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

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The best prices from Chicago to Mexico City Benito Juarez 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
55.4 - 66.2 °F
MEX
Precipitation
0 - 4.7 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 (CHI) to Mexico City Benito Juarez

One-way from

$48

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Mexico City Benito Juarez

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Mexico City from Chicago. Users have commonly found prices around $358 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $231. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

Flights from Chicago to Mexico City are found to be more expensive on Saturday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Mexico City.

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

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 23% on flights from Chicago to Mexico City by exploring options for tickets at noon.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 21% on flights from Chicago to Mexico City compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $401. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $450.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Mexico City in October, November 2021

The best prices found for CHI to MEX flights for October, November
3 Nov - 7 Nov
$170pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Volaris
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Volaris
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 Nov - 4 Dec
$171pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Volaris
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Volaris
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$172pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Volaris
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Volaris
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
3 Nov - 7 Nov
$170pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Volaris
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Volaris
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 Nov - 4 Dec
$171pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Volaris
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Volaris
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$172pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Volaris
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Volaris
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
20 Jan - 3 Feb
$162pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Volaris
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Volaris
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Feb - 13 Feb
$163pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Volaris
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Volaris
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Feb - 13 Feb
$164pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Volaris
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Volaris
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
20 Oct - 4 Nov
$171pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Volaris
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
19 Oct - 26 Oct
$186pp
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
19 Oct - 26 Oct
$190pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
VivaAerobus
 
1 STOP
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
7:40 am - 12:00 pm
Volaris
Nonstop
4h 20m
ORD - MEX
Volaris
$48
mytrip.com
7:40 am - 12:00 pm
Volaris
Nonstop
4h 20m
ORD - MEX
Volaris
$49
Gotogate
7:19 pm - 11:39 pm
Volaris
Nonstop
4h 20m
ORD - MEX
Volaris
$50
Gotogate

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Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> to <span class="emphasized">Mexico City</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Mexico City

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 5 inbound flights from Chicago per day. 11 airlines have flights to Mexico City Benito Juarez from Chicago on a regular basis.

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.

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 Volaris for just $162, but on average you can expect to pay $171.

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 $171.

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.

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

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Friday.

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

1 flight departure from Chicago to Mexico City per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago to Mexico City?

Volaris and VivaAerobus can get you from Chicago to Mexico City in just under 4h 20m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. The distance from Chicago to Mexico City is about 1698 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Mexico City round-trip?

Volaris, at $162, was found to be the cheapest airline from Chicago to Mexico City. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be VivaAerobus. Volaris is priced at 54% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Mexico City?

Before booking your flight to Mexico City from Chicago, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Volaris (96%), Frontier (94%), VivaAerobus( 79%).

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Mexico City?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $127. While the most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Mexico City Benito Juarez) can be booked for $163 on average our data indicates $728 when flying from Chicago to Mexico City

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to Mexico City?

When booking a flight from Chicago to Mexico City, you may want to consider flying on Interjet, Major Airline or American Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

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.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Mexico City, Mexico

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Mexico City from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Mexico City Benito Juarez

Most visitors from Chicago can enter Mexico City Benito Juarez without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Mexico City Benito Juarez.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Mexico City Benito Juarez.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Completed form should be presented upon arrival


Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Mexico City?

Returning to Chicago from Mexico City Benito Juarez

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Mexico City Benito Juarez must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Mexico City Benito Juarez are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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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 = $20.69
Flight duration from Chicago to MEX
4h 12m
Average temperature for October in Mexico City
73.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Mexico City
7.1 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Mexico City

Top 9 airlines flying from Chicago to Mexico City Benito Juarez

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%
Frontier
$141 $437 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$148 $571 No cancel fee N/A
Volaris
$173 $411 No cancel fee 79%
Interjet
$230 $415 No cancel fee 68%
Aeromexico
$266 $505 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$315 $491 No cancel fee 69%
VivaAerobus
$328 $689 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$340 $524 No cancel fee 71%

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 70% of CHI to MEX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 25% of CHI to MEX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 5% of CHI to MEX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% 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
5 daily flights
Monday
6 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
6 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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