Toluca travel guide

Toluca Tourism | Toluca Guide

You're Going to Love Toluca

With a population of 505,881, Toluca is a must-see destination in Mexico State, Mexico.

Where to Eat in Toluca

If you’re looking for affordable options, Ciátro Gourmet (Andrés Quintana Roo 210 Col. La Merced) and Nostro Caffe (Av. Venustiano Carranza 1103 Col Cipres) are great picks.

When to visit Toluca

Toluca in December
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Toluca in December
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Toluca in May, when the average temperature is 16 °C, and the highest can go up to 24 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 1 °C, with an average temperature of 10 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in July, when precipitation is around 154 mm. In contrast, December is usually the driest month of the year in Toluca, with an average rainfall of 7 mm.

Data provided by weatherbase
Celcius (°C)
Data provided by weatherbase

How to Get to Toluca


When flying to Toluca, you’ll arrive at Mexico City Toluca Intl (TLC), which is located 11 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Toluca from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 18h 10m.


AccesRail is the only carrier operating train routes to Toluca.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Toluca, including Autobuses Unidos, Bus and PrimeraPlus. From Puebla City, the bus ride to Toluca takes 121 km and will cost you around $29. From Santiago de Querétaro, the ticket costs about $37 for a journey of 266 km. Toluca’s bus station is located 1.8 km from the city centre.

Airlines serving Toluca

Good (3,657 reviews)
Good (671 reviews)
British Airways
Good (3,395 reviews)
Good (802 reviews)
Good (4,161 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,059 reviews)
Air France
Good (820 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,222 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,181 reviews)
Excellent (1,796 reviews)
Good (1,398 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (396 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (3,964 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (751 reviews)
Good (992 reviews)
Good (950 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (316 reviews)
Good (1,602 reviews)
Excellent (362 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (587 reviews)
Show more

Where to stay in popular areas of Toluca

Most booked hotels in Toluca

Fiesta Inn Toluca Aeropuerto
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Toluca
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
Capital O Quinta Del Rey Express, Toluca
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
One Toluca Aeropuerto
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
Radisson Hotel Del Rey Toluca
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)

Hiring a car in Toluca

Expect to pay $2.39 per litre in Toluca (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $28.58 and $38.10. The most frequently booked car type in Toluca is Compact (Chevrolet Aveo Sedan or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Class Economy Car or similar) is, on average, 64% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.