Cheap Flights from Chicago to Mexico City

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Top Airports in Chicago

1. Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW, KMDW)

Originally named Chicago Municipal Airport, MDW is eight miles (13 km) from the Loop. The airport has three concourses with 43 aircraft gates. Southwest Airlines is the largest operator at the airport, controlling 32 gates, flying to 65 cities, with 234 daily departures as of June 2018. Other carriers using the airport include Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, Ultimate Air Shuttle, and Volaris. Public transportation options include train and bus service operated by the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) along with Pace Buses.

2. O’Hare International Airport (ORD/KORD)

O’Hare International Airport, 18 miles from Chicago, IL, is a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines and it handles domestic as well As international flights. Other airlines operating from the airport are Frontier Airlines and Spirit Airlines. There are four terminals including 1, 2, 3, and 5. Busiest domestic routes to and from ORD are New York (State) New York–LaGuardia, Los Angeles (California), Dallas/Fort Worth (Texas), Denver (Colorado) and Atlanta (Georgia). CTA offers connectivity between ORD and MDW. You may also hire a taxi service to commute between the two.

Top Airports in Mexico City, Mexico

1. Benito Juarez International Airport (MEX / MMMX)

Benito Juarez International Airport is 11 km from the center of Mexico City. MEX ranks as the busiest airport by both passenger traffic and aircraft movements in Mexico and Latin America. It has two terminals, 1 and 2. Aerotrén monorail system connects the two terminals covering a distance of 1.9 miles/3 km. Aeromexico is the primary carrier operating a maximum number of flights. Other airlines us the airport are United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Avianca Holdings.

2. Licenciado Adolfo López Mateos International Airport (TLC / MMTO)

TLC has international and domestic flights from Toluca, Mexico and is 64 km from Mexico City, Mexico. There are two terminals. Popular airlines operating from the airport are Interjet and VivaAerobus.

How Much Time Does a Flight from Chicago to Mexico City Take?

A flight may take as long as 3 hours 53 minutes to help you reach from Chicago to Mexico City. The flight distance between Chicago and Mexico City is 1,688 miles/2716 km. The length and time vary from one departure-arrival airports pair to another as listed below.

Flight Flight Distance Flight Time
MDW to MEX 1,679 miles/2702 km  3 hours 51 minutes
ORD to MEX 1,687 miles/2715 km 3 hours 52 minutes
MDW to TLC 1,695 miles/2728 km 3 hours 53 minutes
ORD to TLC 1,703 miles/2741 km 3 hours 54 minutes

Note: The flight distance and time are for a nonstop flight (excluding any layover). The actual distance and time might vary, and are non-warranted. Check with your airlines to know precise information.

How to Book a Low Cost Flight from CHI to MEX?

Booking a cheap flight from Chicago to Mexico City is now a lot easier with our flight booking engine. It pulls out the most economical airfare deals available with multiple carriers and facilities easy comparison of fares. However, there are some basic rules that you could make a significant difference.

1. Go for offseason ticketing

Seasons make a big difference to the cost of airline tickets. The peak season starts from December and lasts until February. March to May is the shoulder season. If you don’t mind getting wet, you may find some great discounts on your flight tickets between June through August. With September, the rainfall recedes, however, the mercury drops. Bring some extra layers of clothing as nights are cold.

2. Go for mid-week flight tickets

Mexico City is a popular weekend destination attracting a huge crowd. Therefore, flights go costlier on weekends and stay cheaper during the weekdays particular in the mid-week, i.e., Wednesday or Thursday.

3. Go for a red-eye flight

Tickets with flights departing late in the night, for instance, after 10 or 11 are cheaper than the tickets availed in the regular day hours.

4. Avoid Clashing your Dates with Events/Festivals

Unless your Mexico City vacation is to experience any particular event or festival, you should skip that busy schedule. It will also help you to explore top attractions in Mexico in a peaceful manner as there would be less crowd.