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Cheap Flights to Mexico City

Popular in July High demand for flights, 7% potential price rise
Cheapest in May Best time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price RM 4,521 Average for round-trip flights in November 2020
Round-trip from RM 4,427 From Kuala Lumpur to Mexico City
One-way from RM 3,274 One-way flight from Kuala Lumpur to Mexico City
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Cheapest prices for Mexico City flights by month

January
RM 4,899
February
RM 4,560
March
RM 4,849
April
RM 4,270
May
RM 5,392
June
RM 4,425
July
RM 5,397
August
RM 5,096
September
RM 4,238
October
RM 4,163
November
RM 4,076
December
RM 4,898
Currently, November is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Mexico City. Flying to Mexico City in July will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Mexico City?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
MY1 - MEX
Price
RM 4,076 - RM 9,192
MEX
Temperature
22 - 27 °C
MEX
Rainfall
1 - 343 mm
Whilst there are several times of the year to choose from, August is seen as the time to fly to Mexico City, however, it is possible to get good deals throughout the year. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Mexico City, the warmest period tends to be April, with the wettest being June.

When is the best time to book a flight to Mexico City?

Booking 28 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Mexico City. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Mexico City?

The cheapest flights to Mexico City are usually found when departing on a Sunday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Thursday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Mexico City?

At the moment, flights at midday are likely to offer the best value for money for your Mexico City trip. A flight in the evening will more often than not be of higher cost.

The smell of roasted corn, Aztec dancers showing off their moves, and ‘healers’ beckoning tourists to try a miracle cure: this is just a regular Monday afternoon in Mexico City. This vibrant capital city was once the capital of the Aztec Empire; today it’s one of the most populated cities in the world with more than 22 million inhabitants. Most travellers taking flights to Mexico City stop over briefly on their way to other regions in Mexico, but stay a little longer and you’ll quickly discover what inspired the likes of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera.

Wandering through the streets of Mexico City is the best way to embrace its heritage and savour some authentic Mexican street food. The area of Zocalo is a good starting point from which to explore the city. Here Mayan ruins live beside modern buildings and colonial churches while dramatic Rivera murals adorn the walls. Art lovers coming off their Mexico City flights will make the museums their first stop. Kahlo fans can’t miss a trip to the Museo de Frida Kahlo in La Casa Azul and Museo Casa Estudio Diego Rivera y Frida Kahlo, where the famous couple once lived.

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Mexico City climate

Because of its high altitude, Mexico City has pleasant summers and mild winters. May is the warmest month with temperatures reaching the high 20s (Celsius), and January is the coolest with temperatures generally in the teens and 20s, but night frosts are possible. The rainy season is June to September with July getting the most rain. February is the driest month.December and January also have the most smog, although the pollution levels are improving.

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When is the best time to fly to Mexico City?

Peak season:

The three-week Festival del Centro Histórico in March takes over the city with cultural events.

The holiday periods of Semana Santa (Easter week) and Christmas to New Year are particularly busy with Mexicans visiting the cities as well as tourists.

Off season:

With its mild climate, you will be hard pressed to find an off season in Mexico City. For fewer crowds, booking flights to Mexico City during a non-holiday period is the best bet. 

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Getting around Mexico City

Don’t worry about getting around in Mexico City, one of the biggest cities in the world. The public transport system is efficient and cheap. The metro runs from 6am until midnight and is clean and easy to use. The bus system is also extensive, but you might find it easier to use if you speak Spanish. Minibuses can be a better option than buses, since they are smaller, faster and more comfortable. They can drop you off anywhere along their route. With so many people in the city, public transport can be very crowded during rush hour. Be aware of your surroundings during rush hour and at night; crime levels are high on the subway and buses. Central Square’s cobble-stoned streets can be a lovely area to walk around. If you want to take a taxi, be safe and call ahead for one, instead of hailing a cab. Many hotels and restaurants can help you call a cab. If you’re planning on driving in the city, know that it can be a tricky place to maneuver and prices are high. Additionally, cars are prohibited from driving in the city one day a week. Find out which days you are restricted by checking the last number of your licence plate against a list at the tourist office. When smog levels are high, as they are in December and January, numbers can come up more than once per week. 

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