The cheapest times to fly from TAM to MEX are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the weeks of January 22nd and March 5th)
  • 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 TAM to MEX is early October. Prices can be as high as $766 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $112 for Tuesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Mexico City

Flying from Tampico (TAM) to Mexico City (MEX) will usually cost between $112 to $151 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $112. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $223. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $111 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $128 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TAM to MEX flight.

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

TAM to MEX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TAM to MEX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Tampico. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.38, which is a bit above 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 $16 (11%) 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 $127. Return trip prices are from the MEX to TAM 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 TAM to MEX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 22 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Avianca, COPA, Delta, InterJet, United, VivaAerobus, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport to General Francisco Javier Mina International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 212 miles or 341 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TAM to MEX flight is about 1 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Tampico and Mexico City?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 50 available flights from TAM to MEX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TAM
Origination airport name General Francisco Javier Mina International Airport
City Tampico
Country Mexico
Latitude 22.3
Longitude -97.9

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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