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

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

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 2022: 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
55.4 - 66.2 °F
MEX
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 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 (NYC) to Mexico City Benito Juarez

One-way from

$150

One-way flight from New York (NYC) 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 day to fly round-trip from New York to Mexico City?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 9%.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from New York to Mexico City at least 61 days early can save you up to 34% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from New York to Mexico City for as little as $456 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $515 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Mexico City from New York. Users have commonly found prices around $398 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $283. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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 afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 10% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from New York to Mexico City in May, June 2022

The best prices found for NYC to MEX flights for May, June
13 Jun - 30 Jun
$343pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Delta
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
6 Jun - 14 Jun
$345pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
9 Jun - 15 Jun
$348pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

New York to Mexico City 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Mexico City from New York found for this year
22 Sep - 27 Sep
$285pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
22 Sep - 27 Sep
$286pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Delta
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
19 Sep - 4 Oct
$289pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Delta
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
15 Sep - 19 Sep
$319pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Aeromexico
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Aeromexico
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
16 Sep - 20 Sep
$347pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Aeromexico
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Aeromexico
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
4 Nov - 13 Nov
$352pp
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
4 Jun - 11 Jun
$348pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
1 Jun - 7 Jun
$351pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
2 Jun - 7 Jun
$357pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Benito Juarez from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Mexico City
10:11 pm - 7:50 pm
Volaris El Salvador
1 Stop
22h 39m
JFK - MEX
Volaris El Salvador
8:03 pm - 4:19 am
Volaris
1 Stop
9h 16m
JFK - MEX
Volaris
3:20 am - 5:55 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
15h 35m
EWR - MEX
Multiple Airlines
$163
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From New York to Mexico City

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 14 inbound flights from New York per day. 22 airlines have flights to Mexico City Benito Juarez from New York on a regular basis.

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, Aeromexico, and VivaAerobus 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 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 Multiple Airlines for just $285, but on average you can expect to pay $327.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Mexico City for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Mexico City under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Mexico City is less than $371.

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

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

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

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

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

4 flight departures from New York to Mexico City per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

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

Airlines like Aeromexico, Volaris, and VivaAerobus fly from New York to Mexico City in about 5h 35m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 7h 50m. Airlines will cover a distance of 2102 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from New York to Mexico City round-trip from $319. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Volaris, from $346, and VivaAerobus, from $352. Aeromexico is priced at 19% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest flights from New York to Mexico City?

On average you can expect to pay $739 for a flight from New York to Mexico City. The cheapest flight overall is $26 while the most popular route, (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Mexico City Benito Juarez) is currently priced at $347.

What are the most reliable airlines from New York to Mexico City?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from New York to Mexico City on time: Delta (74%), Korean Air (74%), Virgin Atlantic (67%).

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

Consider Interjet, Endeavor Airlines or American Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from New York to Mexico City.

What are the most popular routes from New York to Mexico City?

The most popular flight routes from New York to Mexico City are New York John F Kennedy Intl - Mexico City Benito Juarez, Newark - Mexico City Benito Juarez and New York LaGuardia - Mexico City Benito Juarez.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Mexico City, Mexico

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

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

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

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

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

Documents
Tourist Card - The printed tourist card must be presented upon arrival in Mexico.


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

Returning to New York 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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to New York.

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

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Mexico City, Mexico

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 = $19.88
Flight duration from New York to MEX
5h 11m
Average temperature for May in Mexico City
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Mexico City
2.4 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Airports servicing Mexico City

Top 10 airlines flying from New York to Mexico City Benito Juarez

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
Juneyao Airlines
$11 $28 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Frontier
$72 $199 No cancel fee 62%
JetBlue
$97 $157 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$139 $537 No cancel fee N/A
Aeromexico
$141 $512 No cancel fee N/A
Volaris
$146 $256 No cancel fee 79%
Interjet
$190 $400 No cancel fee 68%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Interjet. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

American Airlines
$195 $495 No cancel fee 71%
VivaAerobus
$198 $416 No cancel fee N/A
Avianca
$211 $403 No cancel fee 71%

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 49% of NYC to MEX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 26% of NYC to MEX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 25% 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
14 daily flights
Monday
17 daily flights
Tuesday
17 daily flights
Wednesday
14 daily flights
Thursday
17 daily flights
Friday
14 daily flights
Saturday
10 daily flights
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