Getting there & away
Puebla is 123km east of Mexico City by Hwy 150D (tolls total about M$100). East of Puebla, 150D continues to Orizaba (negotiating a cloudy, winding 22km descent from the 2385m-high Cumbres de Maltrata en route), Córdoba and Veracruz.
Aeropuerto Hermanos Serdán (PBC; 232-00-32; www.aeropuerto.puebla.com), 22km west of Puebla off Hwy 190, has daily flights to/from Guadalajara and Tijuana by Aero California, to/from Mexico City (except Sunday) and Monterrey (except Saturday) with Aeromar, and to/from Houston with Continental. It also has regular connections to Acapulco and Tijuana with Avolar.