The cheapest times to fly from PHX to MEX are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the weeks of February 12th and March 5th)
  • July 30th to November 18th

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 PHX to MEX is early September. Prices can be as high as $1160 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $261 for Wednesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Mexico City

Flying from Phoenix, AZ (PHX) to Mexico City (MEX) will usually cost between $318 to $559 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $334. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $615. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $281 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $458 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHX to MEX flight.

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

PHX to MEX Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MEX, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into PHX. 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 $66 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $422. Return trip prices are from the MEX to PHX 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 PHX 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 14 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking PHX 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 PHX to MEX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Las Vegas, NV (PHX > LAS > MEX)

  • Price for both tickets: $428
  • Average savings: $30 (6.55%)

See PHX to LAS flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (PHX > LAX > MEX)

  • Price for both tickets: $455
  • Average savings: $3 (0.66%)

See PHX to LAX flights

Hack #3: Puerto Vallarta (PHX > PVR > MEX)

  • Price for both tickets: $456
  • Average savings: $3 (0.55%)

See PHX to PVR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1253 miles or 2017 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHX to MEX flight is about 3 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Phoenix, AZ and Mexico City?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 75 available flights from PHX to MEX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePHX
Origination airport namePhoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
CityPhoenix, AZ
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeMEX
Destination airport nameLicenciado Benito Juarez International Airport
CityMexico City


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