The cheapest times to fly from MEX to SCL are

  • April 16th to June 17th (except the weeks of April 23rd and May 7th)
  • August 6th to December 9th

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 SCL is mid November. Prices can be as high as $948 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $461 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Santiago

Flying from Mexico City (MEX) to Santiago (SCL) will usually cost between $475 to $778 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $472. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $842. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $370 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $627 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MEX to SCL flight.

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

MEX to SCL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MEX to SCL flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Mexico City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SCL, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into MEX. 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 $52 (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 $596. Return trip prices are from the SCL 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 SCL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 21 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking MEX to SCL

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 MEX to SCL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Lima (MEX > LIM > SCL)

  • Price for both tickets: $490
  • Average savings: $137 (21.87%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, Gol, InterJet, JAL, JETSMART SpA, Korean Air, LATAM, Sky Airline, Turkish Airlines, United, VivaAerobus, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport to Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4098 miles or 6595 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MEX to SCL flight is about 8 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Mexico City and Santiago?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 74 available flights from MEX to SCL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMEX
Origination airport nameLicenciado Benito Juarez International Airport
CityMexico City

Return Airport

Destination codeSCL
Destination airport nameArturo Merino Benitez International Airport


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