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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)

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

$40

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 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 34% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $456 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $515.

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

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to Mexico City from Chicago. Prices for March average $398 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $283. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a March flight can save you 65% on your journey compared to booking in March

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 18% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Mexico City in December, January 2021

The best prices found for CHI to MEX flights for December, January
18 Jan - 22 Jan
$120pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Aeromexico
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Jan - 23 Jan
$126pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Jan - 20 Jan
$133pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Mexico City 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Mexico City from Chicago found for this year
24 Dec - 22 Jan
$136pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Dec - 28 Dec
$138pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Dec - 28 Feb
$143pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Mexico City from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Mexico City direct flight deals
18 Jan - 22 Jan
$120pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Aeromexico
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 Dec - 29 Dec
$136pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Jan - 18 Feb
$137pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
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
13 Dec - 28 Feb
$150pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
12 Dec - 13 Jan
$153pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Dec - 14 Dec
$158pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Volaris
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
8:21 am - 12:47 pm
Volaris
Nonstop
4h 26m
ORD - MEX
Volaris
$40
mytrip.com
8:21 am - 12:47 pm
Volaris
Nonstop
4h 26m
ORD - MEX
Volaris
$41
SmartFares
8:21 am - 12:47 pm
Volaris
Nonstop
4h 26m
ORD - MEX
Volaris
$42
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

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

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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to Mexico City Benito Juarez to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from Chicago to Mexico City Benito Juarez include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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, Aeromexico, and United Airlines 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.

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 Multiple Airlines for just $120, but on average you can expect to pay $140.

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 $155.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Mexico City for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Mexico City within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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 $141, Volaris can have you in Mexico City from Chicago in 4h 26m. 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 Volaris. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $141 on this airline. Users have found that Volaris is 60% 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 Volaris. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $40.

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 = $20.05
Flight duration
4h 17m
Average temperature for December in Mexico City
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Mexico City
0.0 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

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

Airports servicing Mexico City

Top 9 airlines 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 N/A 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 N/A N/A

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Mexico City

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 59% of CHI to MEX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 26% of CHI to MEX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 15% of CHI to MEX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of CHI to MEX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Mexico City
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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