Cheap Flights To Mexico City (MEX)

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Cheap Flights to Mexico City from $41 One Way, $77 Round Trip

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Mexico City
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Volaris, Aeromexico, Viva Aerobus
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Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Mexico City?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor has the updates you need about current quarantine policies, travel advice and other crucial information for your flight to Mexico City.
If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
Before purchasing your tickets, have a read through your selected airline’s terms and conditions. This should help with questions relating to COVID-19 and changes to your flight. For further details, visit our handy Customer Service Portal.
Which airlines fly to Mexico City?
You can pick from 20 airlines that service Mexico City Intl. Airport (MEX), the leading airport in the city. With all those options, you’re certain to walk away with a fabulous deal. Here are some of the preferred international airlines that’ll get you to Mexico City — and then exploring every part of this city:

  • Aeromexico - 1,401 flights to Mexico City per month
  • Volaris - 282 flights to Mexico City per month
  • United Airlines - 239 flights to Mexico City per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Mexico City?
Mexico City Intl. Airport (MEX) is the city’s only airport, so the only thing you’ll need to make a decision about will be the window seat or the aisle seat. Downtown Mexico City is around 3 miles away and where many visitors begin their adventure.
How much is a flight to Mexico City?
Fares for round-trip flights dropped as low as $77 this past week to Mexico City, and rose to a high of $288. Jet-setters journeying out of Tijuana (TIJ) managed to land one-way tickets starting from just $41.
How to book the cheapest flight to Mexico City?
Using Orbitz, you’ll find some of the most amazing flight deals around from a terrific range of airlines. But if you’d love to increase your likelihood of landing cheap flights to Mexico City, here are a few pointers to consider:

  • Departing from or arriving at nearby airports may be more affordable. Enter your preferred departure and arrival airports. Next, select the ‘Nearby airports’ function below the form fields to see what your options are.
  • Similarly, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ link to view the prices on days either side of your chosen departure. It’s possible to pick up cheaper flight deals if your dates are flexible.
  • Hit ‘Show options’ to fine tune your search results. You can pick your preferred seating class and airline here. Under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left, you can even select whether you’d like to fly in the morning, afternoon or evening.
  • The early bird catches the most rewarding savings, so book as soon as you’ve worked out your travel dates. The most affordable fares are quick to sell out and prices generally rise as the departure date nears.
  • Save even more on your vacation by bundling your flights, hotels and car rental into an Orbitz package. Your bank account will thank you.
  • Flying during busier seasons can mean costly airfares. Try to travel outside of popular periods, such as Thanksgiving, New Year’s Eve and Easter.

How long is a flight to Mexico City?
It depends where you’re beginning your adventure. This list of top domestic routes to Mexico City and their flight times will give you some idea of how long you’ll be up in the air:

  • Cancun, Quintana Roo (CUN-Cancun Intl.) to Mexico City Intl. Airport (MEX) - 2 hours and 30 minutes
  • Guadalajara, Jalisco (GDL-Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Intl.) to Mexico City Intl. Airport (MEX) - 1 hour and 37 minutes
  • Monterrey, Nuevo Leon (MTY-General Mariano Escobedo Intl.) to Mexico City Intl. Airport (MEX) - 1 hour and 47 minutes

What is the best time to book a flight to Mexico City?
Snap up a bargain and secure your seats to Mexico City in January. If you’ve missed this month, don’t worry. February and August often have low airfares as well. Make sure you don’t sleep on a sale though — cheap flights pop up and vanish in the blink of an eye!
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Mexico City?
If you’re after low-cost fares to Mexico City, the best days to make a booking are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. With Orbitz (and some good timing!), a fabulous flight deal will be all yours.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Mexico City?
Based on Orbitz data from 2020, Monday is normally the best day to nab cheap flights to Mexico City. Tuesday also has wallet-friendly airfares, whereas Saturday has the most expensive ticket rates. Even though flying out at the weekend may be easier to organize, you’ll have more money to play with if you head out at the start of the week.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Mexico City?
You can jet for less in August. This is generally an excellent month to take off if you’re looking for cheap flights to Mexico City, Orbitz data shows. The least affordable time to take off is June, so avoid this month if you’re watching your pennies.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
When searching for your Mexico City flights on Orbitz, click on “Filter by flexible change policies.” This filter will quickly find all the carriers offering free cancellation within 24 hours of booking and no change fees. Relax knowing that if things change, your reservation can too.
What do I need for the flight to Mexico City?
Whether you’re a regular flyer or it’s your first time in the air, it’s always great to be prepared when traveling. Here are several tips and things to bear in mind:

  • Make sure you’ve packed your travel papers and identification. For international journeys, you’ll need to take your passport. When booking your tickets, always use the same details that are listed on your current ID.
  • Fill your carry-on bag with snacks and things to keep you busy and you’ll happily pass the time on this medium-haul flight. If you get the chance, jump on the airport’s Wi-Fi and save your favorite playlist or podcast to your phone or tablet before take off.
  • Regardless what the weather is like, plane cabins can often get chilly. Bring an extra layer on your journey to stay warm and comfy.

How many direct flights are there to Mexico City?
There are 1,242 direct flights each month to Mexico City. When it comes to airlines that will fly you there, you have loads of options. Aeromexico, Volaris and VivaAerobus are some of the most well-known. United Airlines, American Airlines and Aeromar are a few other dependable carriers that offer nonstop services.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Mexico City?
There are ways of booking business or first-class airfares to Mexico City that won’t burn a hole through your wallet. Find a seat at the front of the plane for less with these great tips:

  • Be flexible with your travel dates and hold out for sales on first or business-class airfares.
  • Budget airlines offer business-class seating at a fraction of the normal price. Ditch the full-service carriers and consider these cheaper options.
  • Bid for an upgrade in online auctions (if available) or upgrade your ticket with your frequent flyer points.

How to get into Mexico City from the airport?
Arrange a Mexico City Intl. Airport (MEX) car rental at Mexico City Intl. Airport (MEX) with one of the two reliable outlets on-site, Sixt or NÜ Car Rentals. Central Mexico City is around 3 miles away to the west of MEX. After filing off the plane, simply collect your ride and cruise there in comfort. Public transportation and taxis are two other ways to travel into the city center. Spend a day or two exploring Mexico City on foot, then venture further afield with one of our Mexico City car rentals located downtown.
What is the best time to go to Mexico City?
You’ll have loads of fun whatever time of the year you visit Mexico City, but are the most popular months. Like to fill your itinerary with loads of warm-weather experiences? Book your getaway around June 20. This is when summertime starts in the Northern Hemisphere. Expect the mercury to hover between 55undefined and 75undefined during this time of year.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

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Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.