The cheapest times to fly from MEX to LAX are
- January 15th to March 25th (except the week of March 12th)
- May 21st to June 24th
- August 20th to November 11th
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 MEX to LAX is late September. Prices can be as high as $632 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $189 for Tuesday flights around late September.
When to Fly to Los Angeles
Flying from Mexico City (MEX) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $217 to $449 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $204. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $497. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $293 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $266 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MEX to LAX flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MEX to LAX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MEX to LAX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Mexico City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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 $287. Return trip prices are from the LAX to MEX 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 MEX to LAX 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.
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 MEX to LAX while comparing.
- 128 miles (206 km) away from LAX
- Usually 49.53% less expensive than LAX
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MEX to LAX? 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 Los Angeles International Airport to Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1553 miles or 2499 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MEX to LAX?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MEX to LAX flight is about 3 hour 47 minutes.
How many flights go between Mexico City and Los Angeles, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 84 available flights from MEX to LAX.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport|
|Destination airport name||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City||Los Angeles, CA|
|Country||the United States|
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