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
Means of transportation
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,
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Always ask about
the departure terminal because Estrella Roja operates from both
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.
232 31 99 (in Camino Real hotel)
- Budget, av. Juarez # 1914,
very friendly welcome; agency without a sign. The staff gives nice
232 91 08, email@example.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 :
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
- 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
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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