Cheap Flight Deals From Mexico City (MEX) to Tijuana (TIJ) Starting at $35

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Airfares from $35 One Way, $77 Round Trip from Mexico City to Tijuana

Prices starting at $77 for return flights and $35 for one-way flights to Tijuana 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 Tijuana from Mexico City

Route Information for Flights from Mexico City to Tijuana

Origin Airport IATA Code MEX
Destination Airport IATA Code TIJ
Distance 1429 mi
Direct Flight Airlines KLM, Air Europa, Air France, SA AVIANCA, Iberia, Volaris, VivaAerobus, Gol, Aeromexico
Earliest Flight Arrival 2:45PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 8:54AM UTC

Flights from Mexico City to Tijuana

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.

Tijuana International Airport

For cheap flights to Tijuana, Mexico, visit Orbitz.com. You can find deals on your air ticket that will leave you with extra cash for your trip. When you arrive in Tijuana, you'll most likely come to the Tijuana International Airport, also known as General Abelardo L. Rodriguez International Airport. The airport is located in Baja California. Aeromexico and Interjet are two of the major carriers for this airport.

Transportation from Tijuana

You can purchase transportation from the airport to the city center through taxi cabs, vans or sedans. Expect to pay between 200 and 300 pesos for the ride. If you want to take the bus, you'll pay 8.5 pesos, which is under $1. If you're coming into the area from the U.S. side of the border or taking the bus back to the U.S., you'll pay approximately $5 for a one-way trip.

Weather in Tijuana

Tijuana, Mexico, is a hot region, and you should plan for the heat. The average annual temperature is 70 degrees Fahrenheit, so be prepared for warm days and cooler nights.

Major Attractions in Tijuana

For nature lovers, the Cañon de Guadalupe is a beautiful camping area that shouldn't be missed. See the greyhound races that are popular in Tijuana at the Agua Caliente Hipodromo and Galgodromo. The city hosts the International Dance Festival, as well. For tickets to events and to find cheap flights to Tijuana, visit Orbitz.com.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Mexico City to Tijuana now?
If you’re baffled about travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when getting a flight from Mexico City to Tijuana, check out our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
Are there non-stop flights from Mexico City to Tijuana?
There certainly are. As a matter of fact, there are 3 airlines that will take you straight from Mexico City Intl. Airport (MEX) to TIJ. Book your ticket with one of these popular carriers:

  • Volaris
  • Aeromexico
  • VivaAerobus

What is the shortest flight from Mexico City to Tijuana?
The quickest flight from Benito Juárez Intl. Airport to TIJ is 3 hours and 32 minutes. Grab a refreshment from the drink cart, start your travel journal or make friends with your seat mate — you’ll have enough time on this medium-haul trip.
What airlines fly from Mexico City to Tijuana most frequently?
The airlines that have the most frequent flights between MEX and Tijuana, Baja California Norte (TIJ-General Abelardo L. Rodriguez Intl.) include Volaris (Y4). This well-known option operates 278 flights on the route every month. Alternatively, book your favorite window (or aisle) seat with Aeromexico (AM). You’ll have 243 monthly flights between Mexico City and Tijuana to take your pick of with this company.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Tijuana?
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 Tijuana 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 Tijuana with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Tijuana 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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