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Fares from $108 One Way, $238 Round Trip from San Francisco to Mexico City

Prices starting at $238 for return flights and $108 for one-way flights to Mexico City were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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More About Flying To Mexico City from San Francisco

Route Information for Flights from San Francisco to Mexico City

Origin Airport IATA CodeSJC
Destination Airport IATA CodeMEX
Distance1881 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAir Canada, Delta Air Lines, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, Aeromexico
Earliest Flight Arrival1:05AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival3:50AM UTC

Flights Review

Jul 30, 2018

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Flights from San Francisco to Mexico City

San Francisco International Airport Information

The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).

Parking at San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.

Ground Transportation Information

A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.

Restaurant Options at the Airport

The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

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 San Francisco to Mexico City - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from San Francisco to Mexico City?

There sure are, which is fantastic news if you're not a big fan of swapping planes en route. Aeromexico and United Airlines operate direct flights from San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Mexico City, Distrito Federal (MEX-Mexico City Intl.).

What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to Mexico City?

The quickest flight time from San Francisco to Mexico City is 4 hours and 20 minutes, which gives you lots of time to indulge in a drink or get absorbed in a good book.

What airlines fly from San Francisco (and vicinity) to Mexico City (and vicinity) most frequently?

United Airlines (UA) operates 59 flights every month between San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Mexico City, Distrito Federal Airport (MEX-Mexico City Intl.). Your next big adventure is just a few clicks away. If you want a few more options, have a look at the cost of tickets with Aeromexico (AM), which offers 49 flights from San Francisco (and vicinity) to Mexico City (and vicinity) each 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 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. 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 February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

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 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.