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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 Los Angeles. Book your trip to arrive at Los Angeles International, Los Angeles, CA Bus Station, Los Angeles, CA - Union Station, Los Angeles - Westwood Amtrak, or Los Angeles, CA - Downtown LA. The distance between Mexico City and Los Angeles is 2502 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Volaris, VivaAerobus, AeroMéxico, United Airlines, and Alaska Airlines. Mexico City and Los Angeles have 401 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Mexico City to Los Angeles

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
AeroMéxicoAMXAMYes0
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United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Alaska AirlinesASAASYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in United States – 12/2022
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Most travelers from Mexico can enter Los Angeles, LAX, but there are restrictions.

Departure

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
  • Visitor visa
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for United States
  • Mandatory travel attestation form

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Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa
Additional information
  • Health screening may be required on arrival
  • Masks are mandatory on public transportation

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 United States in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Mexico City to Los Angeles?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Mexico City and Los Angeles takes around 4.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between Mexico City and Los Angeles?
The flight distance between Mexico City and Los Angeles is 2502 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Mexico City and Los Angeles?
Several carriers operate flights between Mexico City and Los Angeles. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include VivaAerobus, American Airlines, Volaris, AeroMéxico.
What are the most popular routes to and from Mexico City?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Mexico City and Cancún, Tijuana, New York, Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Chicago, Puerto Vallarta, Oaxaca, Houston, San Francisco, Atlanta, Minneapolis, San José del Cabo, Guadalajara, Seattle, Salt Lake City, Bogotá, Huatulco, Portland, Las Vegas, Oakland.
What are the most popular routes to and from Los Angeles?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Los Angeles and Denver, Atlanta, Las Vegas, New York, Cincinnati, Charlotte, Cancún, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Paris, Guadalajara, London, Rome, Amsterdam, Philadelphia, Orlando, St. Louis, Houston, Minneapolis, Oakland.
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 Los Angeles?
The main airport in Los Angeles is Los Angeles International. It is also served by San Diego International, Tijuana International, Ontario International, John Wayne, Hollywood Burbank, Palm Springs International, Santa Barbara Municipal, Santa Maria Public, McClellan–Palomar, Long Beach.
What buses and trains depart from Mexico City?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Mexico City, including Omnibus Cristobal Colon, ADO.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Mexico City and Los Angeles?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Mexico City and Los Angeles thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Mexico City and Los Angeles can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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