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The table above shows airfares for round-trip Mexico City to Tijuana flights with some leading carriers available on the route. The fares are inclusive of base fare, fuel surcharges, airline/airport taxes, and our service fee. The displayed price for tickets from Mexico City to Tijuana is non-warranted and subject to change. You may use the booking engine on the top to know the currently available tickets to Tijuana from Mexico City’s airport(s).

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Take advantage of the reliable global distribution system of air ticketing to find flights from Mexico City to Tijuana and confirm the cheapest airfare. Customize the flight-search to find one-way or round-trip flight options that best fit your travel plan.  Search flight options by departure-arrival timing, airlines, and nonstop or connecting flight to zero in on a flight that adds to your convenience and is in your budget.

Airports in Mexico City, Mexico

Benito Juarez International Airport (MEX / MMMX)

MEX is the nearest major airport located 11 km from the center of Mexico City. The airport is recognized as the busiest airport by passenger traffic and aircraft movements in Mexico and Latin America. As per the record of the airport, 26 airlines use the airport to operate departure and arrivals. Aeromexico, Interjet and Hahn Air Systems operate one-way and round-trip flights to Tijuana.

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. The airport doesn’t have any nonstop flight to Tijuana. However, you may rely on cheap connecting flights to Tijuana with Interjet, one of the leading low-cost carriers.

Top Airports in Tijuana

Tijuana International Airport (IATA: TIJ, ICAO: MMTJ)

The nearest major airport is Tijuana International Airport (TIJ / MMTJ). TIJ is 6 km from the center of Tijuana, Mexico, and it ranked as the 25 busiest airports in Latin America handling 7,835,100 passengers in 2018. The airport serves as a hub for Volaris and Aeromexico.

San Diego International Airport (SAN / KSAN)

The airport is 3 miles (4.8 km) northwest of Downtown San Diego, California, United States. Its 21.13 miles (34 km) from the center of Tijuana, Mexico.  You might not get a nonstop flight from MEX to SAN. However, there might be some good options with connecting flights available with Aeromexico, United Airlines, American Airlines, besides others.

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

The flight time from Mexico City to Tijuana is 3 hours and 21 minutes. The approx. flight distance between the two cities is 1,428 miles/2298 km. The flight distance and time vary a bit from one departure-arrival airport’s pair to another as we have highlighted for your reference.


Flight Distance

Flight Time


1,430 miles/2301 km

3 hours 22 minutes


1,447 miles/2329 km

3 hours 24 minutes


1,411 miles/2271 km

3 hours 19 minutes


1,429 miles/2299 km

3 hours 21 minutes

Note: The flight distance and flight time statistics are tentative and non-warranted. Contact your airlines to know the more accurate information.

How to Book Cheap Flights from Mexico City to Tijuana?

Booking a cheap flight doesn’t involve any rocket science. Here are some basic rules of thumb that would help you find the cheapest air ticket to Tijuana from Mexico City.

Be flexible

Time of departure is a key factor that affects the fare. If you are flexible with your travel time, you are in for a great flight discount.  Tickets with a flight departing late night or early morning and on weekdays are cheaper than with a flight departing on any other time of a day or any other day of a week.

Look for budget airlines on the route

Thanks to the presence of low-cost carriers like Interjet, Volaris and Aeromexico on the route. It won’t be difficult to find a cheap flight ticket.

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