The cheapest times to fly from SDU to MEX are

  • January 29th to June 17th (except the weeks of February 19th, April 2nd, April 16th, April 23rd, and June 4th)
  • October 8th to November 25th

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 SDU to MEX is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1205 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $616 for Monday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Mexico City

Flying from Rio de Janeiro (SDU) to Mexico City (MEX) will usually cost between $616 to $982 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $616. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1019. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $403 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $666 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SDU to MEX flight.

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

SDU to MEX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SDU to MEX flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Rio de Janeiro. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MEX, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SDU. Fridays 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 $80 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $679. Return trip prices are from the MEX to SDU 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 SDU to MEX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 34 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, COPA, Delta, Gol, LATAM, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport to Santos Dumont Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4771 miles or 7678 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SDU to MEX flight is about 9 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Rio de Janeiro and Mexico City?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from SDU to MEX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SDU
Origination airport name Santos Dumont Airport
City Rio de Janeiro
Country Brazil
Latitude -22.9
Longitude -43.2

Return Airport

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


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