Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Mexico City (MEX)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Mexico City are usually found in August or July, booked 23 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Mexico City (MEX)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to MEX flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Mexico City flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Mexico City.
SFO - MEX
Price
$297 - $714
MEX
Temperature
71.6 - 80.6 °F
MEX
Rainfall
0 - 13.5 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 35% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 36% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$297

From San Francisco to Mexico City

One-way from

$181

One-way flight from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Mexico City?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from San Francisco to Mexico City. 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.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from San Francisco to Mexico City, book at least 49 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 21% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $281 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $281.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Mexico City?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Mexico City. Flights to Mexico City from San Francisco in May are about $246 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $183.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Mexico City (SFO - MEX)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from San Francisco to Mexico City in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 45% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Mexico City in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SFO to MEX flights for May, June
7 Jun - 15 Jun
$330pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
18 May - 6 Jun
$331pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Aeromexico
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
5 Jun - 17 Jun
$333pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Mexico City 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Mexico City from San Francisco found for this year
1 Nov - 6 Nov
$306pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
1 Nov - 5 Nov
$307pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
15 Aug - 5 Sep
$310pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Delta
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Mexico City from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Mexico City direct flight deals
6 Aug - 27 Aug
$314pp
SFO
San Francisco
Aeromexico
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Aeromexico
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
6 Aug - 3 Sep
$329pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Delta
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
15 Aug - 5 Sep
$330pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Aeromexico
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Mexico City

Late deals on round-trip flights to Mexico City from San Francisco, departing today and this week
18 May - 6 Jun
$331pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Aeromexico
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
18 May - 5 Jun
$339pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
18 May - 5 Jun
$347pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Mexico City from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Mexico City
8:30 am - 1:52 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
27h 22m
SFO - MEX
Frontier
$181
Fareboom
6:20 pm - 1:10 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
28h 50m
SFO - MEX
Multiple Airlines
$183
Gotogate
9:30 am - 4:15 pm
Delta
Nonstop
4h 45m
SFO - MEX
Delta
$184
Delta

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Mexico City

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Aeromexico, United Airlines, and Interjet flying from San Francisco to Mexico City Benito Juarez have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What airports do I use to fly from San Francisco to Mexico City?

If you book a flight from San Francisco to Mexico City, you will be flying from San Francisco to Benito Juarez. Flights to Mexico City Benito Juarez (MEX) from San Francisco (SFO) take 4h 25m for a nonstop flight. There are 3 flights from San Francisco to Mexico City per day from 9 airlines.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Mexico City for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Mexico City for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $306, but on average you can expect to pay $325.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Mexico City for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Mexico City under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Mexico City is less than $367.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

The San Francisco to Mexico City Benito Juarez flight path was viewed by 761 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Mexico City?

The rainfall in San Francisco is generally more than the rainfall in Mexico City. This will continue over the next 7 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Mexico City?

With an average temperature of 81 °F, peak weather can be found in April. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Mexico City are hotter than in San Francisco.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Mexico City?

For as low as $314, Aeromexico can have you in Mexico City from San Francisco in 4h 40m. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from San Francisco to Mexico City round-trip?

Aeromexico, at $314, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Francisco to Mexico City.. Users have found that Aeromexico is 31% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Francisco to Mexico City one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from San Francisco to Mexico City are Volaris ($176), Frontier ($181), and Delta ($184).

Alternative routes for San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Mexico City.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $19.92
Flight duration
4h 46m
Average temperature for May in Mexico City
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Mexico City
2.4 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Mexico City

Top 8 airlines flying from San Francisco to Mexico City

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco 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
Interjet
$212 $332 No cancel fee 68%
Volaris
$154 $338 No cancel fee 79%
American Airlines
$194 $470 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$208 $475 No cancel fee N/A
Air New Zealand
$449 $506 No cancel fee 78%
Aeromexico
$256 $523 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$236 $546 No cancel fee 69%
Frontier
$379 $681 No cancel fee 62%

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Mexico City

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards Mexico City.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 60% of SFO to MEX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 39% of SFO to MEX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SFO to MEX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SFO to MEX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Mexico City
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to Mexico City.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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