Nogales is one of the most important and accessible border cities in Mexico, each day,
hundreds of tourists cross the border from Nogales AZ to shop, eat traditional food, and to
have a small taste of Mexican culture. Due to this accessibility, Nogales has become a
favorite destination to find all kinds of medical attention at exceptional prices, and with
our help, you can find exactly the services that you deserve.
One of the great things about Nogales it that it offers many options to move around the
city, you can easily cross the border in your car and use it to drive around to your
destination, or you can decide to park in the US side of the border and then walk over the
international bridge to take a stroll across town before heading to your appointment.
Just two blocks away from the international bridge is Morelos Passage one of the must-see
stops in Nogales; a pedestrian-friendly alleyway full of small businesses, street vendors
with a wide variety of ceramic, leather, and metal handicraft along with traditional and
delicious Mexican dishes.
The month of May brings with it La Feria de las Flores, during which the plazas fill up with
music, parades, artisans, sporting competitions, fair trade games, and all of the Antojitos
Mexicanos you could ask for.
The warm evenings of Nogales are perfect to take a stroll around town, this way you’ll get
to see the Mexican Culture coming alive before your eyes, like the first Catholic church
built in the city, La Parroquia de la Purisima Concepcion, or in Nogales Museum of Art,
which houses a great variety of temporary exhibits, but the museum itself is a work of art,
showcasing its impressive and modern architecture.
Nogales is a fun and vibrant place that has something to offer to everyone, here you can
make a business, shop, get amazing deals in handicraft, and now, find a selection of the
best clinics in the region. Nogales is waiting for you.
You can pay with US dollars, Credit/Debit cards on most restaurants and establishments. If
you pay with cash the exchange rate will be lower, it’s better to visit a foreign exchange
agency, a bank or an ATM to turn your currency into Mexican pesos.
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Nogales general information
*Main tourist attractions points and our suggested places.
Information about Embassies, Consulates or Consular Agencies for U.S. and Canadian citizens.
In case of emergency or general assistance to citizens traveling in Mexico please contact
the nearest embassy, consulate or consular agency.
U.S. Consulate in Los Nogales
Las Tiendas de Palmilla L-B221, Km. 27.5 Carretera Transpeninsular San José del Cabo, Baja
California Sur C.P. 23406
Your stay in Nogales will be a safe experience; here you can park your car in one of the
secure parking lots, which have prices ranging from $4 - $8 USD per day. Hundreds of
tourists travel to the city every day, so fell safe to walk around and enjoy your visit,
just remember to take the same precautions that you would in a new city.
Crossing the border
Approximate time to cross the border at peak hours (4pm-6pm)
Mariposa Port of Entry
Centro Port of Entry
Mariposa Port of Entry
Vehicle:30 min. Pedestrian:2 min. US Fee:-
Centro Port of Entry
Vehicle:25 min. Pedestrian:15 min. US Fee:-
Arriving by land
After you cross the border, you will find a great cellphone reception to help you move
around. If you wish to drive your car, remember that you will need to check with your
insurance provider to see if they cover you in Mexico, you will also need to carry a valid
driver’s license with you.
You can park in one of the many parking lots available on the US side of the border for the
price of $8 or $10 dollars per day, but there are some shuttle buses that can take you
across the border for a small fee.
Distance to Nogales, Son. (Approx.)
Tucson - 61 miles
Chandler - 146 miles
Mesa - 156 miles
Phoenix - 160 miles
Glendale - 169 miles
How to move around the city
Nogales is a really easy city to drive in, but you can also request a taxi, an Uber, or use
private transportation if you wish to.
You will need to acquire a temporary import permit if you wish to drive more than 20 or 30
kilometers south from the border, to get it you have to visit the customs office and pay a
fee and a deposit.
Arriving by air
You have the choice of two airports, the one in Nogales, Son. or in Tucson, AZ.
The airport in Nogales, Son. offers shuttles and taxi services, but you can request an Uber,
the driver might ask you to move one block away from the entrances but don’t worry, this is