Cheap flights from Mexico City to Mexicali

Flights starting at £101. Choose between Volaris, VivaAerobus, or AeroMéxico to find the best price.

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Tips to know when travelling to Mexicali

Travelers usually depart from Mexico City International, Felipe Ángeles International Airport, Mexico City - Norte, Mexico City - Oriente San Lázaro, or Mexico City - Circuito Interior José Vasconcelos - Juan Escutia when they travel from Mexico City to Mexicali. Book your trip to arrive at Mexicali International, or Mexicali Bus Stop. The distance between Mexico City and Mexicali is 2179 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Volaris, VivaAerobus, AeroMéxico, WestJet, and TAR Aerolineas. Mexico City and Mexicali have 108 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Mexico City to Mexicali

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
VolarisVOIY4YesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
VivaAerobusVIVVBYesOpens 72 days before flight
Closes 4 hours before flight
AeroMéxicoAMXAMYesNo
WestJetWJAWSNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
TAR AerolineasLCTYQYesNo
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Mexico City to Mexicali?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Mexico City and Mexicali takes around 3.5 hours.
What is the flight distance between Mexico City and Mexicali?
The flight distance between Mexico City and Mexicali is 2179 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Mexico City and Mexicali?
Several carriers operate flights between Mexico City and Mexicali. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Volaris, AeroMéxico.
What are the most popular routes to and from Mexico City?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Mexico City and London, Cancún, Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Dublin, Montreal, Vancouver, Puerto Vallarta, Oaxaca, Toronto, Manchester, Huatulco, Los Angeles, San José del Cabo, Madrid, Sydney, Melbourne, Mérida, Paris, Bogotá, New York.
What are the most popular routes to and from Mexicali?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Mexicali and Monterrey, Vancouver, Toronto, Regina, Guadalajara, San Antonio, Colima, Cancún, Istanbul, Hermosillo, Tijuana, Sacramento, Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mérida, New York, Orlando, Las Vegas, Denver, Chicago, Miami.
What airports are near Mexico City?
The main airport in Mexico City is Mexico City International. It is also served by Mexico City International, Morelia International, Querétaro International, Toluca International, Puebla International.
What airports are near Mexicali?
The main airport in Mexicali is Mexicali International. It is also served by San Diego International, Tijuana International, Mexicali International, Palm Springs International, Imperial County, Yuma International, McClellan–Palomar.
What buses and trains depart from Mexico City?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Mexico City, including ADO, Omnibus Cristobal Colon.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Mexico City and Mexicali?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Mexico City and Mexicali thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Mexico City and Mexicali can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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