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CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Sydney TO Mexico City

Sydney (SYD) to Mexico City (MEX)

Typically, flights to Mexico City from Sydney are cheaper when flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Mexico City Benito Juarez, which has an average price of $1,416

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO MEXICO CITY FROM SYDNEYAugust15% cheaperFlying from Sydney to Mexico City costs on average just $1,210 in August
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO MEXICO CITY FROM SYDNEYDecember42% more expensiveIt costs about $2,010 for flights to Mexico City from Sydney in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO MEXICO CITY FROM SYDNEYDecember581% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Mexico City from Sydney in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Mexico City?

How long does it take to fly to Mexico City?

Flights to Mexico City, Mexico, from Australia can take between 20 and 22 hours depending on the route. If you fly from Sydney to Mexico City International Airport (MEX), Mexico City, you can arrive at your destination in around 20 hours with only one stopover. Flight times can increase slightly depending on the duration of this stop. You can also fly from Brisbane to Mexico City in around 21 hours with only one stopover. When you fly out of Melbourne, you will usually have one or two stopovers on your journey and can reach your destination in under 22 hours.

Where can you fly directly into Mexico City from?

It is not possible to fly directly from Australia to Mexico City. However, there are several routes you can take that only involve one changeover during your flight. If you choose to fly from Sydney Airport (SYD), you will usually change planes in Dallas or San Francisco before touching down in Mexico City. On Mexico City flight deals from Brisbane or Melbourne, you can often expect to have one stopover at LAX, Los Angeles, before you arrive in Mexico.

  • What is the cheapest month to fly to Mexico City?

    The cheapest month to fly to Mexico City from Australia is in August. Flight prices, which tend to average around $1,210, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you are unable to visit Mexico City during the month of August, then departing from Australia during the month May is also very affordable. Most momondo users find prices during this month for around $1,234.

  • How far in advance should I book a flight to Mexico City?

    The ideal time to book your flight to Mexico City is 21 days in advance, when prices tend to average $1,416.

  • What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Mexico City?

    According to our data, Monday is the cheapest day to fly to Mexico City from Australia. The lowest ticket price found for a Monday departure recently was $1,361. Keep in mind that prices can always vary depending on your route and whether or not you are flying domestic or international. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Saturday because tickets tend to average around $1,694. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to Mexico City.

  • What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Mexico City?

    According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Mexico City is in the morning. momondo users have found flights departing from Australia to Mexico City in the morning for as low as $1,490. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. Flights to Mexico City are more costly in the evening, with an average ticket price of $1,840. Departure times in the evening fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.

  • Is there an alternative airport near Mexico City?

    Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Mexico City is possible. If you are planning a flight to Mexico City, consider booking flights to Mexico City Toluca Intl Airport (44 km from Mexico City city centre) or Puebla City Huejotzingo Airport (87 km from Mexico City city centre).


Mexico City flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in Australia to Mexico City found recently by users on momondo
Multiple Airlines
5 May
SYD05:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
34h 10m
2 stops
MEX16:05Mexico City Benito Juarez
5 Jun.
MEX10:10Mexico City Benito Juarez
27h 30m
2 stops
SYD13:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
3 May
SYD05:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
34h 10m
2 stops
MEX16:05Mexico City Benito Juarez
31 May
MEX05:00Mexico City Benito Juarez
32h 40m
2 stops
SYD13:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
3 May
SYD07:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
32h 10m
2 stops
MEX16:05Mexico City Benito Juarez
31 May
MEX05:30Mexico City Benito Juarez
32h 10m
2 stops
SYD13:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
14 May
MEL20:35Melbourne
51h 43m
2 stops
MEX00:18Mexico City Benito Juarez
13 Aug.
MEX12:44Mexico City Benito Juarez
38h 11m
2 stops
MEL02:55Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
6 Jun.
SYD15:15Sydney Kingsford Smith
48h 50m
2 stops
MEX16:05Mexico City Benito Juarez
4 Jul.
MEX10:10Mexico City Benito Juarez
27h 30m
2 stops
SYD13:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
15 May
MEL08:10Melbourne
26h 40m
2 stops
MEX10:50Mexico City Benito Juarez
13 Aug.
MEX13:40Mexico City Benito Juarez
26h 15m
2 stops
MEL15:55Melbourne

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Mexico City

If you're looking for one-way flights from Australia to Mexico City, view some of our deals below provided by Air Canada and Japan Airlines
Multiple Airlines
7 Mar.
SYD12:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
42h 25m
3 stops
MEX07:20Mexico City Benito Juarez
Multiple Airlines
7 Mar.
SYD12:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
42h 25m
3 stops
MEX07:20Mexico City Benito Juarez
Multiple Airlines
8 Mar.
MEL11:45Melbourne
43h 35m
3 stops
MEX07:20Mexico City Benito Juarez

Which airlines fly to Mexico City?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Mexico City
  • Which airlines fly to Mexico City?

    There may be other airlines that fly to Mexico City from Australia, but the most popular among our users are Virgin Australia, Qantas Airways, United Airlines and American Airlines. These airlines should offer flights to Mexico City on a routine basis if you’re flying from one of the more popular airports in Australia.


Airports near Mexico City

Below you will find all the airports in Mexico City along with their distance from the city centre

How do you get to the city centre from Mexico City Airport?

When you arrive in Mexico City, you will find a whole host of transport options to help you reach your city accommodation. Authorized taxi services operate outside Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 at Mexico City Airport. Tickets for airport taxis can be purchased at the Arrivals gate. Passengers can also use the airport’s 24-hour bus service that departs from both outside the International gate at Terminal 1 and from Terminal 2 near Gate D and Domestic Arrivals. Visitors can also catch the metro bus into Mexico City centre if they get on Line 4 from Entrance 7 at Terminal 1 or Entrance 2 outside Terminal 2. It is also possible to hire a car from the airport, you will find car hire offices in the International Arrivals Area.


Popular routes to Mexico City

Most frequently searched flights to Mexico City along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Melbourne to Mexico City Flights
Fastest flight time26h 20m
Cheapest price$1,655
Sydney to Mexico City Flights
Fastest flight time26h 55m
Cheapest price$1,582
Brisbane to Mexico City Flights
Fastest flight time23h 50m
Cheapest price$1,659
Los Angeles to Mexico City Flights
Fastest flight time3h 40m
Cheapest price$805
Perth to Mexico City Flights
Fastest flight time35h 40m
Cheapest price$3,961
Adelaide to Mexico City Flights
Fastest flight time61h 20m
Cheapest price$2,599

Visa requirements for visiting Mexico City

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting Mexico City?

To enter Mexico from Australia you must have a passport that is valid for the duration of your visit. You do not need a visa for trips shorter than 180 days, but you must have an immigration form. Immigration forms are available when you arrive at the border or can be filled out in advance online on the National Institute of Immigration’s website.


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Best things to do and see in Mexico City

What can you see and do in Mexico City?

Mexico City has a rich cultural history and is home to many famous landmarks and ecological sites. The National Museum of History (Museo Nacional de Historia) contains 12 exhibition rooms, which showcase items from Mexico’s history. For ancient Aztec ruins, tourists can also head to the Museo del Templo Mayor. This museum is also situated within walkable distance to several great tourist spots, such as the National Palace, the Palacio de Bellas Artes and the Museo de Arte Popular. Art lovers can also enjoy the Frida Kahlo Museum, and those interested in architecture will love the Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe cathedral. Mexico City’s city centre is also a great location for shopping and for enjoying Mexican cuisine and culture. The Mercado De Artesanias La Ciudadela is a street market filled with artisan stalls selling locally manufactured items and is a great place to browse. Mexico City is also home to the beautiful Bosque de Chapultepec National Park.