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

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The best prices from Chicago to Mexico City are usually found in August or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

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 2021: compare Chicago to Mexico City flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Mexico City.
CHI - MEX
Price
$288 - $594
MEX
Temperature
71.6 - 80.6 °F
MEX
Rainfall
0 - 13.5 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 40% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$288

From Chicago to Mexico City

One-way from

$49

One-way flight from Chicago to Mexico City

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Mexico City?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 9% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Mexico City?

To save on the cost of your flight from Chicago to Mexico City, book at least 49 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 21% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $281 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $281.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Mexico City?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Mexico City from Chicago. Prices for May average $246 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $183. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 61% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Mexico City (CHI - MEX)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Chicago to Mexico City is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 23% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Mexico City in June, July 2021

The best prices found for CHI to MEX flights for June, July
20 Jul - 24 Aug
$246pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Jul - 30 Aug
$249pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 Jul - 30 Aug
$260pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Mexico City 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Mexico City from Chicago found for this year
1 Oct - 10 Oct
$167pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
19 Oct - 24 Oct
$169pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Sep - 10 Sep
$172pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Mexico City from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Mexico City direct flight deals
1 Oct - 10 Oct
$167pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
19 Oct - 24 Oct
$169pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Sep - 10 Sep
$172pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Mexico City

Late deals on round-trip flights to Mexico City from Chicago, departing today and this week
25 Jun - 3 Sep
$340pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Jun - 2 Oct
$349pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Jun - 2 Oct
$351pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Mexico City from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Mexico City
9:00 pm - 1:30 am
VivaAerobus
Nonstop
4h 30m
ORD - MEX
VivaAerobus
$49
Gotogate
9:00 pm - 1:30 am
VivaAerobus
Nonstop
4h 30m
ORD - MEX
VivaAerobus
$55
Gotogate
7:55 pm - 12:15 am
VivaAerobus
Nonstop
4h 20m
ORD - MEX
VivaAerobus
$58
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Mexico City

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Mexico City due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and Mexico City for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Mexico City Benito Juarez have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Chicago to Mexico City Benito Juarez have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Interjet, Volaris, and Aeromexico are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Interjet with this kind of flexibility.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Mexico City from Chicago?

For a flight from Chicago to Mexico City, you will be flying into Mexico City. Mexico City Benito Juarez (MEX) is just 5.5 mi from the center of the city. Mexico City is the only Mexico City airport and it handles 7 inbound flights from Chicago per day. 11 airlines have flights to Mexico City Benito Juarez from Chicago on a regular basis.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Mexico City for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Mexico City for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on VivaAerobus for just $167, but on average you can expect to pay $182.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Mexico City for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Mexico City under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Mexico City is less than $184.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Mexico City for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Mexico City within the next 7 days for less than $400.

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Mexico City?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 84 °F range in July. The weather in Mexico City is generally colder than Chicago's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Mexico City?

For as low as $178, VivaAerobus can have you in Mexico City from Chicago in 4h 20m. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Chicago to Mexico City round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Chicago to Mexico City is VivaAerobus. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $167 on this airline. Users have found that VivaAerobus is 53% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Mexico City one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for VivaAerobus. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $49.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Mexico City

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Mexico City

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Mexico City.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $20.54
Flight duration
4h 19m
Average temperature for June in Mexico City
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Mexico City
13.5 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Mexico City

Top 9 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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
JetBlue
$132 $292 No cancel fee 62%
Volaris
$173 $411 No cancel fee 79%
Interjet
$230 $415 No cancel fee 68%
Frontier
$141 $437 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$315 $491 No cancel fee 69%
Aeromexico
$266 $505 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$340 $524 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$148 $571 No cancel fee N/A
VivaAerobus
$328 $689 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Mexico City

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Mexico City.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 52% of CHI to MEX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 27% of CHI to MEX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 20% of CHI to MEX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to MEX departures
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.
Sunday
8 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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