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Flights to Mexico in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 19% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price$1,282Average for round-trip flights in April 2021
Round-trip from$2,164From Sydney to Mexico
One-way from$13One-way flight from Sydney to Mexico

Cheap flights to Mexico in April, May 2021

The best prices found for CUN flights for April, May
12 May - 20 May
$1,833pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
12 May - 20 May
$1,887pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Mexico 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Mexico found for this year
27 Jul - 13 Feb
$1,820pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
12 May - 20 May
$1,833pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
23 Jul - 13 Feb
$1,870pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Cheapest prices for Mexico flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Mexico found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
$1,165
February
$1,221
March
$1,171
April
$1,304
May
$1,210
June
$1,229
July
$1,260
August
$1,231
September
$1,228
October
$1,266
November
$1,310
December
$1,676
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Mexico is January. The most expensive month for flights is December. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Mexico?

Average Mexico City Benito Juarez flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
SYD - MEX
Price
$1,165 - $2,336
MEX
Temperature
22 - 27 °C
MEX
Rainfall
1 - 343 mm

Peak Season:

Southern-coast resorts are packed with tourists between July and September, especially since July and August are the peak holiday months for foreign visitors and native Mexicans. Semana Santa (the week before Easter) and Christmas week are also very busy.

Off Season:

Right after the rainy season is a good time to take a flight to Mexico – smaller crowd and discounted hotel rates are commonly found. The hills and mountains are green from the rain however, it can still be very humid in Puerto Vallarta.

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

The price you pay for your flight to Mexico may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 22 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Mexico?

Monday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Mexico. Flying on Saturday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Mexico?

Flights in the morning are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Mexico. Flights in the evening are usually the most expensive.

City overview

Thanks to the more than 20 million tourists booking airline tickets to Mexico every year, Mexico enjoys a stable economy and financial peace of mind. Mexico is the fifth-largest country in the Americas and the 14th largest country in the world. In fact, the World Tourism Organization listed Mexico as one of the largest tourism industries in the world. No matter where your flight to Mexico lands – from Cancun to Tijuana – tourists are greeted by friendly faces.

Nearly 100 million people call Mexico home – 22 million of them live in Mexico City, the capital of Mexico – but even with the vast amounts of people residing here there is one innate quality: in Mexico, everybody takes life a little bit easier. Those who visit Mexico regularly will agree that once you’re here it’s inevitable not to slow down. So before boarding the flight to Mexico, take a deep breath and relax. Once the plane to Mexico lands, grab a cerveza and join the festivities.

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Mexico climate

Mexico City and the rest of Mexico’s higher, inland elevations are temperate and dry, but the coastal plains are hot and humid. Temperatures range between 70 and 90 F in the daytime. From May to October it’s hot and humid, especially on the coasts. It cools down a bit the rest of the year, which is a good time for last minute flights to Mexico. Some inland areas can even reach freezing temperatures in the winter. The rainy season lasts from May through September, with some slight variations in different areas. Acapulco and Puerto Vallarta see most of their rain from June to October, while its mid-September through mid-November in Cancun. Rain usually falls more on the coast than the higher elevations. The hurricane season lasts from late September to early November in Puerto Vallarta and in from May through September in Cancun.

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Getting around Mexico

 

For getting around on your own, walking or renting a car or moped are popular options.

Mexico has more 20 airports, which makes getting from one part of the country to another easy. Domestic flights are cheap and reliable.

Mexican cities and resorts typically have public transportation and taxis. Check before you go to find out what is best at your destination. For example: Cancun has a popular city-bus system. There are also private buses, but they charge far more than the city buses. Puerto Vallarta’s city buses are easy to use, inexpensive, and can take you to most locations. However, stay away from buses named Rambo, Terminator, etc. They don’t always stop for pedestrians, and they frequently have accidents that result in fatalities. In Cozumel getting to some of the hotels and the beaches requires transportation. Cozumel has a strong cabbies’ union and the fares are set (there’s no bargaining). Mexico City has an extensive public transportation system, lots of taxis, and a problem with crime.

The following chart gives approximate journey times from

The following chart gives approximate journey times from

Mexico City

(In hours and minutes) to other major cities and towns in Mexico.

                Air          Road

Acapulco              0.35        3.30

Cancún 2.20        30.00

Chihuahua          2.20        34.00

Puerto Vallarta  1.55        14.00

 

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Alternative, similarly priced destinations

See alternative destinations where airfare is generally forecast to be close to Mexico flight prices.

Popular regions to fly to in Mexico

Not sure where to visit in Mexico? Start by selecting one of the most popular places in Mexico below to filter down your possible destination.

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