismo_pue@yahoo.com.mx. It organizes walking guided tours of the city from Tuesday to Saturday at 10 AM and 12 noon.

Tourist information Kiosk
Blvd. 5 de Mayo corner 6 Oriente - Open Tue-Sun from 9 AM to 5 PM.


Post-office : between the street 16 de Septiembre and the corner of 5 de Oriente, open Mon-Fri, 8 AM-5 PM and Sat 8 AM-1 PM.

Laundry : between 4 and 6 Poniente, open Mon-Sat, 9 AM-8 PM.

Banks, ATM and foreign exchange offices : By the Zócalo and on the boulevards or avenues close by. ATM Visa:

Map of Puebla city :

Map of Cholula city :

Map of the state :




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