The cheapest times to fly from LAX to MEX are
- January 8th to March 25th
- May 21st to June 24th
- August 27th to November 18th (except the weeks of September 3rd and October 22nd)
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 LAX to MEX is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $631 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $232 for Tuesday flights around late February and early March.
When to Fly to Mexico City
Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Mexico City (MEX) will usually cost between $250 to $480 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $250. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $565. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $314 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $290 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to MEX flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LAX to MEX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the LAX to MEX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $25 (8%) 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 $308. Return trip prices are from the MEX to LAX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from LAX 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 47 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from LAX to MEX? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, InterJet, JetBlue, SAS, United, Virgin Australia, VivaAerobus, Volaris, Volaris Costa Rica, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1553 miles or 2499 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from LAX to MEX?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to MEX flight is about 3 hour 47 minutes.
How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Mexico City?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 94 available flights from LAX to MEX.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City||Los Angeles, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport|
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