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Nuevo Laredo

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Nuevo Laredo is a city of 355,827 located in Tamaulipas, Mexico, right across the border from the smaller Laredo, Texas. The twin cities are collectively referred to as Los Dos Laredos.

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By car[edit]

From Mexico:

  • Tamaulipas / Nuevo Leon Sate Highway 1 starts in Nuevo Laredo and runs through Anahuac and ends in Monterrey.

From the United States:

  • Via International Bridges located in Laredo, Texas. Bridge 1 is the smaller bridge downtown, used largely for local traffic. Bridge 2 is the large bridge at the terminus of Interstate 35. Bridge 3 is the "International Commerce Bridge" and used only by trucks. An alternative to the Laredo bridges is to use the Colombia bridge, about 20km northwest of Laredo.

By airplane[edit]

  • Quetzalcóatl International Airport (IPA: [ketsalˈkoː.aːtɬ]) (IATA: NLD, ICAO: MMNL) is an international airport located in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. It is situated near the U.S.-Mexico border border that handles national and international air traffic for the city of Nuevo Laredo. Four daily direct flights to and from Mexico City are available.


  • Laredo International Airport[1] (IATA: LRD, ICAO: KLRD) is a public airport located 3 mi (4.8 km) northeast of Nuevo Laredo located in Laredo, Texas. The airport has scheduled direct flights to Dallas/Fort Worth (80 minutes) and Houston (80 minutes) and Las Vegas (165 minutes) via American Eagle, Continental Express, Allegiant.

By bus[edit]

  • Mexico City. Direct buses leave from, and depart for, Mexico City frequently with Grupo Senda. Bookings can be made online [2].  edit

Get around[edit]

  • By car, taxi, city buses, or on foot.

See[edit][add listing]

There are plazas and monuments can be found throughout the city. Most visitors focus on shopping and strolling the streets of Vicente Guerrero and Ignacio Zaragoza. You may also see Los Tecolotes de Nuevo Laredo (Mexican Professional Baseball League) game. You may also see a play or a broadway style show in the Centro Cultural.

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  • Los Tecolotes de Nuevo Laredo bring AAA-level Mexican League Baseball to Nuevo Laredo from March through the end of July. Games are held at Parque La Junta. The schedule is online. [3]
  • Enjoy a show at the Centro Cultural Nuevo Laredo[4] Events
  • The Plaza de Toros "Lauro Luis Longoria" in Nuevo Laredo attracts international bullfighting talent.[5], Address: Ave. Monterrey No. 411, +52-867-712-7192

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • Mexican handmade arts, crafts, and pottery in Vicente Guerrero Ave located in downtown Nuevo Laredo.

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Cadillac Bar, Matamoros 304, +52 (867) 713-15-25. The ultimate Nuevo Laredo casual party bar, since 1926. Great place for a casual family meal. Excellent chicken and seafood, but they do a mean cabrito as well. $20-30.  edit
  • El Taco Tote, Ave. Campeche #2804 C.P. 88000 Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, México, +52 (867) 714-0100, [6]. 7:00 A.M. a 3:00 A.M..  edit
  • El Rancho Su Majestad el Taco, Avenida Vicente Guerrero #2134 - C.P. 88209 Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, México, +52 (867) 714-8753, 714-8018, 715-4666, [7]. Sunday to Thursday 7:00 A.M. a 2:00 A.M. Friday 7:00 A.M. a 3:00 A.M. Saturday 7:00 A.M. a 4:00 A.M. Buffet of Breakfasts: 7:00 A.M. a 11:30 A.M..  edit

Drink[edit][add listing]

Day / Nightlife is abundant in downtown Nuevo Laredo in Vicente Guerrero Ave. It is filled with bars, clubs and restaurants.

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Hilton Garden Inn Nuevo Laredo, Av. Reforma 5102 Col. Lagos, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico 88290, +52-867-7114600, [8].  edit
  • Royal Crowne Plaza Hotel, Av. Reforma 3500, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico 88260, +52-867-7116200 (fax: +52-867-711-6206), [9].  edit
  • Fiesta Inn, Av. Reforma No. 5530 Col. Lagos Nuevo Laredo, Mexico 88290, +52-867-711-4444 (fax: +52-867-711-4440), [11].  edit

Stay safe[edit]

Like many other Mexican border cities, Nuevo Laredo has a high crime rate. Most crime in Nuevo Laredo is related to the drug trade across the American-Mexican border.

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Consulates[edit]

  • Us-flag.png United States, 3330 Allende St, Col Jardin, +52 867 714-0512, [12].  edit

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