The cheapest times to fly from ATL to MEX are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • July 30th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 ATL to MEX is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $776 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $310 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Mexico City

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Mexico City (MEX) will usually cost between $328 to $610 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $343. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $706. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $363 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $489 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to MEX flight.

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

ATL to MEX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to MEX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Atlanta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $53 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $455. Return trip prices are from the MEX to ATL 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 ATL to MEX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 23 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from ATL to MEX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Queretaro Intercontinental Airport (QRO) in Queretaro

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from MEX
  • Usually 8.90% less expensive than MEX
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to QRO flights


Flight Hacking ATL to MEX

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ATL to MEX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Orlando, FL (ATL > MCO > MEX)

  • Price for both tickets: $386
  • Average savings: $103 (21.08%)

See ATL to MCO flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (ATL > MIA > MEX)

  • Price for both tickets: $410
  • Average savings: $79 (16.07%)

See ATL to MIA flights

Hack #3: Fort Lauderdale, FL (ATL > FLL > MEX)

  • Price for both tickets: $464
  • Average savings: $25 (5.12%)

See ATL to FLL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1332 miles or 2144 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to MEX flight is about 3 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Mexico City?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from ATL to MEX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ATL
Origination airport name Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City Atlanta, GA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.6
Longitude -84.4

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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