Mendoza is a city located at the foothills of the Andes Mountains, in the heart of Argentina's wine country. The city boasts lovely architecture, plazas, and modern art museums. Search for cheap flights to Mendoza Airport (MDZ) on Skyscanner, where you can input your desired dates of travel to choose from the best deals. Mendoza Airport is just five miles north of the center of Mendoza. The official name of this airport is Governor Francisco Gabrielli International Airport. If your travel dates are flexible, you can find the cheapest month to travel this route on our site using our convenient search tools.
The Cheapest Times to Travel to Mendoza Airport
You can fly cheap to Mendoza Airport if you time your trip well. For instance, the airfare to Mendoza Airport from the US is cheapest during Argentina's spring (September-November) and autumn (March-May) months. In the fall, wine-harvesting season is nearing its end, the trees are turning color, and the evenings are cool. The first weekend in March is when the Via Blanca of the Queens Parade kicks off the Harvest Festival, followed by more parades, music, dancers and other festivals. During the springtime, everything is in bloom, with warmer daytime temperatures and sweet scents in the air. You can save about $200 off your airfare tickets if you travel to Mendoza Airport during these seasons. Keep track of when airfare to Mendoza Airport rise and fall with Skyscanner's free Price Alert tool before you book your flight.
Airlines That Fly to Mendoza Airport
Most airlines flying to Mendoza Airport from the US must make at least one stop before you continue on to your destination. The airlines that fly to Mendoza Airport with just one connecting flight on your journey include:
- Aerolineas Argentinas
- LATAM Airlines Brasil
- LATAM Airlines Group
- American Airlines
Most flights from the US to Mendoza Airport make a stop for a connecting flight in Panama City or Buenos Aires.
Mendoza Airport Information: What To Expect
Mendoza Airport is open daily from 9:00 am until 9:00 pm. Pick up a rental car at Mendoza Airport at the International Hall, where Alamo, Hertz, Avis, and Localiza have service desks. It's preferable to have a car to drive if you plan on exploring the wine roads and mountainsides. Parking is cheap and easy to find within the city at either parking meters or private lots.
There are taxi stands located at the airport, also. You can arrange for a car and private driver (remises) to take you where you wish to travel for about $15 an hour. The airport alerts travelers not to accept transport services offered orally by non-airport service staff for your own safety. The public bus system in Mendoza is excellent, with the #60 bus at the airport available to take travelers downtown for $1.20 from the main terminal access area.
Mendoza Airport Highlights
Visit Puro Chocolate shop in the Planta Alta Hall Publico section of the airport for a taste of the region's well-known chocolate candies. Duty free shops are located in the international arrivals and pre-boarding sectors.