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Ixtapa

Getting there & around

Private colectivo vans provide transportation from the airport to Ixtapa for M$100 per person, but not in the other direction. A taxi to the airport from Ixtapa costs M$120 to M$140.

There is no bus station within Ixtapa itself; the Central de Autobuses northwest of Zihuatanejo services both towns. Local buses run frequently between Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo from 5:30am to 11pm (15 minutes, M$7). In Ixtapa, buses stop along the main street in front of all hotels. In Zihuatanejo, buses depart from the corner of Juárez and Morelos. Buses marked ‘Zihua–Ixtapa–Playa Linda’ continue through Ixtapa to Playa Linda. A bus ride within Ixtapa costs M$4.50.

A taxi between Zihuatanejo and Ixtapa should be around M$50; always agree on a price before getting into a cab.