Cheap flights from New York (NYC) to Mexico City (MEX)

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The best prices from New York to Mexico City are usually found in March or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Mexico City (MEX)

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to MEX flight in 2021: compare New York to Mexico City flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Mexico City.
NYC - MEX
Price
$331 - $659
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

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$331

From New York to Mexico City

One-way from

$97

One-way flight from New York 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 New York to Mexico City?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Wednesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 49 days in advance to save up to 21% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 49 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from New York to Mexico City 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $281, or $281 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Mexico City?

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Mexico City from New York average $246. You can even find prices in May for less than $246, as users have found deals to Mexico City from as low as $183. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Mexico City from New York. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 61%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Mexico City (NYC - MEX)?

It’s optimal to fly from New York to Mexico City in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 15% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from New York to Mexico City in June, July 2021

The best prices found for NYC to MEX flights for June, July
20 Jul - 7 Sep
$357pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
14 Jul - 1 Sep
$371pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
27 Jul - 23 Aug
$372pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia

New York to Mexico City 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Mexico City from New York found for this year
26 Oct - 1 Feb
$224pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
26 Oct - 16 Nov
$241pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Aeromexico
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
1 Dec - 8 Dec
$244pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Non-stop flights to Mexico City from New York

Save time with New York to Mexico City direct flight deals
26 Oct - 1 Feb
$224pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
26 Oct - 16 Nov
$241pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Aeromexico
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
1 Dec - 8 Dec
$244pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
VivaAerobus
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from New York to Mexico City

Late deals on round-trip flights to Mexico City from New York, departing today and this week
22 Jun - 28 Jun
$467pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
22 Jun - 3 Aug
$469pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
22 Jun - 14 Jul
$473pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Mexico City from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Mexico City
10:15 am - 2:35 pm
VivaAerobus
Nonstop
5h 20m
JFK - MEX
VivaAerobus
10:15 am - 2:35 pm
VivaAerobus
Nonstop
5h 20m
JFK - MEX
VivaAerobus
3:56 pm - 1:30 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
10h 34m
LGA - MEX
Multiple Airlines
$97
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From New York to Mexico City

Are flight prices decreasing from New York 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 New York 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 New York to Mexico City Benito Juarez have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from New York to Mexico City Benito Juarez have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Interjet, United Airlines, 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 New York?

For a flight from New York to Mexico City, you will be flying into Benito Juarez. Mexico City Benito Juarez (MEX) is just 5.5 mi from the center of the city. Benito Juarez is the only Mexico City airport and it handles 11 inbound flights from New York per day. 14 airlines have flights to Mexico City Benito Juarez from New York on a regular basis.

Can I find flights from New York to Mexico City for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Mexico City for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on VivaAerobus for just $224, but on average you can expect to pay $271.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Mexico City for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Mexico City under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Mexico City is less than $279.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Mexico City for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Mexico City within the next 7 days for less than $500.

What days are nonstop flights available from New York to Mexico City?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Friday.

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

On average, you can expect to see 1 flight from New York to Mexico City Benito Juarez a day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 100% of flight departures

Is New York weather warmer or cooler than Mexico City?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 86 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Mexico City is typically colder than in New York. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from New York to Mexico City?

For as low as $354, United Airlines can have you in Mexico City from New York in 5h 15m. The distance between New York and Mexico City is about 2102 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Currently priced at $224, VivaAerobus will fly you from New York to Mexico City and back. In addition to VivaAerobus, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. VivaAerobus is currently priced 43% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline for a one-way flight from New York to Mexico City is VivaAerobus ($132).

Alternative routes for New York 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 New York to Mexico City.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $20.11
Flight duration
5h 12m
Average temperature for June in Mexico City
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Mexico City
13.5 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Airports servicing Mexico City

Top 10 airlines flying from New York to Mexico City

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York 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
VivaAerobus
$200 $393 No cancel fee N/A
SAS
$384 $393 No cancel fee 77%
Aeromexico
$213 $394 No cancel fee N/A
Air Canada
$275 $399 No cancel fee 67%
Interjet
$190 $400 No cancel fee 68%
American Airlines
$176 $424 No cancel fee 71%
JetBlue
$140 $433 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$149 $440 No cancel fee N/A
Volaris
$178 $448 No cancel fee 79%
United Airlines
$224 $503 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from New York to Mexico City

See what time of day planes typically take off from New York towards Mexico City.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 44% of NYC to MEX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 43% of NYC to MEX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 13% of NYC to MEX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of NYC to MEX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from New York to Mexico City
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from New York to Mexico City.
Sunday
12 daily flights
Monday
10 daily flights
Tuesday
13 daily flights
Wednesday
11 daily flights
Thursday
14 daily flights
Friday
12 daily flights
Saturday
11 daily flights
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