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Chicago ORDGuadalajara GDLMexico City NLU

AeroMéxico

$206

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Chicago ORDMexico City MEX

AeroMéxico

$383

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Travelers usually depart from O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago, IL - Union Station, Chicago Rockford International, or Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station when they travel from Chicago to Mexico City. Book your trip to arrive at Mexico City International, Felipe Ángeles International Airport, Mexico City - Norte, Mexico City - Oriente San Lázaro, or Mexico City - Circuito Interior José Vasconcelos - Juan Escutia. The distance between Chicago and Mexico City is 2721 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Volaris, VivaAerobus, Frontier Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and AeroMéxico. Chicago and Mexico City have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Mexico City, consider visiting Zocalo, Mexico City, Xochimilco, and Teotihuacan.

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Check-in for a flight from Chicago to Mexico City

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
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
AeroMéxicoAMXAMYes0
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Mexico COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Most travelers from Chicago, ORD can enter Mexico, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel through United States land border is allowed for vaccinated travelers
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate is not required for United States
  • Quarantine is not required for vaccinated travelers
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for United States
  • Mandatory travel attestation form

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Mexico in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Chicago to Mexico City?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Chicago and Mexico City takes around 4.6 hours.
What is the flight distance between Chicago and Mexico City?
The flight distance between Chicago and Mexico City is 2721 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Chicago and Mexico City?
Several carriers operate flights between Chicago and Mexico City. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include VivaAerobus, Volaris, AeroMéxico, United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and Las Vegas, Guadalajara, Denver, Orlando, Phoenix, Paris, Barcelona, Tampa, Miami, London, Rome, Los Angeles, Madrid, Fort Myers, Athens, San Francisco, New York, Austin, Atlanta, Fort Lauderdale.
What are the most popular routes to and from Mexico City?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Mexico City and New York, Los Angeles, Tijuana, Houston, San Francisco, Cancún, Miami, Las Vegas, San Antonio, Seattle, Orlando, Minneapolis, Atlanta, Portland, Guatemala City, Dallas, Oakland, Salt Lake City, Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Denver.
Which airports are there in Chicago?
Chicago is mainly served by O Hare International. But there are other airports nearby, including Chicago Midway International, Chicago Rockford International.
What airports are near Chicago?
The main airport in Chicago is O Hare International. It is also served by Gerald R. Ford International, General Mitchell International, Dane County Regional, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, Fort Wayne International, Quad City International, Central Illinois Regional, South Bend International, Muskegon County, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International.
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 buses and trains depart from Chicago?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Chicago, including Greyhound.
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