The cheapest times to fly from MEX to MFE are

  • January 8th to July 15th (except the weeks of March 12th, April 2nd, and May 7th)
  • September 24th to October 7th

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 MFE is late April. Prices can be as high as $1418 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $276 for Thursday flights around late April.


When to Fly to McAllen

Flying from Mexico City (MEX) to Mission/McAllen/Edinburg, TX (MFE) will usually cost between $277 to $437 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late April with an average ticket price of $304. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $455. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $151 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $322 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MEX to MFE flight.

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

MEX to MFE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MEX to MFE 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 $0.43, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday 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 $107 (25%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $302. Return trip prices are from the MFE to MEX 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 MEX to MFE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 50 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 MFE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: General Mariano Escobedo International Airport (MTY) in Monterrey

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from MFE
  • Usually 72.78% less expensive than MFE
  • Nonstop flights available

See MEX to MTY flights

Destination alternative #2: General Lucio Blanco International Airport (REX) in Reynosa

  • 12 miles (19 km) away from MFE
  • Usually 57.08% less expensive than MFE
  • Nonstop flights available

See MEX to REX flights

Destination alternative #3: General Servando Canales International Airport (MAM) in Matamoros

  • 52 miles (84 km) away from MFE
  • Usually 40.12% less expensive than MFE
  • Nonstop flights available

See MEX to MAM flights

Destination alternative #4: Quetzalcoatl International Airport (NLD) in Nuevo Laredo

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from MFE
  • Usually 39.97% less expensive than MFE
  • Nonstop flights available

See MEX to NLD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Air Canada, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from McAllen Miller International Airport to Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 469 miles or 755 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MEX to MFE flight is about 1 hour 50 minutes.

How many flights go between Mexico City and Mission/McAllen/Edinburg, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 72 available flights from MEX to MFE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code MFE
Destination airport name McAllen Miller International Airport
City Mission/McAllen/Edinburg, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 26.2
Longitude -98.2


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