Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Mexico City (MEX)

CHI — MEX
Jan 31 — Feb 71

The best prices from Chicago to Mexico City Benito Juarez are usually found in February or January, booked 55 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from Chicago (CHI) to Mexico City (MEX)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to MEX flight in 2023: compare Chicago to Mexico City flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Mexico City.

CHI - MEX

Price

$237 - $674

MEX

Temperature

55.4 - 66.2 °F

MEX

Rainfall

0 - 4.7 inches

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 43% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 38% potential price drop
Round-trip from$237From Chicago (CHI) to Mexico City Benito Juarez
One-way from$116One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Mexico City Benito Juarez

Cheap Volaris flights from Chicago to Mexico City

May 19 - May 25
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEX

Mexico City Benito Juarez

Nonstop

4h 27m
MEX

Mexico City Benito Juarez

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

4h 27m
$212

Volaris

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Apr 18 - Apr 21
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEX

Mexico City Benito Juarez

Nonstop

4h 27m
MEX

Mexico City Benito Juarez

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

4h 06m
$222

Volaris

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Apr 17 - Apr 21
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEX

Mexico City Benito Juarez

Nonstop

4h 27m
MEX

Mexico City Benito Juarez

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

4h 27m
$223

Volaris

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Cheap VivaAerobus flights from Chicago to Mexico City

May 9 - May 23
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEX

Mexico City Benito Juarez

Nonstop

4h 20m
MEX

Mexico City Benito Juarez

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

4h 05m
$262

VivaAerobus

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

May 20 - Jun 10
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEX

Mexico City Benito Juarez

Nonstop

4h 20m
MEX

Mexico City Benito Juarez

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

4h 05m
$267

VivaAerobus

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 1 - Feb 15
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEX

Mexico City Benito Juarez

Nonstop

4h 20m
MEX

Mexico City Benito Juarez

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

4h 05m
$279

VivaAerobus

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Mexico City

VivaAerobus
7.1
Good
213 reviews

Comfort

7.0

Overall

7.1

Entertainment

5.6

Food

6.0

Crew

7.7

Boarding

6.8

Reviews

1 / 10

It was delayed and got put on 3 other flight by brothers bag got stolen from Mexico City airport and when I asked one of their staff where the lost and found was at, she rolled her eyes and said I don’t know call the airport.

VivaAerobus
7.1
Good
213 reviews
VivaAerobus
7.1
Good
213 reviews

Comfort

7.0

Overall

7.1

Entertainment

5.6

Food

6.0

Crew

7.7

Boarding

6.8

Reviews

1 / 10

It was delayed and got put on 3 other flight by brothers bag got stolen from Mexico City airport and when I asked one of their staff where the lost and found was at, she rolled her eyes and said I don’t know call the airport.

Volaris
6.6
Okay
303 reviews
VivaAerobus
7.1
Good
213 reviews

Comfort

7.0

Overall

7.1

Entertainment

5.6

Food

6.0

Crew

7.7

Boarding

6.8

Reviews

1 / 10

It was delayed and got put on 3 other flight by brothers bag got stolen from Mexico City airport and when I asked one of their staff where the lost and found was at, she rolled her eyes and said I don’t know call the airport.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Mexico City flights.

For an authentic look at Mexico's history and culture, there's no better destination than Mexico City. Famous Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera once lived in the Coyoacan neighborhood, and there are multiple museums showcasing their artwork there. The massive Chapultepec Castle, a sacred site of the Aztecs, is a site to behold from both the inside and outside. If you don't mind driving, some of the most famous Aztec pyramids are just over two hours from the city. There are plenty of direct daily flights to take you from Chicago to Mexico City in around four hours.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Mexico City?

On a direct flight from Chicago to Mexico City, you're looking at a flight time of about four hours. Flights with stops often take much longer, and you're better off shopping for tickets early to get a cheap direct flight.

Which airlines operate flights from Chicago to Mexico City?

Airlines that operate direct flights from Chicago to Mexico City are Aeromexico, Interjet, United and Volaris. There are also indirect flights available through several other airlines.

How frequent are flights between Chicago and Mexico City?

Mexico City is among the most popular international destinations from Chicago, and there are quite a few flights available. Every day you can find dozens of direct and indirect flights between the two cities.

Which airports serve Chicago and Mexico City?

Chicago has two international airports, O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare is the city's primary airport and has far more flights available. Mexico City International Airport serves Mexico City and is the busiest airport in the country.

Which direct flight route between Chicago and Mexico City is cheapest?

The only direct flight route between Chicago and Mexico City is O'Hare to Mexico City International Airport. That's usually the best route to take so you can get a nonstop flight, and if you book your tickets far enough in advance, you can still get a bargain. Street food may be popular in Chicago, but nowhere compares to Mexico City in that regard. There's inexpensive and delicious Mexican food available on almost every corner, just make sure you let the vendor know if you don't want it too spicy. The city is full of impressive museums, and if you're looking for an exciting live show, check out Mexican wrestling, known as Lucha libre, at Arena Mexico. The train is an affordable, convenient way to get around Mexico City, although it gets busy during rush hour. Taxis aren't the best, and it's better to use a rideshare service. Plan a trip to Mexico City and get a taste of the city's exciting culture. Use our smart search engine to pull up all the cheap flights from Chicago to Mexico City.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Mexico City

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Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to Mexico City

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Mexico City choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
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Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$12Average$22FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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JetBlueCheapest$132Average$292FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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AeromexicoCheapest$157Average$578FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$159Average$464FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$170Average$406FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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VolarisCheapest$176Average$369FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%COVID-19 safety
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VivaAerobusCheapest$185Average$347FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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InterjetCheapest$230Average$415FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%COVID-19 safety
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ANACheapest$259Average$368FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$313Average$523FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Mexico City

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago to Mexico City
27%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
21%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
20%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
32%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Chicago to Mexico City

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Mexico City
Sunday6daily flights
Monday5daily flights
Tuesday6daily flights
Wednesday5daily flights
Thursday6daily flights
Friday6daily flights
Saturday5daily flights
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