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Fares from $94 One Way, $227 Round Trip from San Francisco to Mexico City

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Flights from San Francisco to Mexico City - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from San Francisco to Mexico City?

The awesome news is, there are. Aeromexico and United Airlines are two carriers that will fly you straight from San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Mexico City, Distrito Federal Airport (MEX-Mexico City Intl.).

What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to Mexico City?

The shortest flight from San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Mexico City, Distrito Federal Airport (MEX-Mexico City Intl.) is 4 hours and 25 minutes. Bring something extra to stop you from getting bored, like a gripping read or a sketch pad.

What airlines fly from San Francisco to Mexico City most frequently?

There are two airlines offering frequent flights from San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Mexico City, Distrito Federal Airport (MEX-Mexico City Intl.), including Aeromexico (AM). The preferred choice of many travelers, it operates 92 flights on this route each month. United Airlines (UA) also travels from San Francisco to Mexico City. It's another reliable choice and offers 39 flights each month.

Route Information for Flights from San Francisco to Mexico City

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Flights from San Francisco to Mexico City

San Francisco International Airport Information

The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).

Parking at San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.

Ground Transportation Information

A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.

Restaurant Options at the Airport

The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

Airports in Mexico City

Finding convenient flights to Mexico City can be difficult because millions of people fly into and out of the area every year. Orbitz.com can help you find budget-friendly flights, because the site has the lowest prices available online. The Mexico City Airport, also known as the Benito Juárez International Airport, is the largest and most popular airport in the area because it is less than four miles from the city. The airport's two terminals service major airlines such as Alaska Airlines, TAM Airlines, and United Airlines. Traffic at the airport is often heavily congested, so you should make sure to give yourself plenty of time when commuting to the airport for your flight.

Transportation from the Airport

Terminal 1 has a metro station, which gives you access to the underground subway. This subway makes numerous stops around the city, including stops at some of the top hotels. The Metrobus opened in 2012 and drives visitors from the airport to downtown Mexico City. Rental cars and taxis are also available at the airport. A rental car will cost approximately $30 or more per day, while taxis can cost $10 or more for a one-way trip to the downtown area. Subway and bus rides are much cheaper at around $5 or less per ride.

Weather in Mexico City

Warm temperatures are common in Mexico City, with temperatures easily reaching 90 to 100 degrees F during the summer months. The winter is much colder, and you might experience temperatures below freezing. Heavy rainfall is also common during the summer.

Top Tourist Spots

There are several amusement parks in Mexico City, including Six Flags Mexico and La Feria Chapultepec Magico. Orbitz.com has discounts available for some of these attractions. After you start your search for flights to Mexico City, use Orbitz as a trip planner to help you find more fun things to do.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.