The cheapest times to fly from GDL to MEX are

  • January 8th to February 11th
  • February 26th to March 25th
  • August 6th to December 2nd

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from GDL to MEX is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $554 for Wednesday flights during early May, or as low as $67 for Sunday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Mexico City

Flying from Guadalajara (GDL) to Mexico City (MEX) will usually cost between $71 to $129 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $71. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $224. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $154 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $81 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GDL to MEX flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the GDL to MEX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

GDL to MEX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GDL to MEX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Guadalajara. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Mexico City, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Guadalajara. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $21 (20%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $80. Return trip prices are from the MEX to GDL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from GDL to MEX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 30 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from GDL to MEX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Avianca, British Airways, COPA, Delta, Frontier, InterJet, JAL, Korean Air, Qantas, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, VivaAerobus, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport to Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 285 miles or 459 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from GDL to MEX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GDL to MEX flight is about 1 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Guadalajara and Mexico City?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 98 available flights from GDL to MEX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GDL
Origination airport name Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla International Airport
City Guadalajara
Country Mexico
Latitude 20.5
Longitude -103.3

Return Airport

Destination code MEX
Destination airport name Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport
City Mexico City
Country Mexico
Latitude 19.4
Longitude -99.1


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