Cheap flights from Mexico City to San Francisco, CA

Flights starting at $182. Choose between United Airlines, VivaAerobus, or AeroMéxico to find the best price.

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Cheapest one-way trip

$190

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

$185

Cheapest round-trip

$315

Average round-trip

$323

Nonstop flights in January

$185 – $651

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Mexico City MEXSan Francisco SFO

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$194

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Travelers usually depart from Mexico City International, Felipe Ángeles International Airport, Mexico City - Norte, Mexico City - Circuito Interior José Vasconcelos - Juan Escutia, or Mexico City - Oriente San Lázaro when they travel from Mexico City to San Francisco. Book your trip to arrive at San Francisco International, San Francisco, CA Bus Stop, San Francisco, CA - Salesforce Plaza, San Francisco, CA Train Station, or San Francisco, CA - Fisherman’s Wharf. The distance between Mexico City and San Francisco is 3032 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, VivaAerobus, AeroMéxico, Volaris, and Frontier Airlines. Mexico City and San Francisco have 331 direct flights per week. When you arrive at San Francisco, consider visiting Alcatraz, Big Sur, and Golden Gate Bridge.

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Check-in for a flight from Mexico City to San Francisco

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
VivaAerobusVIVVBYesOpens 72 days before flight
Closes 4 hours before flight
AeroMéxicoAMXAMYes0
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VolarisVOIY4Yes0
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Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in United States – 01/2023
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Most travelers from Mexico can enter San Francisco, SFO, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate is not required
  • 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
Additional information
  • Health screening may be required on arrival
  • Masks are recommended in certain settings

Return

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 San Francisco?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Mexico City and San Francisco takes around 5.0 hours.
What is the flight distance between Mexico City and San Francisco?
The flight distance between Mexico City and San Francisco is 3032 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Mexico City and San Francisco?
Several carriers operate flights between Mexico City and San Francisco. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include AeroMéxico, United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Mexico City?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Mexico City and Cancún, Tijuana, Los Angeles, New York, Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Chicago, Puerto Vallarta, Oaxaca, Houston, 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 San Francisco?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Francisco and Las Vegas, Denver, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Chicago, Austin, London, Paris, New York, Barcelona, Rome, Orlando, New Orleans, Amsterdam, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Houston, Dallas, Lisbon, Detroit.
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 San Francisco?
The main airport in San Francisco is San Francisco International. It is also served by San Francisco International, Sacramento International, Oakland International, San Jose International, Stockton Metropolitan, Monterey Regional, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Mexico City and San Francisco?
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