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Top tips for finding cheap flights to Mexico City
- Looking for cheap airfare to Mexico City? 25% of our users found return tickets to Mexico City for the following prices or less: From Brisbane $1,274, from Sydney Kingsford Smith $1,352, from Melbourne $1,446
- Book at least 2 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
- High season is considered to be January, February and December. The cheapest month to fly to Mexico City is February.
- Going all the way from Australia to Mexico City is a long journey in any case, but if you opt for a one-stopover-flight, you can save some time and energy. Qantas Airways and Virgin Australia, for example, offer flights to Mexico City Benito Juarez Airport (MEX) from Sydney that only stop once on the way.
- Mexico City is only a 45min drive from the airport, but other cities are served by this airport, too. Nearby destinations include San Juan del Rio, Pachuca, Toluca, Córdoba, and Cuernavaca. Public bus services from the airport to these destinations are also available.
- Start planning your time in Mexico City upon arriving at the airport and head to the tour and service desk in the arrivals hall. It is located in Terminal 2 in the lower level and available from 9:00 to 18:00.
- Mexico City Airport features a variety of fast-food diners and restaurants that are open 24/7. Many of them are located in the lower levels of Terminal 1 and 2, so head there if you arrive very late and fancy a hot meal.
- Three large and camera-supervised parking lots ensure there is enough space for everyone. International parking is close to Terminal 1 and rates lie around 44 MXN (3.30 AUD) per hour.
- Travellers who have opted for a car hire can head to two of the car hire agency points in the airport. The closest to the International Terminal is in the Arrivals Area, close to the banks of Terminal 2. Alternatively, head to the walkway of Terminal 1.
FAQs - booking Mexico City flights
How long is the flight to Mexico City?
What is the cheapest flight to Mexico City?
The cheapest airline ticket to Mexico City from Australia in the last 72 hours was $1,193 return on the route Sydney to Mexico City. The most popular route is Melbourne to Mexico City and the cheapest ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was $1,281 return.
How far is Mexico City airport from central Mexico City?
Mexico City Airport is 9 kilometres from the centre of Mexico City. View on map.
What is the name of Mexico City’s airport?
Mexico City is served by Mexico City Benito Juarez Airport, also commonly referred to as Benito Juarez, Benito Juárez Intl, Mexico City, or simply Mexico City Airport. The airport code is MEX.
Does Mexico City Airport feature showers for arriving travellers?
If you want to freshen up after the long flight, you can benefit from the showers the airport provides for passengers. They are located in Terminal 1 close to the food court, and in Terminal 2 at the bus terminal. Usage rates are approximately 160 MXN (12 AUD).
Are there any airport hotels onsite at Mexico City Airport?
Travellers have a choice of two hotels that are inside the terminal building when arriving at Mexico City Airport. The NH Collection Mexico City can be found on floor 6, Terminal 2. The Hilton Hotel is situated in the International Arrivals Area of Terminal 1, floor 3.
What public transportation options depart from Mexico City Airport?
To get into Mexico City by public transport, your cheapest option is the Metro. The station is close to Terminal 1 and service runs from early morning to midnight. Tickets cost approximately 5 MXN (0.40 AUD) per person, per ride, but you can also purchase a top-up card for 10 MXN (0.80 AUD) for your stay in Mexico City. The Metrobus runs directly from the airport and operates 24h a day. Tickets cost approximately 30 MXN (2.30 AUD) per ride, per passenger.
Does Mexico City Airport feature any lounges?
There are some pay-per-use lounges at Mexico City Airport that are accessible to passengers of all flight classes. In Terminal 1, the Avianca lounge is open all around the clock, and on Terminal 2 you can find the Aeromexico Salon Premier lounges that permit payment at the door. Entry fees are around 634–1014 MXN (50–77 AUD).
How far is Popocatépetl from Mexico City Airport?
Counting as one of the main attractions in Mexico, the active volcano is not even 2h away by car from the airport. By going via the Amecameca de Juarez route, you can be at the National Park within 1h 30min and explore the hiking area.
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