Cheap flights from San Jose (SJC) to Mexico City (MEX)

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The best prices from San Jose to Mexico City Benito Juarez are usually found in May or August, booked 56 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Friday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Jose (SJC) to Mexico City (MEX)

All the information you need to plan the best SJC to MEX flight in 2021: compare San Jose to Mexico City flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Mexico City.
SJC - MEX
Price
$344 - $659
MEX
Temperature
55.4 - 66.2 °F
MEX
Precipitation
0 - 4.7 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$344

From San Jose to Mexico City Benito Juarez

One-way from

$102

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

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 20% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from San Jose to Mexico City in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 48% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from San Jose to Mexico City, book at least 55 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 10% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $504 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $508.

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

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Mexico City from San Jose. Users have commonly found prices around $447 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $291. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from San Jose to Mexico City in December, January 2022

The best prices found for SJC to MEX flights for December, January
21 Jan - 4 Feb
$226pp
SJC
San Jose
Volaris
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Volaris
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose
21 Jan - 4 Feb
$227pp
SJC
San Jose
Volaris
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Volaris
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose
31 Jan - 4 Feb
$234pp
SJC
San Jose
Volaris
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Volaris
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose

San Jose to Mexico City 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Mexico City from San Jose found for this year
2 Dec - 3 Dec
$251pp
SJC
San Jose
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Aeromexico
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose
5 Dec - 6 Dec
$264pp
SJC
San Jose
Aeromexico
   
2 STOPS
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
6 Dec - 13 Dec
$308pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Volaris
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose

Non-stop flights to Mexico City from San Jose

Save time with San Jose to Mexico City direct flight deals
21 Jan - 4 Feb
$226pp
SJC
San Jose
Volaris
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Volaris
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose
21 Jan - 4 Feb
$227pp
SJC
San Jose
Volaris
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Volaris
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose
7 Feb - 7 Mar
$229pp
SJC
San Jose
Volaris
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Volaris
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose

Last minute flights from San Jose to Mexico City

Late deals on round-trip flights to Mexico City from San Jose, departing today and this week
7 Dec - 14 Dec
$327pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
7 Dec - 14 Dec
$337pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Volaris
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
8 Dec - 14 Dec
$338pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose

One-way flights to Benito Juarez from San Jose

The cheapest one-way flights from San Jose to Mexico City
11:30 am - 5:29 pm
Volaris
Nonstop
3h 59m
SJC - MEX
Volaris
$102
CheapOair
11:30 am - 5:29 pm
Volaris
Nonstop
3h 59m
SJC - MEX
Volaris
$112
CheapOair
11:30 am - 5:29 pm
Volaris
Nonstop
3h 59m
SJC - MEX
Volaris
$126
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Jose to Mexico City

Which airlines flying from San Jose to Mexico City Benito Juarez have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from San Jose to Mexico City for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Jose to Mexico City for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Volaris for just $226, but on average you can expect to pay $246.

Are there nonstop flights from San Jose to Mexico City for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Jose to Mexico City under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Jose to Mexico City is less than $361.

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

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

How popular is this San Jose to Mexico City flight route?

The San Jose to Mexico City Benito Juarez flight path was viewed by 75 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Volaris, at $226, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Jose to Mexico City. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Aeromexico. You may be able to fly from San Jose to Mexico City for 49% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

Consider Interjet, American Airlines or Aeromexico when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from San Jose to Mexico City.

What are the cheapest flights from San Jose to Mexico City?

The cheapest flight price from San Jose to Mexico City is $181. On average you can expect to pay $311. The most popular route, (San Jose - Mexico City Benito Juarez), can usually be booked for $227.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Mexico City, Mexico

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

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

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Jose 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 San Jose from Mexico City?

Returning to San Jose 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 San Jose.

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

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Alternative routes for San Jose 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 Jose to Mexico City.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $21.35
Flight duration from SJC to MEX
4h 19m
Average temperature for December in Mexico City
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Mexico City
0.0 ″

Airports servicing San Jose

Airports servicing Mexico City

Top 5 airlines flying from San Jose to Mexico City Benito Juarez

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Jose 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
Volaris
$176 $385 No cancel fee 79%
American Airlines
$183 $452 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$198 $446 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$235 $423 No cancel fee N/A
Aeromexico
$251 $541 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from San Jose to Mexico City

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Jose towards Mexico City.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 100% of SJC to MEX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of SJC to MEX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of SJC to MEX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SJC to MEX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Jose to Mexico City
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Jose to Mexico City.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
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