Invest Jalisco

Jalisco is

Is the best connected
Is your flight to success
Has the best logistics platform, infrastructure and services
  • Jalisco is one of the best connected regions in the country with the most efficient network of roads and railroads in Mexico.
  • Jalisco has a railroad network that offers safe and fast connections to main national and international destinations.

Guadalajara has modern interconnection services between cities with adequate routes for transporting goods. The distance by railroad to Mexico’s other main cities is also very short, only 600 km to Mexico City and 1,400 km to Monterrey. Jalisco has some important projects that will improve our already privileged location:
• Expansion of the highway Manzanillo – Guadalajara.
• Expansion of the highway Guadalajara – Puerto Vallarta.

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  • Jalisco connects you by sea to any destination.
  • It is located between two of the most important ports of the country: Manzanillo and Lázaro Cárdenas.

Jalisco’s capital is 300 km from the Port of Manzanillo, which:
• Is three hours away by highway.
• Has 35 sea transportation lines and it maintains commercial relationships with 57 ports in exports and 67 in imports focus on containerized cargo.

The exit to the Pacific through Lázaro Cárdenas Port is around 500 km away and approximately 1000 km from the Atlantic through the Port of Veracruz.

  • Jalisco has 2 international airports that offer direct or connecting flights to any destination
  • More than 240 international cargo flights per month depart to various destinations.

• The first airport is located in Guadalajara; it is the second largest cargo airport in Mexico and fifth in Latin America because of its export and import infrastructure.
• The second airport is in Puerto Vallarta, the most important beach tourist center in the state.

The total passengers in 2018 were around 14 million. The operations register more than 2,200 international flights. Guadalajara’s airport has 23 direct flights to main destinations in the USA with flights that are an average of four hours long. It offers connecting flights to the most important airports in the United States (Los Angeles, Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, Louisville, Lovington, Memphis, Chicago and Huntsville, among others).

  • The best logistics platform, infrastructure and services at the Guadalajara airport

it is the most modern in Mexico and the second most important in Latin America.

This platform offers solutions for all different types of companies. It has a range of storage facilities, crossed-platform services, domestic distribution, intermodal and air transportation, two cold storage chambers, etc.

Jalisco has a logistics center with strategic infrastructure and an intermodal loading terminal, customs and all necessary services.

  • There are 58 industrial areas

including industrial zones, parks and condominiums, such as Guadalajara’s Software Center.

Among these, Jalisco has “Colinas de Lagos” a park that will promote industrial activity in the city of Lagos de Moreno, located right in the middle of the Bajío Zone, which is the Mexican Automotive Corridor.

The roads link Jalisco to Mexico City and to other important industrial centers such as Monterrey, Saltillo, Torreón, Querétaro, León, Salamanca, San Luis Potosí, as well as to other destinations in the northwest, center and south of the country.

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The perfect geography for all kinds of entrepreneurial projects.

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Economy and Innovation

Around 3,000 foreign companies have trusted in Jalisco to establish their investment.