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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 February or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

$608
$512
$416
$320
Price
$320 - $552
Temperature
72 - 81 °F
Rainfall
0 - 14 inches
Most popular in December High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price $372 Price for this month
Cheapest price $320 From Chicago to Mexico City

Alternative routes for Chicago to Mexico City

Destination information for Mexico City

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Mexico City
Today's exchange rate
$1.00 = $19.38
Flight duration
4h 23m
Average temperature for November in Mexico City
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Mexico City
2.2 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago-O'Hare Intl (ORD)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Mexico City

Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Mexico City
Sunday
9 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
9 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights

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

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From Chicago to Mexico City

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 popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Chicago to Mexico City Benito Juarez was viewed by 1,409 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What percent of flights are delayed?

Airlines departing from Chicago to Mexico City can be delayed by up to 45min. or more hours.

How many passenger seats are available on a flight on this route?

Generally, 685 passengers can be accommodated when flying from Chicago to Mexico City Benito Juarez on commercial airlines.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

Aerovias de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. offers the cheapest flights from Chicago to Mexico City. Per day you can find on average 56 flights for this route and airline.

How long does the flight from Chicago to Mexico City take?

For nonstop trips expect to fly for about 5 hours. The travel distance is approximately 1,055 miles.

How many flights depart from Chicago to Mexico City on average per day?

17 flight departures from Chicago to Mexico City Benito Juarez per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 12% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 6% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 59% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 24% of flight departures

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.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Mexico City?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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.