The cheapest times to fly from SLC to MEX are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 SLC to MEX is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $1419 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $403 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Mexico City

Flying from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to Mexico City (MEX) will usually cost between $435 to $678 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $442. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $773. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $331 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $561 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLC to MEX flight.

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

SLC to MEX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLC to MEX flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Salt Lake City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $59 (10%) 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 $521. Return trip prices are from the MEX to SLC 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 SLC 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 58 minutes may be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $425
  • Average savings: $137 (24.33%)

See SLC to LAS flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $461
  • Average savings: $101 (17.91%)

See SLC to LAX flights

Hack #3: Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (SLC > DFW > MEX)

  • Price for both tickets: $529
  • Average savings: $32 (5.7%)

See SLC to DFW flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, Avianca, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, InterJet, JetBlue, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, VivaAerobus, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport to Salt Lake City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1660 miles or 2672 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLC to MEX flight is about 3 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between Salt Lake City, UT and Mexico City?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 93 available flights from SLC to MEX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSLC
Origination airport nameSalt Lake City International Airport
CitySalt Lake City, UT
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeMEX
Destination airport nameLicenciado Benito Juarez International Airport
CityMexico City


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