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Airfares from $57 One Way, $179 Round Trip from Chicago to Mexico City

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More About Flying To Mexico City from Chicago

Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Mexico City

Origin Airport IATA Code CHI
Destination Airport IATA Code MEX
Distance 1689 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Frontier Airlines, Volaris, VivaAerobus, United Airlines, Aeromexico
Earliest Flight Arrival 9:31AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 9:15AM UTC

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Airports in Chicago

The city of Chicago is primarily served by two international airports. Travelers looking for low-fare flights from Chicago can use Orbitz.com to find flights from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare International Airport is located approximately 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located on the city's southwest side, approximately eight miles from Chicago's Loop. O'Hare serves as a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines, and Midway is a hub for Southwest Airlines.

Chicago Airport Parking

Daily, hourly, and valet parking are available at O'Hare. Rates vary from $2.00 to $10.00 per hour. An economy parking lot is also available at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Similar parking options and rates apply at Midway.

Chicago Airport Transportation

There are numerous transportation options for getting to and from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare can be accessed via regional trains, buses, and local mass transit lines. The CTA Blue Line offers a fast and convenient transportation option to and from this airport. Midway is served by the CTA Orange Line. Car rental services are available at both airports, and travelers can quickly book car rental services at either airport using Orbitz.com.

Chicago Airport Restaurants

Both O'Hare and Midway offer a variety of restaurant options for travelers. Restaurants located in both airports include Starbuck's Coffee, Chicago Style Hot Dogs, McDonald's, Auntie Anne's, Chili's, Cinnabon, and Dunkin Donuts, making it easy for visitors to grab a quick breakfast, snack, or meal. By using Orbitz.com, travelers can quickly and easily find low-fare flights from Chicago.

Airports in Mexico City

Finding convenient flights to Mexico City can be difficult because millions of people fly into and out of the area every year. Orbitz.com can help you find budget-friendly flights, because the site has the lowest prices available online. The Mexico City Airport, also known as the Benito Juárez International Airport, is the largest and most popular airport in the area because it is less than four miles from the city. The airport's two terminals service major airlines such as Alaska Airlines, TAM Airlines, and United Airlines. Traffic at the airport is often heavily congested, so you should make sure to give yourself plenty of time when commuting to the airport for your flight.

Transportation from the Airport

Terminal 1 has a metro station, which gives you access to the underground subway. This subway makes numerous stops around the city, including stops at some of the top hotels. The Metrobus opened in 2012 and drives visitors from the airport to downtown Mexico City. Rental cars and taxis are also available at the airport. A rental car will cost approximately $30 or more per day, while taxis can cost $10 or more for a one-way trip to the downtown area. Subway and bus rides are much cheaper at around $5 or less per ride.

Weather in Mexico City

Warm temperatures are common in Mexico City, with temperatures easily reaching 90 to 100 degrees F during the summer months. The winter is much colder, and you might experience temperatures below freezing. Heavy rainfall is also common during the summer.

Top Tourist Spots

There are several amusement parks in Mexico City, including Six Flags Mexico and La Feria Chapultepec Magico. Orbitz.com has discounts available for some of these attractions. After you start your search for flights to Mexico City, use Orbitz as a trip planner to help you find more fun things to do.

Flights from Chicago to Mexico City - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Chicago to Mexico City now?

Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor will help you with questions about quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when flying from Chicago to Mexico City.

Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Mexico City?

You can fly directly from Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Mexico City Intl. Airport (MEX), so get set to kiss those time-consuming flight connections goodbye. Enjoy a trouble-free trip with one of the 4 air carriers that offer nonstop services. Popular choices include:

  • Aeromexico
  • Volaris
  • United Airlines
  • VivaAerobus
What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Mexico City?

Jetting from Midway Intl. Airport (MDW) to MEX will take you at least 5 hours and 5 minutes. Indulge in a tipple and get stuck into that book — here's your chance to simply relax.

What airlines fly from Chicago to Mexico City most frequently?

Feed your wanderlust and take off with one of the following carriers that fly most frequently from Chicago to Mexico City: Aeromexico - (AM) with 47 flights every month Volaris - (Y4) with 43 flights every month United Airlines - (UA) with 30 flights every month VivaAerobus - (VB) with 8 flights every month

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Mexico City?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Mexico City have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Mexico City with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Mexico City without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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