FAB24 Mexico


As you prepare to join us for FAB24 México, please be sure to review the following recommendations and checklists to ensure a smooth arrival.

A magical adventure awaits you in Puebla!

Set against a majestic backdrop of mist-ringed volcanoes and sprawling valleys dotted with colorful cacti, the 10 pueblos mágicos (magical towns) of Puebla are a nature-lover's playground. Featuring lagoons, waterfalls, hiking trails, national parks, and the expansive Tehuacán-Cuicatlán biosphere reserve, opportunities for outdoor adventure are seemingly endless here.

Designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987, the historic center of Puebla, is an architectural gem constructed of domes, towers, bells, and the iconic artisanal talavera tiles. Museums and cultural centers abound in this area. And, of course, Puebla’s gastronomical delights—recognized by UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity—are proudly offered throughout the region, to the delight of food lovers from around the world.

Have a look at these helpful resources as you prepare for your trip to Puebla:

Book an experience!

We have partnered with Tiptours agency to make it possible for you to reserve a tour or experience in Puebla; you can do so by visiting the following website:

Travel Checklist

  • Get your FAB24 Conference ticket here.
  • Confirm whether you need a visa; if so, please reach out to the Mexican embassy in your locality, either online or in-person.
  • Book your flight for the appropriate final destination, depending on your level of participation: Ciudad de México - CDMX, Puebla or Cancún.
  • Book your accommodation, choosing from the recommendations listed here.
  • The weather in Puebla is typically mild and pleasant. However, it is recommended to check the weather conditions of other locations in Mexico and plan accordingly to ensure you have appropriate attire for all destinations.
  • Please conduct research on transportation options to facilitate your travel across Mexico, if necessary.
  • Make sure you are part of our FAB24 WhatsApp group to stay connected. You can request access by reaching us at fabevents[at]fabfoundation.org.

Additional details:


It is important to note that over 130 countries require a visa for travel to Mexico. Carefully review the list of required documentation to ensure all necessary paperwork is in order.

Countries that need a visa
Countries that DON'T need a visa

For accurate and up-to-date information regarding visa requirements, contact the Mexican embassy in your area, either through their online platform or in person. They are the official source for visa information.

The only online visa option provided by Mexican authorities is the SAE (Sistema de Autorización Electrónica), which is exclusively available for citizens of Russia, Ukraine, and Turkey. Further details on the application process can be found on this website.

Flights & Ground Transportation

While there are numerous international airports in Mexico, the following suggestions serve as a helpful guide. Please select the travel option that best suits your itinerary and requirements.

For ease of travel, we recommend Puebla International Airport as your primary arrival point when visiting Mexico. Alternatively, Mexico City International Airport (CDMX) can be used, with a convenient bus service available for a comfortable 3-hour journey to Puebla. Wait times for flights from CDMX to Puebla range from 4 to 7 hours.

Various bus options, such as Estrella Roja or ADO Bus, are available for transportation from CDMX to Puebla. It is recommended to book these services online and ensure your destination in Puebla is specified as Paseo Destino Terrapuerto.

If flying into other major Mexican cities, such as Cancún, Guadalajara, Mérida, or Monterrey, the approximate flight times to Puebla are as follows:

  • 2 hours and 30 minutes from Cancún
  • 2 hours from Mérida
  • 1 hour and 40 minutes from Monterrey.
  • 1 hour and 30 minutes from Guadalajara

We suggest utilizing transportation apps such as Uber and DIDI for navigating Puebla or any Mexican city. Additionally, local taxi services are available; however, it is important to note that communication may be limited to Spanish.


The average daily temperature in in July and August typically ranges from 25°C (77°F) in central areas like Mexico City and Puebla to 35°C (95°F) in coastal areas, such as Cancún and Puerto Vallarta. Locations on the coast tend to be more humid with slightly higher temperatures, while inland cities, like Mexico City, can be cooler due to their higher elevation.

Get Ready!

You are one step closer to joining the #FabLabNetwork in Puebla for FAB24 México. Please remember to reserve your accommodation using our recommended options, familiarize yourself with the local cuisine options, and feel free to join our WhatsApp group by sending a request to fabevents[at]fabfoundation.org.