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Cheapest flights to cities in Mexico

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Useful information for your flight to Mexico

Get up-to-date answers for some of the most frequently asked questions regarding flying to Mexico
  • What are the most popular cities to visit in Mexico?

    For momondo users, the most popular city in Mexico is Cancún, which is visited about 958% more often than any other city in Mexico. Other very common cities that our users travel to are Mexico City and Guadalajara.

  • What popular landmarks are in Mexico?

    While there are more than just a few landmarks in Mexico, most momondo users find Rosarito Beach, Xcaret Park, El Ángel de la Independencia, and Playa Maroma to be the most interesting places to see in the country.

  • What is the best airport to land at to visit Rosarito Beach?

    The closest airport to Rosarito Beach is Tijuana Airport, which is located in Rosarito. If you plan on visiting or staying in this area, landing at Tijuana Airport will be your best bet.

  • What is the cheapest flight to Mexico?

    If you are looking to fly to Mexico for less, look to airlines like Volaris, Aeromexico, and VivaAerobus, with prices starting at $34, $40, and $41 respectively.

  • How long is the flight from United States to Mexico?

    Average flight duration from United States to Mexico depends on which airport you fly into and out of. Flying from Los Angeles to Cancún is 4h 25m on average, while flying from Miami to Cancún is 1h 50m on average. Cancún is the most popular airport in Mexico.

  • What is the most popular airport in Mexico to fly to?

    40% of our momondo users traveling to Mexico in the past year chose to fly into Cancún in the past year, making it the most popular airport in Mexico. The Cancún airport serves the city of Cancún.

  • How much are flights to Mexico?

    Flights to Mexico can be found for as cheap as $37 per ticket. However our users tend to find airfares to Mexico for around $517 on average. If you’re looking to find a good deal on your flight to Mexico, then you should consider booking if you find anything for $479 or less.

  • What is the best day of the week to fly to Mexico?

    Consider booking a flight to Mexico on a Tuesday, which is the cheapest day of the week. You will also find that flying out on a Monday is another low-cost option. Try to avoid booking your flight to Mexico on Friday, which tends to be the most expensive day of the week.


Can I fly to Mexico from United States right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United States to Mexico

Most visitors from United States can enter Mexico without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United States are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Mexico.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United States are not required to quarantine after entering Mexico.

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

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


Can I fly back to United States from Mexico?

Returning to United States from Mexico

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Mexico must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to United States.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Mexico are not required to quarantine after entering United States.

If you are planning to travel to Mexico at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Popular cities and sights

Looking to visit Mexico? Check out these cities and spend time seeing some of the most popular sights in the country

Recent flights found to popular cities in Mexico

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Cheapest flight routes to Mexico

These routes have the cheapest flights to Mexico found by momondo users in United States
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
OrlandoCancún1h 57m$119
DallasCancún2h 42m$126
Fort LauderdaleCancún1h 49m$131
HoustonCancún2h 03m$137
AtlantaCancún2h 31m$138
Los AngelesGuadalajara3h 00m$142
MiamiCancún1h 50m$143
ChicagoCancún3h 39m$143
MiamiSan José del Cabo9h 10m$143
AustinCancún2h 21m$146
San AntonioMexico City2h 00m$146
Los AngelesSan José del Cabo2h 24m$147
BaltimoreCancún3h 30m$149
Los AngelesSanta Maria Huatulco11h 45m$149
PhiladelphiaCancún3h 46m$154
Los AngelesPuerto Vallarta2h 53m$154

Best things to do and see in Mexico

How long does it take to fly to Mexico?

Routes between the United States and Mexico are quite popular and because of that, the number of places that you can fly from in the United States and the number of places you could fly to in Mexico is going to make the time of the trip quite variable on flights to Mexico. The trip on Mexico flights from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Mexico City (MEX) will take about 3h and 35min and the trip to the same airport from Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) will take about 2h and 25min. If you are going to travel on cheap flights to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) the trip from Los Angeles International Airport will take about 3h and 5min by plane and from Chicago O' Hare International Airport (ORD) the trip will take around 4h and 30min before landing in Mexico. If you would like to travel to the popular ocean destination Cancun, your flight time from a departure point of George Bush Intercontinental Airport will be around 2h and 15min.

Can you get nonstop flights to Mexico from the US?

There are numerous direct flights that you can find between airports in the United States and airports in Mexico. When traveling from Los Angeles International Airport, you can fly nonstop to Puerto Vallarta (PVR), Sam Jose Del Cabo (SJD), as well as Mexico City (MEX). If you will be departing from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, you can also fly directly to Mexico City and San Jose del Cabo, plus you can also fly directly to Cancun (CUN). If you are departing from Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) in addition to direct flights to Mexico City, San Jose del Cabo, and Cancun, you can also get direct flights to Guadalajara (GDL). For those that are traveling from Chicago O' Hare International Airport, some of the airports in Mexico where you can fly directly include Cozumel (CZM), Puerto Vallarta, Silao (BJX), Morelia (MLM), as well as Mexico City, San Jose del Cabo, and Cancun.

What is the best way to travel around Mexico?

Many travelers like to travel to Mexico to visit great beaches such as the ones at San Jose del Cabo and Cancun while others want to experience the vibrant history and culture of Mexico in a large city such as Mexico City. If you would like to travel between Mexico City and Cancun, one of the quickest ways is to travel by plane, which you can do in just a little over 2h on nonstop flights aboard Viva Aerobus. If instead, you would like to fly from Mexico City to Cabo, you can do that on nonstop flights that also take a little over 2h aboard Viva Aerobus. A typical bus trip between Mexico City in Cancun will take about 29h and will generally involve two transfers to different buses along the route. Since a trip on the ground from Mexico City to Cabo would involve driving the entire length of the Gulf of California, the trip would probably take more than a couple of days, so flying is generally the best option. If you do choose to drive anywhere in Mexico, be aware that road conditions can be somewhat difficult, especially as you get outside of major cities and populated areas.

Does a US citizen need a passport or visa to fly to Mexico?

For citizens of the United States who want to travel to Mexico, you will need a valid passport and the passport needs to be valid at the time of your entry into Mexico. Your passport also needs to have one page that is blank per immigration stamp. If you are traveling to Mexico as a tourist and you do not plan on staying for more than 180 days, you will not need a visa to travel to Mexico.


Popular routes landing in Mexico

Compare flights to and from the nearest airports to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
New York to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time3h 55m
Cheapest price$181
Los Angeles to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time4h 25m
Cheapest price$166
Dallas to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time2h 42m
Cheapest price$126
Chicago to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time3h 39m
Cheapest price$143
New York to Mexico City Flights
Fastest flight time5h 18m
Cheapest price$214
Atlanta to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time2h 31m
Cheapest price$138
San Francisco to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time4h 50m
Cheapest price$218
Boston to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time4h 24m
Cheapest price$180
Denver to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time3h 53m
Cheapest price$172
Los Angeles to San José del Cabo Flights
Fastest flight time2h 24m
Cheapest price$147
San Francisco to San José del Cabo Flights
Fastest flight time3h 05m
Cheapest price$218
Washington to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time3h 30m
Cheapest price$149
San Francisco to Mexico City Flights
Fastest flight time4h 15m
Cheapest price$254
Chicago to Mexico City Flights
Fastest flight time4h 07m
Cheapest price$168
Seattle to San José del Cabo Flights
Fastest flight time4h 15m
Cheapest price$256
Minneapolis to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time3h 57m
Cheapest price$170
Seattle to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time5h 36m
Cheapest price$218
Los Angeles to Mexico City Flights
Fastest flight time3h 35m
Cheapest price$168
Philadelphia to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time3h 46m
Cheapest price$154
San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta Flights
Fastest flight time3h 33m
Cheapest price$223

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