Mendoza travel guide

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You're Going to Love Mendoza

With a population of 876.884, Mendoza is the largest city in Mendoza, Argentina by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Mendoza has to offer.

When to visit Mendoza

Mendoza in May
Estimated hotel price
$233
1 night at 3-star hotel
Mendoza in May
Estimated hotel price
$233
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Mendoza in January, when the average temperature is 25 °C, and the highest can go up to 32 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is June, when it can get as cold as 3 °C, with an average temperature of 8 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in January, when precipitation is around 48 mm. In contrast, June is usually the driest month of the year in Mendoza, with an average rainfall of 4 mm.

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How to Get to Mendoza

Plane

When flying to Mendoza, you’ll arrive at Mendoza El Plumerillo (MDZ), which is located 8 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Mendoza from Australia departs from Sydney and takes around 21h 05m.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Mendoza, including Andesmar, CATA Internacional and 20 de Junio. From Santiago, the bus ride to Mendoza takes 676 km and will cost you around $68. From Cordoba, the ticket costs about $106 for a journey of 1040 km. The most popular bus station is Mendoza central bus station, located 1.5 km from the city centre of Mendoza. Mendoza Av. Bartolomé Mitre 2201 is also a commonly used station, and is 1.8 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Mendoza, you’ll arrive at Mendoza El Plumerillo (MDZ), which is located 8 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Mendoza from Australia departs from Sydney and takes around 21h 05m.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Mendoza, including Andesmar, CATA Internacional and 20 de Junio. From Santiago, the bus ride to Mendoza takes 676 km and will cost you around $68. From Cordoba, the ticket costs about $106 for a journey of 1040 km. The most popular bus station is Mendoza central bus station, located 1.5 km from the city centre of Mendoza. Mendoza Av. Bartolomé Mitre 2201 is also a commonly used station, and is 1.8 km from the city centre.

Airlines serving Mendoza

KLM
Good (848 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,612 reviews)
Air France
Good (981 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,596 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,454 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,893 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (721 reviews)
Aeromexico
Good (809 reviews)
Air Europa
Good (332 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
Good (980 reviews)
Copa Airlines
Good (776 reviews)
GOL
Good (692 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,789 reviews)
Aerolineas Argentinas
Excellent (537 reviews)
JetSMART
Good (88 reviews)
Sky Airline
Good (59 reviews)
Flybondi
Good (152 reviews)
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Where to stay in Mendoza

From 5-star hotels such as the Diplomatic Hotel to great affordable options like the Condor Suites Apart Hotel, Mendoza offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around $93 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $212 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Mora Hostel and Abril Hotel Boutique. There are also lots of holiday rental options in Mendoza, with prices from $9 to $556 per night. City Centre is the neighbourhood with the highest amount of rentals to choose from. On average, holiday rentals in Mendoza are about 33% cheaper than a hotel room in the city.

Where to stay in popular areas of Mendoza

Most booked hotels in Mendoza

Diplomatic Hotel
5 stars
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
$314+
Park Hyatt Mendoza Hotel Casino & Spa
5 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
$337+
Sheraton Mendoza Hotel
5 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
$286+
Mod Hotels Mendoza
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
$134+
ibis Mendoza
3 stars
Good (7.4, Good reviews)
$72+
Hotel Cordon Del Plata
3 stars
Good (7, Good reviews)
$59+

Hiring a car in Mendoza

Hiring a car in Mendoza costs $95 per day, on average, or $284 if you want to hire it for 3 days.

Expect to pay $1.62 per litre in Mendoza (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $19.39 and $25.86. The most frequently booked car type in Mendoza is Full-size (Chevrolet Spin or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Renault Logan or similar) is, on average, 61% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Hiring a car in Mendoza costs $95 per day, on average, or $284 if you want to hire it for 3 days.

Expect to pay $1.62 per litre in Mendoza (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $19.39 and $25.86. The most frequently booked car type in Mendoza is Full-size (Chevrolet Spin or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Renault Logan or similar) is, on average, 61% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Car hire agencies in Mendoza

Europcar

Europcar

Hertz

Hertz
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