Culiacan International Airport

Bachigualato Federal International Airport (CUL)


Culiacan International is located approximately nine miles (14km) southwest of the centre of Culiacan city.

Getting to the city

Visitors should arrange collection with their hotel, take a taxi or to hire a car from one of the reputable car rental companies located in the airport as there is no public transport from the airport.


GMT -7 (GMT -6 between the first Sunday in April and the second last Saturday in October).

Car rental

A variety of rental cars are available for hire from desks on the lower floor of the main terminal building. The companies found their include Advantage, Aga, Alamo, Europcar, Budget, Hertz and Payless.

Airport Taxis

Authorised taxi companies Aero Gris and Autotransportistas Fernando Amilpa service the airport. Tickets are available from a kiosk on the lower floor of the main terminal building.


Facilities at the airport include a small grocery store, vending machines, a shoeshine, a bar, magazine stands, fashion stores, crafts and souvenirs, a gift shop, currency exchange and a broad range of restaurants. Banamex and HSBC ATMS are located on the lower level of the main terminal building.


The parking lot is located directly opposite the main terminal building. The first hour of parking costs MXN24. After that, the cost goes up in increments of MXN6 per every 15 minutes, to a maximum of MXN240 per day. Payment can be made with cash or credit card, and is done at an automated machine at the parking lot exit.



Culiacan International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.