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I've been on many subway systems and Mexico City outshines quite a few in the U.S. and around the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Barnetjb123
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Many people have negative thoughts about the metro in Mexico City but it is really a great way to get around the city!!

Be smart when you use the metro. Don't flash a bunch of cash and be aware of your surroundings... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been on many subway systems and Mexico City outshines quite a few in the U.S. and around the world. For one: it's really cheap and affordable; two, it's clean except at the end of the day, but the next morning shining; three, it's safe,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

Everyone told me - including a Mexican local friend - not to use the Metro from the airport. Horror stories. What nonsense. Having just come from NYC, it's much nicer, with marble flooring, trains every 3 minutes without fail, and one-eleventh (yes, that's right, less...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 25 November 2018

Be smart when you use the metro. Don't flash a bunch of cash and be aware of your surroundings. The metro was built by the same company that built the metro in Paris. It's fast and easy to use. Fun experience and sure beats taxis...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

My husband was pickpocketed on the metro yesterday. Midday and was pushed onto the train going to the historical centre. We travel a lot and he has a zipper back pocket with a very small wallet. Luckily only a little cash and a cr card....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 437janiner
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Yes it’s busy. Yes there are a lot of people. Go with the flow. The system is fairly easy to navigate. Be prepared for rush hour. Person space is redefined. Be aware of the people around you. Never felt unsafe.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

Don't be afraid to use the Metro or the Metrobus system in Mexico City. Yes, be aware, but don't avoid using it. Think of it as an adventure, an experience in Mexico. The system is easy to use and understand. Never once did I go...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

I have lived in Mexico City for 8 months now, and I take the metro always because I dont have a lot of money. But for turists travelling with an okay amount of money - dont take the metro. I have been robbed with a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 662livg
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Just take one simple precaution, and you will have a great metro experience: go pickpocket-proof. If you have to carry a big camera around or a bunch of purses and bags, or if you can't think of any place to put your wallet than your...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank OrangeRambler
Reviewed 7 June 2018

I was pickpocketed on 5/25/2018 near the Pino Suarez station. The train was crowded when I went to board and the people behind me pushed everyone into the train. When I got off at Pino Suarez I realized my wallet was gone. The wallet was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank robertnorton
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We are pretty savvy travellers who are aware of dangers on public transport...carrying little stuff and having a firm grip on items....we read ok reviews about it so decided to go to the historical centre.......so unfortunately we have returned today after being robbed!....my partner and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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I bought a large map called Plano Ciudad de Mexico by Ediciones Independencia. It was VERY helpful: the Metro, the neighborhoods, parks, university, museums. Used it many times per day. Purchased at a large department store... More
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