Tepic travel guide

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You're Going to Love Tepic

With a population of 280,592, Tepic is the largest city in Nayarit, Mexico by the number of inhabitants. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. We recommend you stay at least 100 days in order to fully appreciate everything Tepic has to offer.

When to visit Tepic

Tepic in October
Estimated hotel price
C$ 83
1 night at 3-star hotel
Tepic in October
Estimated hotel price
C$ 83
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Tepic in June, when the average temperature is 23 °C, and the highest can go up to 29 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 8 °C, with an average temperature of 16 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in July, when precipitation is around 365 mm. In contrast, March is usually the driest month of the year in Tepic, with an average rainfall of 2 mm.

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How to Get to Tepic


When flying to Tepic, you’ll arrive at Tepic (TPQ), which is located 7 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to Tepic from Canada departs from Vancouver and takes around 16h 03m.


Another option to get to Tepic is to pick up a car rental from Puerto Vallarta, which is about 64 miles from Tepic. You’ll find branches of Europcar and MEXRENTACAR , among others, in Puerto Vallarta.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Tepic, including ACN Autobuses, Bus and Elite Select. From Santiago de Querétaro, the bus ride to Tepic takes 560 miles and will cost you around C$ 189. From Puebla City, the ticket costs about C$ 155 for a journey of 570 miles. The most popular bus station is Tepic Central bus station, located 1.0 mile from downtown Tepic. Tepic Mololoa is also a commonly used station, and is 0.7 miles from the city centre.

Airports near Tepic

Airlines serving Tepic

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British Airways
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Air France
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
Good (1,688 reviews)
Air Canada
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Singapore Airlines
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Alaska Airlines
Good (3,413 reviews)
Spirit Airlines
Good (3,222 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (448 reviews)
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Japan Airlines
Excellent (649 reviews)
Air Europa
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LATAM Airlines
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Qantas Airways
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American Airlines
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Where to stay in popular areas of Tepic

Most booked hotels in Tepic

Hotel Fray Junípero Serra
Excellent (9.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 117+
Fiesta Inn Tepic
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 83+
Eh Ejecutivo Urban Hotel
Good (7.4, Good reviews)
C$ 68+

Renting a car in Tepic

Expect to pay C$ 1.83 per litre in Tepic (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 21.89 and C$ 29.19. The most frequently booked car type in Tepic is Mini (Chevrolet Matiz or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Full-size rental cars (Volkswagen Jetta or similar) are, on average, 57% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.