Cheap Flight Deals From Mexico City (MEX) to Chicago (CHI) Starting at $130

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Airfares from $130 One Way, $241 Round Trip from Mexico City to Chicago

Prices starting at $241 for return flights and $130 for one-way flights to Chicago were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

More About Flying To Chicago from Mexico City

Route Information for Flights from Mexico City to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA Code MEX
Destination Airport IATA Code CHI
Distance 1689 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Volaris, VivaAerobus, Aeromexico, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 9:57AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 4:40AM UTC

Cheap Flights from Mexico City to Chicago

Flights from Mexico City

Mexico City provides a stunning blend of modern and traditional Mexican life. When you're flying on cheap flights from Mexico City with Orbitz.com, you'll be travelling from the Benito Juarez International Airport. The airport is approximately 8 miles from the city center, and offers flights to cities across North America, South America and Asia. Aeromexico's central hub is located at the airport's main address, Cap. Piloto Aviador Carlos León, Peñón de Los Baños, along with international airlines including Air Canada, Air France, Alaskan Air, American Airlines and British Airways.

Parking at the Airport

Long-term parking is available at off-site locations for a fee that varies by location. Each of these sites provides shuttle bus service to and from the airport itself. Guests looking to drop off flyers or park for a short term can use the parking garages located at the airport's two terminals. Parking charges at the terminals range from 25 to 50 Mexican pesos per hour, or approximately $2 to $4.

Mexico City Airport Transportation

Transportation to the airport is available through taxi services, the local subway and the city bus. Taxi services charge by time and distance, and rates from the city center typically run up to approximately 100 pesos, or $8. The subway provides quick access to the city center with continuing routes to other parts of Mexico City, and each metro ticket costs a mere 3 pesos. The subway can be extremely crowded during the busy morning and evening hours. Bus service is available from outlying cities to the airport, with fees varying based on your destination. Let Orbitz.com be your planner when you are looking to budget travel expenses along with your accommodations and flights.

Dining Options at the Airport

Dining options at the airport range from standard fast-food fare, including burgers and smoothies, to traditional Mexican cuisines. Restaurants are located near the small rail service that links the two terminals of the airport, and prices range from 50 to 250 pesos, or approximately $4 to $20, for most dishes. Several 7-Eleven locations provide cheap snacks, and travelers can stop in at Bar 21 or Baron Rojo for a drink and warm food while waiting for their cheap flights from Mexico City.

Airports in Chicago

Chicago O'Hare International Airport is located on West O'Hare, approximately 18 miles from downtown Chicago. It has hubs for every major airline that offers flights to Chicago, including American Airlines, British Airways and JetBlue. The Chicago Midway International Airport is located on South Cicero Avenue, approximately 12 miles from downtown Chicago. Seven airlines service Midway airport, including Air Tran, Delta and Southwest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flights arriving at both airports so you get the best prices.

Transportation from the Airport

Both airports offer public transportation via Chicago's elevated train system. The tickets cost $2.25, or you can purchase an all-day pass for $5.75. Taxi services are also available from both airports. Cab fares to downtown Chicago range from $35 to $45. If you want to rent a car for the duration of your stay, Orbitz.com can reserve a vehicle for you. Both airports have onsite rental car facilities.

Weather in Chicago

Summer temperatures in Chicago range from 66 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit, and the temperatures during the winter months range from 18 to 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Chicago is prone to heavy snowfall during the winter months, so most vacationers travel to Chicago during the summer. However, if you use Orbitz.com and schedule your trip during the off-peak travel season, it's easy to find cheap flights to Chicago.

Highlights and Attractions

Orbitz.com not only helps you find cheap flights to Chicago, but can also help you purchase tickets to the Sears Tower or make reservations for guided city tours.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Mexico City to Chicago now?
Head to the Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most useful info on travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when catching a flight from Mexico City to Chicago.
Are there non-stop flights from Mexico City to Chicago?
No less than 4 airlines offer nonstop services from Benito Juárez Intl. Airport to O’Hare Airport, so you won’t have to worry about swapping planes or making your flight connection. Leading carriers on this route include:

  • United Airlines
  • Aeromexico
  • Volaris
  • VivaAerobus

What is the shortest flight from Mexico City to Chicago?
The quickest flight time from Benito Juárez Intl. Airport to MDW is 4 hours and 56 minutes, which gives you ample time to indulge in a tipple or get absorbed in a good movie.
What airlines fly from Mexico City to Chicago most frequently?
Here are the four carriers offering the most frequent flights between Mexico City and Chicago. Discover which one ticks your boxes: United Airlines - (UA) with 56 flights every month Aeromexico - (AM) with 52 flights every month Volaris - (Y4) with 43 flights every month VivaAerobus - (VB) with 30 flights every month
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Chicago?
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 Chicago 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 Chicago with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Chicago 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 2021 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 from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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